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Best urdu shers

Best urdu shers

Shairy teri miraas to nahi “Basit”

Ata Hua hai jo Tarz E Bayan kiska hai

Abdul Basit

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Kitab E dil se nikale huyee hain ye auraq

Zara sabhal kar rakhna K kho na jaye kahiN

Ghalib Ayaz

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Jab se jawan huyee ho yeh chal kya nikali hai

Jab tum chala kare ho thokar laga kare hai

Mir Taqi Mir

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Diwangi “Asad” ki hasrat kashish E tarb hai

Sar mai hawa E gulshan , dil mai ghubar E sehra

Mir Taqi Mir

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Tum mere pass hote ho goya

Jab koyee doosra nahi hota

Momin Khan Momin

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Patta patta buta buta hal hamara jane hai

Jane na jane gul hi bagh to sara jane hai

Mir Taqi Mir

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Ishq per zore nahi hai wo aatish-e-ghalib

Ke lagae na lage aur bujhaye na bane

Mirza Ghalib

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Dil E nadaN tujhe huaa kya hai

Aakhir is dard ki dawa kya hai

Mirza Ghalib

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Deakh to dil ke jan se uthta hai

Ye dhuaaN sa kahan se uthta hai

Mir Taqi Mir

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Teri ummeed tera intezar jab se hai

Na shab ko din se shikayat na din ko shab se hai

Faiz Ahmad Faiz

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GuloN mai rang bhare baad E now bahar chale

Chale bhi aao ke ghulshun ka karobar chale

Faiz Ahmad Faiz

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Isi sabab se falak ka gila nahi karte

Tere feraq mai hum dil bara nahi karte

Faiz Ahmad Faiz

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Dil hai to dharakne ka koyee bahana dhundhe

Pathther ki tarah be husN O jan kyoN hai

Shahr Yar

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Ai dost mai khamosh kisi dar se nahi tha

Qayel hi teri bat ka ander se nahi tha

Bani

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Mere sokoot se jis ko gale rahe kya kiya

Bichherte waqt wo aankoN ka bolna deakhe

Perveen Shakir

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Ab kar ke faramosh to nashad karo ge

Per hum jo na hoN ge to bahut yad karo ge

Mir Taqi Mir

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Dil woh nager nahi ke phir aabad ho sake

Pachta O ge suno yeh basti ujar kar

Mir Taqi Mir

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Hijrat ka etebar kahan ho sake ke jab

Chori huyee jaghah ki nishaN bhi sath hai

Perveen Shakir

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Suraj bhi Is ko dhoond kar wapas chala gya

Hum bhi ghar ko laut chaleN sham ho gyeN

Perveen Shakir

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Wo bhala kis ki bat mane haiN

Bhai syed to kuch dewane haiN

Akber Allahabadi

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Dasht se jhoom Ke jab saba aati hai

Saaf ghunchoN Ke chatakne ki sada aati hai

Baber Ali Anis

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Shaakh zaitoon ameeN hum hain

Shahar mai ishtehar ho ke na ho

Ghalib Ayaz

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Kha kha ke Os aur sabza hara huaa

Tha motiyoN se daman E sehra bhara huaa

Baber Ali Anis

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Kamer bandhe huye chalne ko yaN sab yaar baiThe haiN

Bahut aage gaye baqui jo hain taiyyar baiThe haiN

Insha Allah Khan Insha

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Mar bhi jaauN to kahaN log bhula hi deNge

Lafz mere mere hone ki gawaahi deNge

Perveen Shakir

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Yeh Isq nahi asaN bas itna samajh leeje

Ek aag ka dariya hai aur is se guzarna hai

Jigar Muradabadi

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Mai akela hi chala tha janib E manzil mager

Log sath aate gye aur karwan banta gya

Majaz

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Apne man mai doob kar pa ja suragh E zindagi

Tu ager mera nahi banta ‘na ban apna to ban

Allama Iqbal

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Apna to kam hai ke jalate chalo chiragh

Raste khwah dost ya dushman ka ghar mile

Kalim Ahmad Ajiz

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Hain aur bhi duniyaN mai sokhanwer bahut achhe

Kahte hai ke ghalib ka hai andaz E bayaN aur

Mirza Ghalib

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Koyee rota hai dil mai pichle pahar

Koun mahboos is makan mai hai

Ghalib Ayaz

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Fani Deccan mai aa ke yeh uqdah khula ke hum

Hindustan mai rahte hain hindustan se door

Fani Bada Yni

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Jo sach puchho to” shad ” apne kiye kuch ho nahi sakta

Khuda ki dain hai insan ka mashhoor ho jana

Shad Azimabadi

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Jab tum mujhe pukarna chaho

Raushani raushani ; sada dena

Ghalib Ayaz

JSB 23.03.14/ REVIEWED 5TH JAN 2018

20TH SEPTEMBER 2020

ZEN SAYINGS….

ZEN SAYINGS….

I am an avid collector of Zen quotes, sayings and teachings. The funnier the better.

BTW, Zen is a school of Mahayana Buddhism and originated in China during the 6th century. From China, Zen spread south to Vietnam, to Korea and east to Japan.

The word Zen is derived from the Japanese pronunciation of the Middle Chinese word ”Dzyen” (Modern Mandarin: Chán), which in turn is derived from the Sanskrit word dhyāna, which can be approximately translated as “absorption” or “meditative state”.

Zen emphasizes the attainment of enlightenment and the personal expression of direct insight in the Buddhist teachings. As such, it de-emphasizes mere knowledge of sutras and doctrine, and favors direct understanding through zazen and interaction with an accomplished teacher.

Zen is a serious matter, but several light hearted quotes are there too.

Here is a random collection of some funny Zen sayings.

No other intentions to hurt some ones’ feelings please.

Pure humour is the purpose. So, enjoy while I meditate…..

Zen Teachings

1. Do not walk behind me, for I may not lead. Do not walk ahead of me, for I may not follow. Do not walk beside me for the path is narrow. In fact, just leave me the Hell alone.

2. Sex is like air. It’s not that important unless you aren’t getting any.

3. No one is listening until you fart.

4. Always remember you’re unique. Just like everyone else.

5. Never test the depth of the water with both feet.

6. If you think nobody cares whether you’re alive or dead, try missing a couple of payments.

7. Before you criticize someone, you should walk a mile in their shoes. That way, when you criticize them, you’re a mile away and you have their shoes.

8. If at first you don’t succeed, skydiving is not for you.

9. Give a man a fish and he will eat for a day. Teach him how to fish, and he will sit in a boat and drink beer all day.

10. If you lend someone $20 and never see that person again, it was probably well worth it.

11. If you tell the truth, you don’t have to remember anything.

12. Some days you are the dog, some days you are the tree.

13. Don’t worry, it only seems kinky the first time.

14. Good judgment comes from bad experience … and most of that comes from bad judgment.

15. A closed mouth gathers no foot.

16. There are two excellent theories for arguing with women. Neither one works.

17. Generally speaking, you aren’t learning much when your lips are moving.

18. Experience is something you don’t get until just after you need it.

19. We are born naked, wet and hungry, and get slapped on our ass… then things just keep getting worse.

20. Never, under any circumstances, take a sleeping pill and a laxative on the same night.

HAVE A NICE DAY!!

FIRST POSTED ON RML 1.04.13

RE POSTED 17TH SEPTEMBER 2020

Meet Antara Mehta, Maharashtra’s First-Ever Woman Fighter Pilot

Meet Antara Mehta, Maharashtra’s First-Ever Woman Fighter Pilot

Geetika Sachdev•23 June 2020

Nagpur-based Antara Mehta, a flying officer with the Indian Air Force (IAF), has become the first-ever woman from Maharashtra to become a fighter pilot.

An engineer and national-level basketball player, she had harboured the dream of joining the IAF, ever since she was a child.

Today, she is the 10th woman fighter pilot in India. That’s not all – she is the first one from her family as well.

Antara graduated last week from the Air Force Academy in Hyderabad, and is the only woman officer from her batch, who has been selected for this stream.

Her advanced training will continue at the Air Force Station in Bidar and Kalaikunda.

Regional Public Relations Officer, Nagpur Region, Directorate of Public Relations congratulated Antara on her achievement

Flying Officer Antara Mehta, daughter of Ravi & Poonam Mehta becomes the first women Fighter Pilot frm #Nagpur & #Maharashtra at Combined Graduation Parade at Air Force Academy on 20 June 20.

She is the only women officer in her batch selected for Fighter Stream.

Antara had her share of hardships. She struggled to clear the Services Selection Board (SSB) exam twice, but didn’t give up, and the third time, she cracked it.

Looking back : In 2015, the then Indian Defence Minister Late Manohar Parrikar had issued an approval to induct women as fighter pilots in the IAF. Bhawana Kanth, Mohana Singh, and Avani Chaturvedi were the first women to be inducted as women fighter pilots in the IAF. While six women received training for this position, only three could qualify for advanced levels. Manohar Parrikar called it a ‘Red Letter Day’, when the three women pilots were inducted into the fighter stream, promoting avenues for more women to be a part of this wing. Out of the three, Flight Lieutenant Bhawana Kanth became the first woman fighter pilot to undertake a mission during the daytime.

COMPILED BY J S BROCA 24.06.2020

LINK:

https://in.makers.yahoo.com/meet-antara-mehta-maharashtras-first-ever-woman-fighter-pilot-121110029.html

Songs in the Wood

Songs in the Wood

Cacophony of crickets on a spring afternoon
Wild flowers waving and humming a tune
When what do I hear
But a song in my ear
My good friend the magpie is joining me soon…!

J S BROCA 16TH APRIL 2020
LINK:
https://kingoflimericks.com/limericks-about-nature/

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THE KINGS 

THE KINGS 

KING DAVID AND KING SOLOMON LED MERRY MERRY LIVES
WITH MANY MANY LADY FRIENDS AND MANY MANY WIVES
BUT WHEN OLD AGE CREPT OVER THEM
WITH MANY MANY QUALMS
KING SOLOMON WROTE THE PROVERBS AND KING DAVID WROTE THE PSALMS …!

COMPILED BY J S BROCA 29TH JANUARY 2020
SOURCE:MY OLD DIARY OF 1970

QUEER HABIT…

QUEER HABIT…

There was an old person of Putney,
Whose food was roast spiders and chutney,
Which he took with his tea,
Within sight of the sea,
That romantic old person of Putney.

COMPILED BY J S BROCA 10TH DECEMBER 2019
LINK:https://londonhistorians.wordpress.com/2019/05/12/loony-londony-limericks/

There was an old person of Putney Postcard

SMILE DOSE FOR THE WHOLE DAY!!

SMILE DOSE FOR THE WHOLE DAY!!

My Five Funnies…

1.Do you have it in you ?
Aap aap ho,
Hum hum hain.
Pyaaz nahin kaatey,
Fir bhi aankhein namm hain,
Supply naan honey sey,
Golgappon mein bhi paani kamm hai,
Iss sey bakwaas sms bhejo-
Agar tum me dumm hai !!

Translation :
You are you, I am me.
I haven’t peeled onions,
Yet my eyes are watery.
Due to scarcity of water,
Even Golgappas*
Are somewhat dry too,
Try sending a similar uselss sms
If you have it in you !!
(*A favourite snack item.)

2.An experiment with truth
Ek vidyarthi nein bio-lab mein,
Ek makhi ke parr tod ke kaha,
Udd jaa…udd jaa…
Par..makhi nahin uddi !
Uss ney conclude kartey kaha,
Yeh sabit hua…ki,
Agar makhi ke parr tod diye jaaen,
Tau makhi sunn nahin sakti…..!!

Translation :
A student in a biology lab
Clipped the wings of a fly,
And said-fly, now fly…
But the fly, didn’t fly.
The student thus concluded
From this experiment-
If a fly’s wings are clipped,
It loses its sense of hearing!!

3.Objection please …
Ladka: Kya tum mujh sey shaadi karo gi?
Ladki: Nahin
Ladka: Lekin kyon ?
Ladki: Merey ghar walley nahin manain gay
Ladka:Ghar main kaun kaun hai?
Ladki: Ek patti,aur dau bachey……!!

Translation :
Asked the boy to a girl,
Will you marry me ?
Replied the girl: no, I am sorry!
When the boy asked the reason-
She said-my family will have objection!
Who all are in your family-asked the boy
To know the reason, in a final bid
Said the girl – a husband and two kids!!

4.Why I love Cartoon Network ?
Hum aapko dekhney ki chahat rakhtey hain,
Aapki harr baat dil mein chchupaye rakhtey hain,
Naan jaaney kabb aap T.V par aa jaayen,
Issi liye din raat hum Cartoon Network lagae rakhtey hain..!!

Translation :
I have the desire
To see you all day long…
I treasure in my heart
-All your love songs..
I am not sure when
You will appear on the telly tube,
So, I keep Cartoon Network channel on
All day long- you dude !!

5. Initial Investment….
Ek makhi ganjay ke sir pey jaa baithi,
Doosri makhi nay kaha,
“Wah, kya ghar mila hai tujhey”
Pehli makhi boli:
“Kahan yaar, abhi to sirf plot kharida hai…”

Translation :
A fly settled
On a bald headed man’s head.
To her, another fly,
Then this said:
“Wow, what a lovely house you have got…”
Said the first: “No my dear friend,
This is just the
Initial plot I’ve bought!”

E…n…j…o…y…

J S BROCA 5TH DEC 2019

Emptiness

Emptiness 

At the center of everything sits a deep void
Peek at the darkness and keep your sangfroid
A truth is contained
But loath to be named
By the labels and fables we’ve learned to avoid

COMPILED BY J S BROCA 12TH NOV 2019
LINK:https://kingoflimericks.com/limericks-about-taoism/

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Theodicy 

Theodicy 

As sorrow grows worse and the rough becomes rougher
The struggle of living gets tougher and tougher
In want of relief
I question belief
If God is so loving then why must we suffer?

COMPILED BY J S BROCA
LINK:https://kingoflimericks.com/limericks-about-religious-problems/

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Beings in Motion

Beings in Motion

In this lifetime our souls are being held in abeyance
Our bodies are merely a means of conveyance
To experience the flesh
And be put to the test
While under the eye of some higher surveillance

COMPILED BY J S BROCA
LINK:https://kingoflimericks.com/limericks-about-the-mind-body-problem/

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