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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

Wild Encounters in Gir

Ever since I returned from a short and unexpected trip to Gir, I have been asked the same question - "Did you see a lion?" Our main interest in visiting sanctuaries seems to be the sightings of the big cats... and no wonder. They are so rare these days! Our Gir trip was eventful and full of adventure. But did we see a lion? Read my post on the Club Mahindra Blog to find out!!!


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  1. during the monsoon time will there be safari taking place ?

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    1. There are safaris during monsoon, Samaresh, but it depends on the state of the weather and the roads. they dont take advance bookings for that period, so it is simply your luck. in any case, chances of sightings during the monsoon are low. but on the other hand, the forest will look beautiful and you will have it to yourself since there will not be any crowds!

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  2. It was a good experience to read the articles and contents on this site.
    http://www.deccansojourn.com

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  3. Hey, have left a comment in the club mahindra blog but wanted to say nice blog you have here :)

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    1. Thanks so much, Smita!! But i wasnt able to see your comment over at the club mahindra blog :(

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  4. So finally you could get a glimpse of the lion! i can well relate to your excitement mixed with nervousness as I had a similar experience while on a wild safari in
    Tanzania. Well it is a wonderful experience indeed!

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  5. Lucky you!!! Great that you were able to view the lion after all! Gir is one of my most memorable and the first wildlife safari too. You can read my Gir experience and the see the pics at http://lovethewild.wordpress.com/2011/12/29/my-first-jungle-safari-gir/

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  6. Lucky you!!! Great that you were able to view the lion after all! Gir is one of my most memorable and the first wildlife safari too. You can read my Gir experience and the see the pics at http://lovethewild.wordpress.com/2011/12/29/my-first-jungle-safari-gir/

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  7. Thanks for sharing your experience.

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