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“Willpower is like a muscle: it needs to be challenged to build itself”

Read this interesting quote from an article in TOI:
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/life-style/health-fitness/fitness/Blame-will-power-for-missing-post-office-workout/articleshow/5054506.cms

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Dassara – Sona watne

In Dassara, we have this tradition of giving Aapti tree leaves to everyone as ‘Sona’ (gold). I remember I would cherish the ones given by my grandfather and hold on to those leaves for a long time after Dassara.

Found this interesting link on the origin of this tradition:
http://www.panditjiusa.com/Dasara_Info.htm#Kautsas%20Gurudakshina

Just stumbled on the link while trying to learn more about Dassara, its associated mythological tales and traditions.

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