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Thieving with Principles

By on July 24, 2015

 Thieving with Principles.
Once Baba Nanak (First Sikh Guru) met one person and asked him as to what his profession was. The person replied that he was a thief. Guru Ji advised him to quit thieving. The person replied that he knows only this profession and nothing else as it…


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Of Songs and Gazals

By on July 22, 2015

Practical view of Life.
Some of the old Bollywood Hindi songs touched on  various aspects of life. Not only these songs were melodious, but also carried very deep meaning. One such song sung by late Mohammad Rafi runs as under.
” Na main Bhagwan hoon, na main Shaitaan hoon,
Duniya Jo chaahe…


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Humor in Uniform

By on July 20, 2015

Art of Sleeping during Training
Long time ago, 46 years to be precise, I had joined National Defence Academy ( NDA, Pune, India) for being trained to become a commissioned officer into the Indian Army. NDA is a joint-services training institute where cadets undergo three years of rigorous military training. These…


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Staying Organised

By on July 17, 2015

Staying Organised
I have seen many disorganised people and their disorganised style of functioning and I could say that they were in a total mess. I have seen such people literally fumbling and confused if they were to find anything in their home. I have seen guys miss out on…


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Karmic Justice

By on July 15, 2015

Reward and Punishment
Sometimes even good and well-meaning people get into trouble, where as evil, mean and crooked persons get rewarded. Such a Karmic effect is difficult to explain. Reminds me one of the stories of Guru Nanak, a great Sikh saint: it runs like this.
There were two persons having…


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A Gentle Person

By on July 13, 2015

A Gentle Person
A gentle person takes care not to hurt other’s feelings by his/her talk, action or body language. Ensures that his/her display of knowledge does not create feeling of inferiority complex in others. A ever smiling personality who is polite, cultured, calm and ever willing to extend his/her…

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Hello this is  Gurcharan Aulakh.
(Retired Major General from Indian Army). I was commissioned in Corps of Signals in 1971 and retired in May 2009.

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