Some thoughts

Laying out my mind sometimes..

Thursday, 17 March 2011

ਇਕ ਫਰਿਆਦ....

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ਜਦੋਂ ਵੇਖਿਆ ਤਾਂ ਦਿਸਦਾ ਨਹੀ 
ਜਦੋਂ ਪੁਛਿਆ ਤਾਂ ਦਸਿਆ ਨਹੀ

ਕਹਿੰਦੇ ਹੈ ਕੀ ਸਾਡੀ ਗਲਤੀ ਸਾਰੀ
ਮੰਨ ਕੇ ਵੀ ਮੰਨੀ ਨਹੀ ਤੂੰ ਗਲ ਸਾਡੀ 

ਬੈਠੇ ਹਾਨ ਤੇਰੀ ਰਾਹ ਤਕਦੇ
ਤੂੰ ਹੈ ਕੀ ਆਉਂਦਾ ਹੀ ਨਹੀ

ਇਨਾ ਨਾ ਤਰਸਾ ਸਾੰਨੂ
ਕੇ ਹੋ ਜਾਣ ਫੇਰ  ਰੋਣ ਰਾਕੇ

ਹੁਣ ਤਾਂ ਆਜਾ ਤੂ ਨੇੜੈ 
ਇਨ੍ਹੀ ਰੰਜਿਸ਼ਾਂ ਨਾ ਬਣਾ ਨਾਲ ਸਾਡੇ

ਮੇਰੀ ਵੀ ਸੁਨ ਲੈ ਇਹ ਫਰਿਆਦ 
ਨਾ ਤੁਰ ਆਈਏ ਫੇਰ ਮੀਲ ਹਜ਼ਾਰ 

Saturday, 12 March 2011

..An incident..

While coming back from college we (me and Manali) found a dead puppy on the road, its face surrounded by its own pool of blood. It was lying dead in front of the new "katta" or hang out place called Golden Den, most likely hit by a vehicle. Must have been dead since one or half an hour and people were chatting and smoking at the "katta", obviously unaffected.

I got a torn polythene bag from the other side of the road, picked the puppy and kept it on the side. On doing so I started digging a hole to bury the poor little thing. In the meanwhile Akanksha (Jap) came and these 2 were watching me. Manali got salt to put on it. After I was finished the laborers on that side shouted from far and said:

"Isse yahan nahi gado wo wahan lejao jahan mitti padi hai, yahan kaam chal raha hai thakedar humme gussa karega"

I replied:  "Aap usse bol dena ki bachelog gad gaye hum kya karen"

He said: "Hum yahan par hi khana khate hain aur kaam karte hai isse idher nahi gado"

After that Manali and Jap tried to argue further but I said that it wasn't his fault either he is correct in saying what he did. So we took the puppy and buried it at the other spot. 

The incident made me think that what kind of a society are we living in really, 
1. A dead puppy lying immersed in its own blood does not bother us. In-spite of the fact that mostly people like to play with puppies as they are considered very cute.

2. Although guys are termed to be macho, etc etc. Yet while we were burying the animal (with the available tools which were stones), none of the 5-7 guys standing even bothered to ask, if we needed help.

3. What is the worth of human today? The laborer actually said that he eats food at the place where construction was going on, there was dust and garbage all around.

I wouldn't say that the incident changed my life but I would definitely say that it had a considerable impact on me.

Saturday, 5 March 2011

Senseless and sensible..

Say what to say??
Think just something to think..
Wonder what to wonder??
Dream a cherished dream..
Pray what to pray??
Love just endless love..

Feel it know it..
Share it care for it..
Talk it out..
Let it out..

It shouldn't be left unsaid..
It shouldn't be left inside..

Tough it is tough..
But must be done..
A test to pass..
A task to be accomplished..

If unfinished, yearn how much ever
Its gone forever..

Friday, 4 March 2011

A classroom assignment..

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Is it how it is? With just no sight and only sound, can you travel seas? Can you reach places unknown and feel the water untouched? Is this how it can go just on and on? Is is possible to experience a journey and not have a goal? Can't it just float just like it is now? Can I once reach the journey?Is it possible? 

I want to go and float sometime in water and other times in air. I want to be with myself. Once I will have it, I will go through the journey once. 

Oh! please see through and let me pass. Lest the time gets the power, and leaves me aghast.

Thursday, 3 March 2011

Truth uncovered.

The question has been in my mind since morning's Ramaa Ma'am's class today.. How big hypocrites have we become today.. at one end we brag about our rich culture on the other hand we refuse to except the truths related to it.

Here is an example of the same..

As a fact there is a "Shivling" present in all the temples but have we ever been curious enough to find out what does it mean? 

I got the answer today "Shivling" in its true sense is the symbol of fertility and is made of two parts "Shalunka" and "Ling" where "Shalunka" is the female reproductive organ, which is the lower part of the of the "Shivling" and "Ling" is the male reproductive organ and is the upper part of the "Shivling." Thus, "Shivling" is actually a union of the two, which is also termed a sex. Also as a fact Shiva is being followed since the Vedic era, and therefore it can be seen that "Shivling" is present in the Indian culture since thousands of years.

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Yet, today we believe that sex is taboo and we think that talking about sex is as a sin. Even people do not utter the word sex, as bad connotations are associated with the same. How can we even think of progress and development for tomorrow when we are not even willing to accept our yesterday.