Anger !

“Holding onto anger is like drinking poison and expecting the other person to die.”  Largely attributed to Buddha. it is actually not  a Buddha Quote ! The closest seems to be  : “Develop the meditation of equanimity. For when you are developing the meditation of equanimity, irritation will be abandoned.” (MN 62) BUT is good anyway, to remember !
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Problems !

“If we all threw our problems in a pile and saw everyone else's, we'd grab ours back. Attributed to Regina Brett She was a Pulitzer Prize finalist for commentary in 2008 and 2009. Her first book, "God Never Blinks: 50 Lessons for Life's Little Detours" was published in April, 2010 by Grand Central Publishing. It is now in 26 countries. Her second book, "Be the Miracle: 50 Lessons for Making the Impossible Possible", was published in 2012.
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A Summer Chalet in the Indian Alps

The Chalet ! OK, here is my next "Objet D'Desire "- Summer Chalet in the Indian Alps ! Courtesy Pradeep Dadlani had the pleasure of spending some days in a place similar. Thinking would be great fun to get one ! So if you have any ideas - along with the Budget for the same, chime in !   The Bubbling Brook Next Door ! The Shower   the neighbors             the privacy The Luxurious Rooms ! Running Hot Water ! The Clubhouse !
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Nostradamus predictions 2014 Elections !

Nostradamus predicts Elections 2014 !   Nostradamus predictions 2014 Elections ! Who doesn't know Nostradamus the great Future Seeing Seer ? Seems like he had something to say for the Indian 2014 elections as well ! Vinay Talwar dug it out and I thought before the Facebook Sinkhole gobbles this up let me immortalize it at a place we can find it FAR more quickly ! So here are some salients : Politicus Bharatus Janatus Indicus veni grandus est vingtus unus centurus – Congressus oublium est …” The Bharatiya Janata Party will come to dominate India in the 21st century, as…
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No Pay Rent Be Happy

 No Pay Rent Be Happy !   A song by musician Bobby McFerrin. Released in September 1988, it became the first a cappella song to reach number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, a position it held for two weeks. The song's title is taken from a famous quote by Meher Baba. The original music video stars Robin Williams and Bill Irwin. The instruments in this song are entirely overdubbed voice parts and other sounds made by McFerrin, using no instruments at all. I sure wish life would be as simple as this, don't you ? he sure seems…
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” Save” Income Tax – Be Happy !

Save Money, Be Happy !   Come taxing time and we all get more concerned about this .. although technically, we are not saving tax but income! But who is bothered about such nitties ...especially when each year the Government seems to be squeezing more . Here ( see below .. ) is a presentation I found for the same. Enjoi ! And if you have any more ideas, let us know too :-)    
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