They say that books are a man’s best friends. Nothing could have defined my life better.
I am Gyan and today I would like to tell you about the role that books have played in my life. My relationship with books began at a very young age. This was particularly relevant for a shy kid like me. I did not meet a lot of people, and that probably added to my sense of loneliness. Books definitely helped me fill that void. Reading had, in fact, soon become both a habit and a necessity.
As I grew up, I learned to perceive the world through whatever I had learned from my reading experiences. My desire to learn new things strengthened my bond with books. While I only used to read comics and Panchatantra stories as a child, I transitioned to novels and biographies as I grew older. I still remember the day when my brother gifted me Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows for my birthday. I still have it with me as one of my most cherished possessions.
Looking back, books have been faithful companions for me. Whether it is a moment of anxiety or a feeling of solitude, all I need to do is start reading a book to calm myself down. For me, they are as much an endless source of knowledge as the fountainhead of immense peace of mind. I personally feel that they have answers to all our questions; all we need to do is ask sincerely.
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