Discussion in 'Snippets of Life (Non-Fiction)' started by Thyagarajan, Dec 31, 2017.
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"Theivam Manusha Rupine" meaning "God is in the form of human" is the saying. Not only your family, but we are also very pleased that you had escaped the spraying bullets of assassins thanks to the daughter of the lawyer in the court. Even though I enjoyed my 3 years of stay in Mumbai, many experiences were nerve-wrecking including our getting stranded in the middle of the Western Express Highway in a heavy rain and trying to escape from Nariman Point after the bomb blast in the Stock Exchange. In the rain, it was Khan, the driver who save my and my business partner's life. It was Murughan, the driver who brought us safely away from 9 bomb blasts.
After somewhat long hiatus, we meet here. You have very nicely put it that Khan and Murugan were key to extricate from catch22. By the same names, one from the lodge where I stayed as a bachelor during years 1970-75 & another my personal driver saved me from tricky situations. There is some Samaritan out there to help the helpless! Thanks for your words.
2. At the time of stock exchange blast, I could see from my office chamber at eighth floor the billowing smoke.i was dictating a telex, when my steno Ravi & I heard the serious of explosions and in next few minutes building was evacuated at New Marine Lines.
3. Santacruz - Western Express Highway intersection signal post during monsoon rain unforgettable as two fully loaded speeding trucks collided head on stood like inverted V and my driver Khan with me speeding at some 80 kmph averted dashing from behind. Thanks for nostalgia.
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Wonderful narration! Many a time we are saved from the clutches of 'Kaalaa' by someone representing Krishna, Muruga, Ganesa, Mary or Maariaama.
Thank God, you are amidst us to narrate what happened.Sometimes getting into an unwanted place in an inappropriate time leaves one permanently handicapped for life.
We have often heard a story.
Indiraani,Devendra's wife was bringing up a parrot.She loved the parrot so much.One day the parrot became so ill. The doctor in Devaloka said he could not save the parrot and it would live for a few hours only.Indraani begged her husband to save the parrot or she would die of agony.Indra went to Brahma who said that he had no hand.His duty was only to create.He took Indra to Vishnu.
Vishnu said " though I am a protector, I have no say in the matter.Better let us go to Shiva to whom the job of'destruction' has been entrusted.
though I am in charge,the actual work of taking the life is given to Yama Dharma.
Now Indra, Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva met Kaalaa.
Yama was too happy to receive the Trinity God along with Indra and welcomed them.He was told about the purpose.
Yama told," it is neither in my hands.If there is any way to avoid the death of parrot, I shall surely help.Our procedure is that
the name of the creature, the reason for death and the actual situation in which the jeeva has to be segregated from the body will be written on a palm leaf and hung from the ceiling of the designated hall. When the time comes the palm leaf would fall down and the the death happens instantaneously.
We will go, take out the palm intended for the parrot and if possible we will rewrite the conditions.
All the five people entered the hall. Immediately, a particular palm leaf got cut off and fell down. It was the palm leaf of the parrot.It was written that the parrot would lose its life when Lord Yama enters the room along with Brahma, Vishnu ,Shiva and Indra at a time.
Yama regretted.This is a very rare possibility.If Indra had not met the Trinity God or even if one of them had not come there ,the death could have been avoided.The personal help they wanted to give to Indra ,had resulted in this mishap.
Whenever we say that God has come in the form of some person to save us from any mishap, we have also to keep in mind that sometimes, even the very God's presence is likely to cause the mishap.God's Will , whether favourable to us or not, prevails.We can only pray that our desire and His Will should coincide.
Thanks from bottom of my heart.
2. I marvel always at your patience & time dedicated to acknowledge a thread with befitting apt anecdotes. I find there is learning and education in your write ups and feed backs.
God was kind on us as he already knew that we are going to learn a lot from you. Thanks for showing the way towards this thread. Will love to read more.
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Thanks for visiting here. I read & liked your FB on acquiring accent in speaking American Business English.