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God-Sachin Tendulkar takes Cricket on New Heights-Records Machine

They say, If cricket is a religion Sachin is the God. It’s been 2,961 matches and 39 years when the first ODI was played. On 24th February 2010, Sachin Tendulkar broke the barrier of 200 runs in ODI, set one more standard. Every Indian believes in him and his skills, no matter in what situation the team is, if Sachin has always been people’s hope and many of the times Master Blaster have proved that. If you think this all Sachin thing is a Hype, my suggestion is BELIEVE the HYPE… Most – Sachin Tendulkar: Most Test centuries: 47 Most...

Holi-The Festival of Colours

Top 5 Questions about Holi-The Festival of Colors

Holi is a major festival in India and most known as Festival of Colors celebrated all over India. People send emails, text messages (sms) to wish Holi and use artificial (and sometimes natural – abir, gulaal) colors and meet our friends and relatives. There prevails many stories behind the festival of Holi. The major was that of Holika and Bhakta Prahalad. Here are Top 5 Questions you might be wondering about Holi. 1. Who actually was Hiranyakashipu? Hmmm so it’s a story from Bhagavata Purana. The Four Kumaras (Sons born from the mind or thought power of Brahma) were once...

Ash Wednesday:Repent, and believe the Gospel and MySQL

It’s Ash Wednesday today (Feb 17th 2010) !! I learnt that Ash Wednesday derives its name from the practice of placing ashes as a Sign of the Cross on the foreheads of adherents as a sign of repentance. It’s ritual to celebrate this day as a reminder of mortality. Dusting oneself with ashes was the penitent’s way of expressing sorrow for sins and faults. Ash Wednesday is the first day of Lent and occurs forty-six days (forty days not counting Sundays) before Easter. Ash Wednesday is a moveable fast, as it is dependent on the date of Easter. While administering...

How music can rescue-Help for Haiti-Download to Donate campaign

Barely a week after tragedy hit Haiti in the form of a massive earthquake, my favourites Linkin Park along with many other artists have stepped forward to help the country’s struggling residents with ambitious “Download to Donate for Haiti” project. Project Download to Donate for Haiti will donate whole amount generated by each and every download of tracks. The tracks includes industries well known artists who donated their songs for the gr8 cause. And they’ve done what best they can do, all gr8 music machines. If you’re a music lover, this is a worth spending album. More artists are coming...

waiting for another Avatar – discussion

Are we waiting for another “Avatar”?? As per Hindu mythology, lord Vishnu took 10 different avatars to save our world. As per mythology, lord Vishnu will take avatar when Rakshasas get out of control. Rakshasas will come from PatalLok. Rakshasas will kill innocents to gain power and money. Their guru Shukracharya will promise them that if they follow his orders they will get heaven. After all the sufferings,  people will start praying to Lord Vishu to save them from Rakshasas and this is when lord Vishnu listens to their followers (bhakts) and take avatar on earth (ManushyaLok). The avatar of...