Monday, June 8, 2009

Cross the river - a nice story.


Pranamam to All,

I liked this story. This story will be helpful to us.

Cross the river
There was a pundit who led a disciplined life, sticking to a prearranged time table. He woke up from sleep in the early hours of the morning, recited pranava and later, after ablutions, drank a cup of milk at 7 a.m. exactly.
Sometimes the milk-maid arrived late, for she lived on the other side of a river that flowed between the area in which she lived and the area in which the pundit lived. She had to catch a ferry to cross over the river with the milk. The ferryboat either started a little earlier or a little later. So, sometimes by the time she reached the Pundit's house it used to be very late.
One day the Pundit scolded her and said "You are upsetting my disciplined life. Don't you know that I must have my cup of milk at 7 a.m.? Why do you depend on that boat to take you across? Just repeat the name of Rama. You will be able to walk across the river. Rama will see that you do not get drowned."
The maid being very simple and unsophisticated had faith in the words of the Pundit. Next day, the maid repeated the name of Rama and she just walked across the river. The Pundit questioned her: "How could you come on time?" The milk-maid replied: "Sir, I repeated the name of Rama as you instructed yesterday, and I could just walk across." The Pundit was flabbergasted. He did not believe. He just drank the milk and said: "Let's now go to the bank of the river. Let me see you walk across the river." The maid stepped into the river repeating the name of Rama; she could just walk across. The maid requested the Pundit to follow her. But the Pundit knew that he would not be able to walk across the river, because he did not have faith in what he himself had said - the power of the Name

with Prayers,

Jayasankar vattekkat

Monday, May 25, 2009

Learn Magic Tricks...

These holidays, you can download the books from the links below and learn and practice magic tricks :

Link 1: Magic's biggest secrets, part 1.

Link 2: Magic's biggest secrets, part 2.

Tarzan Part 1

Tarzan Part 2

Tarzan Part 3

Tarzan Part 4

Tarzan Part 5

Tarzan Part 6

Tarzan Part 7

Tarzan Part 8

Tarzan Part 9

Legend of The Seven Seas ~Part 1~

Legend Of The Seven Seas ~Part 2~

Legend Of The Seven Seas ~Part 3~

Legend Of The Seven Seas ~Part 4~

Legend Of The Seven Seas ~Part 5~

Legend Of The Seven Seas ~Part 6~

Legend Of The Seven Seas ~Part 7~

Legend Of The Seven Seas ~Part 8~

Friday, May 8, 2009

Learn & Play Piano on your home computer...

Children, you can learn piano on your home computer in the vacations. All you need is a computer with speakers and download the following links:
Link 1 : Piano desktop player.
Link 2 : Piano learning books.
So now get on to downloading these on to your computer and become a piano specialist by the end of vacations.

Saturday, April 25, 2009

Legend of Prince Ram-part1

Legend of Prince Ram - part2

Legend of Prince Ram - part3

Legend of Prince Ram - part4

Legend of Prince Ram - part5

Legend of Prince Ram - part6

Legend of Prince Ram - part7

Legend of Prince Ram-part8

Legend of Prince Ram-part9

Legend of Prince Ram-part10

Legend of Prince Ram-part11

Legend of Prine Ram -part12

Legend of Prince Ram -part13

Legend of Prince Ram- part14 (Concluding Part)

Mahabharat - India's Greatest Epic (Animation) Part 7

Mahabharat - India's Greatest Epic (Animation) Part 1

Mahabharat - India's Greatest Epic (Animation) Part 2

Mahabharat - India's Greatest Epic (Animation) Part 3

Mahabharat - India's Greatest Epic (Animation) Part 4

Mahabharat - India's Greatest Epic (Animation) Part 5

Mahabharat - India's Greatest Epic (Animation) Part 6

Friday, April 17, 2009

Africa : Wildlife at Sunrise....

Click here to download and watch a beautiful powerpoint presentation on wildlife at sunrise in Africa.

Keep your speakers on....

Friday, March 27, 2009

Saturday, March 21, 2009

Creativity by chefs... (Submitted by Sudhir Warrier)

Submitted by Shri Sudhir Warrier

Nail in the fence - nice story with moral (Contributed by Muktha Radhakrishnan)

There once was a little boy who had a bad temper .

His Father gave him a bag of nails and told him that every time he lost his temper, he must hammer a nail into the back of the fence.

The first day the boy had driven 37 nails into the fence.

Over the next next few weeks, as he learned to control his anger, the number of nails hammered daily gradually dwindled down.

He discovered it was easier to hold his temper than to drive those nails into the fence.

Finally the day came when the boy didn't lose his temper at all.

He told his father about it and the father suggested that the boy now pull out one nail for each day that he was able to hold his temper.

The days passed and the young boy was finally able to tell his father that all the nails were gone.

The father took his son by the hand and led him to the fence.

He said, "You have done well, my son, but look at the holes in the fence..

The fence will never be the same.

When you say things in anger, they leave a scar just like this one.
Submitted by Muktha Radhakrishnan

Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Stories from the Indian Mythology.

Click here to access lots of stories from the Indian Mythology.

Link to external site/s, Courtesy: Neelima

Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Lessons of Life...

Wonderful Presentation with a Moral. . .

A peacock in the land of penguins - a must watch movie with lots of learning

Don't quit, you can do it....

Inspirational Video - The Bridge

Five Very Short Stories with Morals

Story - I

A child told the mother: "Mum you are very beautiful today." Replied the mother : "Why?" The child said : " Because you did not get angry today ."

Moral of the story: 1. It is easy to possess beauty - do not get angry.
2. Anger is temporary madness.

Story - II

A man attended an interview for a job. Along the corridor, he picked up a piece and threw it into a dustbin. The interviewer passed by and saw it.T his man got the job.

Moral of the story: Live with good habits, and you will be recognised.

Story - III

A small boy worked as an apprentice in a bicycle shop. A man sent a bicycle for repair. After repairing the bicycle, this boy cleaned up the bicycle and it looked like a new one. Other apprentices laughed at him for doing redundant work. The second day after the owner claimed the bicycle back, this boy was pinched and offered a job.

Moral of the story : 1. Go the extra mile to be successful.
2. Doing more gains more & Doing less loses more.

Story - IV

The owner of a farm asked his child to work everyday at the farm.His friend said to him : " You do not have to make your son work so hard. The crops would grow just as good. "Owner of the farm replied: " I am not cultivating my crops, but my child."

Moral of the story:1. A simple way to groom a child is to let him experience some hardships.
2. If not cut, jade would not turn into useful ware.

Story - V

A shop is always brightly lit up. Someone asked : "What brand of bulb are you using ? It is so lasting."The shop owner replied : "Our bulbs blew out frequently. We replaced them once a bulb blew out."

Moral of the story: 1. It is simple to maintain brightness , change the bulbs regularly.
2. To brightening up everyday life : Endeavour to abandon unwholesome states of mind and make an effort to encourage wholesome states to grow.

Real Mermaid found on Lulu Island, Abu Dhabi (Courtesy: Sudhir Warrier, Delhi)


No boundaries... Just watch this effort... Very Motivating...

Dear Children,

Kamlesh Patel from Gujrat giving performance (audition) for Dance India Dance... Tears rolled when I watched this wonderful performance. Just see what a motivated and inspired person this man is......


Baby Duck feeds fishes !!!

We humans need to learn the habit of Sharing and helping others... Animals are better these days... Watch this Clip... Its worth watching

Handicapped guy dances SALSA in Colombia

Dear Children,

Where there is a will, there is a way.

If this guy can do this despite such a big handicap(above knee amputation), we can also achieve a lot with focussed and persistent efforts.

Guruvayoor Aanayottam, 2009 (Pictures Courtesy: Sindhu)