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A stroll in the park

Fastest indeed!

Very often I used to wonder who among the living beings is the fastest. Could it be horses or others which have similar body structures. Or, could it be human beings themselves who take flight here and there all around the world?
Wait, let us not come to a conclusion at the expense of other beings like the flying creatures or rather birds which can lift themselves up without the help of runways or any such supports.
I have seen them off the ground and in the sky in a jiffy and calling each other to pass on some message!
Without an iota of doubt one can come to the conclusion that most of the birds are very fast and they do not need any special “push up” to get the speed they need!

The power of music

Music, at times, works like a magic, especially at the early hours of the day or at the fag-end of the evening. It can capture your mind and take you back to certain concerts which are connected with the childhood days of Lord Krishna! When one talks about Lord Krishna, or any other divine charterers, one, invariably recalls the good old days when certain religious functions were accompanied by dances and devotional songs. In this connection, one has to be thankful to certain movies which are dedicated to such events!

Just a 50-50!

Right now, it is difficult to say which party is dominating in the one-day match. It is not a sunny day but still it is not so cold, though the trees are blowing their heads off and on to cause some difficulty for the people who are not at their houses.
Even as I write this, there is a message from the sun, “don’t be in a hurry, open the window and you will find the rays broader and warmer.”
Yeah, much to my relief, the message from the sun was so heart-warming!
Now, the question, “who will win the match” is still there but it won’t be a match which ends in a draw!…

Serene and beautiful!

Certain places bring back your memories in a jiffy! The other day when I revisited that place, I rushed to my favorite seat and looked around and to my joy, every spot was in its place. The framework was of course, the hills surrounding hundreds of houses and the serene atmosphere. The architects of these houses have made the area calm and almost identical, much to the relief of those who live in the area.
Whatever it may be, the blue sky and the white clouds make the area calm and beautiful. The birds too play the role of making the area as beautiful as ever.

Sun, the almighty!

When the Sun rules over us, His Highness makes it sure that half the world is busy and the other half “sleepy” (not so sleepy in view of certain TV programs).
The games of His majesty look more like chess games where the touch of certain coins would make the seas and rivers change their colors in order the produce water in different forms in abundance.
Rain or shine, the whole world depend on His majesty to lead a happy life, no matter how old or young we are. Of course, our poets and writers have made the world enchanting and powerful.

A mutually acceptable solution please

Most of the states in India are facing some calamities, mostly seasonal and between neighboring states. Such problems are difficult to handle even by central government because the states stick to their stand, come what may!

The only remedy rests on the PM. Instead of leaving such problems at the mercy of CMs and opposition leaders, the PM should invite them to Delhi for a friendly chat with emphasis on a permanent solution and the need for creating a peaceful atmosphere in all states. A bold approach by the PM will definitely pave the way for a mutually acceptable solution.

Serials all the way

Watching a couple of programs, mostly T.V. serials has become an unavoidable habit. At times, I used to wonder why I should waste my time on these serials but when I think about these serials or certain interesting programs what comes to my mind is the fact that these programs in hundreds of channels are encouraging the youngsters to participate in any of these programs and earn enough money for their livelihood or to enter the mega world of movies. Another important fact is that most of the serials are between 6 pm and 10 pm and even the slum dwellers can spend their time usefully!

Let us not succumb to pressure

“You are from?”

“India”

India?… Hats off!

While I was in Canada, certain people used to ask me such questions and when I say I am an Indian, some would exclaim “From Kashmir to Kanyakumari!… Multilingual!…” Yeah, I would reply and add, our National Anthem gives you an idea about our Country.

In spite of such a reputation it is unfortunate that some of our own people are thinking in terms of dividing the country or rather seeking a special status or a division.

Some recent incidents in India show that some political parties are encouraging the division…

An evening walk indeed!

A lazy mind may have hundred excuses to make it appear that an evening walk is worthless but an “adamant self” defies the order and pushes you out with a smile. The beginning of my evening walk on that day looked neither clumsy nor dynamic! So, off I went, enjoying the race between the farmers and construction workers. New buildings were coming up but not at the expense of the farmers who were working hard in the field. My only concern was the absence of birds who would fly around making some musical sounds.

Any way, when I found myself alone, I asked the birds, “what happened to those cows and buffalos?” and their reply was “Do you enjoy their rocky sounds and ugly look?”