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quarrels

On Quarrels- so well said ! I can quarrel with the World but not my own since with them I have to live, not win ! ( and yet, most of our quarrels are with those we call our own !) मैं दुनिया से लड़ सकता हूँ पर अपनों से नही क्योंकि अपनों के साथ मुझे जीतना नहीं बल्कि जीना है  
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Ai Sareera Meerya…….

A wonderful, soothing Shabad.   Will try to put Lyrics and Harmonium Notation here too ...     eae sareeraa maeriaa eis jag mehiaae kai kiaa thudhh karam kamaaeiaa || O my body, why have you come into this world? What actions have you committed? k karam kamaaeiaa thudhh sareeraa jaa thoo jag mehiaaeiaa || And what actions have you committed, O my body, since you came into this world? jin har thaeraa rachan rachiaa so har man n vasaaeiaa || The Lord who formed your form - you have not enshrined that Lord in your mind. gur parasaadhee har…
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Prabh Jiyo , Khasmana Kar Pyaare

This is a lovely shabad that I plan to learn and sing with a Harmonium , someday .....   This Shabad is by Guru Arjan Dev Ji in Raag Sorath on Pannaa 631 soriT mhlw 5 ] sorat(h) mehalaa 5 || Sorat'h, Fifth Mehla: sunhu ibnµqI Twkur myry jIA jMq qyry Dwry ] sunahu bina(n)thee t(h)aakur maerae jeea ja(n)th thaerae dhhaarae || Hear my prayer, O my Lord and Master; all beings and creatures were created by You. rwKu pYj nwm Apuny kI krn krwvnhwry ]1] raakh paij naam apunae kee karan karaavanehaarae ||1|| You preserve the honor of Your…
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” Imposed Excess” in your insurance policy – check and protest !

  You are insured. Hopefully you will not need to file a claim. And if, unfortunately you do, the policy you have been paying on for years in good faith will come to your rescue at least partially. That is what is supposed to happen in an ideal World. We don't, however, live in one . As I am finding out in a very interesting fashion, which could be useful and of interest to you as well. Details are in the E-mail as under, redacted as of now to leave contact details etc. It is self explanatory . Essentially, a…
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Hindi

Hum Bekhudi mein Unko Pukaare….

Movie : Kala Pani Music Director : Sachin Dev Burman Singer : Mohd Rafi Director : Raj Khosla   Kalapani is a 1958 Hindi movie produced by Dev Anand for Navketan Films and directed by Raj Khosla. The film is based on Cronin's 1953 novel, Beyond This Place, and is a remake of the 1955 Bengali film 'Sabar Upaarey'.The film stars Dev Anand, Madhubala, Nalini Jaywant, Bir Sakuja and Agha. The film's music is by Sachin Dev Burman, and the lyrics are by Majrooh Sultanpuri. The movie won Dev Anand a best actor Filmfare award. A great movie . Had…
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Articles

On having, taking, giving, cling and lose

Cling and Lose ! On having, taking, giving, cling and lose A very nice story - could be real - which made me Ryokan, a Zen master, lived the simplest kind of life in a little hut at the foot of a mountain. One evening a thief visited the hut only to discover there was nothing to steal. Ryokan returned and caught him. “You may have come a long way to visit me, ” he told the prowler, “and you should not return empty-handed. Please take my clothes as a gift.” The thief was bewildered. He tool the clothes and…
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Nanak Builders- builder of my house

Nanak Builders, Greater Noida - my house built by them   Nanak Builders Greater Noida Roof Casting - Nanak Builders, Greater Noida   Nanak Builders has recently ( Oct. 2014) built my house in Greater Noida. Indeed building a House can be a lifetime experience and a most of us will get or have built a house only once in our lifetime. So, most of us " lay people " when we start building our dream house are totally " fresh  and ignorant. There are pitfalls galore as you embark on this journey. some of which can be avoided if…
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It is in the Giving that we receive…

The Prayer A VERY nice Prayer to try to imbibe !   Lord, make me an instrument of Your peace; Where there is hatred, let me sow love; Where there is injury, pardon; Where there is discord, harmony; Where there is error, truth; Where there is doubt, faith; Where there is despair, hope; Where there is darkness, light; And where there is sadness, joy. O Divine Master, Grant that I may not so much seek To be consoled as to console; To be understood as to understand; To be loved as to love. For it is in giving that we…
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Tu Pyar ka Sagar Hai – with Notations

A beautiful song, dedicated to Goddess Amba.   गीतकार : शैलेन्द्र, गायक : मन्ना डे, संगीतकार : शंकर जयकिशन चित्रपट : सीमा (१९५५) / Lyricist : Shailendra, Singer : Manna Dey, Music Director : Shankar Jaikishan, Movie : Seema (1955) तू प्यार का सागर है, तेरी एक बूँद के प्यासे हम लौटा जो दिया तूने, चले जायेंगे जहाँ से हम घायल मन का पागल पंछी, उड़ने को बेकरार पंख हैं कोमल, आँख है धुंदली ,जाना है सागर पार अब तू ही इसे समझा, राह भूले थे कहा से हम इधर झूम के गाये जिन्दगी, उधर है मौत खडी कोई क्या…
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