To The Himalayas - The Great Indian Quest For Peace (Part I of Many)

Rahul Desai
April 10, 2010
3 mins read
To Himalayas, via McDonald’s at Lonavala: Just like all my previous whacky trips, this too had to start on an odd note. For the flight at 6 AM from Bombay, I was still at work in Pune at 1 AM. With the grace of God (and pressure/torture from ...
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25 Things About Me (You May Not Know)

Rahul Desai
April 06, 2010
4 mins read
One of my closest friends once tagged me in a note on Facebook revealing some of the shocking secrets. The idea was to write some equal number of random things about myself, tag all the other people I wanted, to read these 25 things about me....
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My Tweet In Newspaper

Rahul Desai
February 02, 2010
About a min read
Wooppiee! My tweet got ‘published’ (as in ‘printed’) in today’s Times of India – Pune Mirror (Feb 2, 2010 – Page 31 Variety). Boy, am I excited to see my name up there! Probably my trip to Shirdi did some trick… (I just can’t stop blushing – as...
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Pursuing Clarity Of The Self

Rahul Desai
October 27, 2009
About a min read
History repeats itself. It does. Earlier this evening, I was sitting at home sipping the best coffee in the world (I made it); and it suddenly felt if I was getting back to my good old routine. Well, talking of ‘repeating’, the only thing in...
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Quick 15, Favorite 15

Rahul Desai
October 12, 2009
2 mins read
There was this note by my cousin - Khushboo on Facebook some time back about listing fifteen books (in really short span of time with some other wacky (whacky?) ‘rules’). One of the rules talked about listing ‘the first fifteen books I’ve read’....
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Road To Healthy Life ‘09

Rahul Desai
October 02, 2009
About a min read
Article title courtesy: Symantec Road to Cutting Edge ’09. The big difference being, when I write ‘Road’ I mean ‘Road’. Lately, with my highly conscious efforts to get into some good shape (other than ‘round’ shape), I had to make some serious...
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Memories, Forever

Rahul Desai
July 24, 2009
2 mins read
It’s like I waited my whole life… for this one night…It’s gon’ be me, you and the dance floor… It’s so amazing how we unknowingly manage to find things that can bring a smile to our faces. Take this random video I ended up with. What's more,...
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Cloud Computing - Taking Us Green

Rahul Desai
May 30, 2009
4 mins read
‘Go Green’ seems to be the Mantra of the moment. Not sure if it’s an outcome of the recession, every organization is talking about it – big time. I recently happened to attend one of Microsoft’s technology conferences - Tech.Ed 2009 (SHOW TIME!!...
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The Divine Self Lives Within You

Rahul Desai
May 30, 2009
2 mins read
Done with all the books in your collection and wondered what mroe to read?  Hate fiction, and need a break from philosophical/idealistic books?  Ever felt that urge of reading but not sure what to read?  (With my limited collection of books,...
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Listening

Rahul Desai
April 09, 2009
2 mins read
Suhas and Hiral – one of my closest friends and one of his closest cousins, resp – recently brought this amazing game from one of their (common) closest cousins, a game called OSHO – Heart to Heart Tarot (A Unique Tool for Spiritual Quest). The...
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Slumdog Millionaire

Rahul Desai
February 01, 2009
About a min read
Director(s): Danny Boyle/ Acto(s): Dev Patel, Freida Pinto, Madhur Mittal, Anil Kapoor, Irrfan Khan A Mumbai teen who grew up in the slums, becomes a contestant on the Indian version of "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?". He is arrested under...
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Dilemma

Rahul Desai
January 16, 2009
2 mins read
Talking of Dilemma, a few things hit my mind: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dilemma  http://www.howstuffworks.com/morality-located-in-brain1.htm That monophonic Dilemma – Nelly ringtone on Nokia 3310 mobile, back in early college days.  The...
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How To Deal With Change?

Rahul Desai
August 17, 2008
3 mins read
"It takes a lot of courage to release the familiar and seemingly secure, to embrace the new. But there is no real security in what is no longer meaningful. There is more security in the adventurous and exciting, for in movement there is life,...
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