September 2010

Has the God Forgotten to stop the Rains?

It is raining incessantly. I have lost count of the number of days. Not only Bombay for which this is a normal phenomena, but the whole country is under the clouds. People in the North are novices in the matter of rains and with so much of it on their hands they are completely stunned. It seems that whole of the North India is submerged under the sea. Why so much water is coming down? Have the sins in India increased infinitely and nature is desperately trying to cleanse the earth. It seems that water requirement is much more to… Read More »Has the God Forgotten to stop the Rains?

Has the God Forgotten?

It is raining incessantly. I have lost count of the number of days. Not only Bombay for which this is a normal phenomena, but the whole country is under the clouds. People in the North are novices in the matter of rains and with so much of it on their hands they are completely stunned. It seems that whole of the North India is submerged under the sea. Why so much water is coming down? Have the sins in India increased infinitely and nature is desperately trying to cleanse the earth. It seems that water requirement is much more to… Read More »Has the God Forgotten?

Notes on Assamese Literature

Assam is the north eastern most state in modern India. In the Mahabharta and Ramayana and other Puranas of  ancient times, it was known by the name PragJoytish. The modern name is associated with Ahom, the Shan tribe which invaded the Assam in 1229 AD and ruled it for many centuries. Earliest specimens of the use of language are traced to name and places inscriptions on copper plates in the reign of Kamarupa kings. Earliest form of  language is in the form of Baudha Gan O Doha, a work on Yogic practices in the 8th to 10th century can be… Read More »Notes on Assamese Literature