Category: TBP

Barney Stinson once said,” Whatever you do in this life, it is not legendary unless your friends are there to see it “. But do you need to carry them along? Always? Not really. Help them catch up on your social media. Solo trip is often considered to be a power vested into...

Chained for Life

Written by Arvind Guleria. The article represents the opinion of the writer and not of the Burning Perceptive Blog.  The article is published as per TBP Community Norms. Most of us have seen Salman Khan’s “Tere Naam”. The place where “Radhe” was kept to get treatment for his mental illness is something that...

Silent Killer

 3 days before her birthday She indicates to accept you the way you are. What could I possibly say. What can you say when your crush love of your life says so? Yes, I said the same. “I love you” and to my wildest dreams she said “I love you too”. My heart...

The Dirty Truths of the Clean Job

Written by Arvind Guleria. The article represents the opinion of the writer and not of the Burning Perceptive Blog.  The article is published as per TBP Community Norms. Just a few weeks back, in the month of September, the newspaper articles were filled with the deaths of “manual scavengers”. Like any other person...

It’s all in the eyes

​Little crinky on the edges with throwing a few lines on your forehead, they are the confused one. Mend them. Wide open with little water gushing within are happiest. They shine different. Treasure them. Stagnant and dry that appear like they are about to loose that little moisture are shocked. Fear them. When...

Sanyasi-The eccentric

The division of days and nights is not for me, nor that of months and years. For me, the stream of time has stopped, on whose waves dances the world, like strews and twigs. In this dark cave I am alone, merged in myself-and the eternal night is still, like a mountain lake...

Letter to Younger Me

Dear 16-year-old me, Hey. It’s me. 20-year-old you. It is going to be a little odd, me writing to you, but bear with me, as I have something I want to tell you. You might not like the way I am going to break the news to you, but you need to be...

Dearest Unrequited

Dear One-Sided Love, They say that the saddest thing in the world is watching a person you love, love someone else. But, they don’t tell you about the gut-wrenching guilt that comes with being with that person. There are stages to offering rejection to a person for whom your love is so strong...

Dearest Dadaji

It was a fine Monday morning. A young boy was brushing his teeth whilst preparing for school. But his main focus was not in whitening the teeth but in a wish for an excuse to skip school. He got one, one that even years later, he repents. It was the third period at...

Depression? No thanks

The so-called ‘psychotically depressed’ person who tries to kill oneself doesn’t do so out of quote ‘hopelessness’ or any abstract conviction that life’s assets and debits do not square. And surely not because death seems suddenly appealing. The person in whom the invisible agony reaches a certain unendurable level will kill oneself the...