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Prateek Modi

More experiences with Nichiren Daishonin’s Buddhism

I have been diligently exerting myself in the practice of Nichiren Daishonin’s Buddhism for over a year now and have been having very interesting experiences. Unlike my last major experience, I would like to share some minor experiences I’ve had… Continue Reading →

4 simple lessons which I learnt from Interstellar – What a Killer Movie!

Today was a great day. After a long time, I was fortunate to catch a decent movie on the big screen. Interstellar. Turned out, it happened to be a killer, mind-blowing film. It happened to be so good that I wanted… Continue Reading →

Moving on

After months of deliberation, I have finally decided to quit my job at Drizzlin Media and work on something of my “own”. The reasons are: 1. Do something of my own in the long term Looked at more closely, this really is… Continue Reading →

Practising Nichiren Daishonin’s Buddhism and How to Execute a Viral Campaign

This post is my experience of practising Nichiren Daishonin’s Buddhism so far. At the time of writing, I had been practicing for about 11 months. Some history It was from one of my aunts that I had first heard of Nichiren Buddhism… Continue Reading →

Bakchodi Kam, Kaam Zyaada

“Do we talk more than we do?” I keep questioning this habit, which pops up every once in a while. It’s the easy way out. It’s how we can get to sit in AC offices and pass the buck around,… Continue Reading →

The Simple but True Reality of “Planning”

I have often been told that I need to become a better planner. And I have tried hard to become better at planning things. But the more I plan, the more I realise that you cannot really predict the future…. Continue Reading →

Airtel Half Marathon 2013 – My Experience

I have been wanting to run on the road ever since I’ve passed out of Welham, back in 2008. That was the last I ran in a half marathon. I had been thinking about it since forever but since I’d… Continue Reading →

Recruiting a techie for a start up in Delhi

One of the responsibilities that I have been given at Drizzlin include hunting down and hiring a solid tech team to handle all technology related interventions across clients and services. These include projects which are outsourced, improving internal projects such… Continue Reading →

22 things that happy people do differently – My version

A very close friend of mine recently forwarded me the link to an article which was titled: 22 things happy people do differently Now my first reaction was that of indifference and oh-I-know-what-they-do because I have read plenty of such… Continue Reading →

Cold Calling and Asking for Help – Is that how you run an NGO?

This post highlights my “do-or-die” policy of getting things done when I want to or when they have been lying undone for a long time. This letter was supposed to go out a week back but somehow, I just kept… Continue Reading →

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