Sunday, September 15, 2013
Author Interview: Vipin Behari Goyal: God Is Art, Beauty And Nature
A very warm welcome to Vipin Behari Goyal who is a versatile writer having 3 well written books to his credit. The first book he wrote was about a holy destination in Rajasthan TirthRaj Pushkar, second one was his compilation of Hindi poetry Tej Duph Ka Safar and the third one is recently published and well acclaimed fiction love story Tall Man Small Shadow. He also has been an avid reader besides being an award winner for short film Mines are Mine. Professionally, Vipin is a Financial Advisor with Government of Rajasthan.
Please share some of the best memories of your childhood
Childhood was spent in a huge Railway Bungalow in the loving care of parents. Lot of friends assembled in the evening to play, so it was all play and no work, except little home work given by school teachers.
About your education
M.Sc. (Botany) for love of nature, followed by degree in law and few other degrees and diplomas.
What career did you plan during your education days
What is your biggest source of inspiration in life
What hurts you most in this world
What is the biggest challenge you have faced? Were you able to overcome it? How?
I am still waiting for a challenge.
If you had to live a day of your life as one of the living or dead
personality, who would it be and why?
I like my own life. I would love to be Indra for a day, so that I can write a authentic book about him.
What is your favorite genre and why?
Magical Surrealism, it being a combination of reality and fantasy.
What is the purpose of your writing?
To change the way people think.
Which of your work published so far?
Tall man small shadow
What are your forthcoming writings?
“Maya in search of Tantric father” will be published in two months time, “The old man and the nymph” and “Apsara” are also in pipeline.
What are your future plans?
Write as many books as possible.
What four top most things you take care of while writing a book?
Reality, Imagination, Objective, Emotion
Your dream destination on Earth?
Your origin of birth and other countries you have visited/ stayed.
What best things you liked in these countries around the globe?
So far I have visited only Nepal to see Himalaya from other side and pay homage to Pashupatinath.
What is your zodiac?
What is the one thing in your life you wish had not happened?
What is your definition of fear and how to overcome it?
I have NO fear in my life.
How would you define God in your words?
Art, Beauty and Nature
What are your further/ future plans?
Travelling, Reading and writing.
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