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शहरी जेबकतरा

बस में अपनी जेब कटती देख, यात्री ने शोर मचाया जेबकतरा उसे पकड़ कर थाने लाया और थानेदार से बोला, हुज़ूर, यह आदमी शहर में अव्यवस्था फैलाता है हमें शांतिपूर्वक जेब नहीं काटने देता गँवारों की तरह चिल्लाता है थानेदार … Continue reading

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Parables of Khalil Gibran: Justice

One night a feast was held in the palace, and there came a man and prostrated himself before the prince, and all the feasters looked upon him; and they saw that one of his eyes was out and that the … Continue reading

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Parables of Khalil Gibran: The Wise Dog

One day there passed by a company of cats a wise dog. And as he came near and saw that they were very intent and heeded him not, he stopped. Then there arose in the midst of the company a … Continue reading

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Parables of Khalil Gibran: The Scarecrow

Once I said to a scarecrow, “You must be tired of standing in this lonely field.” And he said, “The joy of scaring is a deep and lasting one, and I never tire of it.” Said I, after a minute … Continue reading

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तत्कालीन भारत और आधुनिक ग्रीस

एक बार बहुत पहले ये कविता कहीं पढ़ी थी। लिखी तो गयी थी ये संभवतः साठ-सत्तर के दशक के भारत के लिये। पर आज तो लगता है कि जैसे ये अब ग्रीस (यूनान) पर भी चरितार्थ होती है: आय इकाई, … Continue reading

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