I was at the IITM campus the weekend. I met a bunch of students and witnessed some of them graduating. Overall it was a happy experience. I should plan for a more extended visit next time.
I got a Christmas gift from a friend. I loved it. They wanted me to sing a Christmas song. That’s something I can’t do. Instead, I chose to recite the poem ಕರುಣಾಳು ಬಾ ಬೆಳಕೆ by BM Shree. Originally called “Lead, Kindly Light” titled “the Pillar of the Cloud” was written by John Henry Newman, an English priest. He wrote it during his difficult times.
ಬೆಚ್ಚನೆ ಮನೆ ಇರಲುವೆಚ್ಚಕೆ ಹೊನ್ನಿರಲುಇಚ್ಚೆಯನರಿವ ಸತಿಯಿರಲುಸ್ವರ್ಗಕ್ಕೆ ಕಿಚ್ಚು ಹಚ್ಚೆಂದ- ಸರ್ವಜ್ಞ [Literal translation]Warm house to live inEnough money to spendWife who understands your wishesIf you have the above, then you have all the things required to set heaven on fire- The guy who knows everything I am trying to set heaven on fire, wish me luck...