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What next…The End of World ?

In diary, Writing on December 29, 2012 at 1:25 am

Well, all the preparation for the many  to witness the END of the World has gone in vain. It seems like the Mayan civilization has put up the Best JOKE of the era with the date 21/12/2012. Apparently, some say it was meant to be the change in the count of Mayan calendars whose first date began with 21/12 after 5000 years.
However, the very thought,  in any religion or culture about the end of world and the new beginning has caught attention of many. In Hindu Vedic civilization  the end of the world could have been synonymous with End of Kaliyuga with the birth of 10th avatar of Lord Vishnu. (Based on this theory Authors have en cashed writing novels on the idea.) The material and spiritual corruption is at its pinnacle. Each and every man (and woman) has become corrupt to the core, baring the few.
The recent case of Delhi gang rape has been a blot on the face of Humanity. And the deaf and dumb government and the so-called opposition are not in a condition to safeguard the basic rights of common people. People in despair pray to God for help. Even when Draupadi was in distress Lord Krishna had to come to save her from evil hands. But, dude that was Dwaparyuga and this is Kaliyuga. In this era,

“Even God fear to tread”.

I’m sorry to say but in these evil days, there is No Ram No Allah and No Jesus. Call for their help will go in vain. And people kind of understood this, when they came on the roads for protest, knowing very well that there is neither god nor government to help. The government was helpless and their attitude reflects when the tear gas were thrown upon the crown and Batoncharge was allowed. To top that, merciless people in power were vindicating the action. Sorry Mr. Minister, your job is not done !
Today when the poor girl is fighting for her life the men behind the grotesque incident are sitting pretty behind bars. why Not hand them to death.
We have reached such a stage in the life of our world when the women in our houses, girls like Malala & Nirbhaya are not safe and brutally treated and People who are supposed to protect us are cutting sorry figure.
And you were thinking End has not come.. Dear, it’s knocking at our doorsteps.

What Next…

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BB6 “Alag che”

In Blog, Cartoons, Crazy, Story, Uncategorized on November 9, 2012 at 10:35 pm

Salman Starrer reality TV show Bigg Boss comes in yet another Avataar with “ALAG CHHE” style. People have weird taste and different sense of non sense. The way this reality show is proceeding is lot more different than the other seasons. And the Big boss is being compelled to maneuver to bring the contestants in line.

alag che

BB6 on 9th Nov’12

 

Today in “Jumme ki Raat Salman ke Saath”  Sapna was safe and when the choice came between Brajesh and Sampat Pal, The viewers had a clear cut choice it seems. Brajesh is IN and Smapat Pal OUT.

 

7 Reasons Inspiration Matters to Writers | WritersDigest.com

In Tips n Tricks, Writing on October 27, 2012 at 12:01 am

In the series to update myself, There is another find  7 Reasons Inspiration Matters to Writers | WritersDigest.com.

Summary:

We know the common wisdom: Serious writers don’t wait to be inspired. Serious writers roll up their sleeves and get down to the business of writing, just as they would get themselves to work at any 9-to-5 job. “Being inspired” smacks of amateurish, daydreamy passivity, the notion that some supernatural presence must appear before us before the words can flow. And we’re reminded to death of Thomas Edison’s over quoted words about invention demanding 99 percent perspiration and 1 percent inspiration, perhaps not realizing that without that primal 1 percent jolt from the gods, Edison might not have been driven to sweat out the hard work or to cope with a zillion things going wrong.

Reinforce Steel Bars

Reinforce Steel Bars (Photo credit: KC Toh)

Contrary to the popular conception, Inspiration though small indeed plays a vital role in penning down wonderful stuffs coming straight through heart. In this wonderful article the author has put forth 7 beautiful reasons in support of  that 1% . INSPIRATION

  • Transforms creative readers to creative writers
  • Heightens our senses
  • Develops understanding of Human nature
  • Improves capacity to appreciate nature
  • Brings in mental discipline
  • Intensifies our spiritual connection to our craft.
  • and finally, Reinforces our commitment to writing.

Do read my other posts on similar idea.

Blog Post 1

Blog Post 2

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“Dussehra -Good over Evil” in Modern Day

In Blog, customs & Traditions, Festivals of india, Inspiration, News, Pictures, Reblog, Religion and Spirituality, Story, Video, Writing on October 25, 2012 at 1:01 am

 

 

The holy book ‘The Gita‘ says, whenever there will be excess of evil Lord will rebirth to wipe out the evil from the face of the earth. I do not Know if the theory of incarnations  even exist. and I have never seen such godly act of wiping out the evil from the face of earth even though we see excesses being done everywhere.

 

India Celebrates Dussehra

 

English: Picture taken in 2005 at Maddox Squar...

English: Picture taken in 2005 at Maddox Square, Kolkata. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

Today India is celebrating Dussehra which basically symbolises “Win of goodness over evil“.  This day Goddess Durga (symbolising women power) hunts down demon Mahishasura.  This day Lord Rama killed the proud King Ravan.  Let me share with you Why it was Goddess Durga who had to Kill demon Mahishasura despite the presence of the almighty Trimurtis. In fact upon hard meditation and prayers the demon mahishasura gets a boon from God Brahma (The creator) that no Man can kill him. Now with this power his atrocities grows day by day to such an extent that his excesses continues over the women. Finally, It comes to the Adi Shakti to end the excesses of the demon. She symbolises the women power. What No man could Do, It was upto the ultimate Source of Power theAdi Shakti, Goddess Durga to put an end to Mahishasura. Also if you happen to see Ramayana (video as under), Ultimately SitaWife of Lord Rama & One of the form of Adi Shakti was the cause of the death of the Ravana.

 

 

 

Modern day Durga ?

 

The Excesses s against women, corruption, and many un social evils are prospering day by day, unabetting . Having said that,I must say, I’m no atheist but simply waiting for some super power to wipe out evil is neither acceptable nor feasible.  What I see is a girl from Pakistan, Malala, who raises her voice for the education which is the basic right of every individual and more so for the girl child. This girl has not even crossed primes of her age and is already a force to reckon with. I see the Goddess Durga  in her, fighting against the evil/ demon of illiteracy.

 

The Crusader -Malala Yousafzai

 

Picture courtesey: Lena Shareeff’s Blog Jasoos

 

What this day symbolises is “win of good over evil” …….. excuse me …I DO NOT see any good ness around or if it’s even present in people like Malala or people like Anna, I do not see any WIN. DO YOU?  We must make an introspection, Why there is darn NO WIN?  Let me help you with a story which every one of us must have heard in our childhood.

 

Story

 

Once upon  a time there was an Old man.  He had four sons. One night, he had a dream that he was going to die. Next morning he called for all his sons. He gave each of them a piece of stick and asked them to break it. Each one of them broke it easily. Then he gave each of them four such sticks tied together and asked them to break. None of them could break it.

 

Moral of the Story

 

Before I say further, Let me ask you, if you saw the video I posted above. This video is a Ramlila play which depicts How Sita is tortured by Ravan and how Ram kills Ravan and eventually people celebrate. That all happened in past where we had one ravana one mahishasura fighting. But in the modern day the evil or the demon is multifaceted  It has taken the forms of corruption the forms of illiteracy, the forms of crime against the girl child, crime against women and many many many more. It seems the lesson what we needed to take from the story has been put on our face by the evil.  They have become united in their effort to spread anarchy across the globe.

 

A Ramlila actor wears the traditional attire o...

A Ramlila actor wears the traditional attire of Ravana (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

Here I must ask you to rewind the video to the point where the protagonist of the movie Shah Rukh Khan sings few line Impressing the need to fight the modern day Evil.  I will put that particular clip for you here.

 

 

“Ram hi to Karuna me hai Shanti me Ram hai”
“Ram hi hai Ekta me Pragati me Ram hai”
“Ram bas bhakton nahi Shatru ki bhi chintan me hai”
“Dekh taj ke paap Ravan Ram tere Man me hai..Ram Mere Man me hai”
“Ram to ghar ghar me hai, Ram har aangan me hai”
“Man se Ravan Jo nikale Ram uske Man me hai”

 

Ram is in Peace, Unity, Progress, not only in followers’ mind but also in enemy’s mind.  O’ Ravan If you let go all the evil you will find Ram in you, Ram is in every home, everywhere.  Ram is in anybody’s who shuns evil from his/her mind. This is the rough message which this line presents.

 

let me come back to the point.  Single Malala or single Anna or Single Arvind can’t break the shackles. We ought to support them in the endeavours. Then only we can expect to WIN.

 

One such effort, I have seen in Lena Shareef’s Blog post #GIRL WITH THE BOOK, where she has become a media in support for Malala Yousafzai.  Let us begin with support to this young child in her crusades by supporting Lena in her endeavours.

 

***If you want to join the #GIRLWITHABOOK movement, please submit a picture of yourself with a book to girlwithabookmovement@gmail.com. Make sure to include the title of the book and the city, state, country that you took your picture****

Feel free to post on our Facebook page or tweet at us @_girlwithabook as well. We invite submissions from girls, boys, men and women, because a cause like this needs support from everyone.  

 

 

Let us say No to Bribe

 

Let us say No to Illiteracy

 

Let us Wholeheartedly say YES to a Girl Child 🙂 

 

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