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TWENTY GREAT FUNNY ONE LINERS…

1. Real friends are the ones who survive transitions between address books

2. Having one child makes you a parent; having two makes you a referee.

3. Wise men talk because they have something to say; fools talk because they have to say something.

4. They said we should all pay our tax with a smile. I tried- but they wanted cash.

5. A child’s greatest period of growth is the month after you’ve purchased new school uniforms.

6. Don’t feel bad. A lot of people have no talent.

7. Don’t marry the person you want to live with, marry the one you cannot live without… but whatever you do, you’ll regret it later.

8. You can’t buy love. . But you pay heavily for it.

9. True friends stab you in the front.

10. Forgiveness is giving up my right to hate you for hurting me.

11. Bad officials are elected by good citizens who do not vote.

12. Laziness is nothing more than the habit of resting before you get tired.

13. My wife and I always compromise. I admit I’m wrong and she agrees with me.

14. Those who can’t laugh at themselves leave the job to others.

15. Ladies first. Pretty ladies sooner.

16. It doesn’t matter how often a married man changes his job, he still ends up with the same boss at home.

17. They call our language the mother tongue because the father seldom gets to speak.

18. Saving is the best thing. Especially when your parents have done it for you.

19. Marriage is a relationship in which one person is always right and the other is the husband!

20. Regular naps prevent old age…especially if you take them while driving.

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Came across a post in hoax or fact forum about a Guru named Rambhau swami who could lie down on a fire and not get burnt..

So Decided to explore..

Saw a 2 minute trailer about this Yogi from Thanjavur and was amazed to know that he actually did it. Here is the trailer in HD

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oRFzxvYXaJY

Was seriously impressed and So searched for the main documentary.

This documentary is a testament as to how the power of meditation and prayers and mantras can never be answered by science and technology..

Unlike usual Yogis this humble down to earth Swami answers every single question posed to him and gives them medical tests before and after his fire offering. Lab Tests were done in USA and none of the world’s best professors and doctors could provide an answer for his fire act.

He does it for world peace and nothing for his self nor commercialization purpose. The power of mind is just unthinkable.

I honestly didn’t feel time fly. Our ancient traditions and history is just _/\_ . Glad I watched this unique video and spent 45 minutes for a worthy cause.

Just watch it if you feel like you have nothing important to do because these 45 minutes can change your mind and attitude so much…


Part 2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y62mePylwG4
Part 3: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X7JO74N1Vgk
Part 4: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6FFCmyjhGdM
Part 5: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5xS5oicWCNU

By @Shashank

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Sir Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar also known as the ‘Little Master’, ‘Master Blaster’ and deemed as the ‘God of Cricket’ by people worldwide, after a glorious career of 24 years and 200 test matches, has announced that it is time that he will “declare” it. Born on April 24, 1974, he started his international career in 1989 and has been the first man to score 100 international centuries (51 in test and 49 in ODIs). Furthermore, he is the only player with 40 wickets and more than 11000 runs in hand. A man of 5’5”, a husband of a proud woman and a father of two, he truly is living specimen to what they call a ‘Gentleman’ in the world of cricket.

Now you probably didn’t know these things about ‘Master Blaster’:

1. Even the God has his superstitions! He dutifully wears his left pad before the right pad in every single match he has played.

2. He might be a spinner now but he was under training to be a fast bowler at the MRF Pace Foundation along with Sourav Ganguli. Australian bowling legend Dennis Lillee was not impressed with his performance and recommended him to stick to batting. What a brilliant piece of advice it turned to be! (Not so good for the Australians themselves)

3. Now this one is probably the best one. He owes a lot to his friends. In his childhood days, while playing, he used to ask his friend Ramesh Pradhe to dip the rubber ball in water and fling it towards him. He then used to check watermarks on the bat to see if he had middle the ball. He also was gifted a pair of international quality cricket shoes by his childhood friend Praveen Amre.

4. Astonishingly, he likes to watch Discovery Channel in his free time rather than any sports channel. He finds the world of science and technology to be useful and enticing!

5. He is possessive about his things! He didn’t like anybody touching his things. That includes forbidding his wife, Anjali, to drive his Ferrari when he used to own it.

6. Sachin was delightful dad and that is a known fact. But only few know that he loved reciting bedtime stories to his kids. Many of his stories included a self-invented protagonist, Rohan!

7. Like Sheldon Cooper of ‘The Big Bang Theory’, Sachin has his “Spot”! In the team bus, Sachin has his dibs on the front seat of the left row. Superstition? Seniority? Some crazy theory about seats? Nobody knows!

8. He is a foodie! Many know that he loves seafood. But what is astonishing is that he can gulp down 15-20 full-sized prawns in one sitting! He also used to compete with his teammates Vinod Kambli and Salil Ankola on who ate the most wada pavs. He is a connoisseur of wine and loves relishing it. Also, he dips glucose biscuits in his tea before eating them!

9. He might be a right-handed bowler and batsman, but he uses his left hand to write! And yes, the word you are looking for is ‘Ambidextrous’ i.e. the ability to use both the hands as dominant hands.

10. Lastly, even the God has his gods! Inside his kit bag are the pictures of Sai Baba and Shri Ganesh. Alongside them are good luck letters from his kids and the Indian flag. Religious as the man is, he is a true patriot!

With his words of retirement, he cried and the whole India cried. As he left the ground after thanking his dear ones and his fans worldwide, he made the country equally happy and sad.

For about 15 long years of his play, the Master Blaster has never ceased to amaze with his game. He is and will, for a long time to come, be the best player on the field of cricket.

Sir Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar also known as the ‘Little Master’, ‘Master Blaster’ and deemed as the ‘God of Cricket’ by people worldwide, after a glorious career of 24 years and 200 test matches, has announced that it is time that he will “declare” it. Born on April 24, 1974, he started his international career in 1989 and has been the first man to score 100 international centuries (51 in test and 49 in ODIs). Furthermore, he is the only player with 40 wickets and more than 11000 runs in hand. A man of 5’5”, a husband of a proud woman and a father of two, he truly is living specimen to what they call a ‘Gentleman’ in the world of cricket.

Now you probably didn’t know these things about ‘Master Blaster’:

1. Even the God has his superstitions! He dutifully wears his left pad before the right pad in every single match he has played.

2. He might be a spinner now but he was under training to be a fast bowler at the MRF Pace Foundation along with Sourav Ganguli. Australian bowling legend Dennis Lillee was not impressed with his performance and recommended him to stick to batting. What a brilliant piece of advice it turned to be! (Not so good for the Australians themselves)

3. Now this one is probably the best one. He owes a lot to his friends. In his childhood days, while playing, he used to ask his friend Ramesh Pradhe to dip the rubber ball in water and fling it towards him. He then used to check watermarks on the bat to see if he had middle the ball. He also was gifted a pair of international quality cricket shoes by his childhood friend Praveen Amre.

4. Astonishingly, he likes to watch Discovery Channel in his free time rather than any sports channel. He finds the world of science and technology to be useful and enticing!

5. He is possessive about his things! He didn’t like anybody touching his things. That includes forbidding his wife, Anjali, to drive his Ferrari when he used to own it.

6. Sachin was delightful dad and that is a known fact. But only few know that he loved reciting bedtime stories to his kids. Many of his stories included a self-invented protagonist, Rohan!

7. Like Sheldon Cooper of ‘The Big Bang Theory’, Sachin has his “Spot”! In the team bus, Sachin has his dibs on the front seat of the left row. Superstition? Seniority? Some crazy theory about seats? Nobody knows!

8. He is a foodie! Many know that he loves seafood. But what is astonishing is that he can gulp down 15-20 full-sized prawns in one sitting! He also used to compete with his teammates Vinod Kambli and Salil Ankola on who ate the most wada pavs. He is a connoisseur of wine and loves relishing it. Also, he dips glucose biscuits in his tea before eating them!

9. He might be a right-handed bowler and batsman, but he uses his left hand to write! And yes, the word you are looking for is ‘Ambidextrous’ i.e. the ability to use both the hands as dominant hands.

10. Lastly, even the God has his gods! Inside his kit bag are the pictures of Sai Baba and Shri Ganesh. Alongside them are good luck letters from his kids and the Indian flag. Religious as the man is, he is a true patriot!

With his words of retirement, he cried and the whole India cried. As he left the ground after thanking his dear ones and his fans worldwide, he made the country equally happy and sad.

For about 15 long years of his play, the Master Blaster has never ceased to amaze with his game. He is and will, for a long time to come, be the best player on the field of cricket.

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SENTIMENTAL POST


A 24 year old boy seeing out from the train’s window shouted…

“Dad, look the trees are going behind!” dad smiled and a young couple sitting nearby, looked at the 24 year old’s childish behaviour with pity, suddenly he again exclaimed … “dad, look the clouds are running with us !” the couple couldn’t resist and said to the old man… “why don’t
you take your son to a good doctor?” the old man
smiled and said … “i did and we are just coming from the hospital, my son was blind from birth, he
just got his eyes today…”

Every single person on the planet has story.
“don’t judge people before you truly know them. the truth might surprise you…
think before you say something…!!

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CAUTION: This post is lengthy, sentimental and little philosophical, but trust me its worth reading.



Pencil: I’m sorry

Eraser: For what? You didn’t do anything wrong.

Pencil: I’m sorry because you get hurt because of me. Whenever I made a mistake, you’re always there to erase it. But as you make my mistakes vanish, you lose a part of yourself and get smaller and smaller each time.

Eraser: That’s true, but I don’t really mind. You see, I was made to do this. I was made to help you whenever you do something wrong. Even though one day I know I’ll be gone, I’m actually happy with my job. So please, stop worrying. I hate seeing you sad.

Our Parents are like the eraser whereas we, the children are pencils. They’re always there for their children, cleaning up their mistakes. Sometimes along the way they get
hurt, and become smaller (older, weaker and eventually pass on.

Each time when I fight with my parents and storm out through the front door, not before crossing few yards I stop in my tracks, turn around and see if they are there. Sometimes my hearts skips a beat when a wave of thought floods in asking me “what if they are not here when you come back? What if this is the last time you would be seeing them?” and immediately I feel like breaking down into sobs feeling terribly bad for hurting them.

I always regret for fighting with my parents and promise myself that I won’t shout at my parents for any reason in this world anymore. Unfortunately, some promises are easily made than followed. I lose my cool at the drop of a hat and let off my steam at dad or mom without any bearing. Though I never have anything in my heart, it kills me to remember that, I have shouted at the same parents who cried with joy on hearing me blabber words as a baby. They would have cried many times, even after that, without my seeing, but this time probably it was my harsh, sharp and piercing words behind their cries.

Our parents never show their disappointment or sorrows to us. They would never like to and they never will even if they wished. Like erasers they assume that it is their purpose of life to take care of us amidst all adversities of life and to give us all that we need. They sacrifice we don’t know what all to give us the life that we have. Sometime we feel that they give us little. A smaller house, normal clothes, an average vacation, a simple education, etc. But most often we don’t think that this could have been all that they would have had or in fact never had. They give us everything, for their only way of life is to see us happy.

From today I will be contended with whatever my parents give. If I need anything more, its upon me to work for it. Should thrive to listen to their side of thinking to understand their worries and doubts. After all, more than ourselves, they are more interested in our happiness. Lets honor them by being kind to them every time without fail.

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ツ Sincerely offer  my Heart of Heart  prayers to Almighty to shower Heavenly Happiness in
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By

Removing the mountain of UNHAPPINESS in the minds of all caused in
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I wish all the people at large a Fantastic and Prosperous New Year and best wishes in 2014 !! ツ

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Superb title song choreography , watta energy, watta dance Superb ! #Shivanna :))) #Shivanna has two roles to play in this movie. One of a younger guy who apparently brings bad luck where ever he goes and the other of a saviour, a more matured shivanna. I personally liked the matured shivanna role better. The movie has a little too much violence,some brutal scenes could have been easily edited off.I heard they are going to chop off 11 minutes. The other actor who stands out is #Lokesh, he plays the role of a villian, real good acting. There is another song in the movie..” re re re bajarangi”, beautiful, #ShivaRajkumar looks really nice in that song.His costume in Jiya Teri Jiya meri song is also good ! Shivanna with this movie has reiterated that he is here to stay !! Jai Bajarangi !!

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POWER BREAKFAST
In your blender: 1 pc banana 1/2 cup cooked oatmeal 1/3 cup yoghurt 1/3 cup almonds 1 cup ice cubes

Yogurt’s got power-boosting protein and bone-building calcium. It can also help you lose weight and fend off a cold.
Bananas are a good source of potassium and magnesium which aid in maintaining normal blood pressure and are heart protective.
Banana is a food most appropriate when small but nutrient dense food has to be given in situations of extreme weight loss or extreme fever where the body becomes weak and there is food aversion.
Bananas have an antacid effect and are said to protect against stomach ulcers.
Oatmeal is loaded with fibers…lowers cholesterol and helps lower weight.
Oatmeal reduces heart attack risk.
 Oatmeal lowers ‘bad’ cholesterol.
Oatmeal protects artery walls from damage.
Almonds help build strong bones and teeth. The phosphorus in almonds helps make this possible.
Almonds provide healthy fats and aid in weight loss:
Almonds lower the rise in blood sugar and insulin after meals.
Almonds help provide good brain function and may also reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s disease.
Almonds nourish the nervous system.
Almond alkalizes the body…good for hyper acidic people.
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POWER BREAKFAST

In your blender:
1 pc banana
1/2 cup cooked oatmeal
1/3 cup yoghurt
1/3 cup almonds
1 cup ice cubes

Yogurt’s got power-boosting protein and bone-building calcium. It can also help you lose weight and fend off a cold.

Bananas are a good source of potassium and magnesium which aid in maintaining normal blood pressure and are heart protective.

Banana is a food most appropriate when small but nutrient dense food has to be given in situations of extreme weight loss or extreme fever where the body becomes weak and there is food aversion.

Bananas have an antacid effect and are said to protect against stomach ulcers.

Oatmeal is loaded with fibers…lowers cholesterol and helps lower weight.

Oatmeal reduces heart attack risk.


Oatmeal lowers ‘bad’ cholesterol.

Oatmeal protects artery walls from damage.

Almonds help build strong bones and teeth.
The phosphorus in almonds helps make this possible.

Almonds provide healthy fats and aid in weight loss:

Almonds lower the rise in blood sugar and insulin after meals.

Almonds help provide good brain function and may also reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s disease.

Almonds nourish the nervous system.

Almond alkalizes the body…good for hyper acidic people.

TO SAVE this recipe or share with family & friends, be sure to click this Follow  and SHARE so it will store on your personal page.