Two Great Teachers

“The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.” ― William Arthur Ward. “A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.”-  Henry Adams. An old Tamil Proverb says, மாதா, பிதா, குரு, தெய்வம் - Mother, Father, Teacher and God. The proverb puts Teacher ahead of The... Continue Reading →

A Broad View – விகாசம்

Sundara Ramasamy is one of the greatest writers in Tamil. His Novels 'Oru Puliyamarathi Kathai' (Story of Tamarind Tree) and 'J J Sila Kuripugal' (J J Some Jottings) attained cult status. But what attracted me more, is his short stories. They draw immense power from a simple language and excellent narration. Some of his best... Continue Reading →

Eye Witness – Movie with Mohan Ram.

A Tamil proverb says, "திருட்டு மாங்காவுக்கு ருசி அதிகம்" means, "stolen mango is tastier." The same applies to movies as well. The movie you bunked class to watch seemed more thrilling. While most of the students bunked class to watch a movie during college days, my friend Mohan Ram and I started it during school days. First... Continue Reading →

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