Post No. 8351

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 We criticise some people with ‘animal’ behaviour. We condemn them as ANIMALs. But animals are more human than animals

Here is a human-interest story item from yesterday’s newspaper

Bull, cow reunited after a video of their affection goes viral in Madurai

A moving video of the bull circling the lorry, sticking his head in and finally running after the lorry carrying the cow which was sold by her owner in Palamedu surfaced online.

People broke into celebrations here after a bull, who refused to be parted from cow and doggedly chases the vehicle in which the latter was being transported were finally reunited.

A moving video of the bull circling the lorry, sticking his head in and finally running after the lorry carrying the cow which was sold by her owner in Palamedu surfaced online. the visuals showed the black bull running after the lorry for about a kilometre.

Muniandiraja a resident of Palamedu, who runs a tea shop in the area said he had reared his cow Lakshmi along with a temple Bull, named Manjamalai.

Muniandiraja said he sold his cow and had loaded it to his truck for transportation. However, the Bull could not bear the separation and followed the vehicle for about 1 km and attempting to stop it.

Seeing this incident the Deputy Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, O Panneer Selvam’s son, O. Jayapradeep, recovered the cow by giving money to the person who bought the cow.

He donated the cow to the temple and reunited the bovines.



In Tamil literature and Mahavamsa we have a story where a cow got justice from the Choza king after losing its calf under the wheels of a Choza prince’s chariot.

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Love speaks even when the lips are closed (Post No. 2421)

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Compiled by london swaminathan

Date: 24 December 2015

Post No. 2421

Time uploaded in London:- 10-00 AM
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One Hundred Quotations on Love, Affection and Kindness—Part 2


First part with 50 quotations was published yesterday.


51).True love never grows old.


52).Love is a sweet torment


53).‘Sweet-heart’ and ‘Honey-bird’ keeps no house.


54).Love speaks even when the lips are closed.


55).The onset of love in damsels is indeed charming – Malavikaagnimitra

Ramaniiyah khalu navaanganaanaam madana visayaavataarah


56).Excellence inhabits the emotion of love, not objects – Kiraatarjuuniya

Vasanti hi premni gunaa na vastuni


57).Whom does not the cloud-kissed, dew-drenched breeze turn romantic?

Sasikaraambhodhara sanga siitalah samiiranah kam na karoti sotsukam – Rajatarangini



58).What can the relatives do about a couple courting passionately- – Kahavatratnakar

Striipumaamsau yadaa raktau kim karisyanti baandavaah


59).When love is greatest, words are fewest.


60).Whom we love best, to them we can say least.

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61).Likeness causes liking.


62).Looks breed love.


63).Love begets love.



64).Love needs no teaching.


65).Love is not found in the market.


66).Time, not the mind, puts an end to love.


67).All is fair in love and war.


68).Love is a game in which both players always cheat.


69).Lovers’ quarrels are soon mended


70).The quarrel of lovers is the renewal of love.



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71).About young love– Calf love, half love; old love, cold love.


72).Love of lads and fire of chats/wood-chips is soon in and soon out.


73).Lad’s love a busk of broom, hot awhile and soon done.


74).The new love drives out the old love.


75).Old love expels another.


76).Love without return is like a question without an answer.


77).There is more pleasure in loving than in being loved.


78).He that loves the tree, loves the branch.


79).Where there is no trust, there is no love.


80).Where love is, there is faith.


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Picture: Narayanaseva by Sathya Sai School students; picture posted by Rameshkumar on face book.


81).Love is never without jealousy.


82).Love does much, money does everything.


83).Love lasts as long as money endures.


84).When poverty comes in at the door, love flies out of the window.


85).Love and lordship like no fellowship (This proverb may be interpreted in two ways; that neither love nor lordship will tolerate a rival, or that love and lordship are not compatible. The first interpretation applies here.)


86).Charity covers a multitude of sins.


87).Kindness is the noblest weapon to conquer with.


88).An iron anvil should have a hammer of feathers (Gentle approach may be the best way to win over a stubborn person.)



89).The rough net is not the best catcher of birds.




90).To fright a bird is not the way to catch her.


91).Honey catches more flies than vinegar.


92).Where men are well used, they will frequent there.


93).Tender-handed stroke a nettle

And it stings you for your pains

Grasp it like a man of mettle

And it soft as silk remains – Aaron Hill (1685-1750).


94).Give a clown your finger, and he will take your hand


95).Give him an inch and he will take yard.


96).Sometimes clemency is cruelty, and cruelty clemency.
97).Kindness cannot be bought for gear


98).Kindness come of will.


99).Fair words break no bones


100).Fair words hurt not the mouth.


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Picture: God is seen in the smile of the poor.


101).A good word costs no more than a bad word.


102).There is a great force hidden in a sweet command.



103).Krsna, who visited Mathuraa was detained by Kubjaa (the hunch back) – Kahavatratnakar

Mathuraayaam gatah krsno ruddhah tatraiva kubjayaa


–the end —

One Hundred Quotations on Love, Affection and Kindness—Part 1 (Post No. 2418)

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Date: 23 December 2015

Post No. 2418

Time uploaded in London:- 17-14
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1).Affection cannot be confined by shutters; uncontrollable tears will roll down spontaneously, when one sees the sufferings and sorrows of the loved ones – Tirukkural 71


2).Love locks no cupboards.


3).Love laughs at locksmiths.


4).Those without affection in their hearts will keep all they have for themselves; the tender-hearted will even give away their bones- Tirukkural 72


5).A penny weight of love worth a pound of law.


6).There can be life only when the body has soul in it; even so, life without affection is no life at all – Tirukkural 73


7).I searched for my god,

My god I could not see

I looked for my soul

My soul eluded me

I sought out my neighbour

And in him found all three



8).Affection endows one with ardour, and that leads to admirable friendship- Tirukkural 74


9).Love is blind.


10).The realisation of heavenly bliss follows a happy and affectionate householder’s life – Tirukkural 75

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11).All the world loves a lover.


12).The ignorant say that affection is appropriate only to righteousness; but it will also inspire heroism, to be rid of evil – Tirukkural 76


13).The life of those who have not traversed love’s way is frittered away – Khavatratnakar

Eesaam vrthaa janma gatam jagatyaam premno na panthaa avalokito yaih


14).Love is the quintessence of life; without it, a man is a frame of bones covered with skin – Tirukkural 80



15).If Jack in love, he is no judge of Jill’s beauty.


16).Love is without reason.


17).Love is lawless.


18).Affection blinds reason.



19).Even as the scorching sun dries up the boneless worm, righteousness will scorch life without affection – Tirukkural 77



20).One cannot love and be wise.


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21).Lovers are madmen.


22).The dead tree on the desert  will not put forth leaves; even so life without love cannot flourish – Tirukkural 78


23).If a man’s heart is devoid of love, of what avail are the externals? – Tirukkural 79


24).Love increases, more so when beauty and virtue are coupled – Valmiki Ramayana 1-77-27

Gunaad ruupagunaaccaapi priitirbhuyuyo abhivardhate


25).The fetters of love are delightful – Brhatkatha manjari

Premabandho hi ramyataa


26).In the eyes of the lover, pock marks are dimples.


27).No love is foul, nor prison fair.


28).Love carried over from earlier births binds soon- Katha sarit sagar

Aasu badhnaati hi prema praagjanmaantarasa sambhavah



29).Faults are thick where love is thin.


30).Labour is light where love doeth pay.

anbe aruyire

31).Love makes one fit for any work.


32).Love is free.



33).It is better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all- Lord Tennyson 1809-92


34).Unbearable is the shattering of fervent love – Katha sarit sagar

Prakrstasya bhangah premnah susduhsahah


35).Love conquers all.


36).Love rules his kingdom without a sword.


37).Love makes all men equal.



38).Love and business teach eloquence.


39).Love makes a wit of the fool.

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40).Those swelling with joy of love do not relish food

— Brhatkatha manjari

Premaati harsa sampuurnaa naabhinandanti bhojanam


41).Love makes all hearts gentle.


42).Love will find a way.


43).The love of proud damsels attains greater heights after love fights – Bharata manjari

Prema pranayakopaante maaniiniinaam hi vardhate


44).Love will go through stone walls.


45).Love cannot be compelled.


46).A man has choice to begin love, but not to end it.


47).Love and a cough cannot be hid.


48).Myriad are the ways of love – Sanskrit saying

Premno hi naanaagatih



49).Old love will not be forgotten.



50).Old love does not rust.

aadu krishna

to be continued……………………………..