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Fourth Pauri (Step 4)

Fourth Pauri (Step 4)

It is time to share the wallpapers for the fourth step with you all. This step is pivotal in the series, because here we obtain some of the answers to questions already promulgated, especially in the first step. The key thought is, how do we find God? As one single image: Click on the images [...]

Hello, World

Hello, World

‘Hello World’ is in the news once again. Bill Gates recently joined Twitter and chose this to be his first message to the community. For the uninitiated, this message was popularized by the book “The C Programming Language” where the first program to be taught to the readers by authors Kernighan and Ritchie printed these [...]

Of Anthems...

Of Anthems…

Its a commonly held misnomer that the Indian National Anthem ‘Jana Gana Mana‘ was written by Tagore in praise of George V. Tagore who had the guts to refuse knighthood, would not write in praise of any George. The anthem was written as Ode to God – intentionally to let the British think its in [...]

The Ballad of Father Gilligan

The Ballad of Father Gilligan

Another beautiful poem that I recall from my school days is the Ballad of Father Gilligan, especially the last stanza: The old priest Peter Gilligan Was weary night and day; For half his flock were in their beds, Or under green sods lay. Once, while he nodded on a chair, At the moth-hour of eve, [...]

Sikh Martyrs

Sikh Martyrs

Martyrs from the Sikh History.