Author Archives: Abhisek

About Abhisek

Creative Writer, Blogger, Traveler, Finance Professional

How come Kabir is so popular as a philosopher but did not leave behind any cult or religion after him?

Did all philosopher leave behind a new cult or religion? I guess not. Plato was a great philosopher, so was Aristotle and Socrates. Did they leave behind new religion or cult? No. Philosophers are seekers of truth. They do not … Continue reading

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Is it okay if, at the age of 19, you have a new crush daily?

18–26 is the age where you meet a lot of temporary people in your life. Having a new crush daily at 19 is very common. We are mostly new to college. Most of Indians study in Boys schools or girls … Continue reading

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How does a Bengali, staying outside West Bengal for work or education, feel during Durga Puja?

I am a Bengali working in a mining project in Chhattisgarh for the last 6 years. And in these 6 years, I have been home only 2 times during the Durga Puja. If you are here, you won’t feel the … Continue reading

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Why do the Bengalis hate the idea of Gorkhaland?

The problem of Gorkhaland is not a fight between the Bengalis and the Gorkhas. It’s a fight of inclusion and non-inclusion. Mainland Bengalis (from Kolkata) has a very weird idea of Bengal. For most elite, Bengali of Kolkata are the … Continue reading

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Biratnagar, Nepal

A few pics of Biratnagar Market in Nepal. Any different from India?

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Dawki, Meghalaya

A few more pics from my Meghalaya trip. Umngot River The beautiful clean river is flowing towards Bangladesh. The boats. Bangladesh view. India view. Again, Bangladesh. The water is so clean, the river bed can be seen. But that morning, … Continue reading

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Living root bridge, Meghalaya

Some pics from my Meghalaya trip.   When the whole world is trying to find out a way to sustain nature, the people of Meghalaya, for thousands of years have been doing the same. Instead of cutting down a tree … Continue reading

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