The Himalayan foothills host a passionate group of people, lively and on the move at all times. One thing that an amazing number of North-Eastern people hold dear is the game of football, spending most of their evenings either playing or watching a game. The magnificence of Gangtok’s footballing arena cannot escape one’s eyes. Palzor … Continue reading KICK-OFF: Why is football so prevalent in Sikkim?
Twenty Seventeen. Despite the fact that we all experience things differently, we have the same feedback to give to every year, “it was the best of times, it was the worst of times”, while still knowing that it was nothing like that the year before. I don’t doubt that your year has been totally … Continue reading Making 2018 your year. Here’s how.
We are not defined to be sustained within the confinement of a man-made wonder. Solitude can be liberating at times, but it has an uncanny way of rendering pessimistic ideas or self-suggestion that can turn out to be self-depriving in many aspects. Our daily struggle is in itself a wondrous feat to overcome, but we … Continue reading How to kick Loneliness and Isolation
~ Ancient Egyptians believed that upon death they would be asked two questions and their answers would determine whether they could continue their journey in the afterlife or not. The first question was, “Did you bring joy?” The second was, “Did you find joy?” Leo F. Buscaglia ~ JOY. In psychology, happiness is the state … Continue reading Shamballa- The Spiritual Orgasm
With the advent of the idea of the word "Nature", an association of trees, streams, mountains and clear breeze paved way for something that stood outside civilizations- not just trees and wildlife, but also Humans. Humans are at the highest strata of the social ladder. Our genius and intelligence can be blamed for placing ourselves … Continue reading The Twilight of an Abyss
Mahatma Gandhi Marg, most commonly known as M.G. Marg is the face of Gangtok. Carved among buildings and roads in the hill, this is a pavement filled with flora, all groomed with lights that make the place look prettier. By the day, under the blue sky and yellow sun, it almost feels like heaven, with … Continue reading M.G. Marg is the mirror of the new Sikkimese culture.
As I sat there on the front seat of that old bus and looked outside towards the white mountains I couldn’t help but wonder at the sheer degree to which the place had changed. The road being one of the things escaping the effects of time still remained dusty and irregular, giving a rather horrid … Continue reading The Himalayan Gold Rush Conspiracy- Is There Gold In The Himalayas?
We do not wish to open a discourse between Feminist Army and Gender Equality Pilgrims with this article. Be humanist. A common yet misleading notion pops up if you were ever to imagine a Sikkimese taxi driver. A sturdy but slightly crummy guy at his late thirties, bearing a tattooed arm, who has a soft … Continue reading RISE OF FEMALE TAXI DRIVERS IN SIKKIM: DESTROYING GENDER RESTRICTIONS TO JOB OPTIONS
Since the days our ancestors started carving tools for hunting in the wild and the miraculous invention of the wheel, we know that us humans are no ordinary beings. We are more than just flesh and bone, gifted with an uncanny source of intelligence, referred to as the mind. Analysis of the history of mankind … Continue reading SIKKIM BY THE YEAR 2022
It all started when I was having this really nice conversation with my friend who happens to work as a software engineer for a pretty big firm, and he is basically a nerd of all things computer. We were talking about and discussing divinity, and what might have triggered the thought of a God entity. … Continue reading Deep and The Dark Web: The darker parts of the internet.