– Satyakam Ray Here goes a 100% true story. Once, an IAS officer, very respected for his work ethics and integrity, retired from service. His phone, emails, and social media accounts were inundated with Congratulatory messages. But one question kept on coming asking him what he would do to kill time. All the questions were good-intended though bothering the “recently retired” bureaucrat. One day upon … Continue reading The Dark comedy-an alternate form of humor
– Aparna Chatterjee Human curiosity knows no limit. While this fascination can lead to the discovery of the theory of relativity and compel others to some lucid dream, human-animal hybrid characters leave no stone unaltered in arousing the imagination of curiosity-seekers throughout the world. We have angels, human-like figures with wings, Sekhmet, a woman with a cat head, Centaurs having the upper body of a … Continue reading Lycanthrope: Werewolves from mythology and beyond
– Satyakam Ray In the cinematic universe of Marvel, the Black Panther star late actor Chadwick Boseman has a lot of influence. During the civil war movie, when T’challa (Boseman) lost his father, he told the Black widow about his beliefs. According to T’challa, death is not the end in his culture. It’s mere of a stepping-off point. Your reach out with both hands and Bast and Sekhmet, … Continue reading Afterlife thoughts: What happens when one dies?
– Aparna Chatterjee Mystics all around the world have thrived on the concept of duality. Parties on the opposite side of the see-saw and the balance between them dictated the equilibrium of the human mind as well as that of the society. India, for one, has come far by accepting these concepts a little more than others in its culture and religion. Although the traditions … Continue reading Shakti- The divine power