<i>Kabit Savaiye</i> by Bhai Gurdas

Kabit Savaiye by Bhai Gurdas

Bhai Gurdas is well known for his writing called Varan Bhai Gurdas. I have written about this text before. Today I will talk about a lesser known text, also authored by him, called ‘Kabit Savaiye‘. Below is one of the popular hymns from this book which was composed when Bhai Gurdas was away from the [...]

Releasing: Gurbani search for mobile

Releasing: Gurbani search for mobile

Gurbani searching on the mobile used to be tough. Symbian and Android phones do not support Unicode with Indic support, which is required to use gurmukhi websites. Opera Mini allowed us to read gurbani, but entering search text is a different matter. I have developed a web page that allows you to do this, but [...]

Lunar eclipse 2011

Lunar eclipse 2011

Happened to suddenly chance upon the eclipsed moon a couple of days back (10th Dec 2011). Quick research on the Internet showed it was a full moon night, and a total eclipse fully visible in India! Took some quick photos for lack of time, one is below:

Bandi Chhor Diwas

Bandi Chhor Diwas

Guru Hargobind Sahib Ji, sixth Sikh Guru emerging from Gwalior Fort where he was imprisoned by Emperor Jahangir. Along with him, 52 Hindu chieftains were also released, on request from the Guru. Sikhs celebrate Diwali festival as “Bandi Chhor Diwas” because the Guru reached Amritsar back on the Diwali day. For the full story visit [...]

Selecting affiliates

Selecting affiliates

Learnt the hard way that selection of affiliates is something that should be carefully done. Especially on the web, where not many sites have a clear business model. Why is the business model of the affiliate important for us? Should we not choose the one that costs us less, yet has good features? The answer [...]

We do need competition

We do need competition

Apple is in the news: Apple, Samsung overtake Nokia in smartphone market Apple Has More Money On Hand Than The US Government Nokia also: Nokia reports loss of €368m While Nokia is still the leader in phone market, it has lost the top place in the smartphone market. In any market, competition is good and [...]