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Which is the World’s oldest Tape Recorder? by Sri Sri Sri Kanchi Paramacharya Mahaswami
Once way back in 1940s or 1950s someone was conducting an interview with Kanchi Mahaperiyava. That gentleman recorded the interview in a Tape recorder.
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Periyava then posed a question:
“Does anyone know which is the oldest known tape recorder?”
Nobody was able to answer. Then Mahaperiyava asked another question:
“How did Vishnu Sahasranamam come to us?”
Everyone said Bhishma Pitamah gave it.
All agreed.
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Then Mahaperiyava posed another query:
“When all were listening to Vishnu Sahasranamam, who took Notes at Kurukshetra thousands of years back?”
Again silence.
Mahaperiyava started replying to everyone.
“When Bhishma Pitamah was glorifying Lord Krishna with Sahasranama i.e,
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Why do we keep food for crows?
Once a devotee asked Kanchi #Paramacharya #Mahaswamigal why do we keep food for crows during mahalayam? Are our #Ancestors taking forms of crows? Why do they come as this low bird? Why not a high standard bird?
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With a gentle smile Mahaswamigal answered, we call crow kaka in Tamil. Do we address any other creature by its sound? Do we call cat meow? Because a parrot says kiki, do we call it kiki? The crow is called by its sound that makes it special.
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Ka means kaapathu or protect me in Tamil. so when you keep food for a crow and say "kaa kaa", you are asking your ancestors to protect you!
You say a crow is lowly because it is freely available and it eats anything! But let me tell you a crow is beautiful. Why?
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