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The Path Less Trodden!!!

By the steeds that run, with panting breath, Striking sparks of fire by their hooves And scouring to the raid at dawn And raising the dust in the clouds the while, Penetrating forthwith as one into the midst. (Quran 100:1-5)
It all started with a walk. Thirteen horses lining up; moving out from the usual arena on the path untrodden and into the wild, on a muddy trail with lush green bushes on both the sides, the fresh morning breeze fluttering the ears of my horse(Santro).

A week long wait was over and our patience had finally paid off. A chill went down our spine the moment we saw a glimpse of the Himayat Sagar lake. Trotting among the bushes and splashing on the muddy waters, we finally reached the banks of the lake. We all were eagerly waiting for the next expected instruction from Naved, "Guys, now you are on your own!!" What happened after that is better explained by the above verse from the Quran than any human can express.

It was the moment, when for the first time, I cant…
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#NetNeutrality

15 August 1995, a day when India celebrated its 48th Independence was another revolutionary day in the history of India when Indians got access to free information all over the world via Internet and within 6 months ten thousand people took access to this free information. Today there are 243 million users who are connected to this network called the Internet.
After all these years of using internet for free have you ever imagined, what would you do if you are charged for sharing your status on Facebook? Whom are you going to complain if Wikipedia took a very long time to open up when you have to complete your project the next day? Where will you go if you are forced to pay for viewing videos on YouTube. What other best alternative will you have when you are not allowed to use Google to search content on the Internet.
That will be a black day in the history of India for every technocrat, every student, every person who has an urge for sharing or gaining information which used to be a…

Sovereignty lies to Almighty.

I hardly comment on peoples post on Facebook but whenever I do, it ends into a debate or sometimes people stop replying.

I think people just don't want to know the truth and want themselves to remain in their fake comfort zones thinking that there is no better life other than what they are living now.

One more discussion on Facebook ends abruptly...

Varun Kumar:

"An earthly kingdom cannot exist without inequality of persons. Some must be free, some serfs, some rulers, some subjects."- Martin Luther King.

I am quoting it here in context of people who think that merciless punishment and stricter laws will do any good.It never has, It never will.

The world will always have the rapists{and other similar social evils}, and protesting violently and vehemently is never gonna change anything.

Its like trying to cure a disease which never has any cure.All we can do is take precautions, to make sure that we don't fall prey to the disease.We can never save women from rapists. All we c…

The Great Fall!

Humpty Dumpty sat on a Horse,
Humpty Dumpty had a Great Fall!

Today was the ultimate day. Some may call it aar ya paar(now or never). Today 'Sniper' tried to snipe me. Luckily, he missed the bulls eye. :P

No sooner do people start appreciating you and patting your back for being a good learner than the atom of pride shadows the real you and you try to deceive yourself by believing that, ‘Yes, I have done it!'. And then comes an eternal force slapping you hard on your face, making you realize your true strength, saying, "Dude, you're nothing in front of my power!"

A Whip in your hand and the giant beast below you, you think you're the boss, and you try whipping him hard and the next second you're on the ground and that beast is above you. It happened in the blink of an eye.

All praise be to that eternal power who is all merciful and who created us and that powerful beast. There is no way any human could have controlled what happened in that second. I believ…

TRANQUILITY

Leaving office, stressed out but extremely happy on completing a project, I decided to go to the beach along with my friend; to spend some time away from this maddening life and get some fresh air. I even expected watching the sun descend slowly and disappear over the horizon of the Bay of Bengal. Reaching there, I realized that Bay of Bengal is in the east and I cannot bid a goodbye, but can only welcome the rising sun in the morning. 



I was sitting there quietly, with my legs sprawled out in front of me, sometimes gazing at the infinite sky and sometimes watching the waves weave into each other. Strong cold breeze from the sea blew on my face and through my hair, taking all my fear, stress and anxiety with them. The cool waves touched my feet and subsided almost as quickly as they rose. Relaxing there, I sensed a feeling of freedom I had never experienced before.

A bit further, I saw some little boys and girls building sand castles. Within no time, the waves would wipe out what they h…

Brainy Walk

Any one using a Windows computer will know some basic features of the system, like My Documents, My Pictures, My Music, and many more...

I would like to share one of the nice feature of this powerful device, comparing it with our real life example. It is the "Recent Documents" which helps us to keep a track of all the recent activities we did, like stored a file, viewed a file, played a song, some movie etc...

Reaching office this morning, I was wondering how God carefully designed our brain, considering the smallest details which help us to remember things, keep track of them, and triggers it to remind us of certain events, that happened in past.

I was walking to office from my Home in Chennai to my Office. It is a 15 minute walk. But in these 15 minutes, my brain observed things which I was discussing the previous day with my roommate.

I was walking casually thinking how to solve some problem in the code, but No sooner I saw some lady, my eyes automatically started scanni…

Chennaiyaa... :D

When I came to Chennai and joined the company, I wasn't aware that I'll be in the city among aliens speaking alien language, or saying in a better way, I wasn't aware that I'll be an odd one out.

Like every fresher joining a new company, I was doing the same, greeting everyone, smiling at an eye contact, trying to befriend people. Days passed, I was assigned to project, I made friends but still I felt disconnected. The reason was, everyone around me talked in the language Alien to me, i.e. 'Tamil'. The Technical discussion also usually happened in Tamil, they cracked jokes in Tamil, and also laughed in Tamil. :P

When all this was happening, I felt an urge to learn Tamil.
I started learning with some basic stuff like counting numbers,

1:Oru,
2:Randd,
3:moonre,
4:naal,
5:aanj,
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10:pattu,

"Unga peru enna?"(What is your name?), "Evalavu?"(How Much?)
and my favourite "Teri Yaad Tamil" which means "I don't know Tamil"…