Happy Deepawali 2018

My profound greeting and best wishes for a prosperous, safe and happy Diwali.

And best wishes for happy new year 2075 (svt.)

।। ऊँ नमो भगवते वासुदेवाय ।।

।। श्री: कृपा ।।

अयं दीपावली महोत्सवः भवत्कृते भवत्परिवारकृते च क्षेमस्थैर्य आयुः आरोग्य ऐश्वर्य अभिवृद्घिकारकः भवतु अपि सकलदुःख निवृत्तिः प्रगतिः श्रीभगवत्प्राप्तिः च भवतु इति श्री चरणयो: प्रार्थयामि ।।

!! शुभं भवतु !!

!! दिपावल्याः हार्दिक शुभाशयाः !!

!! शुभ दिपावली !!

।।सर्वे भवन्तु सुखिनः सर्वे सन्तु निरामया।
सर्वे भद्राणि पश्यन्तु मा कश्चित् दुःखभाग् भवेत्।।

सभी सुखी होवें, सभी रोगमुक्त रहें,
सभी मंगलमय घटनाओं के साक्षी बनें
किसी को भी दुःख का भागी न बनना पड़े।
इस दीपावली के शुभ अवसर पर सभी के उत्तम स्वास्थ्य की शुभकामनाओं के साथ आपके समस्त परिवार को …

*”शुभ दिपावली “*

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Patna in Scotland

Patna is the Capital of Bihar in central north India.

But it appears there is another Patna in Scotland, United Kingdom. Here is a you tube link showing BBC documentary about it in Hindi:

Narendra Modi ready to lose 2019 election for one person

Why Prime Minister Narendra Modi is ready to lose elections in 2019?

In the land of epic Mahabharata, if elections were held today, Narendra Modi will lose next Government in North India. The epic Mahabharata, besides many other actors, is a tale of a blind king namely Dhratrashtra who besides being optically blind is also in blind love for his son Duryodhan. He agrees to every demand of son and eventually there is final battle of Kurushetra in which the King loses all his sons as also the kingdom. This is the shortest version of it.

The problem with history is that no one learns from history. Those who do are tremendously at peace. Apparently PM Modi is not taking any cue from history.

Nehru’s Duryodhan

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Amazon kindle editors are no more reasonable.

What is reasonable?

Justice has to be reasonable. Any decision which is based on no reason or taken in a whim or fancy is unjust. Similarly if the reasons have nothing to do with the decision, it is arbitrary and perverse. It is also nicknamed as Wednesbury’s Arbitrariness, due to the decision of House of Lords on the subject. (click here to read more about Wednesbury’s Arbitrariness)

Similarly if the reasons for a decision are based on wrong facts or reasons change in the course of time, the decision has to be revisited and a fresh decision need to be taken. That is sum and substance of reasonableness. Rest is in the domain of mental wilderness.

Is amazon reasonable?

In the past whenever I have revised a book, I have requested Amazon to forward the intimation to every buyer so that they may update the content. The request was always granted. This time I did the same for one of my books. However to my surprise this was the response: Continue reading