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smlaksh

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Posted: 13 August 2009 at 5:37pm | IP Logged

Celebrating and Saluting the Spirit of  Independent India ,






"Where the mind is without fear

and the head is held high;
Where knowledge is free;
Where the world has not been
broken up into fragments by
narrow domestic walls;
Where words come out from
the depth of truth;
Where tireless striving stretches
its arms towards perfection;
Where the clear stream of reason
has not lost its way into the dreary
desert sand of dead habit;
Where the mind is lead forward by thee
into ever-widening thought and action-
Into that heaven of freedom, my Father,
let my country awake."

"GEETANJALI" -Rabindranath Tagore


We owe a lot to the Indians, who taught us how to count, without which no worthwhile scientific discovery could have been made.
-Albert Einstein


India - The land of Vedas, the remarkable works contain not only religious ideas for a perfect life, but also facts which science has proved true. Electricity, radium, electronics, airship, all were known to the seers who founded the Vedas.
- Wheeler Wilcox (American poet)





Freedom in the Mind ... Faith in the words ... Pride in our Souls ... Lets salute the Nation on Independence Day !!! Vandhe Matharam !


Happy Independence Day !!



Edited by smlaksh - 13 August 2009 at 5:38pm

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Posted: 13 August 2009 at 6:13pm | IP Logged
Happy Independence day India.

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Posted: 13 August 2009 at 8:54pm | IP Logged
Mera Bharath Mahan -
Saare jahaan se accha Hindustan hamara -
this was said by Rakesh when he went to the moon - how true??!!!
I salute my nation for what She is - Happy Birth Day Mother India

Laksh, thanks da for this thoughtful post.



Edited by rojapoooo - 13 August 2009 at 8:57pm

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Posted: 14 August 2009 at 12:33am | IP Logged
Happy Independence day India

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Posted: 14 August 2009 at 4:47am | IP Logged

"India was the motherland of our race, and Sanskrit the mother of Europe's languages: she was the mother of our philosophy; mother, through the Arabs, of much of our mathematics; mother, through the Buddha, of the ideals embodied in Christianity; mother, through the village community, of self-government and democracy. Mother India is in many ways the mother of us all"....Will Durant, American historian

"India is, the cradle of the human race, the birthplace of human speech, the mother of history, the grandmother of legend, and the great grand mother of tradition. our most valuable and most instructive materials in the history of man are treasured up in India only.. .Mark Twain, American author

Hum logon ko samajh sako to samjho dilbar jaani
Jitna bhi tum samjhoge utni hogi hairaani
Hum logon ko samajh sako to samjho dilbar jaani
Jitna bhi tum samjhoge utni hogi hairaani

Apni chhatri tumko dedein kabhi jo barse paani
Kabhi naye packet mein bechein tumko cheez puraani
Phir bhi dil hai hindustani
Phir bhi dil hai hindustani

Aankhon mein kuchh aansoo hain kuchh sapne hain
Aansoo aur sapne donon hi apne hain
Aankhon mein kuchh aansoo hain kuchh sapne hain
Aansoo aur sapne donon hi apne hain
Dil dukha hai lekin toota to nahin hai
Umeed ka daaman chooka to nahin hai
Phir bhi dil hai hindustani
Phir bhi dil hai hindustani


GREETINGS TO ALL FELLOW INDIANS ON THE INDIAN INDEPENDENCE DAY

Edited by jasunap - 14 August 2009 at 5:59am

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Happy Independence Day, India!

Jas, that was a nice song.  I especially liked the line about "naye packet mein cheez purani"!  Who wrote this song?

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Posted: 14 August 2009 at 4:13pm | IP Logged
Originally posted by eljay

Happy Independence Day, India!<br><br>Jas, that was a nice song. I especially liked the line about "naye packet mein cheez purani"! Who wrote this song?<br>


eljay..such a long time...my fault entirely...but would you believe it the lyricist of this song is javed akhtar???

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