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Spend half a day in the graveyard and you realize life is not a fairy tale after all.
Spend half a day with your family and you realize life is not that bad after all.
-RajArya

Submitted on: Sun Feb 17 2013 23:20:02 GMT+0530 (IST)
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ॐ भूर्भुवः स्वः तत्सवितुर्वरेण्यं भर्गोदेवस्यधीमहि धियो यो नः प्रचोदयात् ।
Submitted by: देवसुत
Submitted on: Sat Feb 16 2013 09:11:55 GMT+0530 (IST)
Category: Mantra/मन्त्र
Language: Sanskrit
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My neighbour’s kid came towards me. I could see the excitement on his face. He said to me ‘Look! What I found’. It was a floppy disk in his hand. His father who was reading the newspaper looked at the disk and said ‘I thought these things were burnt down with the Titanic!’ and winked at me. For a moment I was confused and said the Titanic was not burnt down, it sank!

Turning to the kid I asked ‘Do you know what this thing is?’ pointing to the floppy disk in his hand. He said
‘My grandma says it is a gadget used by secret agents as in Dr Rajkumar/Bond films. My mother says it is like a pen-drive which is used to store data in office’.

I smiled at him and asked what he thought about it.

He said ‘It is the Save button of my father’s laptop’. I laughed my heart out and said ‘Look friend, your father should start watching movies, while your grandma should stop watching them’. I thought of explaining about the floppy disk but then realized that if I would, then the whole excitement of finding the Save button would disappear. I just enjoyed the moment.
-RajArya

Submitted on: Sat Feb 16 2013 10:24:38 GMT-0800 (PST)
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सर्वे भवन्तु सुखिनः, सर्वे सन्तु निरामयः।
सर्वे भद्राणि पश्यन्तु, मा कश्चिद् दुःखभाग् भवेत्।।

ऊँ शान्तिः शान्तिः शान्तिः
Submitted by: देवसुत
Submitted on: Fri Feb 15 2013 20:03:36 GMT-0800 (PST)
Category: Mantra/मन्त्र
Language: Sanskrit
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त्वमेव माता च पिता त्वमेव
त्वमेव बन्धुश्च सखा त्वमेव।
त्वमेव विद्या द्रविणं त्वमेव
त्वमेव सर्वं मम देवदेव ।।
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Submitted on: Fri Feb 15 2013 19:57:42 GMT-0800 (PST)
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Language: Sanskrit
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शान्ताकारं भुजगशयनं पद्मनाभं सुरेशं
विश्वाधारं गगनसदृश्यं मेघवर्णं शुभाङ्गम्।

लक्ष्मीकान्तं कमलनयनं योगिभिर्ध्यानगम्यं
वन्दे विष्णु भवभयहरं सर्वलोकैकनाथम्।।
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Submitted on: Fri Feb 15 2013 19:44:12 GMT-0800 (PST)
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Language: Sanskrit
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भांति भांति का मनुष्य
हर मनुष्य में मनुष्य अनेक।
लोगों के इस बवंडर में फंसा ,
वो एक राही , और उसकी मृग तृष्णा …

भावनाओं का एक समुद्र विशाल,
समुद्र की बदलती दिशाएं हज़ार,
भावनाओं के इस सागर में खोया …
वो एक राही और उसकी मृग तृष्णा ।

ज़िन्दगी की रण -भूमि में
तलवार उठाये अपने ही खिलाफ।।
आदर्शों की लड़ाई में हारा ..
वो एक राही और उसकी मृग तृष्णा ।।

गुंजन स्वरों की हर दिशा में ,
स्वरों की उलझन खामोश राहों में ,
स्वरों के शब्दों में उलझता चला ,
वो एक राही और उसकी मृग तृष्णा ||
-Nikita Parik

Submitted on: Tue Feb 12 2013 00:52:35 GMT-0800 (PST)
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Language: Hindi
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वो अकेला चला,
चलता रहा।
उसे न कुछ पाना था ,
न कुछ खोने को था रखा ।
अप्नत्व्य की तलाश में ,
बढ़ता चला , चलता गया।

चमकने की जो वो आस थी ,
तो चांदनी बन सकी वो ईद की ।
ईद की चाँद को तो सब तरसे ,
सबने टकटकी लगाये इंतज़ार किया ।
पर उसकी चांदनी की क्या बिसात ?
उसने भूमि के किसी कोने को न रोशन किया ,
न बधू की शोभा सजा सका ।

पोष की भोर की उस वर्षा सी ,
गिरता रहा …
जमीन को उसकी जरुरत नहीं ,
न मांगता था उसे आसमान ।
उसे स्वयं में समां कर ,
इक पंखुड़ी खिलती रही।
और वो बस अतिवृस्टि सी गिरता रहा।
-Pri

Submitted on: Sun Feb 10 2013 09:05:34 GMT-0800 (PST)
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Language: Hindi
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नेकी कर, कुँए में फ़ेंक ।

English Translation of Hindi Proverb:
Do good, but do not expect returns.

Submitted by: देवसुत
Submitted on: Tue Jan 29 2013 09:42:59 GMT+0530 (IST)
Category: Proverb
Language: Hindi
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Trust Heals -bhatsunils


The other day I went to a medical shop to buy tablets which costed me 11 Rupees. I had only one ten rupee note and rest were of higher denomination. I gave 10 rupee to the shop keeper. He asked me to give me one rupee. I told him that I do not have change as the rest were hundred rupee notes. The shop keeper took back two tablets from the string and gave me the rest! This made me think – Don’t people trust people for one rupee? The shopkeeper was not wrong. Business is Business, but there must be trust too. If one does not believe the other for one rupee, then where are we heading?

In another episode, I was returning from a official tour and had severe headache due to blockage of Sinus. I went to a medical store and asked for “sinarest”. Two tablets cost 6 rupees. I did not have the change and gave a 100 Rupee note. The shop keeper told “It is ok, give me the money next time you come. Please have your tablets as you appear to have severe headache”. The shopkeeper gave me water too. Humanity still exists.
-bhatsunils

Submitted on: Mon Feb 04 2013 19:56:53 GMT-0800 (PST)
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