Shihan Rohit

A subhāşita…

A person should examine his own deeds this way everyday – are mine comparable to animals or to that of the noble? The only person you really have to answer to – is YOU. That is a good thing, and a bad thing. Because whatever you do, you can hide from the whole world, but …

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Just six…

Is human life the result of many coincidences and random chance? Or is it instead the fine-tuning of the laws that govern it which have led to our existence? And if this is the case, what is the origin of this fine-tuning? These very questions were addressed by Sir Martin J. Rees, Astronomer Royal and Royal …

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A favorite of mine…

Not many songs touch a chord the way this one does. Melody, classical touches and beautiful picturisation, an ode to my favorite Krishna, what else could I ask for? Muripaala Mukunda – from Bahubali – The Conclusion. Here are the lyrics for those who don’t understand the beautiful language of Telugu! Muripaala Mukundaa…Oh lovely mukunda …

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Of ideas and courage…

Read this somewhere… The thing that gives people courage is ideas. And it is not only courage that comes from ideas; it is determination; it is the power to act, the power to go on acting coherently. For though it is true that most ideas are the rationalizations of feelings, that does not mean that …

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Silappadhigaram

தேரா மன்னா செப்புவது உடையேன்எள்ளறு சிறப்பின் இமையவர் வியப்பப்புள்ளுறு புன்கண் தீர்த்தோன் அன்றியும் வாயிற் கடைமணி நடுநா நடுங்கஆவின் கடைமணி உகுநீர் நெஞ்சுசுடத் தான்தன்அரும்பெறல் புதல்வனை ஆழியின் மடித்தோன்பெரும்பெயர்ப் புகார்என் பதியே அவ்வூர்ஏசாச் சிறப்பின் இசைவிளங்கு பெருங்குடிமாசாத்து வாணிகன் மகனை ஆகிவாழ்தல் வேண்டி ஊழ்வினை துரப்பச் சூழ்கழல் மன்னா நின்னகர்ப் புகுந்தீங்குஎன்கால் சிலம்பு பகர்தல் வேண்டி நின்பால்கொலைக்களப் பட்ட கோவலன் மனைவி  thaera manna seppuvadhu udaiyaenellaru sirappin imaiyavar viyappappulluru punkan theerththon anriyumvaayir kadaimani naduna nadungaaavin …

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True intentions…

Here is the previous part… As they moved towards deeper waters, RaktaMukha got frightened, held the crocodile tightly, and said “KarālaMukha, please swim slowly. These waves and splashing water on me, and I am afraid that I will drown!” KarālaMukha heard him and thought to himself “I have reached the deep sea now. RaktaMukha is …

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Just read more!

I hear this in nearly every appraisal that I conduct – I want to improve my communication skills and writing skills. And I have the same answer every single time – Read more! I heard the same comment today, and well, I had the same answer. But here is a more elaborate explanation:) “In my …

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The one who defeated Arjuna…

Arjuna was the most prominent warrior in the Mahabharata. The best archer in the world, with the avatar of Sri Vishnu as a guide, and the establishment of Dharma as the objective, on the biggest stage that humanity had ever seen.  It is only natural that the tools available to him had to be exceptional. …

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