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Magicians of anti-venom

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Most people will mock the idea of getting cured of a snake bite by hearing some mantras over the mobile. However, when it is a matter of life and death, snake healers provide relief. They have saved lives of many who have been turned away by hospitals. Shalini Saksena talks to some healers and those who have been pulled out from the jaws of death 



Year: 1960. Place: Sagar, Madhya Pradesh. A man is walking towards his home when he sees a huge King Cobra slither past him over the tall grass. Seeing snakes during rainy season was not rare, but this one had wandered too close to the human habitat. “Lana toh danda, bahut bada hai (Get me a stick, it’s a big one),” he tells a few workers who had been working at the construction site nearby. Immediately, the snake turns back and bites him in the ankle.

The man, who happens to be the chief engineer’s manservant is rushed to the Government hospital. The doctors do everything in their power to save him, including administering anti-venom, but non…

How to see God?

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The child feels bewildered when he is separated from his mother, and weeps longingly for her. If one can weep like that for God, can even see Him. 
- Sri RamaKrishna Paramahamsa



SwamiVivekananda's Birthday today-January 12, 1863

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Lets recollect Swami Vivekananda's saying on this beautiful day and lets all pray to Swami Vivekananda that we should all attain Self Realization to get rid of Birth and death life cycle.
UNIVERSAL TEACHINGS OF SWAMI VIVEKANANDA SEE GOD IN ALL :
  This is the gist of all worship - to be pure and to do good to others. He who sees Siva in the poor, in the weak, and in the diseased, really worships Siva, and if he sees Siva only in the image, his worship is but preliminary. He who has served and helped one poor man seeing Siva in him, without thinking of his cast, creed, or race, or anything, with him Siva is more pleased than with the man who sees Him only in temples. 

GOD IS WITHIN YOU:
It is impossible to find God outside of ourselves. Our own souls contribute all of the divinity that is outside of us. We are the greatest temple. The objectification is only a faint imitation of what we see within ourselves.

PERSEVERE IN YOUR SEARCH FOR GOD:
To succeed, you must have tremendous persever…

Happy New Year 2012 !!

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If you go to work on your goals, your goals will go to work on you.

If you go to work on your plan, your plan will go to work on you.

Whatever good things we build end up building us.

Wishing you all a Very Happy and Prosperous, Blissful Decades Ahead and a Wonderful Year 2012.