Wednesday, June 30, 2010


LIVE ONE DAY AT A TIME – and make it a masterpiece.

Avoid negative sources, people, places and habits

Believe in yourself

Consider things from every angle

Don't give up and don't give in

Everything you're looking for lies behind the mask you wear

Family and friends are hidden treasures, seek them and enjoy their riches

Give more than you planned to

Hang onto your dreams

If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door

Judge your success by what you had to give up in order to get it

Keep trying no matter how hard it seems

Love yourself

Make it happen

Never lie, steal or cheat

Open your arms to change, but don't let go of your values

Practice makes perfect

Quality not quantity in anything you do

Remember that silence is sometimes the best answer

Stop procrastinating

Take control of your own destiny

Understand yourself in order to better understand others

Visualise it

When you lose, don't lose the lesson

Xcellence in all your efforts

You are unique, nothing can replace you

Zero in on your target and go for it.
- Dalai Lama
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Saturday, June 26, 2010


Song Of Vibhuthi Yoga

Bhajo Radhe Krishna,
Bhajo Radhe Shyama
Soham Soham, Sivoham Soham.

Om Om Om Om Om,
Om Om Om Om Om.

I am neither mind nor body, immortal Self I am,
I am witness of three states, I am knowledge absolute.
(Om Om.....)

I am fragrance in jessamine, beauty in flowers,
I am coolness in the ice, flavour in coffee.
(Bhajo Radhe Krishna...)

I am greenness in the leaf, hue in the rainbow,
I am taste buds in the tongue, essence in orange.
(Om Om.....)

I am mind of all minds, prana of all pranas,
I am soul of souls, Self of all selves.
(Bhajo Radhe Krishna...)

I am Atman in all beings, apple of all eyes,
I am sun of all suns, light of all lights.
(Om Om.....)

I am Pranava of all vedas, Brahman of Upanishads,
I am silence in forests, thunder in all clouds.
(Bhajo Radhe Krishna...)

I am velocity in electrons, motion in science,
I am effulgence in the sun, wave in the radio.
(Om Om.....)

I am support of this world, soul of this body,
I am ear of all ears, eye of all eyes.
(Bhajo Radhe Krishna...)

I am time, space, dik and the controller,
I am God of gods, guru and the director.
(Om Om.....)

I am melody in music, in rag and raginins,
I am sound in ether, sakti in virya.
(Bhajo Radhe Krishna...)

I am power in electricity, intelligence in mind,
I am brilliance in fire, penance in ascetics.
(Om Om.....)

I am `reason' in philosopher, `will' in jnanis,
I am prem in bhaktas, samadhi in yogis.
(Bhajo Radhe Krishna...)

I am That I am, I am That I am,
I am That I am, I am That I am.
(Om Om.....)
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Thursday, June 17, 2010


Carpe diem, quam minimum credula postero (Seize the day, trusting tomorrow as little as possible)

Tu ne quaesieris, scire nefas, quem mihi, quem tibi
finem di dederint, Leuconoe, nec Babylonios
temptaris numeros. ut melius, quidquid erit, pati.
seu pluris hiemes seu tribuit Iuppiter ultimam,
quae nunc oppositis debilitat pumicibus mare
Tyrrhenum: sapias, vina liques et spatio brevi
spem longam reseces. dum loquimur, fugerit invida
aetas: carpe diem quam minimum credula postero.

- A Latin poem by Horace.

~ a short rebuke to a woman worrying about the future; it closes with the famous line carpe diem, quam minimum credula postero (seize the day, trusting tomorrow as little as possible)

Don't ask (it's forbidden to know) what end
the gods will grant to me or you, Leuconoe. Don't play with Babylonian
fortune-telling either. It is better to endure whatever will be.
Whether Jupiter has allotted to you many more winters or this final one
which even now wears out the Tyrrhenian sea on the rocks placed opposite
— be wise, strain the wine, and scale back your long hopes
to a short period. While we speak, envious time will have {already} fled
Seize the day, trusting as little as possible in the next.

The ode says that the future is unknowable, and that instead one should scale back one's hopes to a brief future, and drink one's wine.

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Popular Latin phrases ......

a fortiori.   with yet stronger reason.

a posse ad esse.   from possibility to actuality.

a posteriori.   derived by reasoning from observed facts.

a priori.   from what was before.

ab incunablis.   from the origin.

ab initio.   from the beginning.

ab intra.   from within.

ab urbe condita (abbreviated AUC).   from the founding of the city (Rome in 753 BC).

ad absurdum.   to the point of absurdity.

ad eundem.   to the same level.

ad eundem gradum.   to the same level.

ad hoc.   for this special purpose.

ad hominem.   denoting an argument made personally against an opponent, rather than logically against an issue (literally, "to the person").

ad idem.   of the same mind.

ad infinitum.   without limit.

ad libitum.   according to pleasure.

ad litem.   for the suit.

ad locum (abbreviated ad loc.).   at the place.

ad nauseam.   to a disgusting extent.

ad valorem.   according to value.

addenda.   things to be added.

advocatus diaboli.   devil's advocate.

affidavit.   a sworn written statement usable as evidence in court.

agenda.   things to be done (used especially for a list of items to be discussed at a meeting).

alea iacta est.   the die is cast (Caesar).

alma mater.   one's old school or university.

alter ego.   other self.

amicus curiae.   friend of the court.

amicus omnibus, amicus nemini.   a friend to all is a friend to none.

anno domini (abbreviated AD).   in the year of the Lord.

annus horribilis.   a terrible year.

annus mirabilis.   a wonderful year.

ante bellum.   before the war.

ante meridiem (abbreviated a.m.).   before midday.

aqua fortis.   nitric acid.

aqua pura.   pure water.

ars gratia artis.   art for art's sake.

aude sapere.   dare know.

audi alteram partem.   hear the other side (one of the principles of natural justice).

bella gerant alii.   let others wage war.

bona fide (adjective).   genuine, sincere.

bona fide (adverb).   genuinely, sincerely.

bona fides (noun).   honest intention.

cadit quaestio (abbreviated cq).   the question falls; the matter admits no further argument (in copyediting: the facts have been double checked).

caret.   it is lacking (used in editing to indicate that something is to be inserted).

carpe diem.   seize the day.

casus belli.   the circumstances justifying war.

cave canem.   beware of the dog.

caveat emptor.   let the buyer beware.

caveat lector.   let the reader beware.

caveat venditor.   let the seller beware.

ceteris paribus.   other things being equal or unchanged.

circa (abbreviated c. and followed by a date).   about.

cogito, ergo sum.   I think, therefore I am (Descartes).

compos mentis.   sane.

confer (abbreviated cf.).   compare.

cor unum.   one heart.

corpus delicti.   the facts of a crime.

corrigenda.   a list of things to be corrected (in a book).

cui bono?   who benefits?

cui malo?   who suffers a detriment?

cum grano salis.   with a grain of salt (that is, not literally).

curriculum vitae.   a summary of a person's career.

de facto.   in fact (especially in contradistinction to "de jure").

de gustibus non est disputandum.   there is no accounting for taste.

de jure.   by right (especially in contradistinction to "de facto").

de minimis.   with respect to trifles.

de novo.   anew.

delectatio morosa.   peevish delight.

deo duce.   with God for a leader.

deo gratias.   thanks be to God.

deo volente.   God willing.

deus ex machina.   a contrived event that resolves a problem at the last moment (literally, "a god from a machine").

dictum meum pactum.   my word is my bond.

dictum sapienti sat est.   a word to the wise is sufficient.

dramatis personae.   the list of characters in a play.

dulce et decorum est pro patria mori.   it is sweet and proper to die for one's country (Horace).

dum spiro, spero.   as long as I breathe, I hope (Cicero).

dum vires annique sinunt, tolerate labores.   while strength and years permit, endure labor (Ovid).

dura lex, sed lex.   the law is harsh, but it is the law.

ecce homo.   behold the man.

ego.   consciousness of one's own identity.

eiusdem generis.   of the same kind.

emeritus.   retired after distinguished service and holding an honorary title (for example, emeritus professor).

ergo.   therefore.

errata.   a list of errors (in a book).

et alia.   and other things.

et alii (abbreviated et al.).   and others.

et cetera (abbreviated etc.).   and so on.

et sequentes (abbreviated et seq. or seqq.).   and those that follow.

et uxor (abbreviated et ux.).   and wife.

ex cathedra.   (of a pronouncement) formally, with official authority.

ex curia.   out of court.

ex gratia.   purely as a favour.

ex libris.   from the library of.

ex nihilo.   out of nothing.

ex officio.   by virtue of his office.

ex parte.   by only one party to a dispute in the absence of the other.

ex post facto.   retrospectively.

excusatio non petita, accusatio manifesta.   he who excuses himself, accuses himself (qui s'excuse, s'accuse).

exeat.   permission for a temporary absence.

exempli gratia (abbreviated e.g.).   for example.

fama nihil est celerius.   nothing is swifter than a rumour.

fiat.   let it be done.

floruit.   he flourished.

functus officio.   having discharged his duty and thus ceased to have any authority over a matter.

gaudeamus igitur.   so let us rejoice.

habeas corpus.   you may have the body. (The opening words of a prerogative writ requiring a person holding another person to bring that person before a court.)

hic jacet.   here lies.

honoris causa.   as a mark of esteem.

ibidem (abbreviated ibid. in citations of books, etc.).   in the same place.

id est (abbreviated i.e.).   that is.

idem.   the same.

imperator.   emperor.

imprimatur.   let it be printed.

in absentia.   while absent.

in camera.   in private session.

in casu.   in this case.

in casu extremae necessitatis.   in case of extreme necessity.

in curia.   in court.

in deo speramus.   in God we trust.

in extenso.   at full length.

in extremis.   near death.

in flagrante delicto.   in the very act of committing an offence.

in illo tempore.   at that time.

in loco extremis.   in the farthest place.

in loco parentis.   in place of a parent.

in medias res.   in the midst of things (Horace).

in memoriam.   in memory.

in re.   in the matter of.

in silico.   by means of a computer simulation.

in situ.   in its original situation.

in specie.   in kind; (a) in its own form and not in an equivalent (b) in coins and not in paper money.

in toto.   entirely.

in vino veritas.   in wine there is truth.

in vitro.   observable in a glass test tube; outside the living body and in an artificial environment.

in vivo.   happening within a living organism.

index librorum prohibitorum.   official list of the books not to be read by Catholics.

infra.   below or on a later page.

infra dig.   unbecoming (slang).

inter alia.   among other things.

inter se.   among themselves.

inter vivos.   during life.

intra muros.   within the walls.

intra vires.   within the power.

ipso facto.   by that very fact.

latine dictum.   spoken in Latin.

loco citato (abbreviated loc. cit.).   in the passage just quoted.

locum tenens.   one occupying the place (used as an English noun meaning "deputy").

locus sigilli (abbreviated l.s.).   the place of the seal.

locus standi.   the right to be heard in court.

magna carta.   Great Charter (issued by King John in 1215, granting various liberties).

magna cum laude.   with great honour or academic distinction.

magnum opus.   great work.

me judice.   I being the judge; in my opinion

mea culpa.   by my fault (used as an acknowledgement of one's error).

memento mori.   remember that you have to die.

memorandum.   (a note of) a thing to be remembered.

mens rea.   guilty mind.

mens sana in corpore sano.   a sound mind in a sound body.

mirabile dictu.   wonderful to relate.

modus operandi.   the manner of working.

monumentum aere perennius.   an immortal work of art or literature (literally, "a monument more lasting than bronze") (Horace).

multi multa; nemo omnia novit.   many know many things; no one knows everything.

multum in parvo.   much in a small compass.

multus amicus, nullus amicus.   a friend to all is a friend to none.

mutatis mutandis.   the necessary changes being made.

ne plus ultra.   the highest standard of excellence.

nemine contradicente (abbreviated nem. con.).   unanimously.

nemine dissentiente (abbreviated nem. dis.).   unanimously.

nihil obstat.   nothing stands in the way.

nil desperandum.   there is no cause for despair (Horace).

nisi.   unless.

nolens volens.   whether one likes it or not; willing or unwilling.

nolle prosequi.   to be unwilling to prosecute.

non compos mentis.   insane.

non sequitur.   it does not follow (used as an English noun meaning "a conclusion which does not accord with the premises").

noscitur a sociis.   the meaning of a word can be known from the context.

nota bene (abbreviated NB).   note well.

numero pondere et mensura deus omnia condidit.   God created everything by number, weight and measure (Isaac Newton).

o tempora, o mores!   oh, the times! oh, the morals! (Cicero).

obiter dictum.   a saying by the way.

omne ignotum pro magnifico est.   all things unknown seem grand (Tacitus the Elder).

omnia mutantur, nos et mutamur in illis.   all things are changing, and we are changing with them.

omnia vincit amor, nos et cedamus amori.   love conquers all things, let us too yield to love (Virgil).

opere citato (abbreviated op. cit.).   in the work just quoted.

pari passu.   equally.

parturiunt montes, nascetur ridiculus mus.   great promises, but no result or only a ludicrous result (literally, "the mountains are in labour; a ridiculous mouse will be born") (Horace).

passim.   in various places (in a quoted work).

pax intrantibus.   peace to those who enter.

pax vobiscum.   peace be with you.

pedente lite.   pending the suit.

per annum.   per year.

per ardua ad alta.   through difficulties to the heights.

per ardua ad astra.   through difficulties to the stars.

per capita.   by the head.

per centum.   per hundred.

per diem.   per day.

per mensem.   per month.

per omnia saecula saeculorum.   for ever and ever.

per procurationem (abbreviated per pro or pp).   as agent for.

per se.   taken alone.

persona non grata.   a non-acceptable person.

post hoc ergo propter hoc.   after this, therefore because of this (a logical fallacy).

post meridiem (abbreviated p.m.).   after midday.

post mortem.   after death (also figuratively).

prima facie.   on a first view.

primus inter pares.   first among equals.

pro bono publico.   in the public good.

pro bono.   done without charge in the public interest.

pro forma.   for the sake of form.

pro hac vice.   for this occasion.

pro rata.   according to the rate.

pro se.   on one's own behalf.

pro tanto.   to that extent.

pro tempore (abbreviated pro tem).   for the time being.

proximo (abbreviated prox.).   of the next month.

qua.   in the capacity of.

quantum in me fuit.   I have done my best.

quasi.   as if.

qui desiderat pacem, praeparet bellum.   let him who desires peace prepare for war (Vegetius).

quid pro quo.   something for something.

quis custodiet ipsos custodes?   who is guarding the guards?

quo in casu.   in which case.

quo vadis?   where are you going?

quod erat demonstrandum (abbreviated QED).   which was to be proved.

quod erat faciendum (abbreviated QEF).   which was to be done.

quod vide (abbreviated q.v.).   which see.

ratio decidendi.   the reason for the decision.

ratio legis est anima legis.   the reason of the law is the soul of the law.

re.   in the matter of.

reductio ad absurdum.   reduction to the absurd (proving the truth of a proposition by proving the falsity of all its alternatives).

regina.   queen.

requiescat in pace.   rest in peace.

res ipsa loquitur.   the thing speaks for itself.

res tantum valet quantum vendi potest.   a thing is worth only what someone else will pay for it.

rex.   king.

rigor mortis.   the stiffening of a body after death.

salve (plural salvete).   hail; welcome.

semel in anno licet insanire.   one can act the fool once a year.

semper fidelis.   always faithful.

senatus populusque Romanus (abbreviated SPQR ).   the Senate and the people of Rome.

sensu stricto.   in a narrow or strict sense.

seqq.   and those that follow.

seriatim.   one after another in order.

si vis pacem, para bellum.   if you want peace, prepare for war.

sic.   thus (used in quoted passages to indicate that an error has been deliberately reproduced).

sic transit gloria mundi.   thus passes the glory of the world.

silentium est aureum.   silence is golden.

silva rerum.   an assorted collection of facts.

simpliciter.   naturally; without qualification.

sine anno (abbreviated s.a.).  year not known.

sine die.   without stipulating a day.

sine qua non.   an indispensable condition.

status quo.   the existing condition.

stet.   let it stand (used in editing to indicate that something crossed out is to remain).

sub judice.   before a court.

sub rosa.   in confidence.

sub verbo.   under the word (or heading).

sui generis.   of its own kind.

supra.   above or on an earlier page.

suum cuique.   to each his own.

tabula rasa.   a clean slate; an opportunity to start from the beginning.

tempus fugit.   time flies.

tempus fugit, mors venit.   time passes, death advances.

terra firma.   dry land.

terra incognita.   unknown land.

terra nullius.   uninhabited land.

timeo danaos et dona ferentes.   I fear the Greeks, even when they bring gifts (Virgil).

uberrimae fidei.   of the utmost good faith.

ultimo (abbreviated ult.).   of the previous month.

ultra vires.   beyond the power.

vade mecum.   a constant companion.

vale (plural valete).   farewell.

velle est posse.   where there is a will, there is a way.

veni, vidi, vici.   I came, I saw, I conquered (Caesar).

verbatim.   exactly as said.

verbum sat sapienti (abbreviated verb. sap.).   a word to the wise is sufficient.

versus.   against.

vi et armis.   by force and arms.

vice.   in place of.

vice versa.   the order being reversed.

vide.   see.

videlicet (abbreviated viz.).   namely.

vires acquirit eundo.   we gather strength as we go (Virgil).

virgo intacta.   virgin.

volenti non fit injuria.   that to which a man consents cannot be considered an injury.

vox populi.   voice of the people.

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Wednesday, June 16, 2010


Dash between Date of Birth and Date of Death


I read of a man who stood to speak at the funeral of a friend. He referred to the dates on her tombstone, from the beginning ... to the end.

He noted that first came her date of birth and spoke the following date with tears, but he said what mattered most of all was the dash between those years. (1934-1998)

For that dash represents all the time that she spent alive on earth... and now only those who loved her, know what that little line is worth.

For it matters not, how much we own, the cars...the house...the cash, what matters is how we live and love, and how we spend that dash.

So think about this long and hard... Are there things you'd like to change? For you never know how much time is left, that can still be rearranged.

If we could just slow down enough to consider what's true and real, and always try to understand the way other people feel.

And be less quick to anger, and show appreciation more, and love the people in our lives., like we've never loved before.

If we treat each other with respect, and more often wear a smile... remembering that this special dash might only last a little while.

So, when your eulogy's being read with your life's actions to rehash... Would you be proud of the things they say about how you spent your dash?

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Scientific meaning of Gayatri Mantra


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Worth reading and understanding the meaning of Gayatri Mantra



scientific meaning of  Gayatri Mantra   


Gayatri mantra has been  bestowed the greatest importance in Vedic dharma.This mantra has also been  termed as Savitri and Ved-Mata, the mother of the Vedas. 
Ombhur bhuvah  swah 
Tat savitur varenyam 
Bhargo devasya dheemahi 
Dhiyo yo nah  prachodayat 
The literal meaning of the mantra is: 
O God! You are  Omnipresent, Omnipotent and Almighty. You are all Light. You are all  Knowledge and Bliss. You are Destroyer of fear, You are Creator of this  Universe, You are the Greatest of all. We bow and meditate upon Your  light. You guide our intellect in the right direction. The mantra,  however, has a great scientific import too, which somehow got lost in the  literary tradition. The modern astrophysics and astronomy tell us that our  Galaxy called Milky Way or Akash-Ganga contains approximately 100,000  million of stars. Each star is like our sun having its own planet system.  We know that the moon moves round the earth and the earth moves round the  sun along with the moon. All planets round the sun. Each of the above  bodies revolves round at its own axis as well. Our sun along with its  family takes one round of the galactic center in 22.5 crore years. All  galaxies including ours are moving away at a terrific velocity of 20,000  mile s per second.

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And now the alternative  scientific meaning of the mantra step by step: 


Bhur the earth, bhuvah the planets (solar family), swah the Galaxy. We  observe that when an ordinary fan with a speed of 900 RPM (rotations Per  minute) moves, it makes noise. Then, one can imagine, what great noise  would be created when the galaxies move with a speed of 20,000 miles per  second. This is what this portion of the mantra explains that the sound  produced due to the fast-moving earth, planets and galaxies is Om. The  sound was heard during meditation by Rishi Vishvamitra, who mentioned it  to other colleagues. All of them, then unanimously decided to call this  sound Om the name of God, because this sound is available in all the three  periods of time, hence it is set (permanent). Therefore, it was the first  ever revolutionary idea to identify formless God with a specific title  (form) called upadhi. Until that time, everybody recognized God as  formless and nobody was prepared to accept this new idea. In the Gita  also, it is said, "Omiti ekaksharam brahma", meaning that the name of the  Supreme is Om, which contains only one syllable (8/12). This sound Om  heard during samadhi was called by all the seers nada-brahma a very great  noise), but not a noise that is normally heard beyond a specific amplitude  and limits of decibels suited to human hearing. Hence the rishis called  this sound Udgith musical sound of the above, i.e., heaven. They also  noticed that the infinite mass of galaxies moving with a velocity of  20,000 miles/second was generating a kinetic energy = 1/2 MV2 and this was  balancing the total energy consumption of the cosmos. Hence they named it  Pranavah, which means the body (vapu) or store house of energy (prana).  



B. TAT SAVITUR VARENYAM: Tat  that (God), savitur the sun (star), varenyam worthy of bowing or respect.  Once the form of a person along with the name is known to us, we may  locate the specific person.Hence the two titles (upadhi) provide the solid  ground to identify the formless God, Vishvamitra suggested. He told us  that we could know (realize) the unknowable formless God through the known  factors, viz., sound Om and light of suns (stars). A mathematician can  solve an equation x2+y2=4; if x=2; then y can be known and so on. An  engineer can measure the width of a river even by standing at the  riverbank just by drawing a triangle. So was the scientific method  suggested by Vishvamitra in the mantra in the next portion as under:-  


Bhargo the light, devasya of the  deity, dheemahi we should meditate. The rishi instructs us to meditate  upon the available form (light of suns) to discover the formless Creator  (God). Also he wants us to do japa of the word Om (this is understood in  the Mantra). This is how the sage wants us to proceed, but there is a  great problem to realize it, as the human mind is so shaky and restless  that without the grace of the Supreme (Brahma) it cannot be controlled.  Hence Vishvamitra suggests the way to pray Him as under:


Dhiyo (intellect), yo (who), nah (we all),  prachodayat (guide to right Direction). O God! Deploy our intellect on the  right path. Full scientific interpretation of the Mantra: The earth  (bhur), the planets (bhuvah), and the galaxies (swah) are moving at a very  great velocity, the sound produced is Om, (the name of formless God.) That  God (tat), who manifests Himself in the form of light of suns (savitur) is  worthy of bowing/respect (varenyam). We all, therefore, should meditate  (dheemahi) upon the light (bhargo) of that deity (devasya) and also do  chanting of Om. May He (yo) guide in right direction (prachodayat)  our(nah) intellect dhiyo. So we notice that the important points hinted in  the mantra are:-



1) The total kinetic energy  generated by the movement of galaxies acts as an umbrella and balances the  total energy consumption of the cosmos. Hence it was named as the Pranavah  (body of energy). This is equal to 1/2 mv2 (Mass of galaxies x velocity2).  

2) Realizing the great importance of the syllable OM, the other later date  religions adopted this word with a slight change in accent, viz., amen and  Ameen.

Whenever you want to know how rich you are?
Never count your currency, just try to drop a Tear & count how many hands reach out to WIPE it. - that's true richness.

Laugh when you can, apologize when you should, let go of what you can't change and have no regrets

Veni, Vidi, VISA ! ............ ..... I came, I saw, I PURCHASED !
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Life is all about its content, not the Container....

Priya married Hitesh this day. At the end of the wedding party, Priya's mother gave her a newly opened bank saving passbook. With Rs.1000 deposit amount.
Mother: 'Priya, take this passbook. Keep it as a record of your marriage life. When there's something happy and memorable happened in your new life, put some money in. Write down what it's about next to the line. The more memorable the event is, the more money you can put in. I've done the first one for you today. Do the others with Hitesh. When you look back after years, you can know how much happiness you've had.'
Priya shared this with Hitesh when getting home. They both thought it was a great idea and were anxious to know when the second deposit can be made.

This was what they did after certain time:
- 7 Feb: Rs.100, first birthday celebration for Hitesh after marriage
- 1 Mar: Rs.300, salary raise for Priya
- 20 Mar: Rs.200, vacation trip to Bali
- 15 Apr: Rs.2000, Priya got pregnant
- 1 Jun: Rs.1000, Hitesh got promoted
..... and so on...
However, after years, they started fighting and arguing for trivial things.They didn't talk much. They regretted that they had married the most nasty people in the world.... no more love...Kind of typical nowadays, huh?
One day Priya talked to her Mother: 'Mom, we can't stand it anymore. We agree to divorce. I can't imagine how I decided to marry this guy!!!'
Mother: 'Sure, girl, that's no big deal. Just do whatever you want if you really can't stand it. But before that, do one thing first. Remember the saving passbook I gave you on your wedding day? Take out all money and spend it first. You shouldn't keep any record of such a poor marriage.'
Priya thought it was true. So she went to the bank, waiting at the queue
and planning to cancel the account.

While she was waiting, she took a look at the passbook record. She looked, and looked, and looked. Then the memory of all the previous joy and happiness just came up her mind. Her eyes were then filled with tears. She left and went home.
When she was home, she handed the passbook to Hitesh, asked him to spend the money before getting divorce. 
The next day, Hitesh gave the passbook back to Priya. She found a new deposit of Rs.5000. And a line next to the record: 'This is the day I notice how much I've loved you thru out all these years. How much happiness you've brought me.'
They hugged and cried, putting the passbook back to the safe…??!!!

Do you know how much money they had saved when they retired? I did not ask.I believe the money did not matter any more after they had gone thru all the good years in their life.
"When you fall, in any way, Don't see the place where you fell, Instead see the place from where you slipped. Life is about correcting mistakes."

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Tuesday, June 8, 2010


It's my life .... It's now or never ............

It's my life
It's now or never
I ain't gonna live forever
I just wanna live while I'm alive

It's my life ...

My heart is like an open highway
Like Frankie said, "I did it my way"
I just wanna live while I'm alive
'Cause it's my life

This is for the ones who stood their ground
For Tommy and Gina who never backed down
Tomorrow's getting harder, make no mistake
Luck ain't even lucky, gotta make your own breaks

It's my life
And it's now or never
I ain't gonna live forever
I just wanna live while I'm alive

It's my life ...

My heart is like an open highway
Like Frankie said, "I did it my way"
I just wanna live while I'm alive
'Cause it's my life

You better stand tall
When they're calling you out
Don't bend, don't break
Baby, don't back down

It's my life
It's now or never
'Cause I ain't gonna live forever
I just wanna live while I'm alive

It's my life ...

My heart is like an open highway
Like Frankie said, "I did it my way"
I just wanna live while I'm alive

It's my life ...

And it's now or never
I ain't gonna live forever
I just wanna live while I'm alive

(It's my life)
My heart is like an open highway
Like Frankie said, "I did it my way"
I just wanna live while I'm alive
'Cause it's my life!

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Thursday, June 3, 2010


Non-vegetarian Food: Healthy or Unhealthy

Non-vegetarian Food: Healthy or Unhealthy

According to one finding, in India alone around 33 crores of birds and animals are killed every year and 50 lakh ton of flesh trade is carried on. This is enough to show that innumerable birds and animals are killed every year throughout the world. The question that arises is that, is it not possible for the human being to live healthy without eating non-vegetarian food? Is there no other food item left in this world, from which the human being can obtain all the required nutritious items? The fact is that the human being can get the less expensive, nutritious, disease curing and healthy food from vegetarian food without killing any living creature. This can be proved from the following facts, that vegetarian food contains sufficient amount of nutrition and more than non-vegetarian food. Besides the WHO report says that the human being contracts around 159 types of diseases by the consumption of non-vegetarian food. In comparison to non-vegetarian food the vegetarian food is totally harmless, beneficial and keeps us healthy. Killing the innocent birds and animals amounts to sin and crime. The poor speechless creatures are subjected to torture during the process of killing.

Comparison of nutritious items present in non-vegetarian and non-vegetarian food:

1. Protein : Gram 22%;Eggs 13.3%; Dals 25% Meat 18.5%; Soybean 43.2%; One kg soybean = 3 kg eggs / 2 kg meat or fish

2.  Carbohydrates : Gram 56%; Eggs O%; Dals 60%; Meat 0%; Soybean 22.9%

3.  Iron : Gram 9.8%; Eggs 2.1%; Dals 9.8%; Meat 2.5%; Soybean 11.5%;

4.  Phosphorous : Gram 0.25%; Eggs 0.22%;   Dals 0.37%; Meat 0.15%; Soybean 0.68%

5. Calories : Gram 334-372; Eggs 173; Dals 334-372; Meat 194; Soybean 432

6. The other element is also moire in vegetarian when compared to non-vegetarian food.

Vegetarian food contain more water:

If a man does not get food he can survive for 60 days but without water he can live for a maximum 7 hours or more depending on the capacity of the person. The body requires water for the circulation of the blood and digestion process. The food, which we consume, contains maximum 60 per cent of water but fruits and vegetable contain 95 per cent of water. This makes them easily digestible and nutritious. An apple contains 84 per cent water and banana and grapes have 75.3 and 77.3 per cent water respectively. A pear contains 89.4 per cent water and cabbage and carrot contain 91.5 and 88.2 per cent water respectively. Similarly spinach and the green leafy vegetables and tomato contain 92.3 and 94.3 per cent water. This water is equivalent to the mineral water, which is found in the hilly areas, and mountains, which contains sulphur. Therefore vegetables are more beneficial and healthy when compared to non-vegetarian food.

The body weight can increase with the consumption of meat and heavy food but those who want to remain healthy; disease free with good skin quality should consume water in sufficient amount. This can be obtained only from vegetarian food.

Vegetarian food - complete food:

Renowned scientist working at scientific and industrial research council in national science institution, Bangalore, Dr. Keti has reached at the conclusion that vegetarian food is a complete food. A proper mix of veg-i etarian food items and to maintain the nutrition at the time of cooking, eating boiled food, properly drying, sprouts and fermentation can increase the food quality. Milk and milk products have sufficient amount of protein, calcium and vitamins. The toned milk also contains 38 per cent of high protein. There is no nutritional element, which is present in meat and eggs and not available in milk. This is beneficial for the heart patients as well because it reduces the level of cholesterol in the blood; it is the antidote to several poisons.

Fiber rich food:

The vegetarian food is rich in fiber whereas the non-vegetarian food is deficient in this element. These fibers are helpful in providing minerals and vitamins to the body. These avoid constipation and related diseases like piles, hernia, appendicitis, hepatitis, divertica, and varicose veins. These fibers are important because they protect us from stones and heart diseases by mutual action of cholesterol and bilirubin.

The vegetarian food is low in cholesterol:

The meat and meat products contain very high levels of cholesterol. They deposit inside the arteries and block the way this obstructs the free flow of blood to the hart and hence heart problem is more among the non-vegetarians.


The oiliness present in the vegetarian food is thin in quality, this is known as linolic acid, this is very important for the body and its deficiency causes paleness in the body. The body looses the capacity to fight out diseases.

Vitamin B-12:

According to the specialists, half liter of milk provides the required quantity of this vitamin. The best sources of B-12 are curds, Idli, Dosa, Dokhla, and Jalebi etc.

Uric acid in non-vegetarian food is harmful:

The uric acid present in non-vegetarian food causes joint pain in the age of 40-50 years. One pound of non-vegetarian food contains 14-16 gm of this element. The kidneys remove it from our body but the kidneys can remove only 7 gm of uric acid from the body everyday. As a result the kidneys fail to remove the uric acid completely from the body. Hence the kidneys are prone to several diseases.

The best source of vitamins is vegetarian food:

Sprouted grains and cereals are rich in vitamin B. the amount of vitamin C increases ten times.

Non-vegetarian food is very expensive:

Feeding a hen with one kg of food gives 2 or 3 eggs. This is not very lucrative. Nowadays bird flu has raised suspicion in the peoples mind and India is not an exception.

Vegetarian food gives good health and long life:

In Abakhasiyansa state of Russia the average life span of a person is 100 years. These people are totally vegetarians. The Hunjas community of Kashmir is also vegetarians; therefore they are disease free and live long. In contrast, the Eskimos who eat only meat are prone to several diseases and they become inactive and dull at the age of 35 itself. During the Mahabharata people used to live up to 100 years and were at least 7 to 8 feet high. This was the result of eating vegetarian food.

Non-vegetarian is not strength giving:

The bulls, horses, buffaloes, rhinos and elephants are vegetarian and very strong, but jackal, leopards and lions are not that strong in spite of eating meat. The lion is always afraid of attacking an elephant hence it attacks from the back. Monkey and languor are vegetarians. Does any meat-eating animal have the capacity to jump like it? Dr. J.D.Krag, a strong supporter of vegetarian food says that he has found that several vegetarian Europeans are more intelligent, physically strong and good sportsmen when compared to non-vegetarians.

Non-vegetarian is the cause for several diseases:

According to the WHO report non-vegetarian food causes 159 different types of diseases. The most common diseases caused due to it are heart diseases, high blood pressure, kidney problem, gall bladder problems, wounds in arteries, eczema, paralysis, tuberculosis, constipation, pains, arthritis, hysteria etc. in comparison to it the vegetarian food is totally harm less, beneficial and cures diseases.

Non-vegetarian food weakens the bones:

American medical practitioner, Dr. A. Watchman and Dr. D.S.Bernstine have conducted a special study and declared their report. They said that non-vegetarian food weakens the bones gradually and they begin to deteriorate. The vegetarian people have strong bones when compared to non-vegetarians. In the non-vegetarians high quantity of alkaline and salts are excreted through urine, which causes deficiency of these salts in the blood. The blood fulfills the deficiency from the bones. The imbalance reduces the resistance power in the human beings.

Wild nature due to consumption of non-vegetarian food:

A famous scientist of Japan, Professor Venz has reached the conclusion on the basis of several experiments that non-vegetarian food plays a major role in raising the anger, anxiety, restlessness, hastiness, sexual desire ad criminal mentality. Therefore it is true that minute substances of food makes our mind and the mentality will be pious or passionate depending on the type of food we take.

Vegetarian food can cure partial headache:

Dr.Alexander Hugh who was a doctor at the metropolitan hospitals and gynecological and Pediatrician dispensary, Royal Hospital was suffering from partial headache. He was not satisfied with the medicines he was taking. He quit non-vegetarian food and starting taking milk and cottage cheese. As a result his illness was totally cured. Sacrificing meat also cured arthritis and other problems. He wrote a book titled food for all castes, in which he mentioned that the countries in which people eat very little or not eat meat have lesser chances to contract cancer. He also mentioned that he has knows many people who stopped eating non-vegetarian food and were cured of arthritis, insomnia, constipation and other diseases.

Non-vegetarian food causes cancer and nervous diseases:

According to Dr. Khar T Loder Braston non-vegetarian food does not give strength and instead makes us weak it produces nitrogen's, which functions like poison for the nerves.

Dr. Arthur Underwood says that 85 per cent of the throat and intestines problems are due to non-vegetarian food. On contrary the vegetarian food contains substances, which can prevent cancer.

The author of Diet and Food Dr. Hugh has differentiated between various strengthening and anxiety causing food products and said that vegetarian food is strengthening and non-vegetarian food causes anxiety.

Food problems due to non-vegetarian food:

In the developed countries 6 tones of food is given to the cattle in order to produce one ton of meat. American scientist Borg Storm says that the amount of food given to the animals in order to obtain meat is sufficient to subside the hunger of worlds 50 per cent population. When 8 kg of vegetable protein is fed to the animals they produce one kg of meat protein. In the same way one non-vegetarian calorie can be obtained after burning 7 calories of vegetables. This is simply the wastage of protein and calories.

Britain's Bernard Vaidyaril says that it is beyond ethics to feed the animals with more than half the quantity of world's food grain in order to obtain meat at a time when millions of people are starving. The same food could be given to them to satisfy their hunger. In order to obtain meat sufficient for the survival of ten people, the land that is used for this purpose the same land can be used for cultivating peas, barley, millets and other food grains then 100 people can survive.

Avoiding the consumption of meat can reduce hunger: if the rich western countries stop eating non-vegetarian food then the food problem of the world can be overcome. On one hand the animals are given 40 crores tons of food every year, so that the rich people can eat the meat of these animals and on the other hand due to the deficiency of food grains around 50 crores population of the poor countries dies due to starvation every year.


Do you know that eggs have little amount of nutritional value? They are totally deficient in carbohydrates. The eggs are full of poisonous and harmful elements. Egg is the cause of several serious diseases; the high cholesterol content increases the risk of heart disease. The hens eat sputum, phlegm, nose secretions, worms, germs and other such filthy things. The eggs are produced from these things. Can egg increase the mental and intellectual quality of a person?

The following facts prove that egg is very low, dirty and the biggest enemy of health when compared to other food products. Eggs have lowest amount of nutritional elements:

1. Protein : Dals 22-25%; Eggs 13.3%; Paneer 24.1%; Separata Milk powder 38%; Soybean 43.2%

2.  Carbohydrates : Dals 56 - 60%; Eggs 0%; Soybean 22.9%; Paneer 6.3%; Separata milk Powder 15%;

3.  Calorie : Dals 334-353; Eggs 173; Lobhia 327; Paneer 348; Milk powder 357

4. Calcium : Dals 0.13-0.20%; Eggs 0.06%; Soybean 0.24%; Paneer 0.79%;separata milk Powder 1.37%;

5. Iron : Dals 8.4-9.8%; Eggs 2.1%; Soybean 11.5%; Roasted gram 8.9%;

6. Phosphorous :  Dals 0.25-0.37%; Eggs 0.22%; Roasted peanuts 0.44%; Paneer 0.52%; Separata milk powder 1.4%

7.  Mineral salts : Dals 2.1-3.6%; Eggs 1.0%; Soybean 4.6%; Roasted peanuts2.3%; Paneer 4.2%; Separata milk powder 6.8%;%;

Eggs contain high amounts of cholesterol, which causes high blood pressure and kidney problems. Frying an egg increases its cholesterol level further. Heart specialist Dr. col. K.L.Chopda and Dr. K.K.Agarwal say that the yoke of egg contains 220 mg cholesterol, which is dangerous for the heart. Nobel prize winner Dr. Brown and Dr.Goldstin have proved that eggs contain high amount of cholesterol and hence increase the risk of heart attack.

DDT poison:

30 per cent of the eggs contain DDT poison. This causes cancer, this was discovered by Lorida, America's agricultural department.


The egg white contains Evidin, which causes eczema and paralysis.


The eggs contain nitrogen and phosphoric acid, which produces acidic substances in the body, which makes the person diseased.

Infectious bacteria:

The upper layer of the egg contains 15000 micro holes. The infectious bacteria entering the egg through these pores - salmonella, shigola and Staphylococci. these bacteria are responsible for disease of the intestines, due to which thousands of Indians die every year. Several thousands of people in England became the victims of a poisonous epidemic only because of salmonella bacteria.

Egg generates kapha:

According to a German professor Egtur Burg, Egg is responsible for generating 51.83 per cent of phlegm, which imbalance the nutrition's in the body and become the abode of dieses.

Eggs are not easily digestible:

Bile and pancreatic juices of egg are ineffective on egg white. Therefore 30 to 50 per cent of egg is excreted without being digested. This is the view of Professor Akoda of England.

Decay of food in the stomach:

According to Dr. E.V. Mekkalam the eggs do not contain carbohydrates and the amount of calcium is also very low, hence it decays in the stomach.

Eggs contain very less amount of vitamins: eggs contain very little quantity of iron, magnesium and vitamins. Especially vitamin B complex and vitamin C.

Egg causes diseases in any form:

Prof of microbiology in the university college of medicine, Dr. V.Talwad says that egg causes different types of disease whether eaten raw or in any other form.

Hens have lot of diseases:

The hens are carriers of bacteria and germs responsible for diseases like T.B and infect the persons eating it. (Dr. Robert Grass)

Hens are subjected to torture:

The following methods of tortures are applied on hens in order to get more and faster production of eggs:

- The hens are given injections of special hormones for egg formulation.

- The male chickens are made to sit under the hot Sun and are not allowed to sleep to make them young quickly.

- More hens are fitted in to the farms, where they cannot flap their wings, they bite one another and get injured.

- The hens are forced to sit in the sheds through out the day.

- The wings and beaks are chopped off with the help of hot metallic instruments and machines. This hard truth was mentioned in the world-renowned book, height for a new America, written by John Robins.

- Is it not foolishness to eat eggs containing 13 per cent protein and sacrificing vegetable food items containing 22 to 43-pr cent protein?

- Is it not stupidity to eat eggs, which are responsible for generating serious diseases instead of nutritious and healthy vegetarian food.

- Is it good to eat eggs 173 calories or vegetarian food containing 327 to 432 calories?

- Are we not encouraging violence and cruelty by eating the poor creatures that are subjected to different kinds of cruelty?

Inspirational factors for quitting eggs:

Eating eggs and meat is against the Vedas:

ya aamam maamsamadanti paurusheyam ca ye kavih
garbhaan khadanti keshavaastanito nashayaamasi
- Atharva Veda 8.6.23

In other words "I destroy the people who eat meat and eggs."

Gandhiji's opinion:

The religion does not allow us to eat eggs and meat, "looking at the climate of our nation we should stop the consumption of eggs, meat and alcohol."

A scientist's opinion A scientist said that the people who eat eggs appear to be very healthy in the beginning were very proud of them, their health is artificial and they have to loose their good health very soon. They contract different types of disease and they have to consult doctors and ayurvedic practitioners in order to get back the lost health.


anumantaa vishamsitaa nihantaa kraya vikrayi
samskartaa copahartaa va khadakashceti ghatakah

The person who advises to eat non-vegetarian food, the butcher, the buyer, the seller, the cook, and the person who brings it and the person who eats it are all dangerous, killers and sinners.

We consider the above-mentioned facts seriously and decide that we should eat healthy, disease curing, more nutritious and pious vegetarian food so that we remain healthy, happy and livelong. We should not eat the meat obtained in a cruel manner by cutting the beaks and wings of the birds, which is less nutritious and disease causing food. We should not make our bodies malicious and make the mind impure and polluted.

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