And Some…They Couldn’t Find

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Woh Sham…

Woh Sham...

 

It was then the days eased away into pleasant evenings.

Now…a day ends on a mere night:-(

 

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Source: Unknown author, vide K Gopalaswamy/Khare

 

 

Rejection Letter From A Chinese Editor

Would have surely made the author feel sorry for the editor:-)

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The following is said to be an exact translation of the letter sent by a Chinese editor to a would-be contributor whose manuscript he found it necessary to return:

Illustrious brother of the sun and moon: Behold thy servant prostrate before thy feet. I kowtow to thee, and beg that of thy graciousness thou mayst grant that I may speak and live. Thy honored manuscript has deigned to cast the light of its august countenance upon us. With raptures we have perused it. By the bones of my ancestors, never have I encountered such wit, such pathos, such lofty thought. With fear and trembling I return the writing. Were I to publish the treasure you sent me, the emperor would order that it should be made the standard and that none be published except such as equaled it. Knowing literature as I do, and that it would be impossible in…

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Bonfire

Sanmargam

Isn’t it strange…

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we make Ravana to set him on fire (later)?

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Musings Of An Idle Philosopher

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Bared Essentials

Medical Insurance, it’s said, is like a hospital gown.

Neeta Kumar in FFu

We think we’re covered fully 😦

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A Seer Sees It…Differently

Sanmargam

The two sishya’s (disciples) were arguing over some matter.

The voices and the tempers were raising, not realizing the seer was close by.

The seer hoped they would quickly reach a closure.

But it was not to be. It went on for a while.

The seer decided to intervene. He walked up to them and requested them to sort things out amicably without sullying the decorum of the Mutt (institution).

A visitor around at that time observed all that happened.

Politely approaching the seer he asked him why he did not order the errant sjshya’s sternly to behave themselves. After all they were followers of the Mutt. Why make a polite request?

‘You must have read stories about our Rishi’s,’ the seer said to the visitor. ‘And, how predators (tigers) and preys (deer) drank water from the same pond side by side in the ashram’s of our venerable Rishi’s.’

The…

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