where the writers are

Chander's Latest Blogs

Jun.15.2009 - 8:59 am
  I join many others in gratitude to Farzana Versey revisiting her thought-provoking 1999 piece on the late Kamala Das who converted to Islam and became known as Kamala...
Continue Reading »
Jun.02.2009 - 6:22 pm
  A SALUTE TO CANADA – MY ADOPTED LAND OF UNPARALLELED MULTICULTURAL AND RELIGIOUS DIVERSITY People of all faiths joining a Sufi chanting circle (zikher), with a turning...
Continue Reading »
Mar.29.2009 - 7:37 pm
Talking about Intuitive connections through the connected Mind-Field. I had just finished listening to a McKinsey piece - conversations with Dr. Tarun Khanna of Harvard University...
Continue Reading »
Mar.21.2009 - 10:23 pm
Re-opening of the Ancient Connections between China and India   Very seldom have I been so transfixed on a single thought as I was for a few weeks last year thinking about...
Continue Reading »

Comments from Chander

Feb.11.2010 - 12:48 pm
In response to: Love in Translation: Foreign Wife, Japanese Husband - Part 7
I think the following might resonate... When we were posted in Singapore in the early Eighties, the wife of my French...
Jun.27.2009 - 6:07 pm
There is an interesting parallel here. In Urdu, one of the 22 official languages of India, a misplaced dot renders...
Jun.23.2009 - 7:37 pm
In response to: The day a cucumber died
What an interesting coincidnce Farzana (or perhaps not) your linking the cucumber to death. One of the most sacred...
Jun.23.2009 - 5:17 pm
In response to: The East, The West, And Sex: Same Schpiel, Different Day
I've often wondered about the incompleteness of Yeat's "the Best lacking convictions while the Worst being full of...
Jun.08.2009 - 6:16 pm
In response to: Our Brave New World.
It may come as surprise to you (or perhaps it shouldn't)as to how many of us silently applaud what you have written. I...