Month: July 2011

Editorial (season:2)

Hi Readers! We are very pleased to bring to you the second issue of Thousand Miles in a new avatar.We hope the new look appeals to your tastes. Furthermore,we are happy to announce  that some new travelers have joined us in this journey. In this issue we have tried to bring to you variety and freshness- a fresh aroma which you can smell after the monsoonal rain washes away the dust and dirt from the leaves of trees and the myriad floral designs that graces our milieu. The aesthetic pleasure of a bird bathing in the drops of the rain falling from...

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LOVE and LOVE only…

  “I love you Allie. I am who I am because of you. You are every reason, every hope and every dream I have ever had, and no matter what happens to us in future, every day we are together is the greatest day of my life. I will always be yours. And, my darling, you will always be mine.”  That is how Noah, the lead character from Nicholas Sparks’ novel The Notebook, expressed his love for the love of his life and also his wife, Allie. They touch the heart of every reader, every person who has known...

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Mahishasur Mardini

ayi sumanah sumanah sumanah sumanoharakaantiyute || shrita rajanii rajanii rajanii rajanii rajaniikaravakravrute || sunayanavibhra marabhra marabhra marabhra marabhra maraadhipate|| jaya jaya he mahishaasuramardhini ramyakapardini shailasute ||   Friends, you may be little confused reading the title. But, this is very familiar term for the eastern region devotees of India. Yes, friends, it is the thematic name of Goddess Durga, the symbol of power and agility. Mahishasur Mardini represents a very peculiar meaning. It means ‘a lady who slashed a powerful devil named Mahishasur’. That lady was none other Goddess Durga. She was called ‘ Maa Durga’ after she killed...

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Doctors

  Have you ever wondered what it would feel like if you were a doctor? What it takes for a person to tick in the time of distress? What does it feel to cut open a human being’s body and then sew it back as perfectly normal? What it takes to have compassion and a sense of duty at the same time? If your answer to any of these questions is yes, then you should definitely make it a point to read the book “Doctors” by Erich Segal. Even if you have a negative response to each and every question that I asked, then also you should read that book. The reason is simple. It’s a classic! There are people who look up to doctors as demi-Gods, and there are people who think that doctors are just slime people in white coats and fancy language. This is a book for both that kind of people.This book chronicles the life and times of a particular class of the Harvard Medical School, one of the most prestigious places in the world to learn the profession. This book shackles many myths that people might have about doctors. It’s definitely an emphatic humane document on the workings and makings of a doctor. Segal, the author of numerous classics like “The Class” and “Love Story” delivers one of his best works of fiction. “Doctors”...

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