Nainital nostalgia overtakes Rosh, as he remembers flirting with a girl while holidaying in Nainital.
His friend Shank had guided the novice lover into romance.
Retold Arabian Nights Tale: Ali Baba And 40 Thieves 14
Hosh explains degrees of burns to prove why pouring boiling water on all robbers together won’t kill them?
"What we do in life, what choices we make in life comes from our perception of who we are."
"But that still doesn't make it clearer for me how I am that?" asked Josh. "How can I be the same as you, or one with Nature or God?"
Dionysus heard his prayers and decided to save him. He told Midas to wash in the river Pactolus to lose his golden touch.
Midas did that. When he touched the river waters, his power flowed into the river, turning its sands golden.
Thrilling Story: Encounter in the alley
A father returns to his estranged son after six years. But the son has learnt to survive without him.
Can they reunite?
I was surprised at my relief. My home was shattered, my neighbours burning, my brother was dead, and my mother was broken.
Yet I felt relief and had thanked my creator, because my children had been spared. They were safe. For the moment.
"How do you make a ghost go away?" she asked again, staring wide-eyed into the darkness.
He awakened fully now. He sensed her stiff body, her cold hands under the covers.
“Being perfect is a folly, it belittles others. I am not greedy like him. I give others a chance to shine.”
“Perhaps he can’t help it. Perhaps there is evil in him too, driving him to perfection, because he wants to show us all up.”
"But I don't understand, Pa," Josh concluded. "Looks to me like the hermit justified everything that happened, as being the right thing, after it had already happened."
"But hindsight is not really wisdom."
Insightful story with Rosh’s reflections on 2016 Tech Trends.
Technological progress was revolutionizing his world but Rosh was excited most by virtual reality.
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