Live the Real YOU   Leave a comment

Corrupt politicians, rogue capitalists, unethically rich business classes, highly depraved big shots of Tollywood/Bollywood or any other ‘wood’ i.e., the so called heroes (and also comedians), producers and directors and lastly the crooked media, both print and electronic, all these have formed into a strong clique. The democracy is held in hostage by this clique and it never allows anyone from outside to enter it or to grow out of one’s sheer talent or capability. This is the biggest tragedy of Post-Independent India and total travesty of our much hyped democratic values!

Independence has brought more independence to certain sections and turned vast pool of masses still dependent only on these highly influential sections. Economic liberalization has put many souls on cloud nine but there are still many more hapless sections living in perpetual misery, utter chaos and complete darkness and dragging on their wretched existence. Globalization has really changed the face of the globe and contracted and reshaped it into a comfortably tiny village but the adamantine walls built among different sections on the lines of caste, class, language, race, region have become so strong and sturdy that there is going to be more diversity and divergence than unity and convergence. There is more chaos than unity, more pollution and adulteration than purity, more disgruntling and disenchantment than contentment, more disarray and disharmony than peaceful coexistence!

Who have let this sad state of affairs to happen on this otherwise beautiful earth? It’s we, yes we, we all of us have to take responsibility for this sad state of affairs. Utilitarian relationships, excessive reliance on materialism and the unbridled greed are at the core of factors that have led these ugly conditions to pass on us and going to be passed on our next generations. The new found educational, employment and sociopolitical opportunities in/due to the post-liberalization economic boom have indeed made our lives so ecstatic and tension free and allowed us to move up the social ladder with comparatively much ease and less effort but the sad thing is, we have deliberately forgotten our roots and basking in the glory of the new found heights where we have placed ourselves so safely and from there we never dare what’s going on down at the bottom and never care for those because of whom we have got to climb such greater heights!

Dear friends,
let’s always remember we didn’t bring anything and won’t take anything with us, and in between we are living in a ‘fools’ paradise’ thinking we are for eternity and this life is a permanent one. We are amassing huge wealth just to pass it on to our progeny and to their progeny and even to their progeny. We always want to be in high positions and desperate to have name and fame all to ourselves and frantically trying to rub them on to only our children forgetting the basic fact that there is some all pervading, all permeating and all encompassing ‘cosmic influence’ which decides what we are meant to be and what we are destined to be in the vast cosmic phenomena. Just remember all the series of incidents which led to the shaping of the character of ‘Gowthama Buddha’ and how Siddhartha metamorphosed himself into an ascetic.

Only the selfless can see the light and have the clarity in their thoughts, words and deeds and all those who are selfish, egoistic and egotistic can never be one with themselves and they can never even identify with anyone/anything else in the universe. They are surrounded by thick layers upon layers of darkness, perpetual misery and hopelessness. They are doomed to die a dog’s death!

Let’s all shed the false masks and be real of us and face the reality head on and enjoy being in reality… only that is real joy and real happiness and all others will just be a mere passé!

Enjoy your real life to the fullest and let your children, others’ children and everyone else enjoy their own lives to the fullest. Don’t live other’s life and don’t let others live your life. Never toe other’s lines and never force others to toe your bad lines!Life is good, надпись, цвета, черный фон, 1672x1045

LIFE’S SO BEAUTIFUL, let’s enjoy every bit of it as it unfolds itself 🙂

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WordPress, it’s simply something awesome!   Leave a comment

wordpress-logoIt’s been almost a year since I became a member of WordPress family. What a wonderful experience to be associated with the world’s most popular blogging site! Blogging had never been this much enjoying and exciting. Blogging got a newer shape, newer meaning and newer experience and expectations only @ WordPress.com!

Thanks for everything WordPress!!

Happy, refreshing, interesting, appealing, engaging and ecstatic blogging to all the friends @ WordPress!!

Posted August 19, 2014 by Suntosh Haudakar in Uncategorized

Et tu, Modi?!   1 comment

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His pet slogan is going to boomerang on him now… “Modi ko Hatao, Desh ko Bachao!”, just change of the name and the guard, but no change of the whole corrupt system!!

May be the time we started shouting the slogan, “Modi ko Hatao, Desh ko Bachao!” What sort of a democratic government it is which is hell-bent on turning its own people homeless? Insensitivity and callousness is ruling the roost. It’s a pity that democracy is still a distant reality for the common man! It’s sheer autocracy, plutocracy and oligarchy!! The so called elected government(s) are always losing touch with the common man soon after they ascend to the highest seat(s) of power. They are turning themselves into mere puppets in the hands of the unethically rich business classes, cold-blooded capitalist sections and the obnoxiously rogue elites. One can understand the enormity of the deprivation of a proper political will at the centre and its lack of empathy with the masses especially the poor and innocent Adivasis under the influence of the machiavellian tactics played by an irresponsible and dishonest regional leader, and a giant swindler, CBN,

CBN in new Avatar!, Satan in deceptive pose of the Jesus?!

CBN in new Avatar, Satan imitating Jesus?! Poor lamb, doesn’t know who is holding it!!

quite notorious for his anti-people, anti-farmer, anti-dalit and anti-tribal postures. This hypocrite represents a monstrous and disgustingly rancid system which had got precipitated in post-Independent period and is constantly holding our democratic polity and people’s welfare in hostage! And regretfully, Modi is proving he is also no exception, and a very much part and parcel of this highly depraved system!! All the wolves in sheep’s clothing have started unmasking themselves and are showing their true colours!! Forcefully merging seven Mandals of Khammam District of the state of Telangana with the of state Andhra Pradesh just to submerge them under the big lopsided and unscientifically designed Polavaram Multi Purpose Project without ascertaining the views of the affected parties involved and deliberately overlooking the plight of the huge tribal population who are going to be made mere scapegoats, is a devil’s play being enacted by Modi’s sarkaar in close conjunction with the state of Andhra Pradesh. It’s estimated that nearly half a million Adivasi people will be rendered homeless and will find themselves in a watery grave, and will lose all their livelihoods if the project is given go ahead nod, and most importantly, it will be environmentally hazardous and will drastically destabilize the ecosystem of the region with catastrophic effects! This was vociferously claimed by the former Engineer-in Chief with the Government of Andhra Pradesh & Consultant, United Nations (OPS), Er. T. Hanumantha Rao.

The master planner for a massive destruction of the masses, M. Venkaih Naidu.

The master planner for a massive destruction of the homes and livelihoods of the masses, M. Venkaih Naidu, the Union Minister of Urban Development.

But the rigid and adamant governments both at the centre and in the state of the Andhra Pradesh continue to maintain their foolishly intransigent and intractable positions in spite of strong earnest appeals from every quarter just to change the design of the project as suggested by the civil engineers, environmental scientists and irrigation experts, which will bring a happy end to this exasperatingly the most vexatious crisis with a win-win solution to the two warring groups. By the way, welfare of the people, most importantly, the disadvantaged, disenfranchised and the destitute sections, should be on the top of the policy agenda of any welfare state! It’s a simple logic & logistics of the designing of the policy framework and is based on the principles of natural justice, but the unrelenting state is simply turning its deaf ear to the cries of the poor innocent masses and quite often turning a blind eye to their unending woes inflicted upon them by the bullying sections!! It’s an open secret that India is not being governed by a people’s government, rather by the brutal capitalists whose motto is always to squeeze the country of all its

They shook hands then, and now shaking the poor innocent masses!

A covert understanding for an overt exploitation… they shook hands then, and now shaking the poor innocent masses! No leader how great he/she may be, is immune to the influence of the ‘yellow mafia‘!!

valuable resources and thereby making it powerless and vulnerable and eventually debt ridden and a veritable beggar at the gates of the international lending agencies, which always work to destabilise the nations by weakening their economies just in order to maintaining the ugly status quo of the imperialism and hegemony!! God save India for the next five years! Educate, Organise and Agitate should be the mantra for us now, the most powerful slogan given to us by Babasaheb Dr. Ambedkar long ago!!

Swami Vivekananda   Leave a comment

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quote-whenever-we-attain-a-higher-vision-the-lower-vision-disappears-of-itself-swami-vivekananda-275756You may be the greatest philosopher but as long as you have the idea that you’re the body, you are no better than the little worm crawling under your foot! No excuse for you! So much the worse for you, that you know all the philosophies and at the same time think that you are the body! Body-gods that is what you are! Is that religion?

– Swami Vivekananda

 

Is Saibaba really a god?   2 comments

abcdSome thingummy claims Saibaba (of Shirdi) is no god and exhorts all not to worship Him… that foolish guy doesn’t know that Saibaba never claimed Himself to be a god or godman and he never hankered after solemn prayers from His followers and devotees. He lived a life of total simplicity, modesty, restraint and integrity with a complete down to earth personality.

image001He is a great sage, seer, mystic, healer, philosopher, spiritual master and social reformer and above all ‘the most graceful and the most benevolent beggar (fakeer)’, who always begged for the sins of his loved ones just to absolve them of all their sins and the consequent divine retributions as per the ‘universal cosmic law of karma’.

Saibaba may not be a god but He goes beyond all the realm(s) of god and godhood. He is a perfect form of LOVE, which is beyond the limits of ordinary human understanding, but strikingly within everyone’s (for that matter, every creature’s) shortest reach to be felt and experienced!

Saibaba was/is never a physical form, nor even a subtle form. He is the ‘Universal Soul’ and the ‘COSMOS’ which permeates all through the universe, both visible and invisible; palpable and impalpable.

Saibaba is Sarva vyaapi and Sarvaantaryaami which means He is all pervasive and not bound by any restrictions or constrictions of time, space and causation. He is neither male nor female and both at the same time; He doesn’t have a beginning nor an end and nor is He in the middle; He is in all and all are in Him, He is in me, you and in all including in that thingummy!

So now tell me, who is worshiping whom?

Praying to Saibaba is nothing but praying and invoking ‘the universal cosmic soul & the super consciousness’ which has been there inside all of us including in that thingummy since time eternal!

Sometimes some fools accidentally and surprisingly be a strong reason in the revelation of the ‘eternal truth’ in their own peculiar and ironical ways though they themselves are not aware of it!

I feel this small bitter episode is just a serendipitous one that prompts us to delve more into the Sai tattva, the essence of Sai!

Rajadhiraja Yogiraja Parabrahma Satchidananda Samartha Sadguru Shri Sainath Maharaj Ki Jai!!!

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Noble Souls and the Caste Frames   3 comments

454_Prof_JayashankarThis is originally conceived and meant as a comment to my post about Prof. K. Jaya Shankar sir on his death anniversary on my FB timeline. As I kept on typing this comment, I got more and more ideas and it has become so lengthy and (I feel) meaningful that I persuaded myself to post it on my personal blog on WordPress.com with the title “Noble Souls and the Caste Frames” so that it reaches the wider circles.

 

I appreciate further meaningful and intellectually driven views and comments which I humbly try to imbibe and internalize them.

 

Here it goes,

Feel sorry to say this that there are some caste zealots those who belong to the caste in which our Jayashankar sir was born, trying to confine him in that narrow caste frame and misappropriating his name, his stature and his noble contribution to the Telangana society. This is nothing but degrading the zenithal image of the towering giant of the Telangana movement and its beacon light, and the father of Telangana. Jayashankar sir never liked to be identified with his caste in academic and public life. I don’t know much about his personal life, but one thing I can say with much confidence that he was an acclaimed economist, social scientist, political philosopher, and an orator / public speaker par excellence. He was an avowed bachelor and dedicated his entire life for securing justice to the people of Telangana. He is a father figure for all the Telangana people cutting across caste, class, religious and racial barriers.

 

My humble request to all the caste zealots in the entire length and breadth of our country is, please don’t play caste cards with great mythological and historical figures, freedom fighters, social reformers, mass leaders, spiritual leaders and masters, and seers and sages. Just leave them alone and let them have their own special and revered space in the public memory. Please see them in the much larger picture, without any sort of boundaries, and keenly study their lives, their struggles, their trials and tribulations and how they overcame all their obstacles, setbacks and misfortunes and made a distinct mark of their own in the mythological, cultural, traditional and historical ethos of our country by dint of their sheer hard-work, dogged perseverance and indomitable spirit and thereby got their unforgettable memories etched in vast sociopolitical and spiritual consciousness.

 

There is no harm in making an objective analysis of the personality traits of the greatest historical figures in the context of the times in which they lived and in the backdrop of the various sociopolitical, economic, cultural, traditional, racial, regional and linguistic factors that influenced their personal growth as individuals and as the leaders of the society. Here, the caste of course, can be an effective tool in studying the shaping of the personality and the approach of the individuals towards their society as a whole since Indian society is infamous all over the world as highly fragmented characterized by innumerable caste equations. India is ever notorious for abuses, human rights violations, discrimination, monopoly, hegemony, oppression, suppression, exploitation (and this list can awfully be long!) etc., just on the basis of caste!

 

But just one and the same yardstick can’t be used to gage the personality traits of all the individuals. There are some who go beyond all kinds of yardsticks, and their life itself is a yardstick for others and they themselves are the most powerful and the most potent yardsticks for their lives. They are the ones who set an enviable example for others to follow by their highly imposing and exalted personalities and life stories.

 

So the caste can just be a fraction of the whole lot of factors that influence the personality and the life of the noble souls who come onto the earth with some noble purpose and leave after they have achieved the high goals set by they themselves for themselves, and the myriad sociopolitical, economic, cultural, traditional, racial, regional and linguistic factors surrounding them including the caste can just act as triggers and propel them always guarding against the deviations and anomalies of life. They can never decide the destiny.

The destiny always takes care of itself, as it had already been decided by the noble souls!

 

Kindly make your caste identities and equations purely a personal and private affair and don’t mercilessly and foolishly rub them on the greatest mythological and historical figures no matter which caste/religion they were born in. It was purely out of their choice, not by chance at all!

Noble Souls are for all and for/in all the times; and hijacking them on the name of caste, race or religion is an historical blunder and the biggest sacrilege!

 

It’s a pity that we still have to live in this beautiful world (In India especially) with narrow and parochial mindsets!

 

Any meaningful change and transition must come from above since bottlenecks are always located at the top and the bottom is always the strongest base!!

The Truth   1 comment

the-truth‘Truth’ is always harsh and bitter, and can be sweet for those who accept it wholeheartedly. There are some fools amidst us who have been taking shelter under ‘falsehood’ for ages in utter disregard to ‘the all mighty truth’. Those hard core morons will definitely have to pay the price sooner or later for their historical blunders of non-compliance with the truth which is eternally supreme and permeates all through the universe going beyond time and keeping a constant watch on all our thoughts, words and deeds.

 

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