Wednesday, 26 April 2017

03 மே 2017 ஆனந்த விகடன் இதழில் எனது கவிதை

3-மே-2017 தேதியிட்ட இந்த வார ஆனந்த விகடன் இதழில் சொல்வனம் பகுதியில் "காட்டு விலங்கு" என்ற தலைப்பிலான எனது கவிதை பக்கம் 52ல் வெளியாகியிருக்கிறது.
எனது கவிதையை தேர்வு செய்து வெளியிட்ட ஆனந்த விகடன் ஆசிரியர் குழுவுக்கு எனது நெஞ்சார்ந்த நன்றிகளை தெரிவித்துக்கொள்கிறேன்.



Fiction: Aliens by Ram Prasath






"Sir, we heard that you are suspended from NASA operations due to your stupid attitude issue within the organization?" the reporter of DailyNews.com asked.

​"Yes. It is true that I have been suspended" Collins said.

"We have also been told that you floated across unreliable informations about America's first moon landing?" the reporter further asked.

"You must have also heard that I claimed alien-visits to Earth" Collins said.

"Yes sir" the reporter replied firmly.

"So what is your question now?" Collins asked.

The reporter thought for a moment.

"Sir, with due respect, I don't agree that Earth has been threatened by Aliens ever since we sent man-made objects to moon sir. So you must had been crazy about those of your unreliable informations" he added.

"I hope you agree that Neil Armstrong was the first to land on the moon" Collins asked.

"Yes sir."

"What do you think that came back from moon?" Collins asked.

The reporter's eyebrows shrunk.

"Wasn't it, Neil?" he asked.



@Thanks

Saturday, 22 April 2017

26.04.2017 இந்த வார ஆனந்த விகடன் இதழில் எனது கவிதை

26 ஏப்ரல் 2017 தேதியிட்ட இந்த வார ஆனந்த விகடன் இதழின் சொல்வனம் பகுதியில் எனது கவிதை "கோணங்கள்" வெளியாகியிருக்கிறது.
எனது கவிதையை தேர்வு செய்து வெளியிட்ட ஆனந்த விகடன் ஆசிரியர் குழுவுக்கு எனது நன்றிகளை தெரிவித்துக்கொள்கிறேன்...



23.03.2017 ஆனந்த விகடன் இதழில் எனது கவிதை

23 மார்ச் 2017 ஆனந்த விகடன் இதழில் வெளியான கவிதையின் பிரதி இங்கே...
எனது கவிதையை தேர்வு செய்து வெளியிட்ட ஆனந்த விகடன் ஆசிரியர் குழுவுக்கு எனது நன்றிகளை தெரிவித்துக்கொள்கிறேன்..




Friday, 21 April 2017

ஆனந்த விகடன் இதழில் எனது கவிதை


23-மார்ச்-2017 தேதியிட்ட ஆனந்த விகடன் இதழில் வெளியான எனது கவிதைக்கு சன்மானத்தொகை எனது வங்கிக்கணக்கில் வரவு வைத்துவிட்டதாக ஆனந்த விகடன் அலுவலகத்திலிருந்து இன்று வந்த மின்னஞ்சலை பார்த்த பிறகு தான் 23 மார்ச் 2017 ல் எனது கவிதை வெளியாகியிருப்பதையே தெரிந்துகொள்கிறேன்.

எனது கவிதையை தேர்வு செய்து வெளியிட்ட ஆனந்த விகடன் ஆசிரியர் குழுவுக்கு எனது நன்றிகளை தெரிவித்துக்கொள்கிறேன்.

கவிதை வெளியான இதழின் பிரதி நண்பர்கள் யாரிடமேனும் இருந்தால் பகிர இயலுமா?

எதற்கு இந்த அலைச்சல்? பேசாமல் ஆனந்த விகடன் இணைய பிரதிக்கு சந்தா கட்டிவிடலாமே? நல்ல ஐடியா தான்.. ஆனால் ஒரு நாளின் பெரும்பாலான நேரங்கள் அலுவலக வேலை, எதையேனும் வாசிப்பது, எழுதுவது என்று கணிப்பொறி திரையிலேயே கழிகிறது.. நானெல்லாம் துண்டு சீட்டில் எதையேனும் கிறுக்கி வைத்தால் கூட எடுத்து படித்து விடுபவன். என்னிடம் ஆனந்த விகடனின் எல்லா இதழ்களும் கிடைத்தால்!!

ஓ மை காட்..

நினைத்து பார்க்கவே கொடூரமாக இருக்கிறது. இதை யோசித்தே இத்தனை நாளும் சந்தா கட்டாமல் இருந்தேன்.. சந்தா கட்டிவிட்டால் கண்டிப்பாக என்னை கட்டுப்படுத்தவே முடியாது.. ஆண்டின் அத்தனை இதழ்களையும் வரி விடாமல் வாசிப்பதோடு மீள் வாசிப்பு வேறு செய்து பார்த்துவிடுவேன்.. அது ஒரு மாபெறும் அக்சஷனுக்குள் என்னை தள்ளிவிடும் வாய்ப்பிருக்கிறது. Literarlly its a trap. எழுதுவதற்கான நேரம் குறைந்துவிடலாம்.

இது போன்ற சன்மானத்தொகைகள் ஆண்டு முடிவில் ஒரு புத்தகமாக உதவுகின்றன. அதுவும்  வாசகனை வாங்கச்செய்ய வேண்டிய கட்டாயம் இல்லாத புத்தகம். கடந்த மூன்று - நான்கு வருடங்களாக புத்தக வெளியீட்டில் எனது ஃபார்முலா இதுதான். இதனால் எனக்கும் நஷ்டமில்லை என்பதால் நண்பர்களுக்கோ, தெரிந்தவர்களுக்கோ வாசிக்க இலவசமாக தருவதில் எவ்வித தயக்கமும் இல்லை.

எனது கணித நாவலை அப்படித்தான் பலருக்கு தந்திருந்தேன்.. விமர்சனங்கள் ஏதும் பெரியதாக வெளியாகவில்லை. உள்ளடக்கம் தரமானதுதான். அதில் துரும்பளவு கூட சந்தேகமில்லை. இருப்பினும்..................................................

தமிழ் எழுத்துலகத்தின் இயங்குமுறை சற்று அல்ல, ரொம்பவே சிக்கலானது. அது யார் யாரையோ காணாமல் அடித்திருக்கிறது.. நானெல்லாம் எம்மாத்திரம்? அதனால் விட்டுவிடலாம்...

கைவசம் நிறைய சிறுகதைகள் இருக்கின்றன. கவிதைகள் இருக்கின்றன.. தொகுத்தால் நான்கைந்து தொகுப்பாவது தேறும். அத்தனைக்கும் இன்னும் பணம் சேரவில்லை. சேரும் வரை வெளியிடும் எண்ணமும் இல்லை. பணம் வாங்காமல் எந்த பதிப்பாளராவது புத்தகமாக்க முன்வந்தால் நான்கைந்து புத்தகங்கள் வெளியீடு காணும்.. 

Thursday, 20 April 2017

Mystic & Chaotic - 2

Mystic & Chaotic - 2


Let us consider that you have done the much needed unclutching and have become a flesh-and-blood who merely exists along with the nature. Is that all? Are you god now? Ok. I agree. To become god is not the purpose and unclutching from every purpose is the ultimate purpose. I got it long back.

But now that you are unclutched, what is next? What are you going to do about the hyena that has spotted you wandering at the middle of the jungle? What about the insect that is hanging above your head wanting to unload some of its venoms in you? Even if none of these happen, you have to find some food to keep you alive otherwise your own flesh will make you suffer pain. What are you going to do about that foot of yours that wants to walk endlessly? How can you keep that fingers of yours that can throw an axe longer that anyone else, idle? How can you keep that brain of yours which is excellent in counting, idle? What are you going to do about the flesh of yours that wants to dive in deep into any water body that it comes across?

Urge. A mere state of bodily chemistry and biology.

You have to feed that urge and this is the essence with which the world has come to where it is right now, comes into the picture. Everyone has a certain urge. Not all can author a book. Not all can compose a symphony. Not all can paint a 3D. All these are mere by-products of a certain urge deep within us. It drives us and we give to that mere state of bodily chemistry and biology, a shape and structure and that is how we bring chaos to others and the others to us.

What is a great accomplishment for a writer in his 200 pages book might become a big problem to some other. Wasn't that how some of us invented telephone, computer, plane and so on?

I simply can't agree when someone comes up and claim that by meditation, everyone's urge can be saturated to nothing. It is practically not possible. As I said, a life time of 50 years is too long to remain either at complete rest or in complete motion. Like a pendulum, it has to oscillate, come back and forth because there is this time that has to be spent. If you sit and meditate who will prepare your food and for that person, how would you appear are the spiritual questions that everything comes to a complete stall at.

Wednesday, 19 April 2017

Mystic & Chaotic

Mystic & Chaotic


If you have that patience that is very much needed to hear from saints and sadgurus who claim to lead others to Moksha (not the one that stars Arjun Rampal), you may find these in common.

"Don't hurry. Stay motionless. Meditate. See your inner self"
"You are asked to study, graduate, do Ph.D. only to be said that you know nothing"
"Money, fame are all meaningless. So don't go for it"
"You will find divinity when you unclutch from all materialistic views"

My question is, can everyone do the same unclutching, remain motionless, see one's own self and thereby attain divinity? Even if everyone in this whole world is kept informed of this, can everyone do this? Is it possible for everyone to achieve this? If it is so easy why are we having so much chaos around us?

Innovations like Fire, Wheel, Money, Agriculture, Metals and finally computers might have fastened mankind towards the beasty, irreversible, unrecoverable materialistic way of life on earth. But it says something.

Even if Albert Einstein was told of meditation, he still might have formulated theory of relativity. Even if Ramanujan was not demanded for the day's bread and butter, he still might have invented infinity. Even if Ptolemy was not demanded, he still might have come up with Almagest.

"Needs are the mother of Innovations" need not be entirely true is my humble yet strong opinion. Some people do some big things not because there is a need for that big thing but because they are able to do it and they could not be in a state of not doing those things that eventually could and will lead them in the path of achieving that big-thing.

The permutations and combinations of just 3 basic colors Red, Green and Blue gives a spectrum of choosable colors so that each color is mere a combination of some degree of these three basic colors. The reason why I like string theory lies in its closeness in conceptually explaining the chaoticity of the present world.

To come to a full rest, one must had been moving and a full life time is too long to stay either  at rest or at motion, completely.

Tuesday, 18 April 2017

Kong –Skull Island - Review

Kong –Skull Island - Review

I personally didn't like the way they had made King Kong the last time.

King kong falls in love with a Sapien women! Wierd Idea. Wasn’t it?

But looks like the guys have learnt their mistakes and it reflects in the “Kong – Skull Island”. No Love. No threads. Just evolution and survival and a lot of creativity and wild imagination. “Kong – Skull Island” is worth-watching for the special effects part, I would rather say.

There were scenes here and there, where the mighty Kong trying to save the lady but that is ok since the story says Kong assumes himself the savior of the island. The film is a treat for all 3D lovers.
The film argues that the planet belongs to mighty creatures and sapiens are only by-products of evolution or some extra-terrestrials who ended up in the planet through some stranded meteor or comet that carried sapien DNA in times unknown.



I am kind of not really convinced how mighty animals could exist in the same time as average sapiens. Mighty animals had their shot long back. Excessive Carbon, relatively closer moon or may be more than one moon and several other factors might have contributed to the mightiness of raptors, t-rex or kongs. The kind of ecology that exists in today's world cannot support mighty animals. So technically god's creations have limitations imposed by laws of physics. 

How can we possibly expect the fundamental elements that we have in our periodic table exhibit two different behavior when subject to same environmental conditions is my simple question.

The film “Godzilla” had a scientific explanation to this and I consider it, a clever one conceptually. It reasoned that the mightiness was brought by the frequent nuclear bomb tests in that part of the planet which caused abundant cellular activity that indirectly contributed to the mightiness. Hard core Sci-Fi. Isn’t it? Even "Jurassic Park" had this "lab" rationale that filled the logical holes. But “Kong-Skull Island” fails to provide any such strong rationale for the co-existence of average sapiens and mighty Kongs together.

Apart from all these ironies, I enjoyed the film for its graphical hallucinations in 3D. Worth watching for the 15dollars I spent on the ticket in the Regal10 cinemas of Sandy Springs. Didn’t regret the money spent on it. Guess What? I was the 3rd among the only 3 that were watching this movie in that 500 seat capacity hall. 

Friday, 14 April 2017

Over-qualified

Over-qualified


I consider it a curse and definitely not a gift because this thing has always lead the bearers to problems, often put the bearer in a place where the bearer can't speak the truth thereby encourage the bearer to either keep mum or lie, being misunderstood by others and so on.

Everyone wish to encourage talents from a nation's perspective but the sheer truth is when they really get someone "over-qualified", they simply ignore or try to 'push' such over-qualified out of their ring of day to day life for their own survival. In a den of common man's, it is only Darwin who wins, not Sartre.

Does nature put everyone at right place? No. What if an "over-qualified" is put in the wrong place? It actually doubles the curse. People are lazy to understand the need of understanding so many things that contribute to the social placement of an "over-qualified" amongst them. Ignoring to spend time and efforts to understand such "over-qualified" is actually very easy and people always embrace things that are easy to adapt. What takes things to a level of "Orphaning" is, this tiny ignorance in understanding that gets accumulated over a period of time and eventually leaves the "over-qualified" to get dropped out.

It is painful when this "drop-out" thing happens even within the family, by one's own parents, brothers, and sisters due to the huge disconnect in understanding. Understanding!! That's the key.

You know the scenario am talking about? When your profile demands a high place, they actually come up with a low profile and argue how barely you fit it. When you are a guy who can talk about quantum physics they come up with a school drop out as your better half? When you are a guy who hit the gym twice a day, they come up with a rice-bag as an equal match to you? Any effort to you trying to make them understand will let you seen by others, either a boaster or a guy with 'too many expectations' or the so-called 'over-qualified-therefore-not-fit-to-live-with-majority'.

'Over-qualified' at 'wrong place' is a very unique combination and one can make out, by looking at the history, that the occurrences have always been quite rare. So there is a rationale why such cases are always not well received by most. People have no clue about the combo or its behavior pattern. The combo takes the bearer to roads that are never walked by others and so are the problems that it incurs.

But one thing is very sure. The shoes of 'Over-qualified' are challenging and difficult. I have seen people who are filthy 'lucky'. Life is like a cradle for them. Parents, in-laws, relatives, neighbors and friends would ensure the sponge and cushion in their shoes. I have seen them and lived with them. I agree they are lucky but it is that luck that keeps them unaware of so many things, uncertain about everything, weak and unable to handle tough situations. It is only these people who stick to things like discrimination by race, discrimination by prejudice and preconceived image and so on because at the bottom, they have always been hand-held and that hand-holding leaves them 'incapable'. These are the people who can't teach anything to their children because they have always been hand-held and were not allowed to learn anything. This is sheer truth and that is why I always say, 'Time proves anything and everything'.

On the other hand, 'Over-Qualified' are self-made. They come up in life with all hard-work facing a lot of tough situations and it makes them inert, balanced, confident, skilled, tough. These are skills that when coupled with intelligence and hard work would earn anyone high respect and reputation. They can teach others so well out of their extensive experience and understanding.

Time is the virtue. Time is everything. It is the one that differentiates 'over-qualified' from the rest.

Thursday, 13 April 2017

Literature and Life

Most people don't want literature because for all of them life is possible without it. For them, literature seems waste of time and efforts because they don't realize they are simply making a living by spoiling things and they are not sorry about what they spoil because they don't know what they spoil. 

Lack of literature, help them live life guiltlessly.

They think, their "version" of world is what the reality is and if you tell them this, they are smart enough to put the question back to you and this so-called "smartness" is something that they have to unlearn is a lesson that they would learn only after a decade is that thing that makes "small-things", the eternal god, the central engine of life on earth.

There is no point in teaching them or taking efforts in making them understand our standpoints or the rationales because the absence of awareness about what they spoil, gives them the needed courage to stick to their own ways. One should stop learning at some point in time in order to make oneself fitful to live in this world. This world is not for those who can be in an endless knowledge pursuit.

I have seen incompetent men and women living together for long terms just because they don't know each other's negatives. What makes them fitful to the relationship that they share is the lack of understanding or the dumbness. 

The world that exists around us, is truly alarming to those who have an endless knowledge pursuit. There are no hopes. There is no life. Everything is fabricated. FABRICATED. That is what it is.