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What is Dhyan or Concentration?

Posted by kathavarta on January 3, 2009

While in group or amongst our near and dear ones, we can control our anger and judge that due to some topic or at somebody’s instigation we are getting angry, then control that feeling.

If that minute you control your emotions and know the reason for anger, that is true dhyan.

Dhyan or Attentiveness means my mind is under my control. It means lifting yourself to higher goals and relaxing.. When you are relaxed you can make correct judgement and attain your goal.

Always remain calm and relaxed under any circumstances like Lord Krishna, like a flute in your mind.

Our mind is never in the Present.

Either it is wandering in the past thoughts or lives in future and in imagination.

The mind’s being in the Present is called “Dhyan” Attentiveness. It is like a Prayer.

Source: http://kutasthanandji.blogspot.com
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Gateway to Heaven and Hell

Posted by kathavarta on November 14, 2008

Once upon a time in England there was a wise man named “John”. He was a very kind person and lived in a village very close to the woods. He loved his family very much and cared a lot for them. Mr. John was a blessed person right from his childhood days. He was a good interpreter of the Bible. People came to him to clear their doubts. He was considered as a scholar and was loved by everyone in that village. Mr. John had the habit of praying in the morning, afternoon and evening for at least half-an-hour. There was not even a single day that would pass without John offering his prayers. He was a very punctual person.

That time, there lived a king named Louis in the neighbourhood of his village. King Louis had a very handsome young son named James. Prince James was the next heir to the throne.

One day, King Louis called his son and said “My dear son, I am growing old and weak day by day. I think it’s time for me to hand you over some major responsibilities of our kingdom”.

The Prince replied “My father, when shall I do that”.

The king said “Before you start with your responsibilities here, I would like you to move out of the palace and return to me after finding an answer to a question”.

The Prince asked his father “Father tell me the question for which I need to find an answer”.

King Louis said “Son, you need to tell me where heaven and hell is. This is the question”.

Prince James after seeking the blessings of the King and Queen, took his bag and left the palace in search of the answer. The Prince travelled across villages, woods and towns but no one could help him find an answer.

On the fourth day after leaving the palace Prince James reached the village where John the wise man lived. Prince James asked some of the villagers the question about heaven and hell but no one could help him out. One villager told the Prince “You noble man, I think John the wise man could help you find an answer”.

Prince James was guided to the house where John the wise man lived. As he was about to step into the house of Mr. John, Prince James saw a man kneeling before the crucifix with a bowed head and arms-wide-stretched.

Interrupting Mr. John’s prayers, the Prince asked “Excuse me wise man, I have come a long way off to find an answer to where heaven and hell is. I wish you to tell me the answer quickly”.

John, the wise man was still on his knees and never uttered a word. Prince James repeatedly asked Mr. John but he remained calm in his prayers. The Prince became furious and pulled his sword off the sheath and started screaming at the top of his voice “Hey you layman, don’t you know who I am. Open your eyes and answer me or else know that I have the power to kill you”.

John’s prayers were almost finished by then. He opened his eyes and got up. John saw the Prince waving his sword towards him with eyes burning with anger. With a gentle smile, John said “My dear brother, hell is where you find anger, impatience, sorrow, hatred and pride”.

Prince James was intelligent enough to understand what John meant by saying that. The Prince went down on his knees. His head was almost drooping and eyes swollen. Prince James said “Sir, forgive me for my wickedness. I understand what you mean”.

John came closer to the Prince. He patted the strong shoulders of the Prince and said “My dear brother, heaven is where you find forgiveness, kindness, peace, love and patience”.

John reminded the Prince the words Jesus had said “The kingdom of heaven is within you”.

Now the Prince had an answer to the question that had bothered him for some days. He thanked John the wise man with an apologetic tone and returned to the palace.

The king was very happy to hear the answer from his son. The next day saw the celebrations marking the coronation of Prince James as the next heir to the throne. Prince James ruled the Kingdom for over 30 years and was loved by all people inside and outside his kingdom.

By: John for www.whereincity.com
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Lallu and Mayawati

Posted by kathavarta on October 30, 2008

Mayawati came to Lallu’s house with a goat.

Lallu: Bhaiswa ko kyon layi ho?

Maya: Dikhta nahin goatwa hai?

Lallu: Hum goatwa se hi to pooch raha hoon.

By: Jagadeesh, for http://www.19.5degs.com
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President Bush’s response

Posted by kathavarta on October 18, 2008

A lot of students around the country protested the war today.

The National Youth and Student Peace Coalition sponsored an anti-war organization called ‘Books Not Bombs.’

President Bush’s response: “Why do you want to drop books on them?”

By: Jagadeesh, for http://www.19.5degs.com
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Bush Country

Posted by kathavarta on October 17, 2008

A man walked into a cowboy bar and ordered a beer just as President Bush appeared on the television.

After a few sips, he looked up at the television and mumbled, “Now, there’s the biggest horse’s ass I’ve ever seen.”

A customer at the end of the bar quickly stood up, walked over to him, and decked him.

A few minutes later, as the man was finishing his beer, Mrs. Bush appeared on the television. “She’s a horse’s ass too,” the man.

This time, a customer at the other end of the bar quickly stood up, walked over to him, and knocked him off his stool.

“Damn it!” the man said, climbing back up to the bar. “This must be Bush country!”

“Nope,” the bartender replied. “Horse country!”

By: Jagadeesh, for http://www.19.5degs.com
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How to use the microwave oven… on a cruise ship

Posted by kathavarta on October 15, 2008

While on a luxury cruise, the receptionist received a call from a distressed passenger. “I wish to inform you that there is a faulty electrical appliance in my suite. Could you please send someone over to have it repaired immediately??” asked a lady passenger, clearly upset.

“Certainly, I shall arrange for someone to look into the matter immediately. Which electrical appliance would that be??” asked the concierge.

“It’s the microwave. I’ve been trying to warm up some supper for myself but the microwave wouldn’t start?”, replied the passenger.

“The microwave, Madam??” repeated the bewildered receptionist. “Yes, the microwave. You know, the heating device that is installed in the wardrobe?”, replied the passenger sarcastically. “I’ve been trying for the past hour but my supper is still cold?”

Upon arriving at the suite, the receptionist found the lady passenger standing in front of the wardrobe, pressing vigorously at the control panel of the safe deposit box installed in the wardrobe. “Let me show you how what I have been trying. I key in the number of minutes here, but I don’t really know which one is the start button…?”

(By the way, this is original story told by a Captain of a cruise liner.)

From: http://www.onlyfunnystories.com
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