MIND/BODY/SPIRIT

'CHELE' TO HEAL
01-April-2019

THE STRESS EQUATION
01-March-2019

GINGER CURES
01-February-2019

FAITH ACCOMPLI
01-January-2019

Art/Literature/Culture

LIGHTS & SHADES OF GREENE

RAJGOPAL NIDAMBOOR

Graham Greene — the legendary novelist, playwright, short story and screenplay writer, critic and journalist of the top draw — was always a mobile writer, never ever easy to pin down. His narrative quest was criminal-centered. His novels enveloped dissent, an...
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HERE'S TO OWENS

RAJGOPAL NIDAMBOOR

His supreme athletic excellence had always been an evolution of mind: a progression of modes of response: from the simple to the compound, from the compound to the complex, from reflex to tropism, and from tropism to instinct. His prowess was also obvious: nothing beneat...
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THE ELFIN HUMANIST

RAJGOPAL NIDAMBOOR

Audrey Hepburn’s philosophy of life was direct: never in flight before contemporary difficulties. Her vision was straight and simple — that of a humble utopia that began and percolated in her psyche, for a noble cause: the children of our world.

If ...
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PHILOSOPHY/SCIENCE

MISSION MARS

RAJGOPAL NIDAMBOOR

It was breaking news. A private group's ambitious plan to launch a manned mission to Mars, five years from now, is just the latest entry in a rapidly-expanding field. The exploration of deep space, christened ‘Inspiration Mars Foundation,’ aims to launch a married couple — for t...

THE 'STEM' HOLY GRAIL

RAJGOPAL NIDAMBOOR 

Medicine has turned full circle — right from the idea of prevention and aiding the mind and body to overcome illness. Aristotle would be smiling, because his credo of ‘seamless’ relationship that exists between body and soul is being increasingly used in medical treatment &mda...

COSMIC BALLET

RAJGOPAL NIDAMBOOR

The Earth is a great physical as also a tangible spiritual entity encompassing all life. You may, therefore, call it the corporeal manifestation, or material body, not to speak of being endowed with spiritual intelligence, or quotient. Our planet, from which we have all emerged, is also not just a re...