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Blogger | abstract, stories and poetry, senior manager in a technology leadership role and an enthusiast. Believes in a deeper purpose for life and actively in pursuit/practice to realize the same (https://www.sriramchandra.in/)

  • Respectfully speaking

    “…your stories and morals may not have practical application granny”, Hari took a deep breath. “Why! something happened at work today nani?”, smiled Grandma. “No I mean, not just today, as I interact with more people, and have all these… Read More ›

  • The Foundation

    “Being mindlessly busy seems to be an incurable disease of your generation…”, Hari heard grandma’s angry voice as he entered home from work, and noticed that she was upset about something that his mom did not do well. “Now why… Read More ›

  • On the sidelines

    2035 AD – Vijayawada ‘Ramu, your shave efficiency is 75% compared to all men of your age that shaved this morning’, came a digital voice from the smart shaver. “Yeah? where did I miss the rest 25%?”, Ramu asked with… Read More ›

  • Three Questions

    Hari tried to wrap up his work for the day sooner than usual. “My grandmother is visiting us…”, he said to inquiring looks from his colleagues, “…she is already home and will be staying with us for the next two… Read More ›

  • A tale of two stones

    Long searched for that fitting stone,men of skill in the sculpting zone.Searched all corners, but found not one,Until they saw those two lying prone. Jumped with joy as their toils won,let’s carve out a sacred deity did they all reckon,worshiped… Read More ›

  • the enemy

    It was half past one on a Friday afternoon and one could hear faint footsteps and an occasional opening and closing of the shelf doors. This was not the usual time for students to hang out in the library, and… Read More ›

  • Fist bump

    I first heard about Alvaro during my weekend shift at the John Jenkins geriatrics hospital. Fatima, my colleague walked into the Doctor’s room around noon, shortly after her ‘patient field trip’ as she called it, for fun. “He is one… Read More ›

  • True Might

    The royal family, generals, ministers, the royal guard and people of the Vishala kingdom in large numbers gathered around the arena adjacent to the gurukul. Guru Dhira announced yet another session of training where he would accept new students into… Read More ›

  • Worthy walk

    “It is just a short walk, let the child experience the environment freely, you are preparing her as if she is flying into space”, laughed Doro’s grandpa. “See Gappa…”, said the 3 year old who was just beginning to speak,… Read More ›