Snow, Mud, Sweat and Tears

Actif Epica 2017 First Step to The IDITAROD Tears rolled down my eyes in pain and despair as I collapsed on half-frozen muddy trail in middle of nowhere on a freezing cold midnight. I could hear sounds of coyotes, and see some flickering lights at far distance. I wasn’t sure where was I. Cue sheets were […]

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Braving The Bhangarh: Part I

Carrying a mountaineer’s rugsack and a deflated Camelbak, I was dumbstruck by the awe-inspiring beauty of the surrounding greens with partially dead mountains in the backdrop. The spring was still two weeks away, but I was sweating a lot as I alighted the bus under the open sun on a Sunday afternoon. I realized I was alone in middle of nowhere, with no traffic and no phone signals.

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Expanding to Zero

All efforts at self-transformation challenge us to engage in an on-going, critical self-examination and reflection about the foresight. The blissful eternal silence to find the answers to these questions demands commitment and a lot more courage, fire and deep awareness of “I”. This individual commitment, when coupled with engagement in collective discussion, provides a space for critical feedback which strengthens the efforts to change and make ourselves anew, stronger and full of light.

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Gurgaon 24-hour Ultramarathon

A revenge served cold Musings on Beeism “First, a DNF at Mandwa-Pune ultra. The weather was odd, conditions were new, a stumbled stomach minutes ahead of the start with Maharashtrian version of popular cuisines –provided enough excuses to wave off the grudge. And then the same result in my own backyard, Bhati –this time falling […]

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