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Real or Unreal?

So much craziness shortly after Vaisakhi. A time for celebration of life is clouded by inhumanity. Insane bomb blasts in Boston. No human explanation possible for why someone would kill or harm innocent people. Subsequently, racism and ignorance in America makes its appearance again. Newspapers rushing to decide it was a middle-eastern person. Twitter flooded … Continue reading »

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Kora Jawab Lyrics

I found this Punjabi song randomly on someone’s Facebook wall. I was intrigued by the lyrics so decided to try to translate and understand them better myself. I have attached the song and lyrics below. If anyone can help me make the translations better/correct any mistakes please do not hesitate to comment. Kora Jawab { … Continue reading »

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Be Yourself

Sometimes people do not understand or appreciate you. Be yourself anyway. Sometimes people look at and fear you. Be yourself anyway. Sometimes people misunderstand and hate you. Be yourself anyway. Be yourself because being anything else is meaningless. Without freedom, life is meaningless. Be yourself so that you can be free. Free in body, mind … Continue reading »

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Random Quote of The Day

I have no clue where this thought came from but it did randomly while i was studying, so i wrote it down. “Life is not a character of walking legs or breathing essences; it is rather a magical quality in itself that we may only witness, and never define.” – October 3rd, 2007 @6:10pm

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Bandi Chhorh Divas (Diwali)

I was browsing the SikhiWiki article on Bandi Chhorh today and a thought came across my mind.  Its really interesting how the Guru’s action is referred to as “Bandi Chhorh”, kind of like calling him a liberator.  I once blogged about this same topic of “liberation” and “enslavement” and how we view the Guru and … Continue reading »

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