I was told this by one of my Sanskrit teachers back in school. The word ‘Manoj’ is a ‘samaasa‘ (compound word) in Sanskrit. (To be specific, it is Avayeebhaava samaasa). It derives from the explanation: ‘manasi jaatah iti Manojah‘, meaning “he is born in the mind, hence he is ‘Manoj’”. When expanded: Manasi = in […]
Loof (n): The opposite of a fool; a person who does things believed to be crazy, but does a brilliant job of it. Often used to describe a brilliant yet crazy person. One would expect a loof to be rich after he invented the remote control. Loof (v): To act with an air of confident […]
“We believe in light because of obscurity, We believe in joy because of sadness, And we believe in God, because of the devil!” – Enigma The truth of the above statements is quite unimportant. Yet, it sparks silent questions in our minds. And the answer we get, is silence again. Science may have taught us […]
Comics have always captured my imagination ever since I was a kid – I’m sure I speak for everyone when I say so. From the Champak to Tinkle, from the occasional Phantom to He-Man, comics have been hours and hours of fun for me as a kid. I still remember the days when I used […]
…hangs a tale. Sometimes I feel emotions play with your mind to make you more creative. Thereby hangs a tale is once such instance. *Picture courtesy of Lel4nd.