Hello World,

Welcome to my site. I am Dr Shishir Srivastava; paediatrician and blogger. I am about to publish my first book. I love reading, writing and travelling. I write both in English and in Hindi. All my poems are in Hindi and the stories, article and opinions are in English.

I have over twenty years of experience in private practice as a paediatrician. I Am an alumnus of T N Medical college Mumbai and that of Modern School Barakhambha Road, New Delhi.

About my first book; RAGE AGAINST THE DYING OF THE LIGHT. It’s a combination of fiction and memoir. The book is as much a reflection of my life as it reflects the lives of every other medical student, doctor and a father. The book is divided in two parts, and in the words of legendary Mr Gautam Gambhir, “If part one is a joyride taking you through the sweet curls and reminiscence of your youthful days then the sombre and poignant mood of part two will sheer you apart. The feeling of impending doom will keep you hooked right till the end.”

Enjoy reading my blogs and the book.   

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My First literary creation

महाभारत

मेरा अंतः मन एक कुरूक्षेत्र,

छिड़ा है महाभारत,

मेरे अस्तित्व और मेरी आकंक्छाओं के बीच।

एक तरफ सौ दिशाओं में फैले

अकांछाओं के कौरव हैं

तो दूसरी तरफ मेरा अस्तित्व,

एक अकेला अर्जुन।

अधर्म के इस युद्ध में,

अर्जुन कई बार छलनी हुआ

अर्जुन परास्त भी हो जाता अगर,

मेरी जिजीविषा ने उसे हर बार

फिर खड़ा ना कर दिया होता ,

फिर पुख्ता ना कर दिया होता।

जैसे मिट्टी के खिलौनों को

आग में जला कर पुख्ता करते हैं।

सोचता हूं क्यों न करावों को

उनके बनाए लक्छाग्रह में ही

जलाकर भस्म कर दूं,

मगर मैं ऐसा नहीं कर सकता क्योंकि,

अगर अकांछा ही नहीं होगी

तो मेरा अस्तित्व भी नहीं रहेगा।

मेरा अंतह मनएक कुरूछेत्र,

छिड़ा है महाभारत।

यही महाभारत मेरी जिजीविषा है

जो मेरे अस्तित्व को रेखांकित करती है

उसे पुख्ता बनाती है।।

 

 

Stories

  •  I have written a few anecdotes and stories  related to my life as a doctor…Doctor’s Diary. A few I have already published here and a lot more will follow that will define my perspective in this field both, as a doctor and as a patient.

Travelogue

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  • Few of earlier travel stories like Ladakh, have been much appreciated and this love and appreciation as he guiding force, I intend to travel more, before the dawn of my life approaches, and hopefully share my

Reviews and opinions

  • Be it movies, theatre, real life events or even politics, I Say Chaps will voice my opinion and your opinion as well. Read Four mistakes of my  India

The Best Experience Ever

Have fun reading and please do leave a comment that will help me improve. and yes you can also share your queries, medical or otherwise, I will be happy to answer those to the best of my abilities."
Dr Shishir
Happy Reading
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