Devotional

Anthem for the World

Aarti Anthem for the World Once actor Balraj Sahni asked the late Nobel Laureate Rabindra Nath Tagore, “You have written the national anthem for India. Can you write an international anthem for the whole world?” “It has already been written, not only international but for the entire universe, in the 16th century by Nanak,” replied Tagore. He referred to the Sikh aarti (ceremony of light). Gurudev Tagore was so enamoured of this aarti that he personally translated it into Bengali. Every evening in all Gurudwaras, after the recitation of Rehraas Sahib, we can hear a melodious rendition of the aarti…
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Western

Somebody that I used to know – drummed up!

And a vocation that I missed, just by a whisker ;-) This guy, BTW, is Dylan Taylor ( not the fem Guitarist - same name, she's good too ! ) About Dylan He has been playing since 8 years of age ! Started on his father's drumsets. He is GOOD ! Of course he is playing  a cover of Somebody that I used to by the videos below his Dylan Taylor ! Here is his drummed up version  And here is the " original " by although about 5 Million on the Tube, puts me to sleep. I must confess,…
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Western

A Song for You !

Your Song      Some songs are wonderful. And can be " Your Songs " too. Here is one !     It's a little bit funny this feeling inside I'm not one of those who can easily hide I don't have much money but boy if I did I'd buy a big house where we both could liveIf I was a sculptor, but then again, no Or a man who makes potions in a traveling show I know it's not much but it's the best I can do My gift is my song and this one's for youAnd you…
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Inspire

The Newspaper Vendor and your Attitude

Attitude and the Newspaper Vendor   A businessman walked by the same newsstand everyday along with his colleague. Each day he would give the newspaper vendor a big smile. The Vendor ignored him mostly. One day his colleague asked him why he does that, given that he is generally being ignored. He replied :  "I am not going to let that vendor determine how I want to act and feel through the day ." How is that for keeping a cheerful attitude !
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