The happiest are those who live with their own selves- PP Wangchuck
One of the things we need to realise early in life is that if we don
t respect ourselves, nobody will. The idea of self-respect is a positive one, and it goes well with the time-tested adage. Clarity being at home. Respecting yourself means you are being good to yourself, and a good person can`t but be good to others.
India is the most fantastic of lands. Here everything grows in profusion but nothing really flourishes. Sooner or later- rather than later- dry-rot sets in.
What I mean to say is that the fruits of India appear wonderful, so tempting that they make one frantic to have them, yet, when tasted, they are found to be without savour.
Why is this so? To answer this question properly an attempt must be made ast self-analysis. I have tried to look at my country-barring the primitive tribes and peasantry, who demand and deserve seperate studies-from two points of view, from within and from without. I say no more than I have found. As Tagore put it, “those that love have a right to chastise.”
Nonviolence and peace on earth for all human beings.
A page from history (After partition of India in 1947) – Nehru was in his seat in the Lok Sabha when a note was handed over to him saying that Ayub Khan had taken over the administration in Pakistan. It was naked military dictatorship, was Nehru`s announcement in the House. Democrat that he was, it was hard for Nehru to reconcile himself to a person who had not come to power through a ballot box. Pakistan regarded his remark as hardly a good beginning for an understanding with New Delhi; and Ayub, who came to personify his country for the next decade, felt personally, hurt. Regards. Sunder Thadani. Continue reading sunderblogger.blogspot