One Sunday Before the War

One Sunday Before the War

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  • Date Submitted: 02/04/2009 5:17 PM
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We have all at one point of time heard the story of a champion archer by the name of Arjuna, from the Mahabharata. We all know how he aimed at a parrot’s eye placed on top of a far-off tree and when asked by his guru about the branches around the parrot or about the students beside him he was oblivious to them. His success’ platform was in the singularity of his thoughts. In the seemingly unperturbed mind that had one goal and one aim. We all know it don’t we? But where does Arjuna come, in “ One Sunday before the D-Day”?? What does the topic mean? Where are we heading?

We’ll take one question at a time. What does this topic mean? It means just what it states. One Sunday before the D-Day. We all know D-Day is the name we use, to refer to the most important days of our life. The day on which we all attempt something new, something important, some things that can possibly change the course of our life or even possibly Who we are. Our endeavor now is to take a peek into one such day in the lives of those who have achieved a lot in life. Those whom we have all read about or gained intelligence on, at one point of time or the other in our lives, for a bucketful of different reasons.

This will be a journey into some great minds, some popular brains, some notorious ones and also some very ordinary yet no less important hearts. This is an honest study about the unvisited chasms of the brain, a plunge into the seemingly bottomless abyss, a journey on the flight of fantasy. We shall leave firm ground and take a trip into hitherto un-documented and un- verified subjects.

The purpose of this whole exercise may seem vague, may seem vain, pointless and frankly abstract, but believe me, it is anything but that. These are thoughts that must have crossed each of our minds at one stage or other. These are thoughts that we may prefer to keep to ourselves, may prefer to just have as passing thoughts but definitely not as a point of discussion. But the very thought has a...

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