POEMS THAT I HAVE NEVER FOROTTEN.

‘ He is a Golly wog,

He has a black face,

He wares a white collar.

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The summer sun is sinking low,

Only the tree tops redden and glow,

only the weather cock on the spire,

of the church is flame of fire,

All is in shadow below.

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The mountain and the squirrel had a quarrel and

the former called the latter little prig:

bun replied,you are doubtless very big,

but all sorts of things and weather, must be taken together to make up a year and a sphere,

i shall not deny you to make a very pretty squirrel track,

talents differ and all is wisely put,

if i cannot carry forest on my back,

neither can you crack a not.

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for want of a nail the shoe was lost,

for want of a shoe, the horse was lost,

for want of a horse, the rider was lost,

for want of a rider, the battle was lost,

for want of a battle, the kingdom was lost,

All was lost for a Horse shoe nail.

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THE BLIND BOY.

What is the thing called light, which i must never enjoy,what are the blessings of sight,oh tell me your poor blind boy

You talk of wonderous things you say the sun shines bright,i feel him warm,but how can he make it day or night.

My day or night, myself i make, When ever  i sleep or play, and could i ever keep awake with me twear always day.

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Home they brought her warrior dead, she nor swooned nor uttered cry, all her maidens watching said she must weep or she will die.

Then they praised him, soft and low, called him worthy to be loved, truest friend and noblest foe, yet she neither moved nor wept.

Rose a nurse of ninety years,set her child upon her knee, like summer tempest came her tears,sweet my child i live for thee.

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(Alfred Lord Tennyson)

Distortions in Communication (oral)

COMMUNICATION is constantly taking place the moment we open our eyes. But many are ignorant of distortions in communication from the episode given :(presently we shall see the distortions in oral communication)

” I cannot wait to get to the police station, as it is imperative that i hasten to the hospital to take the injured as he was bleeding profusely’ On the 26th cross at Metgalli road, a lorry bearing No.WB-05-8055, coming from KRS side, suddenly negotiated a right turn and a motor-cyclist coming from the opposite,was hit.The lorry driver seemed to be accelerating at the time of accident and had only one light on the left side.This happened around mid-night.”

Now if theWritten Report if read as is, to the Second Person and asked to communicate orally to the next person, how the Distortion takes place you can notice. (The written matter can be read to the second person as many times he wants by the First person.

Second person to the Third ūüė¶ after the matter has been read out to him) Orally communicates:

A lorry bearing No.8055,at Metagalli in midnight turned right and hit a motor cyclist and he was bleeding.He could not go to police station.The motor cyclist had only one light.

Third person to Fourth (orally)

on the metagalli road,an acccident happened between a lorry and a motor cycle and motor cyclist got injured badly and taken to hospital by the lorry driver.

Fourth person to Fifth:(orally)

on the metagalli road accident happened and motor cyclist lost control and hit the lorry and motor-cyclist, lost a lot of blood and taken to hospital.

Fifth person to the sixth (orally)

On. the Metgalli road there happend to be an accident and motor-cyclist was injured as he took a right turn. He bled badly and so the writer took him to hospital and he died.

Now let us imagine you are an inspector at the police station and the sixth person as reporter comes and informs you about the accident: How do you proceed with an invistigation:

YOU CANNOT BECAUSE:

i) you are not given the exact place of accident.

ii) Lorry Reg. No. is not made known.

iii) which hospital the injured has been admitted to.

iv)time of accident.(day date )

The above can happen because of not following the A,B and C of communication: A is for accuracy,B is for Brievity and C is for Clarity.

1) Accuracy in the above communication (place of accident)

2) Brievity is not there: because many high sounding words are used like profusely, negotiated,imperative etc and also it is lengthy in nature.Many persons are not used to difficult words and derieve their own meanings.

3)Clarity is not there: (because of use of unnecessary words are used in the written communication.

Instead of a lengthy written communication: it could have been said:

On the 26th cross on the Metagalli road,an accident took place at mid-night, between a lorry bearing No.WB -05-8055,and a motor cyclist who was injured and left bleeding and i being an eye-wittness had to take him to the hospital and myself could not report the matter to the police.

I earnestly request those of you who have gone through this post may kindly implore the younger generation to adopt the A,B and C of communication in their life to avoid any confusion.

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PLENTIFULNESS CAN LEAD TO DISTRUCTION

A farmer was ploughing in his field. Suddenly ‘INJUSTICE being -the king of Evils appeared on the scene. Beconning to the Devil, who was unaware of what is happening said, “You idiot, have you become blind and day-dreaming, don’t you see what I perceive, See for your self how happy is that useless farmer,if you don’t make him unhappy, I will burn you. If people become happy our days are not far off from existence. Get to your feet pronto and do something to make that farmer lose his mind” Thus saying Injustice disappeared.

The Devil thought for a long time how to go about the problem. Finally he set upon a plan. He slowly went to where the farmer had kept his lunch and took it away thinking that the farmer will cry and cry for not finding his meal of the day.

Soon the farmer, seeing that it was afternoon, stopped ploughing, washed his hands and went to the place where he had kept his lunch. Having seen that his lunch sack was missing, he said to himself ” someone might have been hungry and must have taken my food, alright I will have a tumbler of water,so saying he went on with his ploughing.

Immediately, Injustice, appeared once again and said ” Now the time has come to burn you, I shall do it immediately, Said the Injustice to the Devil. Had I not told you to make that man unhappy, and now see what you have done”! The Devil, begged Injustice to give him one more chance to prove it’s might. Agreeing to the pleading, the Injustice disappeared.

The Devil, this time took the shape of a boy and appeared in front of the farmer and said that it has come to help him. Seeing the forecast, that there would be famine, it advised the farmer to sow the seeds in the marshy land. All other farmers who had sown the seeds in ordinary lands washed their hands off from money, whereas the farmer sold his crop at a high price and made a lot of money. Next 6 months, the Devil advised him to sow the seeds in an uphill. This time, it rained heavily and all the other farmers crop was swept away due to heavy downpour. The farmer was very happy. Not only he made four times the profit but also could have PLENTY of grain in his granary. The Devil, directed the farmer, to make a local drink -Toddy (just like brandy) with the excess grain in the granary. Having made he started drinking the Toddy, along with his wife, sons daughters etc. Once again the Injustice appeared again and said to the Devil “What the hell you have done, I told you to make him unhappy, instead you have made him more happy, you are no good to exist”. “No, Sire, said the Devil to Injustice, watch, this is only the first round, see for yourself what happens next with your own eyes”.

Next, the farmer seeing that his wife had spilt some of the toddy lost his temper and started calling her all sorts of names and began thrashing her in front of others. Then he and others began drinking again and started rolling like pigs in the gutter. Soon there was a fight among the gathering and each one of them were injured badly, were crying loud with pain and having no sence of their existence. Injustice was very happy, as the Devil had marvelled in it’s task. Being happy with the task given and successful accomplishment,the Devil was promoted to the next higher rank by Injustice.

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CRAZY CRICKET MATCHES AND EVEN MORE CRAZY SPECTATORS.

If at all if you’ll like to find any crazy people,any where in the world you can find in many places but INDIA TOPS THE LIST. If you see the crowd at the stadiums, you can be sure that any amount of Demonitization will not stop the rich, becoming richer and richer day by day. Formerly i.e., in good old days there used to be a few matches played between different nations like M.C.C and India, or Australia vs West indies, etc. But now you can almost see a match being played right round the year which is nothing but dime a dozen. You dont need a blue print to make out who is getting the Lions share out of these matches.It is the players and the B.C.C.I.

As said earlier, there were only TEST MATCHES ,for a period of 5 days. Then came the ONE DAY INTERNATIONALS, which was more or less apt and acceptable. Then came ‘T-20’s where in the match was restricted to 20 overs.

Now it has reached the height of insanity with the introduction of the, I.P.L (Indian premier League).As far as i could see,this is not only funny but also ridiculous with each side having players from different countries mixing and playing in the matches.Some of these being backed by some of The Elight of India and are known by crazy names, viz , RCB, D.D, CSK etc.

In addition, they have introduced some dames who could be dancing right through the match and spectators glaring at them with their bewildered eyes.This is nothing but adding fuel to fire.Days are not far off when they might mix the opposite sexes in the matches and it may not be a wonder if they do so, to make the already crazy ones to become more less to assume themselves to be man on the moon.

Because of these crazy matches, even the School boys being much impressed take whatever they could lay their hands and occupy the streets with some wooden clubs and studs calling them as Bat and stumps ,and endanger the public with their imaginary matches and destroying the pedestrains peace of mind.

Another sphere if you care to see, is at the Cinema theatres. Whoever the actors may be, or whoever may be the directors, but the theatres will run to packed houses. I am amazed as to how people make so much dough, which they dont mind spending like running water. Even water has become dearer but not money in the hands of people. I am of the opinion that these moneys are not hard-earned ones.

It is high time people instead of wasting not only money but even wasting valuable time, put the same to proper use, so that the bridge between the rich and the poor gets minimized and pave way for a better tomorrow.

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The first thing which comes to Ones mind is ‘ Why go through this awaful post ,as if we dont know , another one thinks -‘ not only negligence, but rashness also attributes for most of the accidents’ So as one can see, NEGLIGENCE STARTS from the beginning itself. Likewise,we can see negligence in almost every part of our daily life as mentioned in the foregoing passages.

Mostly people are so addicted to music, that they pay no attention to what is behind them or what is next to them. All they think is to plug in the ear phone into their ears and go on nodding to the music with their hands and fingers moving in line with the music. This is a common sight in the busy streets of Bangalore. Such things if you dont call Negligence, then what else you can call?

Next is a live incident which i had come across in my life. This being a case of ‘ Electricity’ which many people are afraid off, than its utility. At one such house ,an electric wire passing over at the back of the house broke into two and half of the broken wire fell at the back side of the house.Since it was from the pole where the wire had snapped and being a live wire, electrician was summoned.The electrician came climbed the pole with bare hands, and after removing the fuse, pulled the other half of the wire with bare hands. As if struck, by lightening, lo, he fell down from the pole which was at a height of 15 to 18 feet above the ground.To make matters worse, his head got struck by a gutter stone,resulting in instant death due to blood gushing out from the head. You may be wondering, as to how this could have happenned after the fuse being removed. The reason was, due to heat, the fuse wire had melted inside and the connection was still there. Thus the accident resulted, because the electrician hadn’t used a wooden ladder to climb on, and the next reason being his over confidence thinking that, when he had removed the fuse,how can current be flowing.

Next is the case of an industry,which thought, ‘ They would cross the bridge when we come to it.’ It a manufacturing Industry, which used huge steel plates to bend, cut etc., using over- head cranes to lift the steel plates to move from one manufacturing Bay to another. When a steel plate measuring 10 ft x20 ft had to be lifted,the people at the bottom of the crane used to attach huge steel hooks to it, on all the four corners,for easy movement. At one such time, when it was being moved, one of the hooks called Sling, slipped which resulted in a huge jerk to the crane. But this was not a problem. But the actual problem, was a large bee- hive was attached to the crane and every one thought ‘let the sleeping dogs lie’. Thus none bothered about the bee- hive to remove it thinking that nothing adverse would happen. The jerk, resulted in the bee -hive coming apart and the bees attacked the crane operator for no fault of his. They started biting him in thousands and to escape from them he had the difficulty of climbing down the ladder which was 30-35 ft above the ground. He could not even see where he was heading to. He could not even open his eyes as bees had bit him in the eyes too. He was admitted to the hospital, wherein thousands of bee stings were removed from his body. Luckily he escaped death being a strong and young man and after taking rest at the hospital for more than a week. Even today i shiver at the thought that i was not that crane operator.

SO FRIENDS, DONT BE NEGLIGENT, LEST YOU SHOULD BE ONE OF THE ABOVE ELECTRICIAN OR THE CRANE OPERATOR.

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Wife was yelling at her husband “ You untrustworthy fellow, how dare you have an illicit connection with that concubine, all this time,i’ll end my life for the thing you have done to me”

This incident only took place, just because the husband was foolish enough to hide from his wife the relationship which he had, thinking that his mischiefs will go unnoticed by his wife.As you see, this was a case of hide and seek.

But look at this case, A man telling his wife:”My dear, i want to tell you something which i havn’t told you all these days. We have been married all these years and hence i dont want to keep this secret away from you any longer. In my bachelor days i had a chance to a visit a call girl and she was a lovely piece,i can’t forget the time i spent with her even after all these years” The very next day he faced a divorce from his wife.

A student who happenned to be an undergraduate due to his economic condition was in the habit of giving tuitions to young boys and girls.Out of the students, he was infatuated with a beautiful girl.But the sad thing was he was belonging to a upper caste and the girl was from another.How could he marry her even though he liked her so much. “After he gained a good appointement he wanted to marry the same girl. Alas the girl was already married. This thing unknowingly he narratted to his newly wedded wife and from then on they were sleeping in seperate beds. This was another state of a married life.

Such incidents surely will make anybody insane but one cannot control ones nature. Afterall men and women are the only cause which exists in this world besides the other living things.One is bound to commit mistakes one way or the other. This dosen’t mean all women are saints but their cases are not dime a dozen.

Iam not pointing out that one should not tell all things to their spouses, but things which make anyones life miserable should not be.

So if you want a good and long relationship with your spouse, never tell any secrets about you like a mug and face a rugged and awaful life.

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AN ANALYSIS AS TO WHY PEOPLE DID NOT GO THRO SOME POSTS IN THE NEW YEAR.

IT IS SOMETIME BACK I WROTE a post Titled ‘DO CIRCUMSTANCES PLAY A VITAL ROLE IN HUMAN BEINGS LIFE’, and as expected except a few bloggers, rest of the people did not peep into the post. What could have been the reasons, let us take some time to Analize, that might have occured due to the ‘CIRCUMSTANCES’ as said in my above post.

  • First and the foremost reason could be they would have gone out of their normal resting places due to Christmas and New Year-2018.
  • Secondly thay would have made many a ‘RESOLUTIONS’ for the New year and may not be able to cope with the resolutions made and may be frustrated with themselves as they might have failed like the previous years.
  • Next being, many would be preparing for their forthcoming Annual exams being afaraid that they would be facing the wrath of their loved ones if they flunk.
  • Fourth reason could be many may be upset, as their girl friends or boy friends might have ‘DITCHED’ them having found someone better than them and naturally would be looking as if a spider has fallen into their soup.
  • The next reason could be some who are lucky ones,would have gone on a Honey-moon and would be thinking ‘ let the bloggging go to hell’.
  • Next reason could be they must be stuck with NEWTONS FIRST LAW, which gives rise to ‘inertia’ Which in ordinary words is called lazyness.
  • Some may be feeling short of ‘dough’ which normally makes anyone disinterested for the time being- as in my case.
  • There may be many more reasons which this little brain (if you care to call it a brain) cannot recollect. So, as stated, in my Post ‘ Do Circumstances play a vital role in humans life -stands proved. So No QED IS REQUIRED AS SAID IN GEOMETRY. (QED: stands for: quad erat demonstrandum)

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YOU MAY LIKE,BUT SOMEONE WHOM YOU LIKE, MAY NOT!

Surprizing is it not? Well someone would have experienced in their own personal life too, at some point of time. This may sound some what in the pessimistic way but it is true.

This is not only in love affairs, between opposite sexes but might have happened in the case of like poles too.(one is aware that, like poles repel and unlike poles attract) You might have noted in the case of Magnets too, that this is true.

To quote a live example: In a Training programme organised by an institution, they had conducted a game in which one has to choose one of the partcipants as ones ‘leader’, another one as ones ‘subordinate’, so on and soforth. When my turn came i had indicated one ‘Mr X’ as ‘my Boss’ Under whom i wished to work and another man say ‘Mr Y’ as my Assistant’. In the same way other participants had also indicated their choices thro secret ballot. When the Training Manager, who was conducting the programme brought out and the results on the black-board, i was astonished to find that the Mr X, whom i had indicated as my Boss, had mentioned in his statement as myself ‘as unco-operative and useless’. Whereas the man whom i had indicated ‘as my Assistant’ i.e.,Mr ‘ Y’ had indicated myself as his Boss’ and had appreciated me as an upright and resposible person and had indicated to accept me as his ‘Boss’

From the above, it might be clear, to everyone that Whom we regard as ‘MOST USEFUL’ the same person might look us, as useless, and ‘WHOM WE Think as a ‘Useless fellow’ on the contrary, may have a Very GOOD opinion about us.

The above usually happens between a BOY AND A GIRL which usually results in misunderstandings and paves way for sucides and other such mishaps. HENCE ONE SHOULD NOT JUMP INTO CONCLUSIONS IN MARITAL RELATIONS.

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Humans never learn from mistakes they do.

 

‘TO ERR IS HUMAN,BUT TO FORGIVE IS DIVINE’ From Times immorial the saying is made known but man is yet to learn its meaning in its fullest form.

We are interested in the former part of the saying as in the present context we are only concerned with it.

One might recall the HISTORY OF INDIA, where it is stated that Invaders who attacked India were dime a dozen and more furious among them was Mohammed of Ghazni, who had the guts to invade India for at least a dozen and a half times and plundered the famous Somanatha temple in the North of India. This being apart there were also The Moguls from Afghanistan who established their Kingdom in India due to the lack of Unity and animosity among the then kings of the Indian Empire.

The TAJMAHAL, which is considered as one of the wonders of the world was built by King Shah Jehan who was considered as a palace builder. When there was lack of UNITY¬†¬†within India itself there is no point in mentioning that¬†¬†king Shahjahan had kept his father imprisoned in jail, which proves the Adage:¬†‘people living in glass houses should not throw stones’.

After the Mogul rule, the British entered India with an objective of Trade and seeing that there was in fight between the Two communities coolly and with adeptness¬†¬†established their kingdom in India. Very few kings were there who protested against the British. The only rulers, in India that too being in the Southern most part of India were¬† the Brave Hyder Ali and his son Tippu Sultan who fought against the British rule and gave their lives for the cause of Indian Independence.Thus it is befitting that a great warriors Centenary celebrations are conducted with a Pomp and show, instead of ‘ a few people trying their best ‘to throw spanner in the works’.

 

 

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‘MEN KNOW HOW TO FLY IN AIR, SWIM UNDER WATER,BUT NOT KNOW HOW TO LIVE ON LAND’

The above statement could have been made by someone intelligent who would have observed the behaviour of Human-beings.

GOUTHAM BUDDHA has Stated that¬†¬†“Desire is the cause of all sorrows”.¬†Instead of stating, he could have slightly modified as’¬†SELFISHNESS IS THE CAUSE OF ALL SORROWS.’ This would be more apt because One always considers himself ‘First’ and this is called as’ SELF’ or ‘SELFISHNESS’

Having come into this world ‘MAN’¬†to satisfy with this self, tries to Struggle for his existence and¬† goes after wealth, fame¬† etc., which in turns to ‘EGO’.

Because¬†of this Ego, one tries to look superior in the eyes of fellow beings and thus aspires to acquire money to meet his various needs. Here it is apt to remember the words of¬† ¬†LIONEL ROBBINS who stated his THEORY OF ECONOMICS¬† ‘Wants’ are numerous but the’ Means’ are Scarce. Here ‘Wants’ refer to various desires of man’ and ‘MEANS’ refer to ‘Money or wealth ‘

Thus Man having numerous wants, viz, Tasty Food, Nice and costly clothes to wear, good house to live in and luxury cars to move about, so on and so forth and finding very little money at his disposal,  tries his best to fulfill his desires which in turn give rise to malice, jealousy, hatred, envy and other such evils  upon seeing other people getting their desired things and himself not able to, which  proves to be detrimental to ones own progress and in turn corrupts his mind. Because of these negative qualities man starts hating each other in the society  and there by it comes in the way of  UNITY and thereby gives rise to DIVERSITY.

Further the society in which we live, gives value to only appearance and not judge a person in ‘WHAT HE IS THAN ‘WHAT ONE POSSESS’.¬† If one cares to look into social gatherings such as Birthday Parties, Wedding or such similar parties, it comes to observe that each one wants to appear better than others so as get admiration from the others persons present around him. On not getting the expected praise, one feels jealous which leads to unhappiness¬† and thus loss of mental imbalance etc.

Once a saint asks his disciples as to who can attain salvation (avoiding re-birth) and none could give a satisfactory answer. Then one disciple, who is considered as an outcast, answers cleverly stating that “ IF ‘I’ COULD GO,I SHALL GO”(meaning he can attain salvation).¬†Every one¬† who had gathered around¬† are¬† astounded with the answer given by the out-caste¬†and mocks about his ignorance and adosity. Then the disciple explains that¬†‘I’ Stood for ‘SELFISHNESS’¬† and mentions¬† that if the ‘selfishness’ is removed from ones mind then one¬† can attain SALVATION.¬†

Hence, it is clear that Man cannot be happy unless he is contented with what he has. SANTH¬†Thulsidas¬†narrates in his Doha (a stanza of two lines) that¬†a man may be in possession of hundreds of elephants, horses,and mines filled with valuable gems, but he will not be happy unless he is bestowed with ‘contentedness’¬† Thus we can see that’¬†MAN DOES NOT KNOW HOW TO LIVE ON LAND because of selfish attitude which is present in¬† every human being and it takes years and years of Devotion towards the Almighty to dispel¬† the selfishness.

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A Minimum of Eight hours of work is supposed to be put in by a Supervisor, Officer, or Manager  of an organization, in India. Of course all these are blue prints of the western civilization which has been adopted from the western side of the world

In one such Industry, the same rule was in vogue and people were following it scruplously, and on occasions, supervisors and the above grades used to put in extra hours other than the stipulated Eight hours taking more  interest in the assigned tasks or due to exegencies of work.

Due to some personal problems or for reasons best known to themselves, these category ¬†i.e., Supervisors ¬†and just above grade people were coming late to work , i.e., if they had to come at 8¬†am sharp, they used to come by Halfpasteight or late by an hour. These instances of late reporting to work came to the notice of the Management and they issued strict orders ¬†saying that ‘Staff attending¬† duty should be punctual or else they can abstain themselves from attending work.’

This was not taken with a smile by the staff who were putting in’¬†late attendance¬†‘ and they argued that they were putting in extra hours of work due to exigencies ¬†of work and ¬†thus the view of the Management with regard to ‘late reporting’ ¬†was an act of injustice and not viewed in the right perspective.

Upon seeing the attitude of the supervisory staff with regard to the ‘late reporting’¬† on such pretext, the Management issued a circular which read ¬†”¬†Being the supervisory staff, the management, expects that the supervisory and other higher managerial level, being responsible for the rise and development of the organization should be On duty 24/7 , (i.e., right round the ¬†clock) and only on the basis of gratis ¬†the management has permitted supervisory and other staff to go to their homes soon after their working hours ,as such it is not right on the part of those reporting¬†‘LATE TO WORK ‘ On some pretext is not valid.”

This Episode is a Fact and not a fiction. This has been brought out to serve as an Eye-opener to the younger generation.

Thus one should remember the words of¬†Late John F. Kennedy ,Who served as the 35th PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES. which ¬†states :¬†“D’ont ask what the Country has done for you, ask what you have done for your Country”

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WHICH GOVT. WAS A BETTER ONE, BRITISH OR INDIAN ?

It is true that you would opt for the Indian Govt. because you are unaware of the facilities which we or our ancestors enjoyed during the British period.

In cricket, there is a saying ‘Hit out or get out’. means to say: staying at the crease, either you make a century (100 runs) or simply get out with a zero.

You may be wondering, as to what iam hinting at. The explation to the above para is to say that either you must be too ‘Rich’ or on the other hand too ‘poor‘ to continue to exist in this world.

Let me quote an example to prove that: The British system, (though we were ruled by them for 2 centuries) was a meaningful one,in which we enjoyed a lot of facilities. To quote an example : When you had To travel by train, either you could go in Third class compartment, or an interclass one, or a second class, or even a first class (if you wanted a little seclution) Now in India: Either you have to travel by a’First class’or if you happen to be a poor man, had to choose the IInd class.(which would be crowded with all kinds of people ( people with rags to people with a medium income) means to say: hit out or getout policy (as there is no other choice) so you yourself, can come to a conclusion as to which was a better govt.The Indian one or the British one.

Not only the above with regard to travel but in India,there were unseen and unheard practicess, like the ‘sathi’system,which was a crood and cruel system. The ‘sati ‘system which was in vouge was that: ‘whenever there was a death of married person and had met with death,the girl (married to the dead one (also had to burn herself on the pyre of her husband-which we call as ‘ self immolation .In the present context, would you like a system of that sort to be followed. It was the effort taken by LORD WILLIAM BENTICK (The then British officer) who put an end to such awaful system which was practised in India for centuries and was curtailed by the good and efficient BRITISH GOVT. (If you happen to go through the book ‘around the world in eighty days by Jules verne (a French writer) you could see for yourself that ‘sati’system was followed in India.

NOW YOU CAN DECIDE AS TO WHICH WAS A BETTER GOVT. ‘THE BRITISH’ OR ‘THE INDIAN’

DO WE HATE OTHERS INWARDLY BY OUR ACTIONS?

In Hindi there is a saying: CHOR KAHANHA HAI, THO BAGAL MEN HE HAI. Why i said the above adage in Hindi, giving its meaning is ” Where is the thief or enemy (in this context) if you are searching, the enemy is next to you itself, which you are unable to notice, and searching around you, whereas he present next to you itself.

You must be what i am hinting at. we always say that co-operation, likeness for each other, etc, is a mustvfor our progress. But if you see carefully, it is missing with our own people. where is the affection between brothers and sisters now-a -days. Only on the Rakhi festival, one remembers the sister, and on all other days it is a ‘forgotten’ case. wbere is the unity among the Brahmin community. Each fellow hates the other and outwardly they say we are ‘Bhai Bhai’.

Let me consider, the various posts or Blogs written by oneself, how many of our own people take the trouble of going thro any of the post published. our own daughters say” we already know all these, since you would have mentioned about the same more or less when we talk amongst us daily. You can your self see the co-operation being given by them. I have seen, people who reside far away i. e., in U. S, U,K,Ireland, Nigeria, Equador, U.A.E India and other countries, people have time to see, the Blogs written by us but, our people do not have time at all, or not aware of the ‘posts’or ‘Blogs’at all. Such is the co-peration we get from our own people whom we call our ‘kith and kin’

Next thing what I notice is: Whenever a post is ‘liked’by a reader, they simply press the button ‘like’ and condsider that thet have done with that. What far a post is “likedthey could go out and say with a comment,is rarely done. Time and again i have pointed out that when someone ‘likes’ Post or ‘ Blog’, he could make a comment which need not run to many lines or paragraphs, it is enough if the comment is about is in one single line to work as positve re-inforecment to tbe Blogger.

OUR SAINTS WHO HAVE GIFTED US GOOD THOUGHTS BY THEIR DEVOTION TOWARDS ALMIGHTY.

In my previous work, i had put an effort, what our English authors have gifted to the society by their experiences in their life, so that we could benefit from them.

Our saints of India have also given us valuable path to be followed by showing the great Almighty can do wonders through ‘Bhakti'( true devotion towards Him)

There are many saints like santh kabirdas, Thulsidas, khankhana Rahim, bhakta surdas, santh Meera bai, bhakth Kanakadasa, bhakth Purandardas etc.

Though all the above saints have contributed their might towards the Almighty, but In my opinion Bhata KANAKADASA excel among all the above saints because of his devotion towards LORD KESHAVA (KRISHNA) where a temple has been built in Udupi in karnataka state (formerly called as Mysore state).

KANAKADASA was born as a Kuruba (considered to be of lower caste due to caste system in those times say Sixteenth century (1509 to 1609) Saint Vyasa,who could see because of his supernatural powers, entertained Kanaka, to be in his Ashram and enjoy the blessings of Lord Krishna mutt. Kanaka,being a staunch devotee of Lord Krishna, performed several astonishing miracles, just to bring out that there is no caste as upper caste and lower caste. He says in his songs, water which everyone consumes can we attach any caste to it.

IN ONE SUCH OCCASION, Kanaka, as per his guru Vyasa’s advise, visits the Udupi Mutt, where he is accused of being a thief being in possession of Lord Kayvalapathi’s gold Necklace,.(another name of Lord krishna) (Actually Lord himself comes in the disguise of a boy and gives him the necklace,) because Kanaka decides to end his life by starving as he was deprieved of entrance to the temple and conseqent Darshan of the Lord. (actual personal visit) .Because of being accused, he was tried by flogging and tying his hands and legs behind the back side of the temple of Kyvalyapathi. He sings,in praise of the Lord to make people understand his devotion to the Lord, ‘BAGILANU THEREDU SEVEYANU KODO HARIYE’ (oh, God be merciful, kindly open the doors and give me your sacred Darshan) ‘whereupon the statue in the temple turns through 180 degrees and gave Darshan to Kanakadasa. Even today, people who visit Udupi, have to have darshan of the Lord thro ‘KANAKANA KINDI’ SUCH WAS THE GREAT DEVOTION OF BHAKTA KANAKADASA.

A FILM BY NAME ‘BHAKATA KANAKADASA WAS PRODUCED IN 1960 AND DIRECTED BY Y. R SWAMI. If one is lucky,he could acually see. even in U-tube, where you could enjoy the beautiful acting of Dr. Rajkumar, Udaykumar, and Krisna kumari etc. I can vouchsafe IT IS not a waste of YOUR TIME, but one becomes wortb his salt.

WHAT THE GREAT ENGLISH AUTHORS HAVE CONTRIBUTED TO SOCIETY?

There were,many a great writers in ENGLISH, who have given out valuable hints for people in Society,in the form of ESSAYS and if you have missed them, here is a glimpse of what they have contributed in a gist.

A.G GARDINER:  In his essay on ‘All about a Dog’ the author brings about the  different views about how people react with the perception and conception they have acquired.

In his Essay about’ All about a Dog’ the author explains as thus: On a cold night two women and a man board a bus., one of the ladies carrying a pikeenese dog. A rule was in vogue in England stating: ‘ people with pets should travel in the upper berth’. The lady with the peekinese dog refuses to go to the upper birth:” i cannot go to upper berth, in this cold weather”, says the lady. .The conductor getting angry, about this stops the bus saying“,i have to keep up the Rules. Everyone in the bus comments -“The conductor should be in the army” some of the passangers even complain their might to a policeman on the beat, but the policeman says”The conductor has to follow his rules”. The author ‘A. G. Gardiner’ happens to be last passanger and the conductor inquries with the author, about his actions about  the rules followed by him in the bus with the lady.  Then, the author convinces the conductor, that”some rules are made for the benefit of people like ‘Rules of the road’which are to be followed strictly and some rules are made only in spirit,which need not be followed in a very strict sence. when all the passangers had agreed to travel with the lady in the lower berth, there was no necesssity for the conductor to insist the lady going up in the upper berth.

NIRAD C CHAUDHARI: ‘ ‘TRAVELLING IN DELHI BUSES’

He quotes many instances: once the author happens to be travelling in one of the Delhi bus, the author was, reading a news paper. The author says people in  Delhi buses, not only take coolly the newspapers belonging to others for to read but distributes the other sheets to fellow- passangers too. In another such instance, he quotes: once he was going through ‘Bagavad geetha- ‘HOLY BOOK OF THE HINDUS., whereupon the other person, standing near him, tried to forcibly turn the book and tried to look at the title of the book, when Nirad C. Chaudhari, did not yield, he uttered you are having a holy book in your hand and behaving like this, i dont want this book”.

REVEREND William Ralph Inge: on ‘SPOON FEEDING’

IN HIS ESSAY ON ‘ Spoon Feeding’W. R.INGE, states: People in olden days/ bygone days used to have a beautyful and attractive hand-writing, and where as these days, people use only Type-writers, computers,¬† etc. and people with good hand-writing are of a forgotten case these days. In olden days people used to bowl from a gradient and not from a flat ground, so that they could face better and faster bowling. W. R. Inge also points out that we are spoiling our younger generaration by providing things at finger tips by giving then an oppportunity to be lazier instead of Hard work. He quotes the story of Lord Attreburys Ants: who had kept a large number of Ants and feeding them by his own hands. Once Lord Attenbury had to go some where urgently for a couple of days and the ants, could hardly eat as they were not in the habit of eating themselves and everyone of them died, though food was present,right in front of them.

IF AT ALL ANY THING IS MORE IMPORTANT, IN THIS WORLD IT IS ‘THE ……’

EACH ONE OF US WOUDN’T have forgotten the L. C. M (least common multiple) taught us  in the primary class. The effect is such that we have equated this to the people living amongst us but except to ourselves. WHEN ANY THING IS FOUND TO BE IN EXCESS, WE START IGNORING AND THUS APPLIED TO PEOPLE living amidst us also.

Democracy itself states that: IT IS THE GOVERNAMENT OF THE PEOPLE, BY THE PEOPLE AND FOR THE PEOPLE. WHICH MEANS, THERE IS NOTHING IN THIS WORLD WITHOUT PEOPLE AND ALL OTHER THINGS ARE FOR MANS USEFULNESS.

HENRY WADSWORTH LONG FELLOW HAS TO BE GIVEN CREDENCE TO HIS POEM ‘PSALM OF LIFE’ WHICH STRESS ON PEOPLE AND THEIR IMPORTANCE OF HUMAN LIFE AND HIS AIM IN LIFE’ IS BROUGHT OUT.

In his poem ‘Psalm of Life’ H. W. WADS WORTH  STATES: ‘ ‘Neither Enjoyment nor sorrow, is our destined end or way, but to act that each tomorrow find us farther than today.

As pointed out by H. W. LongFellow, the great American poet: “LIFE IS REAL,AND IT IS EARNEST AND THE GRAVE IS NOT ITS GOAL’.

People, like great Authors,Musicians,Actors,singes, poets and what not are all people,who have come up because of their hardwork and interest evinced in their art and have carved a name in history of mankind and their names are remembered for eternity.

THERE WAS S TIME, WHEN PEOPLE USED TO MINGLE WITH EACH OTHER DURING FESTIVALS, BUT NOW, AS EVERYONE COULD SEE, THERE THE INTIMACY IS LOSING,BECAUSE OF THE FEAR OF INFECTION OF CORNOVIROUS. HENCE EXCHANGE OF IDEAS ALSO HAS MINIMISED TO A GREAT EXTENT.

For example: The dreadly disease cornovirous,which has spread to 220 countries, is killing people and the whole world is astonished because people are losing their precious life, which points out that PEOPLE ARE IMPORTANT AND NOT OTHER THINGS.

All kinds of machinaries viz Aircraft, Railways,  warfare materials, cars and vans differing in various fashions and sizes,are all for the benefit of Man, which man has to use judiciously during his life time, so that This world should become and continue to be a HEAVEN BELOW THE SKY FOR CO-EXISTANCE OF PEACE – LOVING NATIONS.

MYSTERIES OF ‘URGENCY’ AND ‘DELAY’

Surely eachone of us, in our life, would have experienced the problems caused by being in a ‘ hurry’,¬† and side by side the miseries caused by ‘delay’ not only once in their life time but many times in their life.

For example people, because of hurry, in catching a moving train or bus, would have encountered death or might have lost their limbs, etc. on the other hand, because of delay, they would be in a similar way, would have missed their exams, because of the folly in forgetting getting  their ‘Admission ticket’  and thus missing their admission to an examination centre and would have washed their hands in getting a distinction in an exam, due to shear laziness or forgetfullness or you night cause it ‘ Delay’.

I would like to quote here, my wonderful or foolish experience in my life, which is not imaginary, but which took place in reality.

In my younger days say, when i was 24 to 30 years of age,  i was used to travel to a near by busy metropolitan city which was connected by a train to and fro from the place of work. I was in the habit of going to the Metropolitan usually during the week ends and make my trip back to my place of work, boarding a passanger train which would take some 2 hours or so from the Metropolitan city to the place of work in the mornings by 7am and reach my place of work by 9.30am.  As the train, was leaving very early, i used to have my breakfast, when the train used to stop mid-way at a particular station for some time.

As usual once on a Monday morning, while travelling it stopped, at a partcular station, and in a ‘hurry’ toget my¬† break-fast, i rushed to a kiosk, which was serving very hot idlies. i was delighted to get 4 to 5 idlies even though the kiosk was fully crowded. I felt myself to be lucky but every one was ‘staring at me’. When i saw what the reason could be, for their¬† staring i was shoched to see a patch of green paint, stuck to my shirt, which was 3 inch wide and was covering my full front waist running to about 10 inches in length. I was so ashamed, that i lost my appetite as i had to directly go to my place of work without having no choice to change my shirt. The reason was one my Hurry, the next one was the kioks had just painted the kiosk with a wet paint and not putting up with a board as ‘WET PAINT’.¬† The whole day during working hours i was looking like a joker with the green-paint around me and could only breath a sigh of relief when i returned to my home and ‘get rid of¬† the painted shirt ‘ Thus being in a hurry what a ‘scene’ i had to undergo, readers can only imagine. HENCE MY ADVICE TO MY FELLOW BRETHERN : ‘HASTE MAKES WASTE’

OFTEN, ARE WE NOT GIVING MORE IMPORTANCE TO THINGS THAN HUMAN BEINGS?

A man had purchased a brand new car.After some time he noticed that his son,who was only five years, was scratching something on the body of the car. He lost his cool, tookout his wrench and hit blindly on the hand of the boy, whereupon, the boy started bleeding and crying with pain,with his broken fingers. Later the father,after the incident closely looked at what was scribbled on the car. “I LOVE YOU DAD” were the words in tiny hand writing. seeing this, the father lost his consciouness as he could not bear with the unjust act of his, done in anger.

Usually people give a lot of importance to the ‘serials’being screened on the idiot box. At this point of time, if some relatives or friends happen to visit, though they outwardly express,” please come, please come” but in the heart of hearts they will be cursing them with all sorts of bad words which comes to their mind.AFTER ALL THE SERIALS ARE DIME A DOZEN. so here we see, how we attach inportance to things rather than people.

Usually during a marriage, we would have arranged things in an orderly manner, for example: chairs, chaddars for people to sit on, vessels, plates etc., in an orderly manner and after the food, usually, we observe that everything will be quite opposite to the arrangements made and things would be helter skelter. Naturally, when hundreds of people mingle together, things are bound to go here and there and for that we cannot lose our temper, saying, “this is missing” that item is not found etc”,.

Recently a girl, who had got married, visited her mothers house with her child and as usual stayed a couple of days and returned to her husbands place. One of the girls,who was in the mothers house started shouting, as if the sky had fallen that every thing was topsy-turvy in the house, ” The whole place is dirty and i cant stand it no longer” Because of her screaming and shouting, the other people in the house saw their B. P rising. when someone comes to a house, natuarally things will get altrered or misplaced and we cannnot expect the same standards to be followed by each and everyone. Everyone will have a different perspective and we cannot expect others to be of the same point of view. Instead of shouting and screaming if one sits camly and start to put ‘the horse before the cart’ every thing could be sorted out.

Thus the above instances points out that we often give more value to things than ‘human beings’ who are the crux of every important events that takes place in a society.

WHY DO WE CELEBRATE FESTIVALS?

A simple question but difficult to answer. some would say, we are celebrating, because everyone is celebrating. Others would say : it is a custom, a practice, its our culture or civilization and hence we are celebrating.

Just because it is a custom or culture, people wont celebrate FESTIVALS. Before we answer, let us see the Religons of our country. we have in our country 3 main religions: Christianity, Mohamudens or Muslims and lastly The Hindus who are 70% in our country besides the other minority religions. Christians have one or two festivals: Good Friday, and Christmas, Muslims have : Ramzan, idd-melad, and Bakrid. whereas our Hindus have all 365 days one or the other festival each day and every day of the calendar. For example: New moon day, full moon day, the fourth day after full moon or new moon is Chatrthi, the sixth day is Sharsti in addition to Ganesh festival,Deepavali, Navarathri etc. If you go on listing, our heads will spin and one may lose consicousness.

Now coming back to our question as to why Festivals are celebrated. IT IS ONLY CELEBRATED TO EXPRESS OUR HAPPINESS. It is just like going on a picnic when one is happy. you dont celebrate a festival if someone is dead or hospitalized.

But one thing, people should remember, that they should not, under no circumstances look down upon other religions or enter into fights, which cause injury to life and limb.

IMMEDIATELY, IT COMES TO ONE’S MIND THAT IT IS ACCIDENTS, WHICH ARE THE MAIN CAUSE, OF MAN TO MEET HIS GRAVE OR LOSE HIS LIMBS.

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THOUGH ACCIDENTS CAN BE ATTRIBUTED TO LOSS OF LIFE AND LIMB, BUT THE MAIN CAUSE BEHIND ACCIDENTS TO BE CAUSED IS ‘NEGLIGENCE’ or CARELESSNESS.

Reasons for Negligence:

CRAZE. OF TAKING SELFY’S


Not like the old days where people used to go to an instrument called ‘TELEPHONE’ pick up and speak a few words and foget all about it. THIS WAS ONE OF THE. IMPORTANT INVENTIONS OF ‘ ALEXANDER GRAHAM BELL’ . Gone are the days of the old instruments though some people still stick to the old one. But now-a-days everyone is possessing mobiles which are no smaller than a ‘slate’. Because of this mobiles, people go to distant places which attracts thousands of people and try to snap photos of self which are called ‘selfies’ and due to carelessness or NEGLIGENCE dig there own grave.,by slipping down a rock or drowning in a pool trying to swim which is full of whirl-pools. Thus modern inventions are helping people to communicate to a greater extent but because of carelessness, they are causing misery to untold misery to LIFE AND LIMB.

LAZINESS OR DELAY:

This is one of the major factors,which is the major causes for loss of life. People always delay in taking a proper decision and thus lose time and try to take a decision at the last minute. In this connection, i would like to bring to your kind information how a man, met his watery grave. The accident which is brought-about is not an imaginary one, but is a fact which happened a few years back, which i read in a news paper.

A family consisting of wife, husband and with their small infant decided to undergo a journey from a city located in the southern part of India to the Northern part, which would take at least 24 hours and beyond. In the hurry, they forgot take milk for the baby. For there ill-luck, it was a night journey, and no sooner the train stopped, the man hurriedly got down from the train in the night on some Plat-form. He got the milk, but could not get into the compartment, in which his wife and infant was travelling as the train commenced all of a sudden. After some time, the train stopped at some distant place and the man, in a hurry to get back to his compartment, unboarded the train. Due to his ill-luck, the train had stopped, over a bridge, underwhich a river was flowing which was 30 to 40 feet below. It was pitch dark, and man thinking it was a platform, stepped from the train and fell in the river.His wife, waited, waited but she could not meet her husband (how could she meet, when her husband had met his watery grave.) next day his life-less body was located at the banks of a river. so you saw how urgency and hasty decisions can be the cause of disasters due to Negligence and callousness.

CRAZY CRICKET MATCHES AND EVEN MORE CRAZY SPECTATORS.

If at all if you’ll like to find any crazy people,any where in the world you can find in many places but INDIA TOPS THE LIST. If you see the crowd at the stadiums, you can be sure that any amount of Demonitization will not stop the rich, becoming richer and richer day by day. Formerly i.e., in good old days there used to be a few matches played between different nations like M.C.C and India, or Australia vs West indies, etc. But now you can almost see a match being played right round the year which is nothing but dime a dozen. You dont need a blue print to make out who is getting the Lions share out of these matches.It is the players and the B.C.C.I.

As said earlier, there were only TEST MATCHES ,for a period of 5 days. Then came the ONE DAY INTERNATIONALS, which was more or less apt and acceptable. Then came ‘T-20’s where in the match was restricted to 20 overs.

Now it has reached the height of insanity with the introduction of the, I.P.L (Indian premier League).As far as i could see,this is not only funny but also ridiculous with each side having players from different countries mixing and playing in the matches.Some of these being backed by some of The Elight of India and are known by crazy names, viz , RCB, D.D, CSK etc.

In addition, they have introduced some dames who could be dancing right through the match and spectators glaring at them with their bewildered eyes.This is nothing but adding fuel to fire.Days are not far off when they might mix the opposite sexes in the matches and it may not be a wonder if they do so, to make the already crazy ones to become more less to assume themselves to be man on the moon.

Because of these crazy matches, even the School boys being much impressed take whatever they could lay their hands and occupy the streets with some wooden clubs and studs calling them as Bat and stumps ,and endanger the public with their imaginary matches and destroying the pedestrains peace of mind.

Another sphere if you care to see, is at the Cinema theatres. Whoever the actors may be, or whoever may be the directors, but the theatres will run to packed houses. I am amazed as to how people make so much dough, which they dont mind spending like running water. Even water has become dearer but not money in the hands of people. I am of the opinion that these moneys are not hard-earned ones.

It is high time people instead of wasting not only money but even wasting valuable time, put the same to proper use, so that the bridge between the rich and the poor gets minimized and pave way for a better tomorrow.

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