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To pluck out an invaluable thing to make a valuable thing, is foolish and cruel at the same time.
-हरेकृष्ण आचार्य

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Submitted on: Fri Jul 05 2019 16:58:02 GMT+0530 (IST)
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Flower Pot -Divij


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Flower Pot

-Divij

Submitted on: 21-May-2019
Category: Original
Language: English

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The skin felt the heat first
but the first to burn was the hair.
First the hair behind the palms,
and then the ones on the arms,
then those on the leg
and then
the ones on the head.

Hair do not burn as if on fire.
They just shorten in length,
slowly,
because of the heat.
Once the hair are gone,
the skin starts burning.
It is the skin
on the back first
because I am lying,
face up.

There is no feeling on the back
till the heat touches the bone.
That happens first
before the skin of the arms is
burnt.
The heat touches the heel bone
before it touches the nail of the toe.

The muscles of the hind burn first
before the heat takes the scalp.
A few vertebra dislocate
as the joining tendons burn.

The waist goes next
and then the chest.
The organs go first
before the enclosing bones.

The eyes melt first
before the cheeks are gone.
The tongue burns first
before the skull cracks.

The heat shrinks the brain
before the knees crack.
The chest collapses
before the skull breaks.
The brain is burnt
before the last bone dislocates.

The body does not react to all this,
because it is dead.
What I write is an experience
that none can express.

It is the mind that watches
the movement of time.
It is time that passes,
not ‘us’ passing time.

It is the mind that told
my son to write.
I know this will give
a tear to his eye.
He stood with me
on that day,
so I stand with him
on this day,
to express what all must feel,
but none can express.
An experience of a
lifetime!
-देवसुत

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Submitted on: Sun May 17 2015 21:34:10 GMT+0530 (IST)
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Language: English

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ಅಮ್ಮ, ಶಾಲೆಗೆ ನಾಳೆ ಹೋಗುವೆ
ಇಂದು ಮಳೆಯೊಡನೆ ಆಡಬೇಕು
ಪುಟ್ಟ ಕಾಗದದ ದೋಣಿಗಳಿವೆ
ಅವು ತೇಲುವುದನ್ನು ನೋಡಬೇಕು
ಚಪ್ಪಾಳೆ ತಟ್ಟಿ ಕುಣಿಯಬೇಕು

ಅಮ್ಮ, ಶಾಲೆಗೆ ನಾಳೆ ಹೋಗುವೆ
ಇಂದು ಹಸಿರು ಗದ್ದೆಯಲ್ಲಿ ಓಡಬೇಕು
ಕೆಸರಿನಲಿ ಬಿದ್ದು ಉರುಳಾಡಬೇಕು
ಬಣ್ಣ ಬಣ್ಣದ ಪಾತರಗಿತ್ತಿಗಳಿವೆ
ಅವು ಹಾರುವುದನ್ನು ನೋಡಬೇಕು

ಅಮ್ಮ, ಶಾಲೆಗೆ ನಾಳೆ ಹೋಗುವೆ
ಇಂದು ತೋಟದಲ್ಲಿ ಆಡಬೇಕು
ಮರಗಳ ಜೊತೆ ಗೆಳೆತನ ಬೆಳೆಸಬೇಕು
ರುಚಿರುಚಿಯಾದ ಹಣ್ಣುಗಳಿವೆ
ಅವುಗಳ ಸವಿಯನ್ನು ಎಲ್ಲರಿಗೂ ಹಂಚಬೇಕು

ಅಮ್ಮ, ಶಾಲೆಗೆ ಹೋಗಲೇ ಬೇಕೇ?
ಶಾಲೆಗೆ ಹೋಗುವುದಿಲ್ಲವಲ್ಲ ಆಡು-ಮೇಕೆ
ನಿಸರ್ಗವೇ ಹೇಳಿಕೊಡುವುದು ಪಾಠ
ಕಲಿಕೆಯ ಜೊತೆಯಲ್ಲೇ ಸಾಗುವುದು ನನ್ನ ಆಟ
ಅಮ್ಮ, ಇನ್ನು ಬೇಡವೇ ಬೇಡ ಶಾಲೆಯ ಕಾಟ!

-Madhubala

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Submitted on: Mon Jan 21 2019 12:53:50 GMT+0530 (IST)
Category: Original
Language: ಕನ್ನಡ/Kannada

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You can still say yes to yesterdays, no to Novembers, and miss the mistakes that taught a better way.
-Anthony Liccione

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Submitted on: Thu Nov 22 2018 22:42:48 GMT+0530 (IST)
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जीवन – यज्ञ है
जब ,
मैं – नहीं है
और सब – मैं है
तब ,
जीवन – यज्ञ है |

कैसे , कब , क्या, कहाँ – सब ,
सीखो जब
और
“मैंने किया” ,
मत बोलो
तब ,
जीवन – यज्ञ है |

इस राह पर पहला कदम
जब बोलो – सब साथ चलो ,
और चलो – सबको साथ
लेकर ,
खींचकर ,
पसीना तर हो जाओ ,
पर बोलो – मैं नहीं ,
तब ,
पथ तुम्हारा यज्ञ है ,
तब ,
जीवन – यज्ञ है |

सबके आंसू पोंछो ,
पर बोलो – मैं नहीं ,
सबकी भूख मिटाओ ,
पर बोलो – मैं नहीं ,
तब
जीवन – यज्ञ है |

भलों की करो भलाई ,
पर बोलो – मैं नहीं ,
बुरों की करो बुराई ,
और बोलो – सिर्फ – मैं ,
तब
जीवन – यज्ञ है |

-देवसुत

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Submitted on: Mon Nov 19 2018 23:27:00 GMT+0530 (IST)
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Language: हिन्दी/Hindi

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Abuse -Anthony Liccione


It’s better to look at a black and white world, rather than black and blue.
-Anthony Liccione

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Submitted on: Sun Oct 28 2018 04:04:05 GMT+0530 (IST)
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Key the mind, and set the soul free.

-Anthony Liccione

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Submitted on: Wed Apr 12 2017 23:27:17 GMT+0530 (IST)
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It is Ganesh Chaturthi and there is no dearth of wishes from people to each other. In this wishing and “wishing the same” there is a learning which is forgotten. A powerful learning, not to be missed to be successful in life, lifelong. The learning comes from a story, which is a “story” to the general reader. To the keen observer, however, the secret is revealed. The story goes like this…

Vyasa wanted to write the Mahabharata, but knew that this was not a single-man effort. To complete it, he would need someone to write it, while he narrates. And for this he thought none fit other than Ganesha himself.

Towards this purpose, he approached Ganesha and requested him to write the Mahabharata while he narrates it.

At this stage, Ganesha imposed a precondition that he would do so only if Vyasa would narrate the story “without a pause”. Vyasa agrees but sets a counter-condition – that Ganesha understand what he recites first, “before” transcribing them. And Ganesha agrees.

And so the Mahabharata was written. It is said that while Vyasa narrated, he would be full chapters ahead, while Ganesha would sit thinking on the meaning of what he heard before he transcribed (wrote) it.

The story ends.
To the keen observer though, the secret to success is revealed. It is short, simple and yet powerful.
It is this:
Apply thy power of “understanding before the action” is done.

Try to understand, hone the skills to understand, improve your knowledge to understand. Understand before you take decisions. Understand before you write the exams. Understand before teaching others. Understand before writing down anything. Understand before undertaking the works. And so on… apply this principle everywhere and you are sure to be successful in life. So, if you understand before you do anything, you are automatically invoking the principle of Ganesha – the Lord of Success.

Understood?
-हरेकृष्ण आचार्य

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Submitted on: Fri Nov 09 2018 06:37:22 GMT+0530 (IST)
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Language: English
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জীবনের খুব কম সময় তার সাথে কাটালেও মনে বড়ো একটা জায়গা করে নিয়েছিল, আজ তার না থাকাটা খুব একলা করে দেয়।
-Madhuri Roy

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Submitted on: Fri May 05 2017 21:27:00 GMT+0530 (IST)
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Language: Bengali

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