Guru nanak dev

Biography
1. Guru Nanak Dev Ji Born on 15th April, 1469 at Talwandi in Pakistan of today, Guru Nanak Dev Ji, the first Guru of the Sikhs is believed to be the founder of the religion who was sent to earth by the almighty as a harbinger of peace and brotherhood by dispelling away the anguish and woe. Better known as Nanakana Sahib, his birth place is now in the Shekhpura district of Pakistan. Falling on the full moon day of Kartik by the Hindu calendar, his birthday is annually celebrated with a great pomp and show by the Sikhs.Born at the house of Mehta Kalyan Das or Mehta Kalu, Chief Accountant of Rai Bular and Mata Tripta, an undemanding, virtuous and extremely devout woman, Nanak was the beloved brother of Nanaki, his elder sister. A rare personality since childhood, Nanak was the master of an astute rationality and pensive mind. He was sent to language schools to learn Hindi and Sanskrit at the age of seven where he surprised all his teachers with his divine knowledge. He also learnt Persian and became the most learned guy in the region at the mere age of 16 years. Despite many efforts of his family, Nanak could not concentrate on the worldly pleasures and always reacted in a saintly manner. He was rebuked a number of times by his father for doing so, but in vain. In August 1507, he realized that the almighty was calling him to dedicate his self to the service of humanity after taking a holy dip Vain Nadi. There was thence no looking back and here on he started undertaking long travels to preach his unique and divine doctrine (Sikhism).

These travels were not limited to Punjab only rather they were long tours that covered various religious shrines in India and abroad. These tours are popularly known as Char Udasis of Guru Nanak Sahib. Kurukshetra, Haridwar, Joshi Math, Ratha Sahib, Nanak Matta, Ayodhya, Prayag, Varanasi, Gaya, Patna, Guwahati, Puri, Cuttack, zameshwaram, Ceylon, Bidar, Baroach, Somnath, Dwarka, Janagarh, Ujjain, Ajmer, Mathura, Pakpattan, Talwandi, Lahore, Sultanpur, Bilaspur, Rawalsar, Jawalaji, Spiti Vally, Tibet, Ladakh, Kargil, Amarnath, Srinagar and Baramula were all covered by Nanak during these tours. He even went to several Muslim shrines like Mecca, Medina, Beghdad via Multan and Peshawar.His tour aimed at general awakening of the masses in order to bring about a realization of God. Nanak even appointed certain able and dedicated followers as preachers of Sikhism. This was observed as sowing the seeds of Sikhism all over India and abroad in a planned manner.

Guru Nanak Sahib JI was arrested and released later in the year 1520, after he challenged the barbarity of Mughal Emperor Babar who invaded India at that time. Thence, the saint settled down at Kartarpur city (now in Pakistan in 1522 and stayed there for the rest of his life till1539. Having sensed his end, this divine being installed Bhai Lehna ji (Guru Angad Sahib) as his successor in 1539. Nanak established Sewa, Kirtan, Satsang and faith in God as the fundamental concepts of Sikhism. He preached the theory of a formless or Nirankar creator to his followers who is believed to be an ever lasting creator or Karta Purakh. Also acting as a social reformer, Nanak Sahib also worked hard for the upliftment of women, downtrodden and the poor. The citadel of Hindu caste system also suffered a great blow form Him. Having written 947 hyms of Japuji Sahib, Asa Di Var, Bara Mah, Sidh Gosht and Dakhani, Nanak is definitely regarded as a born poet. An amalgamation of a saint, poet, social reformer and a born leader, Nanak was considered not the image of God, but God Himself by Guru Arjan Sahib Ji. .....

The Birth of Guru Nanak
2. Early one morning before the light of dawn, Tripta, the wife of Kalu Bedi, gave birth to a baby boy. The baby charmed the midwife who attended his delivery. The parents called an astrologer to predict his fortune. They named their son Nanak, after his older sister Nanaki. The family lived in the town of Nankana, which is now a part of Pakistan. .....
Nanak the Herdboy
3. When Nanak became old enough, his father gave him the job of watching cattle. Nanak would slip into deep meditative trances while the cattle grazed. He got into a lot of trouble couple of times when the cattle wandered into the neighbors fields and ate up their crops. Nanaks father often became very upset with him, and scolded him severely for his laziness. Some villagers noticed very unusual things happening when Nanak meditated. They became convinced that Nanak must be a mystic or saint. .....
Nanak the Scholar
4. One of the villagers, named Rai Bullar, noticed that Nanak tended to meditate at every opportunity. He became convinced that Nanak had devout disposition. He persuaded Nanaks father to put him in a class where he could receive an education in religious studies. Nanak learned very quickly astounding his teacher with the spiritual nature of his school work. The teacher believed that Nanak wrote divinely inspired compositions. .....
Nanak the Reformer
5. When Nanak came of age, his father arranged for him to participate in the Hindu thread tying ceremony symbolizing mans connection with God. Nanak refused, objecting that the thread had no value because it would eventually wear out. He also rejected the Hindu caste system of Brahman hierarchy. Nanak denounced idolatry, and the worship of demi gods. .....
Nanak the Merchant
6. As Nanak matured, his family arranged a marriage for him with a girl named Sulakhani. She bore him two sons. Nanaks father attempted to set him up in business as a merchant, so that he could support his family. He gave Nanak money and sent him to make purchases. Nanak spent all the money feeding homeless, and hungry, holy men that he met on the way. When he returned empty handed, his father became very angry and scolded him severely. Nanak insisted that doing good deeds for others had earned an excellent profit. .....
Nanak the Householder
7. Nanaks father became increasingly frustrated with him. His sister, Nanaki, lived with her husband in a town called Sultanpur. They found Nanak a job working in a granary. Nanak left his wife and sons with his parents promising to send for them as soon as he could support them. Nanak did well in his new position. He treated everyone generously, and dealt with them fairly. Before long his family joined him, and they moved into a house of their own. Nanak became acquainted with a Muslim minstrel, named Mardana. They met every morning at a local river, where they meditated before going to work. The entire community expressed astonishment that men of different faiths could worship together. .....
Nanak the Enlightened One
8. One morning, Nanak went to meditate and bathe beside the Kali Bein, or Black River, with Mardana. Nanak walked into the river and disappeared beneath the water. When he did not show up for work, his employer discovered that he had never come back out from under the water. Everyone assumed that he had drowned except for his sister Nanaki. Three days passed and then, astounding everyone, Nanak emerged from the river alive saying, Na koe Hindu, na koe Musalman There is no Hindu, there is no Muslim. The amazed towns people agreed that Nanak must be a completely enlightened being and began to call him Guru. .....
Guru Nanak the Traveler
9. Nanak immersed himself fully in meditation. He seldom spoke to anyone and quit his job. He gave away all of his personal belongings to the poor. He made living arrangements for his wife and sons, and then left town with his spiritual companion Mardana. They became wandering minstrels. Mardana played a stringed instrument called a rabab and accompanied Nanak, when he sang his poetic compositions. They embarked on a series of Udasi mission tours and traveled together preaching, and teaching, that there is only one God. There is no Hindu. There is no Muslim. There is only one brotherhood of humanity. .....
Guru Nanak Comics Series
10. Guru Nanak, the First Sikh Guru by Sikh comics spans the life, ministry and mission tours of Guru Nanak Dev in an entrancing series of five graphic novels. Colorful illustrations, English narration and Gurbani quotes bring to life the illustrious history of the first guru. .....
Life
11. People are of the belief that, at the time of birth of Guru Nanak, an astrologer was called upon to prepare his horoscope. The astrologer insisted on meeting him and worshipped Guru Nanak with folded hands. At a young age of five, Nanak began discussing on spiritual subjects. When he was seven years old, his father got him enrolled in the nearby school village for pursuing studies. However, very soon, he left the school and started taking private classes.

At the age of thirty, he was found to be missing and people though that, he has drowned in the stream, where he used to go everyday for taking bath. He came back after three days and started saying that There is no Hindu, there is no Muslim. Since then, he started teaching people and this laid the foundation for the beginning of Sikhism. .....

Family Life
12. Nanak was married to a woman named Sulakhni, the daughter of a rice trader named Moolchand Chona. They were blessed with two sons. The elder son named Sri Chand turned into an ascetic. On the contrary, the younger son named Lakshmi Das was deeply involved in worldly life. Guru Nanak didnt find his own sons suitable for carrying on the Guruship. He instead handed over this responsibility to one of his favorite disciples named Lehna. Bhai Lehna was later named Guru Angad. .....
Guru Nanak Philosophy
13. The beliefs & philosophies of Guru Nanak Dev, the first Guru of Sikhs, were not very popular in the beginning. But, today, it is the teachings of Guru Nanak that are ruling the lives of Sikhs. The three teachings of Guru Nanak Dev Ji are known as Nam Simran, Kirt Karo and Wand Chako. The term Nam Simran means think about God. Kirt Kaara preaches people to lead a normal life by earning their living through hard work and honesty. Wand Chhako means to share whatever spare things you have with poor and needy people. .....
Guru Nanak Jayanti
14. The birthday of Gurus is more often referred to as Gurupurab. When it comes to Gurupurab, the birthday of the first Guru of Sikhs, i.e. Guru Nanak Dev is known as the Guru Nanak Jayanti, which is celebrated with gaiety and fervor in India. Guru Nanak Jayanti has a lot of religious significance for the people of Sikh religion. Born in the year 1469 at a place called Talwandi, which lies at a distance of about 50 kms from Lahore, Guru Nanak Dev Ji was the founder of Sikh religion. .....
There is No Hindu There is No Muslim
15. This pronouncement was substantial as it referred to the day and age in which Guru Nanak Dev Ji lived Hindus and Muslims of India constantly and bitterly fought each other over the issue of religion. The Guru meant to emphasise that, ultimately, in the eyes of God, it is not religion that determines a persons merits, but ones actions. The Guru witnessed the Mughal invasion of India, and saw the horrors inflicted upon the common people by the invaders. Guru Nanak Dev Ji did not hesitate to speak up against injustice.
The kings are ravenous beasts, their ministers are dogs. The Age is a Knife, and the Kings are Butchers.
In this dark night of evil, the moon of righteousness is nowhere visible. .....
Truth is high but higher still is truthful living
16. Guru Nanak Dev Ji has been documented to have travelled across India and the Middle East to spread his message. Once, at Mecca, the Guru was resting with his feet pointing toward the holy shrine. When a Muslim priest angrily reprimanded the Guru for showing disrespect to God, the Guru replied, Kindly point my feet towards the place where God does not exist. Among the many philosophical foundations laid by Guru Nanak Dev Ji, his characterisation of God, as illustrated by his visit to Mecca, is most recognisable. It forms the opening lines of the 1430th page of the Sikh holy scripture, Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji. The translation is as follows.There is but One God, The Supreme Truth; The Ultimate Reality, The Creator, Without fear, Without enemies, Timeless is His image, Without Birth, Self Created, By His grace revealed.

Like all the Gurus after him, Guru Nanak Dev Ji preached by example. During a time of great social conflict and religious decay, his message served as a fresh, uncorrupted approach towards spirituality and God. The Guru founded the institutions of Gurdwara, Sangat and Pangat. He introduced the concept of suitability for Guruship by ignoring his sons and appointing Bhai Lehna Ji as the second Sikh Guru to continue spreading his teachings. He departed for heavenly abode on September 7, 1539. The message of the Guru Ji took almost 240 years to unfold, and so, in accordance with the Will of God, the soul of Guru Nanak Dev Ji merged into the souls of his nine successors. .....

Background
17. His father was Kalayan Das Mehta, also known as Mehta Kalu, and his mother was Mata Tripta ji. They belonged to the Vedic Kshatri (Khatri) caste. Guru ji had an older sister called Bebey Nanki, who was the first to recognise Nanak as an enlightened Soul. Guru Nanak from an early age evidenced a questioning and enquiring mind. He soon mastered the Vedas and Sanskrit and was enrolled into a madrassa to study Persian and Arabic. Picking up both languages quickly, he surprised his teacher by composing an acrostic on the Persian language. When it was time for Nanak to be invested with the twice born thread the sacred thread, called the Janeu, he refused to take part in the ritual. When the priest continued to insist that the young Nanak done the string he went into a trance and sang. .....
Guru Nanaks Life at Sultanpur
18. Nanak married Sulkhni of Batala, and they had two sons, Sri Chand and Lakhmi Das. Guru jis brother in law, the husband of his sister Nanki, obtained a job for him in Sultanpur as the manager of the governments grainary. One morning, when he was twenty eight, he went as usual down to the river to bathe and meditate. It was said that he was gone for three days. When he reappeared, filled with the spirit of God, it was apparent to all that he was a changed man. He would say nothing, he quit his job and distributed all that he had to the poor. Accompanied by his childhood friend, a Muslim named Mardana who had always played the Rebab while Nanak sang, they left town. When, after a few days, he spoke saying There is no Hindu, no Musalman.[1] It was then that Guru Nanak began his missionary work and travels. .....
Equality of humans
19. When in the middle east, the west and the rest of asia slavery, varna class and race discrimination was rife and respect between the different classes and caste was at a peak, Guru Nanak preached against discrimination and prejudices due to race, caste, status, etc. He said See the brotherhood of all mankind as the highest order of Yogis; conquer your own mind, and conquer the world. also There is one awareness among all created beings. and finally One who recognizes the One Lord among all beings does not talk of ego. He urges all the peoples of the world to conquer their minds to these evil practises. All human beings had the light of the Lord and were the same only by subduing ones pride and ego could one see this light in all. .....
Equality of women
20. In about 1499 when the world offered low to no status or respect to women, Guru Nanak sought to improve the respect of women by spreading this message From woman, man is born; within woman, man is conceived; to woman he is engaged and married. Woman becomes his friend; through woman, the future generations come. When his woman dies, he seeks another woman; to woman he is bound. So why call her bad? From her, kings are born. From woman, woman is born; without woman, there would be no one at all. O Nanak, only the True Lord is without a woman. In so doing, he promoted womens rights and equality a first for the 15th century. .....
Universal message for all people
21. It had been a custom at the time for religious leaders to address only their own congregation and for segregation of the different religions but Guru Nanak broke with tradition and spoke to all of humanity. To the Muslim he said And when, O Nanak, he is merciful to all beings, only then shall he be called a Muslim. to the Hindu, he said O Nanak, without the True Name, of what use is the frontal mark of the Hindus, or their sacred thread and to all he preached To take what rightfully belongs to another is like a Muslim eating pork, or a Hindu eating beef. .....
Gurus schooling
22. At the age of seven, Guru Nanak was sent to school, which was run by teacher, Pandit Gopal Das, at his village. As usual the teacher started the lesson with an alphabet but the teacher was wonder stuck when the Guru asked him to explain the meanings of the letters of the alphabet. However at the helplessness of his teacher, the Guru wrote the meanings of each and every letter of the alphabet. This was the first Divine Message delivered by Guru Nanak. This was an explanation of deeper truth about human beings and God and the way to realize God in terms of the alphabet. The teacher stood abashed before the Divine Master and bowed to him. He then took him back to his father and said, Mehtaji, your son is an Avtar (prophet) and has come to redeem the victims of Kalyug (the age of Falsehood). He is destined to be a world Teacher, there is nothing that I can teach him.

Many writers believe that Guru Nanak was first sent to different schools belonging to the Hindus and Muslims to learn about Vedas (Hindu Scriptures) and Quran (Muslim Scripture), and only after obtaining the knowledge from those scriptures, he started his religion. According to Malcolm, Guru Nanak is said to have learnt all earthly scenes from Khizr the Prophet Elias. There is a reason to believe, writes Cunningham, that in his youth he made himself familiar with the popular creeds both of Mohammadans and the Hindus and that he gained a general knowledge of the Quran and Brahmanical Shastras.

It seems that all these scholars of history have not grasped the basic fundamental fact about the divinity of Guru Nanak. He was born with divine status, thus, his teachings were heavenly. These writers seem to be very much ignorant of the fact that Guru Nanak was an Embodiment of Divine Light. He was a celestial being and his divine attributes put him above mankind and its schools. Historians have failed to visualize the splendor in Gurus Jot. Heavenly Spirit does not learn from man made institutions. He was a heavenly messenger and a born world teacher who taught the mankind the path of righteousness and truth. Guru Nanaks divinity is above all earthly institutions and their teachings. The Message that Guru Nanak gave to this world, came to him direct from God as he confirms himself. .....

Ceremony of sacred thread
23. Guru Nanak was nine years old and according to the custom among the higher castes of Hindus, he was required to invest himself with the sacred thread called Janaeu. Great preparations were made by his father for this ceremony. The family priest named Hardyal, started chanting Mantras (Hindu hymns) and was ready to put the thread around Gurus neck when he refused to wear it. The whole assembly was astonished. They tried to persuade him every way to wear the Janaeu but in vain. Then the Guru uttered the following Sabad. .....
Cobra serves the divine master
24. As usually is the case in villages, the father sent his son to graze the buffaloes in the pastures. One day while the Guru was grazing the buffaloes, he fell asleep under a tree and the herd destroyed the crops in the neighboring fields. When the owner saw his crops damaged, he became furious and lodged a complaint with Rai Bular, an officer in charge of that area. Rai Bular sent for the son and his father to adjust the quarrel. The Guru told them that no damage was done to the crops; rather it was blessed by God. Rai Bular sent his messengers to inspect the fields. But to everybodys surprise the investigators could not find any damage in the fields rather the crops were doubly blossoming. The field where this miracle happened is now known as Kiara Sahib.

On another day the Guru was sent to graze the buffaloes in the pastures and he fell asleep under the shade of a tree. As the sun rose higher, the shadow moved away. A big cobra came out of its den and provided shadow with its hood over the face of the Divine Master. Rai Bular happened to pass by that side with his attendants. When he saw this strange scene, he was convinced that the boy was a man of God. Upon seeing the people, the cobra retreated to its den and Rai Bular touched Gurus feet in great reverence and thus became Gurus disciple. .....

Guru sits in seclusion
25. As he grew a little older, he avoided company and sought seclusion. For days he would sit silent in solitude and spent his time in meditation. Parents became anxious about his health and to them his unworldliness appeared insane. One day they sent for their physician Hari Das. The physician came and began to feel Gurus pulse. He withdrew his arm and asked, O physician, what art thou doing? The physician replied that he was diagnosing his disease. Upon this the Guru laughed and then uttered the following Sabad. .....
Early life
26. Guru Nanak was born on 15 April 1469, now celebrated as Guru Nanak Gurpurab, at Rai Bhoi Ki Talva??i, now called Nankana Sahib, near Lahore, in present day Pakistan. Today, his birthplace is marked by Gurdwara Janam Asthan. His parents were Kalyan Chand Das Bedi, popularly shortened to Mehta Kalu, and Mata Tripta. His father was a patwari (accountant) for crop revenue in the village of Talwandi, employed by a Muslim landlord of that area, Rai Bular Bhatti.

He had one sister, Bibi Nanaki, who was five years older than him and became a spiritual figure in her own right. In 1475 she married Jai Ram and went to his town of Sultanpur, where he was the steward (modi) to Daulat Khan Lodi, the eventual governor of Lahore during the Afghan Lodhi dynasty. Nanak was attached to his older sister, and, in traditional Indian fashion, he followed her to Sultanpur to live with her and her husband. Nanak also found work with Daulat Khan, when he was around 16 years old. This was a formative time for Nanak, as the Puratan (traditional) Janam Sakhi suggests, and in his numerous allusions to governmental structure in his hymns, most likely gained at this time.

Commentaries on his life give details of his blossoming awareness from a young age. At the age of five, Nanak is said to have voiced interest in divine subjects. At age seven, his father enrolled him at the village school as was the custom. Notable lore recounts that as a child Nanak astonished his teacher by describing the implicit symbolism of the first letter of the alphabet, which is an almost straight stroke in Persian or Arabic, resembling the mathematical version of one, as denoting the unity or oneness of God.Other childhood accounts refer to strange and miraculous events about Nanak, such as one witnessed by Rai Bular, in which the sleeping childs head was shaded from the harsh sunlight, in one account, by the stationary shadow of a tree or, in another, by a poisonous cobra. .....

Teachings
27. Guru Nanaks teachings can be found in the Sikh scripture Guru Granth Sahib, as a vast collection of revelatory verses recorded in Gurmukhi.From these some common principles seem discernible. Firstly a supreme Godhead who although incomprehensible, manifests in all major religions, the Singular Doer and formless. It is described as the indestructible (undying) form.Nanak describes the dangers of egotism (haumai I am) and calls upon devotees to engage in worship through the word of God. Naam, implies God, the Reality, mystical word or formula to recite or meditate upon (shabad in Gurbani), divine order (hukam) and at places divine teacher (guru) and gurus instructions) and singing of Gods qualities, discarding doubt in the process. However, such worship must be selfless (sewa). The word of God, cleanses the individual to make such worship possible. This is related to the revelation that God is the Doer and without God there is no other. Nanak warned against hypocrisy and falsehood saying that these are pervasive in humanity and that religious actions can also be in vain. It may also be said that ascetic practices are disfavoured by Nanak, who suggests remaining inwardly detached whilst living as a householder. .....
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Bodyweight Exercises
Donkey Kick. Its time to embrace that wild side. Start in a push-up position, with the legs together. Tighten the core and kick both legs into the air with knees bent, reaching the feet back toward the glutes. Just try to land gently when reversing back to the st .....
Simple Science
The Composition of Water 1. Water: Water was long thought to be a simple substance, but toward the end of the eighteenth century it was found to consist of two quite different substances, oxygen (O) and hydrogen (H.) If we send an electric current through water (acidulated to m .....
Dams in India
Kadra Dam. Kadra Dam is situated in Uttara Kannada district of Karnataka state in India. The dam is constructed across river Kalinadi. The dam was primarily built as hydroelectric project for supply of water to turbines of electric power generating station. The .....
Benefits of Quince
Storage. Once in your own home, Quinces remain well for approximately a week whenever kept open in cool, darkish spot faraway from heat, and also moisture. They store for many weeks positioned in the fridge. the internal of the quince is whitened whenever raw .....
Benefits of Coriander
Diarrhea. It is also helpful incuring diarrheacaused by microbial and fungal action, since components like Cineole, Borneol, Limonene, Alphapinene & betaphelandrene have antibacterial effects. Coriander is also increasingly popular as a means of preventing nau .....
Benefits of Cloves
Warts. A few drops of clove oil soaked into a band aid and applied to warts has been known to dissolve them it should be freshly applied every day. It may take up to a month to totally dissolve it. .....
Simple Science
The Cost of Health. Drugs and Patent Medicines: In the physical as in the financial world, nothing is to be had without a price. Vigor, endurance, and mental alertness are bought by hygienic living; that is, by proper food, fresh air, exercise, cleanliness, and reasonab .....
Benefits of Black berries
Therapeutic Effect. Because of its acidity and high tannin content, blackberry leaf tea is useful for alleviating skin rashes, mouth or throat inflammations and diarrhea. In addition, the leaves vitamin C strengthens the immune system and promotes tissue repair. .....
Flowers
Pelargonium Tetragonum. A vein of singularity runs through the whole of this plant, its stalks are unequally and obtusely quadrangular, sometimes more evidently triangular, its leaves few, and remarkably small, its flowers, on the contrary, are uncommonly large, and what is .....
Embarrassing Celebrity Moments
Lady Gaga. Lady Gaga wears enough weird stuff that would embarrass most people that it is hard to know where the line must be drawn when referring to her. But this picture sparked issues of weight gain or merely just a poor fit of this leather dress in Amsterda .....
Forever Young Naturally Eating
What to Eat When Spice up your life. Buy a book about Indian cuisine, grind your own curry powders and garam masalas, and aim to cook your own once a week. India has the lowest incidence of Alzheimer’s disease in the world. Researchers attribute this to curry, which almost always contai .....
Amazing Halloween Makeup Ideas For Women
Doll. Be the scary Anabelle doll from The Conjuring or a Barbie Doll with an evil streak! Dolls have a lot of potential for scary makeup. Dress up as a doll and rock the party. .....
Rules to play Triathlon
Obstruction and Interference. No participant shall impede the forward progress of another participant or interfere with another participant's equipment while in the transition area. Any violation of this Section shall result in a variable time penalty, unless such obstruction or .....
Exchanging Christmas Gifts
The Netherlands. Dutch children receive their gifts on December 5, St. Nicholas Eve, when families gather to play treasure hunt games and exchange riddles. Presents are anonymously signed Sinterklaas, but a dedication is written on the wrapping paper to offer clues t .....
Most Amazing Water Slides In The World
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Funny Things To Do This Winter
Craft a Christmas door wreath. Creating your own Christmas door wreath is actually pretty easy. Make a circle frame from willow and then build up the greenery with pine needles or ivy and add cones, dried fruits and other decorative items. .....
Benefits of Pears
Blood pressure. Anticarcinogen glutathione and antioxidants present in pears help in controlling the blood pressure. The soft, sweet, buttery flesh of the pear makes this Fall fruit perfect for enjoying fresh or for using in healthy recipes, like these edamame and p .....
Sunil Bharti Mittal
Early life. Sunil Mittal was born in Punjabi Aggarwal Family. His father, Sat Paul Mittal, had been the Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha (Indian National Congress) from Punjab, he was elected from Punjab for two terms (1976 & 1982) and nominated to the Rajya Sa .....
Weird Hotels around the World
Four Seasons Resort Hualalai. Hawaii, United States Looking for high-level luxury? Pamper yourself with five-star treatment at the Four Seasons Resort Hualalai. This incredible hotel includes seven unique swimming pools from saltwater ponds to infinity pools as well a .....
Unreal Travel Destinations in Europe
Bled Island. Set in the middle of a lake in Slovenia is Bled Island. Its the only natural island in the entire country. .....
Benefits of Cassava
Utilization of Cassava Leaves. In addition to be as healthy snacks, cassava leaves are also useful as an herbal medicine that can drink it water directly . It is very easy, just boil the leaves with one to two glasses of water and can be mixed with ginger or water whiting. Residua .....
Benefits of Cereals
Source of Vitamins. If you are suffering from a deficiency in the Vitamin B complex, add whole grain cereals to your diet. Most of the vitamins of cereals are present in the outer bran, but the refining process usually reduces the vitamin B content, and thus it is advis .....
Small Things That Can Bring You Joy
Sit Up Straight. A commitment to good posture will keep you energized and create more room in your diaphragm for deeper breathing. It can also make you feel better. People with good posture give off an air of ease and confidence that actually bolsters their own selfp .....
Know World Carnival
Glastonbury Music Festival England. The Glastonbury Festival of Contemporary Performing Arts is a performing arts festival that takes place near Pilton, Somerset, England, best known for its contemporary music, but also for dance, comedy, theatre, circus, cabaret and other arts. The fe .....
Benefits of Maizes
Prevents Diabetes and Hypertension. Organic fruits and vegetables like corn have proven to be effective in reducing the signs of diabetes. Regular consumption of corn kernels assists in the management of non insulin dependent diabetes mellitus (NIDDM) and protects against hypertension .....
krishna Janmashtami Celebration
Create the birthday atmosphere in office. Krishna Janmashtami is a very important Hindu festival celebrated in India. It is the festival marking the birth of Lord Krishna. Here how to celebrate Krishna Janmashtami in office.Buy the idol of Bal Gopalji (the Lord Krishna as a small infant).Buy .....
Ranking The Best Fighters In The World
Carl Froch. Super Middleweight 27 1 (20) Last Year s Ranking: 59 Status Report: Few of us really believed Froch would whip Arthur Abraham (W 12) but damned if he didn t all but shut that little troll out. Froch earned our respect last year .....
Celebrities Who Swear By Yoga
Brooke Shields. Brooke Shields might be wearing a huge, powderblue jacket in this picture. But that is only to shield herself from the cold winter. Otherwise, Shields figure is such that she has nothing to hide, indeed, her figure calls only for flaunting! If Shield .....
Interior Ideas
A Corner Bookshelf. Usually these are great space savers and work well in offices, small rooms and apartments. Built to fit into the corners of the room. .....
Most Powerful Cities On Earth
Osaka Kobe. the OsakaKobe metropolitan area boasts a $341 billion combined GDP. Formerly the centre of Japanese commerce, the area is still home to major companies such as Panasonic and Sharp. .....
Benefits of Broccoli
WHFoods Recommendations. Studies have shown that even kids like broccoli and one way to ensure that they enjoy it is to cook it properly by using our Healthy Steaming method. Overcooked broccoli becomes soft and mushy, an indication that it has lost both nutrients and flavor .....
Best types of nuts for your health
Omega 3 Fatty Acid Rich Nuts. Nuts rich in omega-3 fatty acids support cognitive function and help you concentrate. Your body uses omega-3 fatty acids to maintain healthy gray matter and support brain cell function. Low levels of omega-3 fatty acids acids in your system negativel .....
Rules to play Kayaking
All Players Must . Be able t perfrm a wet exit. Wear a lifejacket Wear a helmet with a faceguard. .....
Forever Young Naturally Lifestyle
Community spirit Join a craft circle. Keeping the brain engaged and creative juices flowing may be one of the keys to longevity and retaining brainpower. If knitting by the fire seems too tame for you, look out for guerrilla knitters, stitch ‘n' bitch groups, and macramé and mojito nigh .....
Ideas to increase Website Traffic
Link Internally. The strength of your link profile isnt solely determined by how many sites link back to you it can also be affected by your internal linking structure. When creating and publishing content, be sure to keep an eye out for opportunities for internal .....
Benefits of Cardamom
Anti spasmodic. Cardamom helps in relieving muscle spasms and tremors. It improves blood circulation to the lungs and can be helpful for those suffering from whooping cough, sore throat, asthma or bronchitis. .....
Benefits of Lime
Phytonutrients with Antioxidant and Antibiotic Effects. lemons and limes contain unique flavonoid compounds that have antioxidant and anticancer properties. Of special interest in limes have been flavonoids calledflavonol glycosides, including manykaempferolrelated molecules. While these flavonoids have b .....
Home Makeover Ideas
Use a Range of Textiles. A range of textiles including velvet, wool, linen, and cotton adds texture and keeps the muted hues of the C. R. Laine upholstery from falling flat. .....
Benefits of Basil
Heal Stings and Bites. Chewing a basil leaf or applying the juice of basil leaves on the area stung or bitten by an insect will help relieve the pain as well as draw the venom out. .....
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