Sunny Nagi

Solutions Architect who likes .NET Framework and Cloud Computing, Amateur Photographer loves his Gadgets and Cars

Dil Aakhir tu Kyun Rota Hai

Jab jab dard ka badal chaaya
Jab gum ka saya leharaya
Jab aansoo palko tak ayaa
Jab yeh tanha dil ghabraya
Humne dil ko yeh samjhaya
Dil aakhir tu kyun rota hai
Duniya mein yoohin hota hai

Yeh jo ghere sannate hai
Waqat ne sab ko hi bante hai
Thoda gam hai sabka kissa
Thodi dhoop hai sab ka hissa
Aankh teri bekaar hi nam hai
Har pal ek naya mausam hai
Kyun tu aise pal khota hai
Dil aakhir tu kyun rota hai

He Looks after Me

Old man asks him, "why do you say, it is about desire ?, you create your own world and your world exists in the one that makes you happy."

Warrior looks at the the night filled with stars and says, I do make my own world and I am willing to walk away from it all if my world starts to rot me from inside.

He looks into the eyes of the wise man and says, I have let others walk over me for long, they have taken my patience as my weakness but I am not one of those, I can tolerate pain and scars because I wish to but I see light of change and I can put it all in the place it belongs.

Old man just looks at him in awe, he didn't expect that warrior will say anything, there was a word in the village that warrior never said anything as he could never speak, some even said that he has been cursed by gods, whatever he used to mumble was an alien dialect and no one in the village could ever understand it.

Warrior goes on to say, I was put on this world alone and I will go alone. I have had my good days and my bad days, I have been blessed by my mighty lord, he gave me more than what I wished for and this world took it all from me and more. The world of mine has been hard, I have fought battles, I have defeated many but I was stabbed by those whom i started to trust for so long. I have been hurt for ages by those who were close to me.

Warrior then goes on to say that he has heard about a saint in east who thinks that change in life starts from within, you start becoming the change that you want to see and when it starts sinking in the change happens.

"I know how my world was, living in agony, living in suffering and most importantly living with guilt" I made the call of changing my world, I wanted that change and I instigated that change. Old man says, but don't you miss your own kind?

Warrior just becomes quiet, he looks at the heavens and says, they are my kind and I know that they will come looking for me one day, they have to as nobody can be left behind. I may have been walking on my own but I know that things will change, they have to change as my lord looks after me, he knows more than anyone what I am going through.....

Enlightened

Spring is almost here and so are the chirping birds on the branches of trees. The life is blooming everywhere in wild, each morning there’s a hope in the eye and sky looks lot brighter than it has ever looked.

Warrior has also started living in this new world with alien surroundings, he farms a little patch of land and does his hours each day hoping for a reward. His armor and sword is nowhere to be seen, he has become just another man. He has found this transition very painful, he still talks about the various journeys and battles that he’s been on, He is seen talking to himself about his mates who are nowhere in sight, his eyes keep playing the moments that he used to cherish most, all he has now left is just some old sweet memories.

Nights are worst for him, working hard in hot Sun takes toll on his body and when he wants to close his eyes and sleep he lives through the nightmare of living memories – playing over and over each day. Each night passersby see him sitting next to his camp fire, he sits there night after night just gazing at the stars and trying to find answers to what is left in his life. As he sits there with thoughts on his mind an old man walks up to his camp, he asks him “Son, do you have some water that you can offer this poor man ? ”

Warrior collects his thoughts and offers old man whatever is left in the vessel.

Old man drinks the water and thanks him for his generosity, he looks into warriors eyes and asks him, “Son what is bothering you ?”

Warrior just shakes his head and says, “No, there’s nothing wrong”

Old man responds, “Look son, you can fool those who are too occupied with their lives, but not those who look past the barriers and see what lies behind these eyes”

For the first time in a little while someone has actually asked him what is wrong with him, warrior knowing this wipes a tear in his eye and utters “It’s memories – they don’t leave me”

Old man walks up to warrior and puts his hand on warrior’s shoulder, consoles him – “they are good memories and that’s why you are sad, don’t be sad!”

Old man – “You should be happy and think that, it happened – you must be the lucky one to live it and experience them”

“Don’t let your past hold you back, look at what lies around the corner and embrace it with all you have”

"It is all about desire" replied Warrior.

Desire:

The Beginning

It was starting to drizzle with daylight fading fast, in the distance you could see a tired lone figure walking towards the civilization. As he approached closer in the fading light a glimpse of his face showed scars of battle that he carries, scars that remind him of the painful memories where he has been hurt in the battles of life.

He walks under the lonely tree and decides to remove his armor and put down his sword. Under the tree he sits looking at the fading light of the day, with spark in his eye he looks at the fading sun and reflects on what has been – days of glory and days of agony, loved by many and scarred by some.

He sits there trying to make peace with what he has left – nothing but just bare memories of days gone by. As he starts to close his eyes his whole life flashes in front of him reminding him of how blessed he has been in his journey, a journey that has spanned across decades. Thinking about fallen comrades makes him sad, it hurts him and with tear in his eye he looks at the heavens and utters, “We shall meet again..”

Windows 8 Keyboard Shortcuts

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I have been using Windows 8 since its very first customer preview. Initially I also suffered due to missing start button in desktop mode but soon realised that keyboard is my dearest friend :)

Here are some handy keyboard short cuts that I believe are life savers.

Windows Key : Display the Start Menu

Windows Key + C: View Charms

Windows Key + Q: Search

Windows Key + F: Search for files

Windows Key + I: Open Settings

Windows Key + Z: View app commands

Windows Key + X: Open quick links for power users

Windows Key + D: Show Desktop

Windows Key + L: Lock Computer

Windows Key + R: Run an app

Windows Key + Period: Snap an app to the right

Windows Key + Shift + Period: Snap an app to the left

Windows + Tab: Switch applications

Enjoy!