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When the "nagging feeling" doesn't goes away...

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It happens to you every day. At any place, at any time. You may feel like it follows you everywhere. It has become a part of yours.  Whenever you try to do something new, out of your normal monotonous routine, it comes to you & says"Yeah, you cannot do it." I think it all started when you had our first taste of success. People started expecting greater things from you. I guess you had started to do it too. But then, the expectations didn't match the results. So, you took what you got & lowered your expectations. Everything was "just fine"  for sometime until one day it wasn't. When you thought to ourselves that you had what it takes to make it big," The feeling" was in the background, rubbing its hands together like the devil, whispering "We'll see about that." Yet again, the devil triumphed & you were let down by yourself.  So, you took up the first thing you got without giving it much thought. Much like a drowning man wil…

Diwali Week : Day #1 : DHANTERAS

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So, Diwali is finally here! Diwali or Deepawali marks the day in history when Lord Ram brought Lady Sita home after rescuing her from the shackles of  Mighty Raavan. Thus, It's celebrated all over India as the day when good prevailed over evil.Actually, Diwali  is  a 5-day affair starting with "Dhanteras" to "Bhai Dooj". So, through a series of posts, I would try to explore & widen your understanding (as well as mine) about  significance of each day. Let's start with DHANTERAS!

#Occurrence of Dhanteras as per Hindu Calendar Dhanteras is celebrated on the thirteenth lunar day of Krishna Paksha (dark fortnight) in the Vikram Samvat Hindu month of Karthik. It was celebrated on 5th of November this year. The hindu calender is little different from the Gregorian calender. Unlike Gregorian calendar which adds additional days to lunar month to adjust for the mismatch between twelve lunar cycles (354 lunar days) and nearly 365 solar days, the Hindu calendars main…