‘Nothing offends god. He just observes’

Published: 26th July 2017 08:22 AM  |   Last Updated: 26th July 2017 08:22 AM   |  A+A-

Deepali Phadnis

Express News Service

Deepali Phadnis is the founder and organiser, Mrs. IndiaTM pageants. The first Indian to be crowned Mrs. Asia International, in 2012, she started this platform to give other Indian women the opportunity, and to celebrates the confidence, attitude and achievements of married women.

If you had to describe god to a child?
Close your eyes and fold your hands for few seconds and he will send you chocolates.

What if god was a man? What if god was a woman?
If god was a man, the world would have been an endless war zone. If god was a woman, this world would have been the safest place.

What would your first words to god be if he/she appeared in front of you?
Why this kolaveri? If everything that happens is bound by karma, then why do you allow a situation of doing bad karma ?

If there was a dare/challenge you would like to give god what would it be?
Live as a human for a day and understand why humans are so self destructive.

If you had the power to grant one gift to god, what would it be?
Animals and the environment should be given the choice of not being helpless under human rule.

Your most godly encounter?
When my friend and I were miraculously saved from a collapse of two stroreys. I was saved from getting trapped under the debris and my friend was fine although she was buried under it.

What if god were an alien?
He is one.

Funniest encounter in a place of worship?
I closed my eyes to pray at Jagganath temple and upon opening I found a pandit standing in front of me asking for money. I wondered whether I came so far to pray or to give him donations .

If you had to prepare a joke about god and also present it in front of him, what would it be?
Wish you were here to make a fool out of you the way we make fools out of ourselves using your name.


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