What are the three most powerful words in the English language?

Answer by Raakhee V. Menon: I’d vouch for the words SORRY, I and HOME…three words that (at least to me) are extremely powerful in their own right. SORRY Did you know that this simple five letter word is one of the most difficult words to use for most people. People do not like to admit…

Has Quora changed your life positively?

Answer by Raakhee V. Menon: Yes it has! I’m back to the one thing I love doing…writing. I have started and killed off at least 5 to 6 blogs. I have three manuscripts (in the initial stages of writing) lying somewhere in the mess on the top tier of my wardrobe. I have several journals,…

What is the most misunderstood concept that we know of? Why?

Answer by Raakhee V. Menon: The idea of ‘karma’. The word Karma has long since ceased to be a strictly Sanskrit word and is now used all over the world, albeit with a very screwed up understanding of the meaning. Every time I read statements made by young people on social media like ‘karma is…

What is happiness for you?

For me, happiness is a way of life, a choice, and it comes from passion. Come, answer these questions and share your thoughts, opinions, experiences, photos, quotes. What is happiness for you? Are you responsible for your own happiness? What is your secret to achieving happiness? How do you perceive it? What are the best…

Is it not better to have common alphabet for Malayalam and Tamil so that the two languages can enrich themselves by making them mutually readable?

Answer by Raakhee V. Menon: I don’t think that would be possible. Although there are many similarities in the scripts, Malayalam script has more alphabets because the words are pronounced exactly as they are written, much like languages that have Devanagari scripts. We have alphabets corresponding to all alphabets of the Devanagari script, plus some…

How can a novel feel like a movie?

I like to read novels, and I write novels, but I’ve always prefered movies as the format for a story, because it includes every kind of stilmulation for the senses. So how can I get that level of emotion in a novel? Answer by Raakhee V. Menon: I am a person who reads every novel…