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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

5 Things To Do in Udaipur


Udaipur is the lake city of Rajasthan.  Most of the state might be a desert, but Udaipur, with its five huge interconnected lakes is blessed with not just a perennial water supply, but the lakes also keep the city and its environment cool, even in the sweltering heat of summer! The city draws not just crowds of tourists coming from across the world for a glimpse of its magnificent palaces, but also droves of migratory birds drawn by the lakes! The city is thus an interesting blend of history and nature, well worth a leisurely visit. 



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  1. Very interesting article and a beautiful photo.

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  2. Just came back from Bhubneshwar and catching up on posts. Loved the Darter one.

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  3. Thanks, Mridula! loved ur Bhubaneshwar pics! wonder when i will be able to go there....

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  4. I like your blog it’s look nice and attractive. I visited many places in world with my family and friends and always have get new experiences with that trips which i have many photos as memories of it in my album and heart touching photos are always with me. Udaipur is very nice and beautiful place with interesting information. I always keep in touch with your blog and going to bookmark also.
    Thanks

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  5. All the city of Rajasthan are famous for its forts and havelies. I think only kings from Rajasthan were interested in building forts not others

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    1. Rajasthan is indeed famous for its forts and havelis, but its not true that no one else built forts. there are forts all over India, some even more beautiful than those in Rajasthan.

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