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Monday, 30 January 2017
Friday, 27 January 2017
HUMANS NEED TO TALK, TALK...AND TALK
People need people to talk to; they need people they can open their hearts to; people need people to hold hands and feel strong; they need people who can hold them and let them cry.
I am not talking about a romanticized partner or a bollywoodised friend. I am not even talking about families or counsellors. I am just talking about people. Just anyone.
We really do not realize how badly people need a release. I work with people and I work on myself. And i know how important conversations are.
We, as a society, really have no idea how suffocated people are in their emotions. Most people have nobody to express themselves entirely to. Everyone is holding back their vulnerabilities to maintain the social image of a confident and happy person.
Heart-to-heart conversations have become rare, artificial and shallow. And most hearts are filled with empty defences.
Most people can't even talk to their life-partners openly for the fear of being judged or rejected. Emotions await just a release. Social images make sure weakness is not glorified.
Children have bottled up stress. Young people suffer anxiety and depression.
It is just lack of social support. It is lack of non-judgmental friendships. It is result of fast and busy lives where nobody has time to just sit and watch someone cry. It is result of instant and impatient lifestyle practices, that emotions have started feeling like waste of time.
We have whatsapp and facetime and social media - and we have stress and anxiety and depression.
Our forefathers had neither. Because they talked to each other. Because talking helps. The face-to-face type talking, the just-listen-to-me type talking, the hold-my-hand-and-let-me-cry type talking, the sit-next-to-me-and-listen-to-my-silence type talking... the talking where the person can be themselves and say anything they feel without the fear of any judgement or loss or rejection.
Today we dont like that type of talking. Those conversations when someone begins to undress one's mind, feel awkward. We don't ever want them. In fact we avoid them. And so, mental illness is epidemic. Naturally.
There is not much we can do. But we can offer a listening. We can be the people someone can just come over and talk to. We can be the people someone can just cry in front of. We can help people free themselves from the prison of their own minds.
Let's be the go-to person for someone. Let's learn to be friends with the friendless. Let's let people talk without any fear. Let's create conversations.
Saturday, 21 January 2017
SANSKRIT LIKE NO OTHER LANGUAGE
• Sanskrit has the highest number of vocabularies than any other
language in the world.
• 102 arab 78 crore 50 lakh words have been used till now in Sanskrit.
If it will be used in computers & technology, then more these number
of words will be used in next 100 years.
• Sanskrit has the power to say a sentence in a minimum number of
words than any other language.
• America has a University dedicated to Sanskrit and the NASA too has a department in it to research on Sanskrit manuscripts.
• Sanskrit is the best computer friendly language.(Ref: Forbes
Magazine July 1987).
• Sanskrit is a highly regularized language. In fact, NASA declared it
to be the “only unambiguous spoken language on the planet” – and very suitable for computer comprehension.
• Sanskrit is an official language of the Indian state of Uttarakhand.
• There is a report by a NASA scientist that America is creating 6th
and 7th generation super computers based on Sanskrit language. Project deadline is 2025 for 6th generation and 2034 for 7th generation computer. After this there will be a revolution all over the world to learn Sanskrit.
• The language is rich in most advanced science, contained in their
books called Vedas, Upanishads, Shruti, Smriti, Puranas, Mahabharata, Ramayana etc. (Ref: Russian State University, NASA etc. NASA possesses 60,000 palm leaf manuscripts, which they are studying.)
• Learning of Sanskrit improves brain functioning. Students start
getting better marks in other subjects like Mathematics, Science etc.,
which some people find difficult. It enhances the memory power. James Junior School, London, has made Sanskrit compulsory. Students of this school are among the toppers year after year. This has been followed by some schools in Ireland also.
• Research has shown that the phonetics of this language has roots in
various energy points of the body and reading, speaking or reciting
Sanskrit stimulates these points and raises the energy levels, whereby resistance against illnesses, relaxation to mind and reduction of stress are achieved.
• Sanskrit is the only language, which uses all the nerves of the
tongue. By its pronunciation, energy points in the body are activated
that causes the blood circulation to improve. This, coupled with the
enhanced brain functioning and higher energy levels, ensures better
health. Blood Pressure, diabetes, cholesterol etc. are controlled.
(Ref: American Hindu University after constant study)
• There are reports that Russians, Germans and Americans are actively doing research on Hindu’s sacred books and are producing them back to the world in their name. Seventeen countries around the world have a University or two to study Sanskrit to gain technological advantages.
• Surprisingly, it is not just a language. Sanskrit is the primordial
conduit between Human Thought and the Soul; Physics and Metaphysics; Subtle and Gross; Culture and Art; Nature and its Author; Created and the Creator.
• Sanskrit is the scholarly language of 3 major World religions –
Hinduism, Buddhism (along with Pali) and Jainism (second to Prakrit).
• Today, there are a handful of Indian villages (in Rajasthan, Madhya
Pradesh, Orissa, Karnataka and Uttar Pradesh) where Sanskrit is still
spoken as the main language. For example in the village of Mathur in
Karnataka, more than 90% of the population knows Sanskrit.
Mathur/Mattur is a village 10 kms from Shimoga speaks Sanskrit on
daily basis (day-to-day communication).
• Even a Sanskrit daily newspaper exists! Sudharma, published out of
Mysore, has been running since 1970 and is now available online as an e-paper (sudharma.epapertoday.com)!
• The best type of calendar being used is hindu calendar(as the new
year starts with the geological change of the solar system)
ref: german state university
• The UK is presently researching on a defence system based on Hindu’s shri chakra.
• Another interesting fact about Sanskrit language was that the
process of introducing new words into the language continued for a
long period until it was stopped by the great grammarian Panini who
wrote an entire grammar for the language laying down rules for the
derivation of each and every word in Sanskrit and disallowed the
introducing of new words by giving a full list of Roots and Nouns.
Even after Panini, some changes occur which were regularised by
Vararuchi and finally by Patanjali. Any infringement of the rules as
laid down by Patanjali was regarded as a grammatical error and hence the Sanskrit Language has remained in same without any change from the date of Patanjali (about 250 B.C.) up to this day.
• संस्कृत is the only language in the world that exists since millions
of years. Millions of languages that emerged from Sanskrit are dead
and millions will come but Sanskrit will remain eternal. It is truly
language of Bhagwan. Wealth of information on Sanskrit language.
Shows how India lags behind the Americans in this matter. We Indians are reading sacred texts, performing pujas for various religious festivals throughout the year. So we will not be lying if we say Sanskrit as also one of the languages in the next Census exercise without forgetting, thus help save our own language from disappearing & doing our bit for the language.
Wednesday, 11 January 2017
SOMETHING TO BE HAPPY, NOT SUCCESSFUL
1. Do Not Interfere In Others' Business Unless Asked:
Most of us create our own problems by interfering too often in others' affairs. We do so because somehow we have convinced ourselves that our way is the best way, our logic is the perfect logic and those who do not conform to our thinking must be criticized and steered to the right direction, our direction. This thinking denies the existence of individuality and consequently the existence of God.. God has created each one of us in a unique way. No two human beings can think or act in exactly the same way. All men or women act the way they do because God within them prompts them that way. Mind your own business and you will keep your peace.