Sunday, 23 October 2016

Book Review: Bhrigu Mahesh PhD, The Witch Of Senduwar

Book Cover:
The cover is simple depicting forest on fire and title of the book is written in simple font.

About the Author:
Nisha Singh is a crime fiction enthusiast who has written short stories for National Print Magazine and has contributed to a variety of online publications. Nisha is a prolific reader and writer and resides in Uttar Pradesh, India.

Story Line:
Story line revolves around the murder mystery set in Senduwar village, which is solved by Bhrigu Mahesh. Bhrigu Mahesh is a private detective who visits his village with his columnist friend and associate Sutte. Jayanti Devi requests Bhrigu to take up case of his son’s death. He takes up the case and unfolds many more chapters of Senduwar village and finally frees everyone from curse of witch. Story moves forward and each person is taken as suspect by Bhrigu and till end readers will keep guessing who murdered Malthu, an innocent boy.

Tuesday, 13 September 2016

Remembrance - Shadorma

Lost I stand
Questioning him why
Deep sorrow
What’s his plan?
Shooting star answered it all

Weird change new challenge

This poetry form is Shadorma which is 6 line poetry (stanza is of 3-5-3-3-7-5 syllable count) 


Sunday, 4 September 2016

Launch G3 Mission

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One day to go and I wish you all launch G3 mission in your homes. Wondering what it is, tomorrow is Ganesha Chaturti and most of the Hindu families and followers of Lord Ganesha welcome him home by placing an idol and worshiping him. Many have social gatherings of Ganesha Chaturti festival with much enthusiasm and galore. Idols are beautifully carved by craftsmen from various materials and are available in many sizes too.

After 1 or 3 or 5 or 7 or 9 or 11 days Ganesh nimarjan is celebrated where idols are submerged in nearby pond/river water.  This act performed brings imbalance to environment as idols are prepared with insoluble and non-environment friendly materials such as plaster of paris, ropes, paints, thermocol.

Ganesha who is popularly known as Vighana harta, which means obstacle remover; his celebrations lead to imbalance in environment. Surely God wants all celebrations to be completed in perfect way, so why people make this occasion as one of the reason for imbalance to water and environment.
So lets not create a disproportion and launch G3 mission at home and nearby societies by pledging to celebrate festival with GO GREEN GANESHA anthem.
aura of thoughts- GoGreen Ganesha
Go Green this Ganesh Chaturti

Friday, 26 August 2016

Book Review - World Full of Needles

The book World Full of Needles by Bhawna Monga takes us to a journey of thoughtful mind exercise helping to think out of the box. The author putsforth a positive message that needle like problems cannot complicate our relations if we change the way we think and act.

World Full of Needles by Bhawna Monga

Book Cover:
The cover is simple yet gives the perfect picture of the essence of the book and allures to grab for a read.  

About the Author:
Bhawna Monga holds an MBA in HR, a master's in sociology, a post graduate diploma in education planning and management and a post graduate diploma in psychological counseling. She works in the domain of Emotional Wellness and has touched many lives. Bhawna has settled in New Delhi with her husband and two kids.     

Contents :
The book comprises of 15 short stories which putforths simple  situations which we come across in our daily life.The short stories covers the problems we face at home, our workplace, among friends and family and last but not the least with ourselves. It highlights the major prospects of relationships and why sometimes they fail. The author helps to identify small troubles which unconsciously becomes very big making relationships problematic. The pokey needles in life and their solutions are very aptly expressed.
The author beautifully surfaced the message that sometimes changing the way we think can create wonders in life.

Pros :
> Liked the way various situations were expressed.
> The book makes you really ponder to rethink with newness delivering an apt positive message.
> Loved the tag line of the book, "Life is so simple. Together we complicate."    
> The problems here is referred to needles which is quite innovative.

Cons :
The book seems a bit draggy difficult in maintaining the interest keep going. The beginning of the stories are almost alike and less catchy. 

Final note :
It is surely a one time read to understand relations with a different point of view. It is a book which needs a thought process to reinvent and rejuvinate . So why not grab a copy to live happily ever after.

Book Details :
Name : World Full of Needles
Author : Bhawna Monga
Genre : Philosophy
Publisher : Notion Press
Price : rs 199
ISBN : 978-81-7511-077-9
My Rating : 3/5

@ Meenal

Friday, 12 August 2016

You Inked Me

Little hands she held strong
Composed calm with care along

Soothe doleful eyes which were little afraid
Searched everywhere for a friendly face 
Away from home for the very first time
You inked in me faith with a smile      


Soon she sang a sweet song

Made funny faces as I stood along
Feathery hands wiped my dripping tears
Made every effort to make me cheer
Away from home for the very first time
You inked in me cheerful chime

The beatific face made me learn           
Values rich and wise patterns
My quizzical expressions well answered by you
Made to understand with easy clues
Away from home for the very first time

You inked in me lessons for a steady mile

Source -Writers Ezine

You taught me to share my things

How to take care for every little thing
You helped me to standout in crowd
Correcting my faults and cheering loud
Away from home for the very first time

You inked in me confidence to walk with pride

My kindergarten teacher I cannot forget
Deep down I want her to imitate

Every single day I pray for you

You were there always as a motherly hue
My little world was filled with pride
When You inked my future bright.

Sharing with ABC Wednesday - Letter I - where I stands for Inked, Imitate, & I

Sharing with Indispire Edition#134The teacher you wish to meet again, at least once. #Teachersday


Monday, 8 August 2016

Learning Curve

Life takes us on a ride that may not be swift often. Every turn we take putforths lot of surprises and challenges. Coping up with these ups and downs redefines and shape us. As a writer I started my journey with slow and steady steps. My path often had many distractions making the ride bumpy and slippery. The zeal of learning new things sustained the spark of writing alive and resisted me to tumble. At last my determination made me victorious. I believe my strength lies in constant learning lessons and experiences I keep gaining in this beautiful journey as a writer. The more we learn the more our strengths multiply...


Leisurely I step
Paved long path with minor steps
Oily feet slither
Nebulous yet consistent

My determination wins

This is Haibun(Prose + Tanka) linked with Heeding Haiku with Chèvrefeuille and Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie & Indispire Edition #129 - #Choice