About Me I am a Hyderabad based artist and writer and I am determined to sow the seeds of happiness through my writing on minimalism, frugality, simplicity and ethical living. I also balance this with writing on music, politics, movies, tech, etc, not all of which makes everybody happy.
Desire not only keeps us alive, keeps us integrated, but it also allows us to experience the relationship between cause and effect in deeply personal ways, in ways that are best suited to help us learn those lessons. Unfortunately, desire has been much ma... moreDesire not only keeps us alive, keeps us integrated, but it also allows us to experience the relationship between cause and effect in deeply personal ways, in ways that are best suited to help us learn those lessons. Unfortunately, desire has been much maligned, and most religious/spiritual schools attach a negative connotation to it – ultimately making it even more sinfully attractive. The point is that without desire, we would never have got where we have got. The desire to know, the desire to be, the desire to overcome, the desire to be desired – these are what have made us who we are as a species. Yet, this very same desire – if not seen in perspective – is what created the ghetto and the sub-Sahara, the Fat Man and the Maoists in their various manifestations. less
A Guest Post by Rickie Khosla on an alternate version of a chapter from Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice. Also an introduction to Blend of Tea, our little revenge on a world too busy making ends justify means.
The Hyderabad Bloggers' Meet 2013 was held at ITC Kakatiya. The theme for the meet was Enabling Change Through Social Media. It was attended by leading bloggers from across India. It was by invitation only, and the press and media were not invited.