War leaves behind death, destruction, misery … nothing good comes out of it. It tears up not just the country but its people also to pieces ... Peace is not just the absence of war. It is the presence of well-being, stability, a sense of security and faith.
Proud to be Indian
Interestingly, there are some ‘Bh’ words that bind us together. These are Bhaasha, Bhusha, Bhava, Bhaya, Bhojan, Bhraman, Bhaichara, Bhakti, Bhajan, etc.
The greeting means much more than enjoying sweets, holidays, card parties, shopping, gifting, new clothes etc. It is about celebrating and enunciating the fact that goodness is the greatest thing to emulate.
After slogging through life to learn and earn, next in turn is to yearn to prepare for one’s spiritual sojourn. I was reminded of what Sri Sathya Sai Baba said, ‘Life is a journey from I to We to He’ and suddenly, I realised how profound this was!
This is India today! The greener pastures are on this side of the fence now! The tables have been turned!