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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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Accept and love … unconditionally…

True love accepts and does its best with what is ! Sometimes one has to accept and love ..unconditionally Got this via a forward awhile ago. Puts across the dilemmas many of us face very well so thought of ===== It was a busy morning, about 8:30, when an elderly gentleman in his 80's arrived to have stitches removed from his thumb. He said he was in a hurry as he had an appointment at 9:00 am. I took his vital signs and had him take a seat, knowing it would be over an hour before someone would to able…
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The Secret- no more !

The Secret is Within you !   Quite an interesting pitch for quite a successful book .. and many spawns , including a movie , seminars who has read it ? Does/Did it work for you ? About 24000 likes on youtube presently seem to be finding it worthwhile ! What I understand is , in essence : Whatever you constantly think of, you attract in your life. Apart from Philosophy, even Quantum Physicists seem to be saying similar bring your universe into Existence ! BUT the Universe doesn't know " Good " or Bad ". So, for example, if…
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Western

Get Ready Here Come the Drums ! ( Rare Earth )

Rare Earth - The Band   Formed in 1960, Rare Earth had a number of Top 40 hits in the 1970–71 period. This one was their biggest, peaking at number four on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart. This disc sold over one million copies and received a gold record awarded by the Recording Industry Association of America. The Drums start at about 5 Never met a girl could make me feel the way that you do. (You're all right). Whenever I'm asked what makes-a my dreams real, I tell em you do. (You're outta sight). Well tweedle dee, tweedle…
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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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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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