November 2008

  • Reading Roots…

    Human beings, I have come to believe, are capable of innumerable acts of unimaginable grotesqueness towards all life forms. Reading about treatment meted out to African slaves for two centuries and to Jews during Holocaust, one loses faith in humanity. But then we proudly look at the Human Rights Charter or the U.N. or so… Continue reading

About Me

Nehaan in Persian means ‘secret’ or ‘hidden.’ In Japanese, the same word means ‘nirvana.’ In these pages, I will make an attempt to explore, and if possible, partly or fully reveal what lies hidden from our view in our day-to-day lives. The path will be characterised by a certain lack of method which I think is characteristic of human intuition. I write and shall continue to write only when inspired to do so. This also means I might occasionally make forays into varied fields such as science, music, philosophy, language, linguistics and poetry, to name a few. I hope this would not put off new readers and tire the old ones! But who am I to complain–even the lovers of fine wine feel repulsed by the first drop and still, quite strangely, dizzy by the last.