New year resolutions and Gita

On a daily basis, we put up a show because we are supposed to. A never-ending series of screensavers. A little smile here, a little smirk there. A little chuckle here, a little tear there. A little enthusiasm here, a little indifference there. All in all, a splendid display as well as concealment of (true) emotions. We endeavour a lot and we endure a lot more to come up with what we believe defines us. In the end, there is often very little to show though. Everything we once held dear fizzles out with time, leaving us with bare-knuckle existential questions: “Seriously, that’s it?” “All this brouhaha about nothing?” “Ahem, that escalated quickly?”

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