Religion 101: Everyone’s Protective, Brave Guardian Warriors

Marmadesam Vidaathu Karuppu Warrior Religion K Balachander

I trust in every religion or society, there always been some form of guardian angels or warriors who will either looks after you personally, family or even a specific village and so on.

When I was in Cambodia on a work assignment, one of the things I did after I came back to the hotel and had my dinner is to watch an old Tamil serial titled “Marmadesam Vidaathu Karuppu” which has a few interesting subplots. Image source: Kavithalayaa

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General Knowledge 101: Between Raw Facts and Twisted Facts

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This just proves that there are too many idiots on social media who do not know the facts when they open their mouth to comment on something. This particular comment in the Facebook post is one such example where one is talking Edmund Hillary who had climbed the Mount Everest and not the politician Hillary Clinton.

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Religion 101: An Uplifting Journey Of An Agnostic Atheist

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(A simple question – in light of COVID19 pandemic on the loose on a global scale, when was the last time you saw religion or religious miracle workers healed an infected patient? In the end, it is modern science, medical advances and a good dose of common sense that prevailed. Image source: Facebook)

Well, I am not sure if there is a term called an agnostic atheist when it comes to religion & beliefs. Anyway, when one talks about religion or their beliefs, it has always been my personal contention that it should be something personal – just between you and the Al-Mighty and such beliefs should not be forced onto others.

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Religion 101: Upholding Dharma As Way of Positive Life

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It is a short post for this week but upholding dharma is something that our country (and its good citizen) have been lacking in some areas and should be revisited. It is also something that I have been pondering on a personal basis. Image source: Photo by Emily KenCairn of Apiary Studio on Unsplash

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Customer Service 101: Here’s Your Beef Pizza

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(BF on the pizza list does not mean chicken, I am very sure of it but the staff insisted it is chicken. It may not look like much but add the service and the tax and soon to be GST, eating out may not be a cheap thing. Having the restaurant mixing your order is just rubbing the salt on your wounds)

Dear, that looks like beef, my wife told me as the waiter placed the pizza on the table…

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Religion 101: Doubtful Holy Man Encounters

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(When it comes to holy man, Sathya Sai Baba, one of India’s most influential spiritual leaders would come to mind. He breathed his last at a hospital funded by his organisation in his home town of Puttaparthi in Andhra Pradesh last Sunday. He was 85. Image source: http://www.kevinrdshepherd.info)

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Personal 101: Prelude to Kojak Excited Time

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(Still, remember this show from the ’80s? Back then, we used to call anyone who is bald, Kojak! Image source: https://www.cancertodaymag.org/)

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Religion 101: Should We Get Hyped Out On Kali Mints?

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(Kali Maa on a box of sweets? This is indeed certainly insensitive to the Hindus around the world but in the western world, where there is freedom of expression and speech, being insensitive is not that too surprising)

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2012 & 4 Yugas

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In my earlier post on 2012, it was stated that the Hindus believed that there will be a golden year within Kali Yuga. But what is Kali Yuga anyway.

From About Hinduism:-

According to Hindu scriptures, all mortal beings are destined to pass through four great epochs in every cycle of creation and destruction.

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Religion 101: Timeless Code of Good Conduct From Vedas

Here’s something for the start of the week, something that everyone can embrace to (without the need to change religion)…

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(Lies within the Vedas are the common-sense code of conduct recorded in the Upanishads, the final section of the Vedas. Image source: Stack Exchange)

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