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Why being bilingual helps keep your brain fit

In a café in south London, two construction workers are engaged in cheerful banter, tossing words back and forth. Their cutlery dances during more emphatic gesticulations and they occasionally break off into loud guffaws. They are discussing a woman, that much is clear, but the details are lost on me. It’s a shame, because their […]

Arjuna’s Dilemma: Only if the ace archer had listened to his heart…

Our mind is a Kurukshetra where our own thoughts engage in the battle of Mahabharata in the form of Kauravas, Pandavas and their respective allies every moment. These armies of thoughts are so powerful that they easily prevail over our souls most of the time. Back to the Kurukshetra and the Mahabharata. Arjuna, the third […]