Shirdi Baba Samadhi Day-Vijayadasami Day-October 8th

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Yes it was on the Vijayadashami Day of Nineteen Eighteen
That Shirdi Baba highly revered Mahan gifted to us by Bharat Mata
Attained Samadhi and all Vijayadashami days are his memorial days.
Today Eighth October is his memorial day and hence to remember and pray
On this day it will be pleasing to him if all our homes are lighted With lamps bright. Let us do and get HIS grace and blessings!

(Thanks to E.Sundareson.)

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ENVIUS THOUGHTS crosses 2,16,000 views.
I am glad to share with you that with the 128th view at 12.30 hrs today viz Tuesday  the Eighth October 2019, (08/10/2019) total views of the BLOG crossed    TWO LAKHS AND SIXTEEN THOUSAND (2,16,000) from more than 219 countries around the world on the 1712th day and 1745th post, thanks to your support and encouragement. Kindly continue.

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ONAM IS TODAY-11th September

To keep the social fabric high and nice all over the year
Our Holy Motherland has designed festivals and celebrations
In each and every State unique and noble-great indeed
All over the year to enjoy and promote harmony and peace!

Great Onam festival is today the Eleventh September
Onam is the traditional festival of Malayalees originated
From Kerala.a religious, cultural festival celebrated by
The community around the world with pomp and pleasure!

The revisit of Mahabali marks the festival of Onam.
Onam has a range of activities and celebrated with great
Enthusiasm. Boat races, dance forms, florals, colourful art,
Food -ONAM SADHYA and traditional clothing FLOWER KOLAM!.

 

ENVIUS THOUGHTS crosses 2,12,000 views.
I am glad to share with you that with the 114th view at 12.00 hrs today viz Wednesday  the Eleventh September 2019, (11/09/2019) total views of the BLOG crossed    TWO LAKHS AND TWELVE THOUSAND (2,12,000) from more than 219 countries around the world on the 1680th day and 1718th post, thanks to your support and encouragement. Kindly continue.

 

MUHARRAM September 10th

Muharram

Muharram a day not for joy but a day of mourning- holy indeed
the first month of the Islamic calendar The word adjective
Means “banned, barred, forbidden, illegal, illicit, impermissible,
Prohibited, unlawful, unpermitted, unauthorized or even taboo”.
The month sacred during which warfare is forbidden. held to be
The second holiest month, after Ramaḍān.
True Muslims take care of their unfortunate brethren poor
And feed them when they break their fast- noble gesture!

The tenth day of Muharram is the Day of Ashura, part of
The Mourning of Muharram  fasting. Muhammad asked Muslims
To fast on this day and on the day prior, the Day of Tasu’a.
Shia Muslims mourn the death of Ḥusayn ibn ʿAlī and his family,
Honoring the martyrs by prayer and abstinence from joyous events.

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VIRGIN MARY’S BIRTH DAY- September 8th

 

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Gandhi referred to “God” as “Truth,” which has great significance. His mission was not only to humanize religion, but also to moralize it. Gandhi’s interpretation of Hinduism, Islam, and Christianity made his religion a federation of different religious faiths.

  when Stanley Jones, a missionary met with Gandhi he asked him:

Mr. Gandhi, though you quote the words of Christ often, why is that you appear to so adamantly reject becoming his follower?

Gandhi replied:

Oh, I don’t reject Christ. I love Christ. It’s just that so many of you Christians are so unlike Christ

As for as this blogger is concerned ,  esteemed viewers would  have observed that he is  a UNIVERSALIST!

I normally say and write that I am an Indian first and Indian last!

But I am  very proud of having been born  as a Hindu in my  holy Motherland-India that is Bharat. Our Motherland is secular and accommodates the followers of all religions and provides facilities for following their respective religions.Mahatma Gandhi fought against the British unitedly inspiring the entire Indian society secured FREEDOM for us. I am very seriuos in knowing about all existing religions  in my homeland and today’s SUNDAY story is a part of my learning exercise!

Today the Eighth September is the birth day of VIRGIN MARY Mother of Jesus Christ.

We can’t know for certain when was born the Mother of God, of course, but for almost 15 centuries now, Catholics have celebrated the Virgin Mary’s birthday on September 8, the Feast of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary.

Why September 8?

Christians normally celebrate the day on which saints died, because that is when they entered into eternal life. And indeed, Catholics and Orthodox celebrate the end of Mary’s life in the Feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary (known as the Dormition of the Theotokos in the Eastern Catholic and Orthodox Churches). But they also celebrate three birthdays, and Mary’s is one of them. The other two are the births of Christ and Saint John the Baptist, and the common thread tying these feasts together is that all three—Mary, Jesus, and Saint John—were born without Original Sin.

An Important Event in Salvation History

In earlier centuries, the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary was celebrated with greater fanfare;  But, like the Immaculate Conception, the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary is an important date in the salvation history. Christ needed a mother, and Mary’s conception and birth, therefore, are events without which Christ’s own birth would have been impossible.

It’s no surprise, then, that the Christians of the second century A.D. recorded the details of Mary’s birth in such documents as the Protoevangelium of James and the Gospel of the Nativity of Mary. While neither document bears the authority of Scripture, they provide  everything that we know about the life of Mary before the Annunciation, including the names of Saint Mary’s parents, Saint Joachim and Saint Anna (or Anne). It’s a good example of Tradition, which complements (while never contradicting) Scripture.
Thus comes to an end this Sunday Story(Inputs thanks to GOOGLE GURU!)
and we shall meet tomorrow as our practice with the next post.Till then GOOD BYE!
Virgin Mary

This is  the song for the occasion:

அருள்தாரும் தேவமாதா

அனைத்து மக்களின் உள்ளங்களையும் கொள்ளை கொண்ட
1948 ல் வெளிவந்த ஞான சௌந்தரி திரைப்பட பாடல்!
அருள்தாரும் தேவமாதாவே
ஆதியே இன்ப ஜோதியே..
ஆதியே இன்ப ஜோதியே…..
TRANSLITERATION
Aadhiyae inba joothiyae
AruL thArum dhaevamaathaavae

 

FESTIVAL OF SACRIFICE! 12th August.

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Today is Festival of sacrifice Twelfth August  -holy day
All over  Muslim world spent in prayer, and feeding  poor
Yes BAKRID Eid al-Adha ‘Feast of the Sacrifice’,  honours the
willingness of Ibrahim  to sacrifice his son as an act of
Obedience to God’s command.Before Abraham could sacrifice
His son, God provided a lamb to sacrifice instead.In memory
Of this , an animal is sacrificed and divided into three –
One share is given to the poor and needy, another is kept for
Home, and the third is given to relatives. Indeed  a day of sacrifice!

HIS PRAYER TODAY:

All praise to Thee”! My Allah! Prophet Mohamed!
True Muslim nursing ill will – one will be ashamed!
I love all, serve all, pray for all –equal are all
In the eyes of the Omnipotent! I stand tall!

Mosque and Masjid – places of worship truly great
Six times a day, I do visit indeed a treat
Treat to my body and soul-to live for others
My home is -Mecca and Madeena-my feathers!

Allahu Akbar
Allah is undoubtedly great!
Asha hadunna la ilaha illillahu
To me Allah and Allah is God!
Hayya lassala
Come rush to Namaz
Hayya lalfala
Get deliverance from the pains of hell!
La ilaha illillahee
Allah is holy and great!

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A Blogger’s Prayer -MY PRAYER.

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Oh! My Lord, Omniscient-Omnipotent God!
In Thy million creations “blog” gets Thy nod!
Let me be a blogger and sure not a blaggard
Pen is mightier than sword not to go wayward!

Freedom of expression never to be misused
Blogger’s honest followers not to be mislead
I write what I want and know- none to edit sure
No censor; my blogging must be noble and pure!

Matters in millions; subjects are aplenty
Great knowledge and nice language are in my kitty
To be used with sense of responsibility
Goddess of knowledge! Bless me with ability!

Bless me with that control, – thoughts not to run riots
Thoughts meant to make noble, inspire and elevate
The society of which I am part and parcel
May my Blog bring peace, joy, food for thought a morsel!

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FIRST EVER TAMIL TRANSLATION OF THYAGARAJA’S TELUGU “PANCHA RATHNA KEERTHANAS ” into TAMIL -in 272 years – translated by me to the original  raga and Tala rendered by the Madurai team Smt. Ranganayaki Sachidanandam, Vocal, Sri Sachidanandam Violin and Dr. K Thiyagarajan, Mridangam is available as CD with a booklet costing Rs 150/- with me in- N V Subbaraman, 12/1045, Jeevan Bima Nagar, Chennai 600101, Ph:04426544950/9840477552.

email id: nvsubbaraman@gmail.com

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BOOM BOOM MAADU (OX)

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Boom Boom Maadu Owner with his valued possession, drum and pipe

Boom Boom Ox the prized possession of nomadic tribe from the South
Move from place to place true to their nomadic life-along with
all their belongings including their companion MADU -the ox
Well maintained, rested, fed on time, decorated lovely- a gold box!

To me their very sight is pleasing- they are not beggars- soothsayers
With their traditional knowledge, house to house they go in the mornings
With their decorated maadu- and their accompaniments conch and bell plate
By intuition they forecast the present and future of the resident
Well trained OX in approval nods its head this way and that way!
Human beings we are , are pleased to hear the good words and give
Some money or cloth, food and whatever possible and they leave!
Boom Boom Maadu several years since I saw- not in cities they come!

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Boom boom maadu owner with his companion and drum/

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ENVIUS THOUGHTS crosses 1,97,000 views.
I am glad to share with you that with the 59th view at 22.00 hrs yesterday viz Friday  the THIRD (3rd) May 2019 , total views of the BLOG crossed    ONE LAKH AND NINETY SEVEN THOUSAND (1,97,000) from more than 210 countries around the world on the 1523rd day and 1584th post, thanks to your support and encouragement. Kindly continue

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