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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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Stories

The Last Question !

Great Sci Fi Story !   The Last Question   A great Story by that  Master of Sci Fi- Isaac Asimov. Isaac Asimov ( circa January 2, 1920 – April 6, 1992) was an American author and professor of biochemistry at Boston University, best known for his works of science fiction and for his popular science is widely considered a master of hard science fiction and, along with Robert A. Heinlein and Arthur C. Clarke, he was considered one of the "Big Three" science fiction writers during his lifetime. This is what Isaac himself had to say about this story…
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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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Arz Kiya Hai….

Arz kiya Duniya me Laakhon log rehte hai Koi hasta hai , Koi rota hai Par sabse sukhi wohi hai yaaro Jo raat ko do peg laga ke sota hai अर्ज़ किया है..... दुनिया मे लाखों लोग रहते है कोई हसता है , कोई रोता है पर सबसे सुखी वोही है यारो जो रात को दो पेग लगा के सोता है
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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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Small Thoughts !

Happiness can be a CHOICE !     Here is a collection of some of the Quotes sprinkled through this Site- some small but powerful thoughts. Hope they lead you to happiness !           Join me on Twitter to get more great thoughts on Joy and Happiness !   You could also comment in with Quotes which move and inspire you - I will feature them here as well as in my  Twitter Feed with attribution as appropriate !
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WHAT is happiness ?

WHAT is Happiness ? Found this - good for a self check anytime  ( though not necessarily in the same order ... ) ! Happiness is: 1. Falling in love. 2. Laughing so hard your face hurts. 3. A hot shower. 4. No lines at the supermarket. 5. A special glance. 6. Getting mail. 7. Taking a drive on a pretty road. 8. Hearing your favourite song on the radio. 9. Lying in bed listening to the rain outside. 10. Hot towels fresh out of the dryer. 11. Chocolate milkshake ... (or vanilla ... or strawberry!) 12. A bubble bath.…
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