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Book Review: On Philosophising, Philosophers, Philosophy and New Vistas in Applied Philosophy, by Dr. Sharmila Jayant Virkar

A little bit of context before you begin reading this book review. I have recently enrolled for an MA in Philosophy at the University of Mumbai. Philosophy is something I have been getting interested in, over the past few years, as those of you who have been reading my blogs and Instagram posts would know. During the pandemic, I thought long and hard about what I wanted to do next, and this is what I eventually came up with. It has been a challenge, getting back into academics as a student at this age, especially in a subject I have no academic background in. However, it has also been very exciting, especially thanks to my wonderful classmates (who, surprisingly, are of all age-groups, including some quite near my own) and my teachers, who have been very supportive and understanding. How well I will do is something that remains to be seen, but so far, I am enjoying this new journey and look forward to where it leads. Now that you know the background , you probably get an idea of how

Its time to Celebrate!!!!!

Yes, it's celebration time for me, and for more reasons than one!




  • Next, my dream of seeing my name in print came true when my article on Omkareshwar was published in the Sunday Herald! I am yet to receive my copy of the newspaper, so meanwhile you can check out the article on their site here.


  • Last, but not the least, I just received a mail informing me that my blog had been nominated for the Best Travel Indiblog of the Year, 2008. Yes, it is a bit late for the year, but as they say, better late than never! As soon as the voting starts, I shall put up more details, so meanwhile, get ready to vote for me!!!!!




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  1. Congrats ! That's a great achievement. So may good news, all together.
    Are you a born writer?

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  2. congrats
    great news
    I envy the traveling you do, but share your joy in the awards, as you well deserve it...
    I feel your pictures speak volumes by itself, and yr thoughts are so very organised
    good job

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  3. Anu- Im mighty impressed.. way to go and well deserved.. congrats.. just let us know when voting starts.. we will all do our bit.. once again congrats and very well done..(ajcl)

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  4. Yayyy... Way to go Anu... !!:)

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  5. You deserve it all! Everytime I read your travel stories I wonder how well its writtern and wishes there would be more readership! Great!! Congradulations!!! :)

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  6. Connnnnnnnngratulations Anu! You indeed deserve even more than these :)

    Garden Lizard

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  7. Congrats Anu.
    So happy about all the good news.Ok tell me when the voting starts. Mine is for you.

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  8. Congratulations. There is nothing more exciting than to see your name in print. I hope you keep seeing yours frequently. Best of luck.

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  9. Thanks so much to every single one of you! It is your comments and appreciation that makes me want to write more and more and improve my way of writing too.... and your inputs have been more useful than I can ever describe.... which makes me even more eager to share all my happiness with all of you!! Thanks so much again!!

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  10. Several reasons Anu to celebrate..will look up yr article

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  11. Congratulations. Just went through both the stories.

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  12. @ Lakshmi and Arun : thanks a lot... reading your blogs and articles have been a major inspiration.....

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  13. very impressive "The Fort of Kumbhalgarh"

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