" _________________________

The Optimist fell ten storeys,

And at each window bar,

He shouted to his friends,

"All right so far!"

_________________________ "

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Sam, Barney, and my thoughts

I am neither Sam nor Frodo. Neither Barney nor Ted. Actually, I am Marshall without the Lily (for now). And I need both a Sam and a Barney. (I am not saying I don't have them, nor am I saying I have them)

Warning: You are unauthorized to comment/read/draw conclusions if you haven't watched both HIMYM and LOTR in entirety.

Anyways, Ignore the first line (though it might be true to an extent). This thought came to my mind many a time, but I only decided to write it down today.

Everyone needs an awesome friend like Sam. Someone who shows you the right path, the one who would do anything for your good, one who is selfless for you, one who cares, and one who is a sentimental fool. (Don't read the book if you wish to understand this the way I want you to)

Everyone also needs an awesome friend like Barney Stinson. The one who is "Awesome", one who shows you the right path in a wrong way, one in whose company you do dumb things and end up adding worthy pages to your memories, one who is super fun, and the one who at the core is very emotional but never lets that show.

What if you have both of them? That's a dream.

Saturday, July 30, 2011

The World through my eyes. Book 1. Part 4: Brain, Heart, Mind & the Dark Knight (Beta Version: Help me complete it)

Here I am putting forth a thought of mine in a way it came to my mind. And I clearly understand that everybody's perception about the topic would vary. So, As I see it, the three entities: Brain, Heart and the Mind differ in the logic and the way they think or react. There is a diffuse thin line between them.


If you wish to know what kind of a person somebody is, try to peep into his/her heart. The heart is the most beautiful part of a human. It is pure and free from any impurities. The Heart is like an innocent Child. 

Heart is the one responsible for true emotions, true feelings, true love. The heart thinks like a child. It always says the right things innocently, or should I say, it talks about emotional needs of a person. But it has no understanding of what is right and what is wrong, or what is good and what is bad for you. It is impulsive. It is the one in who is in control of the mind in artists, poets, lovers, ...


Bruce Wayne: What have I done, Alfred? Everything my family... my father built...
Alfred Pennyworth: The Wayne legacy is more than bricks and mortar, sir.
Bruce Wayne: I wanted to save Gotham, I failed.
Alfred Pennyworth: Why do we fall sir? So we might learn to pick ourselves up.
Bruce Wayne: You still haven't given up on me?
Alfred Pennyworth: Never.

Brain is what differentiates humans from primates, animals, and other living organisms.
Brain is responsible for wisdom and knowledge. It is the one who knows what is indeed good or bad for you. There is no place for emotions in the brain. Brain is something that stops you from repeating the mistakes of the past. It is the one who is in control of the mind in successful people. Brain is the center of integrity of a person.


Rachel Dawes: [Bruce and Rachel haven't seen each other for years. Bruce is wet from swimming in a "pool" in the restaurant] Bruce?
Bruce Wayne: Rachel?
Rachel Dawes: I heard you were back. What are you doing?
Bruce Wayne: Uh, just swimming. Wow, it is good to see you.
Rachel Dawes: You were gone a long time.
Bruce Wayne: I know, how are things?
Rachel Dawes: The same. Job's getting worse.
Bruce Wayne: Can't change the world on your own.
Rachel Dawes: What choice do I have when you're too busy swimming?
Bruce Wayne: Rachel, all- all this, it- it's not me, inside, I am, I am more.
European supermodel: Come on, Bruce.
European supermodel 2: We have some more hotels for you to buy.
Rachel Dawes: Bruce, deep down you may still be that great kid you used to be, but it's not who you are underneath, it's what you *do* that defines you. 
Rachel Dawes: Wait! You could die. At least tell me your name.
Batman: It's not who I am underneath, but what I *do* that defines me.
Rachel Dawes: [realizing] Bruce?
[Batman turns and leaps off the roof] 

The mind is the doer. The mind is what defines or represents YOU.

The mind is the ultimate decision maker. It is the integrator and manipulator. Whatever good or bad you do, is because of your mind.
Know the mind of a person if you wish to know the character of him/her. It would help you know the circumstance-specific decision making of the person.


[last lines]
James Gordon Jr.: [Batman runs off into the darkness as James Jr. joins his father by Harvey Dent's body] Batman? Why's he running Dad?
Lt. James Gordon: [Staring after Batman] Because we have to chase him.
James Gordon Jr.: But he didn't do anything wrong
Lt. James Gordon: Because he's the hero Gotham deserves. But not the one it needs right now. And so we'll hunt him. Because he can take it. Because he's not our hero. He's a silent gaurdian. A watchful protector. A dark knight 

The conscience has no separate existence. Nobody knows how it looks like. Nobody knows where it resides. Some say it resides in the brain because it is wise. Some say it resides in the heart because it knows emotions and ethics. But everybody know one thing, that the Gotham of this Dark Knight, the region of influence, or the battlefield of Conscience is the Mind.

The Conscience is the brightest entity that ever could exist in a human. And the brightness comes from a healing Aura, that vanishes all the evil and heals all the good in its Gotham, the Mind.

But this brightness is relative. The Conscience is the personification of brightness in those minds where it is alive, clear and functional. These minds maketh the good humans with humanity; as their minds are under the guidance of a good guardian. But not always is this Conscience alive, or fully alive. In most cases the conscience is alive but the Mind seldom obeys it. In such circumstances, the glory of these minds is lost and the brightness fades eventually. In the worst cases, the mind kills the Conscience and these minds drift away from light. They become darker than the darkest Black Holes.

 But remember, though it could be killed, it could not be corrupted. It is incorruptible. 

Mind it !

        How It works:        (This will come in final version)

Tuesday, June 28, 2011

The World through my eyes. Book 1. Part 3: Complications in a simple life.

Sometimes I know that there exist right people around me to help me out. 
Sometimes I know that there exist some people whom I could help out. 

But the brain reminds my mind, of the learning from past: People in general are very bad at keeping things to themselves. Somehow they end up speaking up everything to whomsoever unconcerned.

This is an observation. I'm not in any way expressing it as a fact. It's just an observation.

Humans have a tendency to search for a friend to whom they could speak out (share) everything without an iota of hesitation, all truth. This is what is called a “Best Friend”.

At personal level, it feels really very nice to belong to such a friend. For a successful friendship of this kind, it is necessary that the sharing takes place equally from both the sides.

There needs to be a background check before being such a friend to somebody. I know it’s easier said than done. The human psychology is not a computer program to reason logically.

The point that I wish to convey is that life would be much uncomplicated if people did not indulge into Gossips.

What happens is I tell “A” something.
“A” and “B” are that kind of friends who share everything.
It’s OK till “A” tells “B” what I told, unless it’s damn confidential.
But the problem starts when “B” turns out to be a loud mouth and tries to be a galli ka news-reporter.
This is something ridiculous, and it means disrespect towards the trust that I put on “A” and the trust that “A” puts on “B”.
This is complete massacre of “B’s” integrity.

The worst thing about these “Bs” is that they lie as if they possess a PhD in lying. And deny having been a loud mouth.
This at times forbids me from being a better friend of such “As”

Life’s like this. As I felt it.

Saturday, June 18, 2011

The World through my eyes. Book 1. Part 2: Promise as I see it


     If a person takes time in making promises, don’t see him as a coward. He is most probably thinking whether he could fulfill it. Isn’t it wise to think over for a while before committing? And you could blindly trust the promise of such a person.

     When I promise something to somebody, I never break it. Promises are not meant to be broken, though some promises do automatically expire when their purpose is achieved. God sent me on this earth with nothing to give anybody. But on reaching earth, I realized that there is a huge scarcity of trust here. I decided to be trustworthy. Trustworthy is something one could be without having anything, still it is so valuable. I’m proud that my conscience is clear. I guess, very few people alive might have this privilege.

      At times, I hurt the feelings of my friends when I don’t break promises. But they don’t realize that few promises hurt the owner more than anybody else.

      The day I break a promise, I will be incapable of looking into the eyes of the man in the mirror, and for that matter, anybody else. Because “mei khudke nazron me gir jaunga”. I’ll lose most of my self-respect, and I will stop thinking that anybody could anymore trust me, though I’ll be the same me.

     So friends, if you don’t wish to break the brand “nbhirud”, never ask me to break a promise. Think it this way: Tomorrow if I promise you something, I’ll obey it with similar enthusiasm. I don’t break promises. That’s why I think before I promise. So if you wish to do or know or tell anything, do it before I promise. And I know this principle of mine could be misused.

     I give it a thought before committing anybody any promise. Promises are broadly of above two types. I never take the first type of promise. For me, promise is a promise if I take it myself in the absence of any kind of compulsion. This seals the deal. The promises you wish me to make are taken after analyzing them. If I find it really irrelevant or unfeasible, I tell you No. Else I say Yes. In this way you are in no way kept in darkness. Wherever necessary, the boundaries are clarified. But I don't change the word once given.

     When I ask you to make a promise, I ask it in the name of nbhirud, and nobody else. Why should anybody else be given a negative blessing in case you break it? (Somehow I have heard people say that people in whose name a broken promise was taken get a negative blessing, that’s why the previous line.)

     I believe that if something is to be done, you like it or not, do it with all enthusiasm. It makes a great difference. At times, you may feel that it doesn't make you any difference. But the biggest difference it makes is to you, and also to others.


A funny Mystery partly solved


Few months back, I had posted (on Facebook) some question like this:
"I don't understand what makes some people 'like' certain obsolete posts on FB, like 'A fortune cookie has been delivered to him or her'. I mean, if its opened and you like the fortune, then its understandable that u liked it. But an unopened fortune cookie! Whats there to like in it ? Not just fortune cookie, there are so many other obsolete posts which ppl find worth liking, just don't understand why !! Are they desperate to make their presence felt, or are they just too obsessed with FB ?"
Today I found the answer, may be not complete, but I'm sure this is one of the reasons they do this:
"There are many applications on FB that use statistics like 'likes', 'comments', etc to calculate best friends, ppl who miss u, and whatsoever. These men and women mentioned above are simply trying to get higher in 'statistics' for specific people, so that when they run such apps, they are seen as best this and that in results"
Funny, isn't it ?
This was a result of simple observation by nbhirud based on some facts.

An update from friend (Nikit Batale):
Majority of those people referred above are unaware that it is those 'like's that propel them higher in 'statistics' for specific people.


Tuesday, May 17, 2011

The best medicine


     About friendship, I would say that I feel so many things. I might have seen the pics of my friends more times than anybody else might have seen. A glow of nostalgic smile appears on my face; and I get lost into memories. Sometimes they bring tears too. Miss you all.

The unofficial Kurta & Jeans day ------ A family I found in friends

     Friends mean a lot to me. Rather I would say, my friends are my life. And tomorrow if someone among you says "I won't talk to you anymore", or if we cross each other on a path but I do not cross through your mind even though you cross mine, I'll really feel helpless and hurt. Without his friends, the brand "nbhirud" has no value. But when when his friends are with him, nbhirud is invincible. With you all, I feel like a Superman in Batman's disguise. He has the strength to fight the greatest war, to sacrifice happily, to be a noble philosopher; if he knows that you all are with him

Our Horizon extends beyond the world !

     Without you all, life would continue, but there would be a lesser life in that life. When I am with my friends, you won't find me talking much. But still I speak a lot without speech to those who understand my style of speech. I simply enjoy the company of my friends. Maybe I speak less because the happiness leaves me speechless.

     "Not laughter, but your friends are the best medicine for you"

Amazing race

CSI RAIT Techknow 2010, the last day ----- Us

Black tee day

Those were the days !
Will they return ?

Wanna ride again ?

The best night out - Goa !

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

"An Attempt into Poetry"

Note: This post was originally written in a diary in breaks. I decided to present it just the way it could be found in my diary. Thats why you will find times and dates mentioned above each break.

29/04/2011 08:03am Friday 
(sitting in a Mumbai Local on my way to Vikhroli)

      Actually, on my way to the Panvel Railway station, I sung an original poetry, created "on the fly" and was dedicated to my friends and the side effects of friendship.
But now, when I sat down to write it down, I could only remember bits of it. It not just had nice words, but had a rhythm too. Of course it was liked by me because it was "created", though only God could tell how it actually was. I thought it could had been a Bryan Adams competitor.
      Still it feels good that I could create a Poetry, or rather, I was able to express my feelings, as they were coming to my mind, in a poetic manner. So I'm not writing it down (OMG ! You are saved !), but let me write down a paragraph that I could not put poetically during the walk to station, and so was left into my mind.

29/04/2011 08:16am Friday 
(Just crossed Sea-woods station, window seat left side)

      We all had been together for a short span of our lives. But now.....

(By now I started to feel like Mumbai should 
have magnetically suspended local trains)

.....it feels as if we had been together forever; and the heart says we should be such nice friends till the end. Though we are scattered now, one group across India and the other across Capgemini Mumbai, what is important is the deep feeling of mutual respect, trust and knowing that you could and you will share everything with these friends without hesitation.

     At the end, when we all meet together in hell, the Aura of our goodwill will transform it into a heaven, better than the heaven. And the Gods would envy looking at the earth as the earth would glow even during night because of the sacred aura, the source of which would be the goodwill and purity in the hearts of us residing in the new heaven deep underneath the earth. (I have always heard that the hell of today its there, if not, please correct me)

03/05/2011 9:57pm Tuesday 
(At home)

Lessons learnt: 

  • Own a mobile phone with recording facility and a good amount of memory.
  • Record it when you sing an original poetry next time. :-)