"Who gave this fine technique called Meditation to the world?"

This question was asked on Quora, I thought of putting my answer (http://www.quora.com/Ashish-Lal-5) here also as a blog post because this question brings out many important points that modern day people would want to know. I don't know much…

Your best friend is your closest soulmate

I've been blessed with many caring and loving friends and relatives. They're always there whenever u need them and otherwise as well. When passing through difficult phases in my life, they take out time from their busy schedules, call me, listen…

Met a dramatic roadside 'Misri' Baba 15 minutes back!

15 minutes back while I was walking back home from an audition, a pandit sitting on the road's pavement in the Sab TV Lane, Andheri West, called me. He said a few things about me (all the generic nonsense) and said that he wanted to have tea.…

An 'Honest' Story

Part of a story I recently wrote; after reading this small part (can't share anything more, you can fill in the blanks yourself and judge), would you go for this book/movie? ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- "My…

Heal Yourself and Others - Not Hatred but Prayers

ANGRY? Pray for mental peace of the person you're angry on. HURT? Pray for relieving of pain of the other person as no happy person hurts others. CHEATED? Pray that you get the ability to forgive and pray that the person who cheated you never…

100 crore Club Demystified - Stop Fooling the Audience

"100 crore club" - the name sounds pretty cool and powerful but so sorry that there's no real club where you can go and have loads of beer. You all must have heard this term again and again but do you understand its meaning. 100 cr is a mathematical…

"I'm in Love"

Remember the moment when you were in your teens and your friend came up to you with a wide grin on his/her face and broke out this beautiful news - "I'm in love!" You then wanted to know everything that happened before those three golden words…

Ever Heard This Before - "I've many great story ideas"

One of my acquaintances long time back said - "I've an awesome idea for a film, it'll be a huge blockbuster for sure but people just don't value real talent. They're just making crap movies, huh." He actually narrated me the idea and it was…

Weather Cribbers

I've met several 'Weather Cribbers' so to say: - In summer, their main topic of cribbing would be heat and sweat and will wait for rains - In rainy season, it would be water logging, dampness and road blocks and will wait for winter - In winter,…