Wednesday, January 31, 2007

Nice story to think about

A young and successful executive was traveling down a neighborhood street, going a bit too fast in his new Jaguar. He was watching for kids darting out from between parked cars and slowed down when he thought he saw something. As his car passed, no children appeared. Instead, a brick smashed into the Jag's side door! He slammed on the brakes and backed the Jag back to the spot where the brick had been thrown. The angry driver then jumped out of the car, grabbed the nearest kid and pushed him up against a parked car shouting, "What was that all about and who are you? Just what the heck are you doing? That's a new car and that brick you threw is going to cost a lot of money. Why did you do it?" The young boy was apologetic. "Please, mister...please, I'm sorry but I didn't know what else to do," He pleaded. "I threw the brick because no one else would stop..." With tears dripping down his face and off his chin, the youth pointed to a spot just around a parked car. "It's my brother, "he said. "He rolled off the curb and fell out of his wheelchair and I can't lift him up."Now sobbing, the boy asked the stunned executive, "Would you please help me get him back into his wheelchair? He's hurt and he's too heavy for me." Moved beyond words, the driver tried to swallow the rapidly swelling lump in his throat. He hurriedly lifted the handicapped boy back into the wheelchair, then took out a linen handkerchief and dabbed at the fresh scrapes and cuts. A quick look told him everything was going to be okay. "Thank you and may God bless you," the grateful child told the stranger. Too shook up for words, the man simply watched the boy! push his wheelchair-bound brother down the sidewalk toward their home.
It was a long, slow walk back to the Jaguar. The damage was very noticeable, but the driver never bothered to repair the dented side door. He kept the dent there to remind him of this message: "Don't go through life so fast that someone has to throw a brick at you to get your attention!" God whispers in our souls and speaks to our hearts. Sometimes when we don't have time to listen, He has to throw a brick at us. It's our choice to listen or not.

If God had a refrigerator, your picture would be on it.
If He had a wallet, your photo would be in it.
He sends you flowers every spring.
He sends you a sunrise every morning Face it, friend - He is crazy about you!

God didn't promise days without pain, laughter without sorrow,sun without rain, but He did promise strength for the day, comfort for the tears, and light for the way.
If God brings you to it, He will bring you through it.

Tuesday, January 30, 2007

Radical measures - Remarkable results

Life is like cooking, if you put the normal ingedients and cook it is just the normal example if you cook dosa, if you just cook the normal way u get the normal dosa only if you add something ( like onion ) it increases its value
similarly, if we do the normal things like work same 8 hrs , save some money , get married have children get a house, get ur kids educated ...get retired, chant manthra and die , of course even to do this in this fashion requires lot of hard work and planning but in the last ...but we miss something called life , what is life? is not all this regular chores, is the world changed a little bit after you, atleast the world which is known to you ...has anybody benefited from your life in a good way

if you can make your parents life better become a good son
if you can make your kids life better become a good father
if you can make your village prosper become a leader
if you can make your nation prosper become mahathma

but how many people take a break and think out of the box ...everybody is caught in the routine and you dont live for urself nor you live for any purpose!!

Sunday, January 28, 2007


Friday, January 19, 2007

Yoga in busy life

Below is the extract taken from Rajini's interview to Ananda Vikatan at the end of Rajini's Travelogue to Himalayas (2005) which got published in Ananda Vikatan that year.He talks about Dhyanam here.

It is a simple and neat explanation of how to start dhyanamJust go ahead...Question:

யோகாசனம், தியானம் பழகின பிறகு உங்களுக்குள் என்னென்ன மாற்றங்கள் நிகழ்ந்தன... அதுபத்திக் கொஞ்சம் சொல்லுங்க?

Answer: நிறைய! அது வந்து... நேரடியா எக்ஸ்பீரியன்ஸ் பண்ணணும். அப்போதான் அந்த சக்தி... பவர் புரியும். சும்மா யோகா, தியானம்னு பேச ஆரம்பிச்சா, அட போப்பா!ன்னுட்டுப் போயிடுவாங்க. யோகா உடம்புக்கு... தியானம் மனசுக்கு!எல்லோருக்கும் டென்ஷன், பிரச்னை, அவஸ்தை, தலைவலி இருக்கு. காலைல வெளியே கிளம்பறப்போ,இன்னிக்குப் புதுசா பிறந்தோம்டா!னு நினைச்சுக்கிட்டு கிளம்புங்க. ஈவினிங் வீட்டுக்கு வந்ததும் அப்பிடியே உட்காருங்க... சும்மா ஒரு அஞ்சு நிமிஷம் கண்ணு மூடி உட்காருங்க. இன்னிக்குக் காலையிலிருந்து சாயந்திரம் வீடு திரும்பற வரை என்னவெல்லாம் நடந்துதுனு நெனச்சுப் பாருங்க.ஜஸ்ட் திங் அபௌட் இட்! நீங்க யாரையோ காயப்படுத்தி இருக்கலாம். உங்களை யாரோ சந்தோஷப்படுத்தி இருக்கலாம். ஒரு வேலை நல்லபடியா முடிஞ்சிருக்கும். செய்ய நினைச்ச எதையோ மறந்துபோயிருப்பீங்க. அது எல்லாத்தையும் மனசுக்குள் ஒரு ரீப்ளே பண்ணிப் பாருங்க.முதல் நாள் இது நாலஞ்சு நிமிஷத்தில் முடிஞ்சுபோயிடும். அப்புறம், அதுவே இன்னும் டைம் கூடும். எங்கியோ ஒரு மொமண்ட்ல தடக்குனு நீங்க உங்களை மறந்து ஒரு சூன்யத்துக்குள் போய் வருவீங்க. அந்த அனுபவம் தனி எனர்ஜி தரும். கிரியா யோகாவை முறையா கத்துத் தர நல்ல மாஸ்டர்ஸ் இருக்காங்க. யோகுடா சத்சங்கில் போய்ப் பாருங்க. கத்துக்கிட்டா இன்னும் நல்லா இருப்பீங்க... இது என் எக்ஸ்பீரியன்ஸ்!

so simple and so good !!

Tuesday, January 16, 2007

Hi All

This is my first blog ...had this thought for along time ..but today I spent my time to create a blog , 'spent my time' ..seems quite odd.. yea this is the whole theme of this blog . As per me, Life in itself is kind of barter system, for everything in this world there is a "price tag" so you always spend ups osmething to get something , taking this thought let us start ...