15th October 2019 "The biggest communication problem is we don't listen to understand. We listen to reply."
कोजागरपूर्णिमायाः शुभे अवसरे चन्द्रमसः पञ्चाशदधिकानि नामानि। ओ३म् श्रीमहालक्ष्म्यै नमः। ओ३म् नमश्चन्द्रमसे । In Sanskrit language there are more than 50 names of the #Chandra Deva ( The #Moon). The following list is not exclusive. आज कोजागिरी पौर्णिमा. "ज्येष्ठापत्यम् निरांजनम्"...असं माझी आजी म्हणायची. म्हणजे घरातल्या ज्येष्ठ अपत्याला आोवाळायचा दिवस. ही प्रथा का आहे किंवा कधी सुरू... Continue Reading →
In 1991 M. Joyner wrote a paper modeling the optimal marathon performance on the basis of physiological factors and predicted a time of 1:57:58 under limit conditions. Yesterday Eliud Kipchoge ran a marathon in 1:59:40, breaking the 2h barrier! Here is the paper: https://fermatslibrary.com/s/modeling-optimal-marathon-performance-on-the-basis-of-physiological-factors
13th October 2019 Procrastination happens when emotional incentives don’t match rational incentives
12th October 2019 One of the painful signs of years of dumbed-down education is how many people are unable to make a coherent argument. They can vent their emotions, question other people's motives, make bold assertions, repeat slogans—anything except reason. — Thomas Sowell
11th October 2019 बालसखित्वम् अकारणहास्यं स्त्रीषु विवादोऽसज्जनसेवा गार्दभयानम् असंस्कृतवाणी षट्सु नरो लघुतां उपयाति । Men attain disregard by doing these six actions - playing with boys, laughing without a reason, arguing with women, serving bad men, travelling on donkey and speaking uncultured words
10th October 2019 कार्यं पश्यन्तु नो नाम तात्पर्यं कर्मणि स्थितम् । नाम्नि नास्ति परं तत्त्वं यथामर्त्याख्यमर्त्यता ।। Look at the function & not the name. The essence is in its action. Supreme reality is not in a name like the mortal nature of a person named "Immortal" (Amartya).