A king wanted to go fishing, and he asked the royal weather forecaster the forecast for the next few hours.

The palace meteorologist assured him that there was no chance of rain.

So the King and the Queen went fishing.

On the way, he met a man with a fishing pole riding on a donkey, and he asked the man if the fish were biting.

The fisherman said, “Your Majesty, you should return to the palace! In just a short time I expect a huge rain storm."

The King replied: "I hold the palace meteorologist in high regard. He is…


I just want to love you.. ..Oh, yeah…..Keeping score - It was my phone. I picked up the call, dharni was on the other side.

dharni: we got delayed to aarav’s school again. I reached the bus stop just in nick of time but the bus captain was the same guy who derives pleasure by leaving passengers at bus stop.
me: ohh man!! Someday you gotta ask him why is he running away from you :D

Nasruddin was a proud captain of 137 and he just finished his morning shift. …


Courtesy — https://twitter.com/asirkarjeweller/status/910710405483266048

My footsteps again stopped in the same street, I felt him everywhere. In the evening the scent of jasmine was captivating my inner self. My foot stopped in front of that white house. He lived there. The unknown person who ruled my heart, I didn’t know his name and anything about him. But I loved him. He knew nothing about this but my love was true. It was not wrong to love a stranger.

Many years went by and then one day was visiting the park with my son. My son was accompanied by my maid mostly and I did…


कल्पना की है अगर हमारी जीवनसंगिनी बचपन से ही हमारे शहर में होतीं तो कैसा होता ?

जब भी मैं तुम्हारी ओर देखता हूँ
तुम्हे पाता हूँ जपला की गलियों में
उठा था सुबह, गुलाबी सी ठण्ड थी
पीपल के पेड़ के नीचे, सुखी पत्तियों के अलाव में ठण्ड को जलते हुए देखता हूँ

बाजार के मंदिर में
भगवान शिव के ऊपर पड़ते हुए दूध में पानी मिला होता था
९ साल का मैं , ७ की तुम — नजरों में मिलावट सीखी नहीं थी
धूल में खेलते हुए फूल को देखता हूँ
भविष्य को वर्तमान में देखता हूँ

आज भी याद है जब गया था सोन नदी में नहाने ठन्डे पानी ने छुआ ऐसे जैसे तुम्हारे…


जानिए कैसे बना है मानवी मन और यह कैसे निश्चित करता है की आप कितने सफ़ल और ख़ुश हैं|

शारीरिक रूप से देखें तो, दिमाग के दो भाग हैं :
नेओकोर्तेस — आप क्या करते हैं, इसकी निश्चिचता यह महाशय करते हैं|
लिंबिक — आप क्यों करते हैं और कैसे, यह आपका लिंबिक दिमाग करता है |

मानव का दिमाग तार्किक तौर पर दो भागों में बांटा जा सकता है — सचेत और अचेतन| सचेत मन निस्पक्षतावाद और अचेतन मन भावनाओं का प्रतिनिधित्व करता है | अचेतन मन काम में तब आता है जब सचेतन मन आराम कर रहा हो…


मेरी जिंदगी में सबसे बड़ा शिक्षक जो चीज आती ना हो उसे आचरण में डालना रहा है | आपको तैरना नहीं आता , कोशिश करते रहिए और आ ही जायेगा — अभी तक मुझे तैरना नहीं आया , कोशिश जारी है | मैं सबसे ज्यादा कहीं से सीखा हूँ तो वो है पढ़ना, लोगों से मिलना जिनसे आप का कोई नाता हो या न हो कुछ अंतर नहीं पड़ता | खुले ह्रदय से मिलिए , अपना ह्रदय खोलिए सामने वाले को सुनिए | अगर किसी ने आपके सामने अपना अतीत // वर्त्तमान खोला तो उसकी जिन्दगी से सीख अपने आप…


The mind was racing faster than the San Francisco- Mumbai flight. It has been a satisfying trip and now returning to India. Aarav was still on the phone when he heard a stern voice - Hey Mister, can you please switch off your phone. Aarav looked at his Hublot Mp-05, it was 08:15 AM, 29th January 2047. He used his sleeves to clean the watch screen, just like dad. Aarav was wearing a long overcoat, hat covering all parts of his identity, colorful socks, and crepe sole brown shoes. He switched off his phone and tossed it inside his business…


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All of us have our fears. Our fears make us by motivating, scaring and helping us look over our shoulders. My biggest fear is losing my memory - so many unwritten thoughts and I am a hairy man (can’t even write all pending ones on the body like Ghajini).

Fear is as omnipresent as the god.

My early experience with fear started with ber the fruit and ended with dark. I used to love ber; easily available without permissions and sweet. Magnanimousness of my sweet tooth can be gauged from the fact that I used to have my pant pockets…


Don't let your surroundings manipulate you into who you are not

I am an active user of Twitter and I scroll through my twitter feed more than twice every day. Recently I was annoyed because my timeline was filled with negativity about #CitizenshipAmendmentAct which neither I subscribe to nor I want to devote so much energy to.

/ The easiest way out is to block everyone saying contrary things but I have spent enough time in my own shell to value outsider’s perspective and keeping mind open.
// I also understand “you are only as good as the company you keep” and I want to keep a diverse company. …


Context

I was talking to my coach about life in general and how does one increase their happiness quotient without putting additional effort? I was relating it to fear; he brought another perspective to it — emotional vs rationale.

And swooooshhhh…magic.

I used to hold back my thoughts, fear is an accumulation of your unexpressed thoughts. I don’t hold back anymore.

What was that I used to hold back :

  • Small enjoyment of life — cracking little jokes, facial exercises via frowning, emotions, etc. not just with people who you are comfortable with but liberally in every moment of your life.

Amit Prakash Gupta

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