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Tuesday, August 5, 2014

The evil you do remains with you: The good you do, comes back to you! - By Unknown

A woman baked chapatti (roti) for members of her family and an extra one for a hungry passerby. She kept the extra chapatti on the window sill, for whosoever would take it away. Every day, a hunchback came and took away the chapatti. Instead of expressing gratitude, he muttered the following words as he went his way: “The evil you do remains with you: The good you do, comes back to you!”

This went on, day after day. Every day, the hunchback came, picked up the chapatti and uttered the words:
“The evil you do, remains with you: The good you do, comes back to you!”

The woman felt irritated. “Not a word of gratitude,” she said to herself… “Everyday
this hunchback utters this jingle! What does he mean?” One day, exasperated, she decided to do away with him. “I shall get rid of this hunchback,” she said. And what did she do? She added poison to the chapatti she prepared for him!

As she was about to keep it on the window sill, her hands trembled. “What is this I am doing?” she said. Immediately, she threw the chapatti into the fire, prepared another one and kept it on the window sill. As usual, the hunchback came, picked up the chapatti and muttered the words: “The evil you do, remains with you: The good you do, comes back to you!”

The hunchback proceeded on his way, blissfully unaware of the war raging in the mind of the woman. Every day, as the woman placed the chapatti on the window sill, she offered a prayer for her son who had gone to a distant place to seek his fortune. For many months, she had no news of him.. She prayed for his safe return.

That evening, there was a knock on the door. As she opened it, she was surprised to find her son standing in the doorway. He had grown thin and lean. His garments were tattered and torn. He was hungry, starved and weak.

As he saw his mother, he said, “Mom, it’s a miracle I’m here. While I was but a mile away, I was so famished that I collapsed. I would have died, but just then an old hunchback passed by. I begged of him for a morsel of food, and he was kind enough to give me a whole chapatti. As he gave it to me, he said, “This is what I eat everyday: today, I shall give it to you, for your need is greater than mine!”
” As the mother heard those words, her face turned pale. She leaned against the door for support.

She remembered the poisoned chapatti that she had made that morning. Had she not burnt it in the fire, it would have been eaten by her own son, and he would have lost his life!

It was then that she realized the significance of the words: “The evil you do remains with you: The good you do, comes back to you!” Do good and Don’t ever stop doing good, even if it is not appreciated at that time. If you like this, share it with others and I bet so many lives would be touched .

Share it and inspire others !Wonderful story….with POWERFUL lesson

Sunday, August 3, 2014

Five Stages of Change - Video Dictionary & Storytelling Project - By Yogesh M. A.

Sunday, July 27, 2014

Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity - By Unknown

बहुत समय पहले की बात है , एक
राजा को उपहार में किसी ने बाज
के दो बच्चे भेंट किये ।
वे बड़ी ही अच्छी नस्ल के थे , और
राजा ने कभी इससे पहले इतने
शानदार बाज नहीं देखे थे।
राजा ने उनकी देखभाल के लिए एक
अनुभवी आदमी को नियुक्त कर
दिया।
जब कुछ महीने बीत गए
तो राजा ने बाजों को देखने का मन
बनाया , और उस जगह पहुँच गए
जहाँ उन्हें पाला जा रहा था।
राजा ने देखा कि दोनों बाज
काफी बड़े हो चुके थे और अब पहले से
भी शानदार लग रहे थे ।
राजा ने बाजों की देखभाल कर रहे
आदमी से कहा, ” मैं इनकी उड़ान
देखना चाहता हूँ , तुम इन्हे उड़ने का इशारा करो ।
“ आदमी ने
ऐसा ही किया।
इशारा मिलते ही दोनों बाज
उड़ान भरने लगे , पर जहाँ एक बाज
आसमान की ऊंचाइयों को छू
रहा था , वहीँ दूसरा , कुछ ऊपर जाकर वापस उसी डाल पर आकर बैठ
गया जिससे वो उड़ा था।
ये देख ,
राजा को कुछ अजीब लगा.
“क्या बात है जहाँ एक बाज
इतनी अच्छी उड़ान भर रहा है वहीँ ये
दूसरा बाज उड़ना ही नहीं चाह रहा ?”,
राजा ने सवाल किया।
” जी हुजूर ,
इस बाज के साथ शुरू से
यही समस्या है , वो इस डाल
को छोड़ता ही नहीं।”
राजा को दोनों ही बाज प्रिय थे , और वो दुसरे बाज
को भी उसी तरह
उड़ना देखना चाहते थे।
अगले दिन पूरे
राज्य में ऐलान
करा दिया गया कि जो व्यक्ति इस
बाज को ऊँचा उड़ाने में कामयाब होगा उसे ढेरों इनाम
दिया जाएगा।
फिर क्या था , एक
से एक विद्वान् आये और बाज
को उड़ाने का प्रयास करने लगे , पर
हफ़्तों बीत जाने के बाद भी बाज
का वही हाल था, वो थोडा सा उड़ता और वापस
डाल पर आकर बैठ जाता।
फिर एक
दिन कुछ अनोखा हुआ , राजा ने
देखा कि उसके दोनों बाज आसमान
में उड़ रहे हैं। उन्हें अपनी आँखों पर
यकीन नहीं हुआ और उन्होंने तुरंत उस व्यक्ति का पता लगाने
को कहा जिसने ये कारनामा कर
दिखाया था। वह व्यक्ति एक
किसान था।
अगले दिन वह दरबार में
हाजिर हुआ। उसे इनाम में स्वर्ण
मुद्राएं भेंट करने के बाद राजा ने कहा , ” मैं तुमसे बहुत प्रसन्न हूँ , बस तुम
इतना बताओ कि जो काम बड़े-बड़े
विद्वान् नहीं कर पाये वो तुमने कैसे
कर दिखाया।
“ “मालिक ! मैं तो एक
साधारण सा किसान हूँ , मैं ज्ञान
की ज्यादा बातें नहीं जानता , मैंने तो बस वो डाल काट दी जिसपर
बैठने का बाज आदि हो चुका था,
और जब वो डाल
ही नहीं रही तो वो भी अपने
साथी के साथ ऊपर उड़ने लगा। “
दोस्तों, हम सभी ऊँचा उड़ने के लिए ही बने हैं। लेकिन कई बार हम जो कर
रहे होते है उसके इतने आदि हो जाते हैं
कि अपनी ऊँची उड़ान भरने की , कुछ
बड़ा करने की काबिलियत को भूल
जाते हैं।
यदि आप भी सालों से
किसी ऐसे ही काम में लगे हैं जो आपके सही potential के मुताबिक
नहीं है तो एक बार ज़रूर सोचिये
कि कहीं आपको भी उस डाल
को काटने की ज़रुरत
तो नहीं जिसपर आप बैठे हैं ?
"Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity."

Friday, July 11, 2014

The wolf that wins? The one you feed - Cherokee Proverb


Sunday, June 15, 2014

Power of Win-Win

Once upon a time a man was given a tour of both heaven and hell, so he could select his final destination. First he was taken to hell. Where he saw a lot of people sitting at a long banquet table loaded with all kinds of delicious food. However, he noticed that all the people seated were unhappy, and looked frustrated. They each had a fork strapped to the left arm and a knife strapped to the right arm – they had no elbows. Each had a six-foot handle which made it impossible for them to eat. With all kinds of good in front of them they were not able to taste any of it.

After this scene in hell he was taken on a tour of heaven. He noticed that the people in heaven were also seated at a long banquet table loaded with all kinds of delicious good. There was a difference here because he noticed that the people here were happy and enjoying themselves. They also had forks and knives with a six-foot handle – they had no elbows. They were busy eating because they were feeding each other. Each person in heaven was feeding the one across the table from him and was being fed in return. The people in hell were unable to eat because they were trying to feed only themselves.