Neither Friend Nor Foe - Insightful story with English translation of lyrics & meanings of
- ‘Koi dost hai na raqeeb hai’ sung by Jagjit Singh, and
- Its reprisal ‘Na suboot hai’, sung by Sachin Limaye
Insightful story: Repaying Parental Debt
Can it never be repaid?
How is this ancestral debt, which a common man can’t repay even by true service of the parents?
Retold Arabian Nights tale: Ali Baba And 40 Thieves 20
The Captain's pain morphed into anger.
Anger became blind hate. Hate gave him the purpose of his life.
"I know what music is. It is the rhythm in everything alive. Whether it flows through a didgeridoo or a flute, sounds from dead hollows in wood can make a moribund heart come alive."
"Knowing comes from the head. But knowing about music can't create music. Music comes from the heart. When it is felt by the heart. Feeling is enough."
Spiritual Story: Unsoiled By Muddy Paths
How do some walk the murky walks of life without being stained?
Kabir delivers his wife to a lusty grocer to repay debt
"What possible good can there be?" he whispered.
"For me? In the destruction of my life's work? My wealth? My confidence?"
Glimpses of greatness can be seen all around us, not just in ancient avatars and famous leaders.
Necessity and opportunity creates heroes out of ordinary beings.
Dronacharya (Teacher Dron) taught archery equally to all his students, yet Arjun excelled the others in mastering it.
The seed which falls in a rich and ready soil bears the greatest fruits.
Spiritual Story: Jai Jagdish Hare
Rosh explains the lyrics of Jai Jagdish Hare, famous song from legendary film Anand Math.
How should one live their life today? With faith, and fearless action!
"Rome ruled that land at the time of Jesus," answered Rosh, "so the Jews lived under Roman law. The Jewish crowd wanted the adulterous woman to be stoned to death according to their law at the time."
"But if they stoned the woman, they would be prosecuted for murder by the Romans. If they didn't stone her to death, they wouldn't be following their own ancient law."
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