pirËmaa laMdna patI

nae GaraoM maoM – vahI puranaa saamaana

—SaOla Aga`vaala

hala hI maoM ek inarpoxa Qaaima-k saMsqaana sao AamaM~Na imalaa ik ' ihndU Qama- maoM naarI ka sqaana' pr kuC baaolaMU¸ saBaI Qama- ko ivaWana [sa ivaYaya pr kuC na kuC baaolaoMgao. ]McaI baD,I kaMca kI iKD,ikyaaoM sao Cna–Cnakr AatI gaunagaunaI QaUp maoM kagaja pr ilaKa hr Sabd AMgaar saa jala rha qaa  , , ,saaocanao pr majabaUr kr rha qaa. saMskRt kI QaR Qaatu sao inaklao [sa Sabd ka p`yaaoga jaba iksaI gaunaI nao phlaI baar ikyaa haogaa tba inaScaya hI ijasao samaaja yaa saMgazna QaarNa kr sako yaa dOinak Aacaar–ivacaar maoM laa sako AaOr jaao samaaja ka baaoJa ]za sako¸ saucaa$ $p sao saMcaailat kr sako vahI ]saka Qama- hO¸ [saI Aqa- maoM ikyaa haogaa. vaastva maoM jaao sabako Wara QaarNa ikyaa jaa sako yaa jaao hr jaIvana kao QaarNa kr sako–AaQaar va saMbala bana sako vahI ]saka AsalaI Qama- haota hO.

[saI saMdBa- maoM yaad Aa rhI hO halahI maoM GaUmato ifrto pZ,I kuC AaOr pMi>yaaM – 'hmaarI naIit hO ik hma SaadISauda AaOrtaoM kao kama nahIM doto @yaaoMik [sasao yauvak AalasaI AaOr laalacaI hao jaato hOM. jagah qaI maSahUr kODbarIja caaOklaoT kI saMsqaana kODbarIja vaD- AaOr Sabd qao ]sako saMsqaapk jaa^ja- kODbarI ko AaOr vah pUva- maoM nahIM¸ yahIM paScaa%ya saByata maoM plao–baZ,o qao. naIcao Aagao yah BaI ilaKa qaa ik ivaSva–yauw ko daOrana yah naIit saMSaaoiQat kr dI ga[- qaI – yaaina kI isqait AaOr samaya ko Anausaar naIityaaoM kao badlanaa hI samaJadarI AaOr saflata kI kMujaI hO. Qama- nahIM¸ samaaja maoM naarI ko sqaana kI baat – jaao haonaa caaihe nahIM¸ jaao hO samaJanaa jyaada ja$rI hO¸ hr Qama- maoM hI naarI kao ijatnaa ]Mcaa sqaana idyaa gayaa hO vaastivak ijandgaI maoM isqait ]tnaI hI ivaYama AaOr ivaprIt hO. dugaa-¸ kalaI AaOr laxmaI sarsvatI sao hma saBaI piricat hO. Aaid Sai> sao ivaSva AaOr ba`*maaMD hI nahIM svayaM ba`*maa¸ ivaYNau AaOr mahoSa kI ]%pi%t idKakr hmaaro ga`nqa inaScaya hI naarI kI mah%ta tao p`sqaaipt krto hOM pr AaOr kuC nahIM. 'ya~ naayaa-: pUjanto rmanto t~ dovata:' sao jyaada hmaaro pu$Ya–p`Qaana samaaja nao naarI kao Zaola¸ gaMvaar¸ SaUd` AaOr pSau kI trh hI [stomaala ikyaa hO. naarI kao saaqaI AaOr sahyaaogaI Aaja BaI kma hI imala paeM hOM. pu$YaaoM kI CaoiD,e naarI Kud BaI ApnaI sabasao baD,I Sa~u rhI hO. bahU pr ËUrta AaOr baba-rta kI KbaraoM maoM saasa AaOr nanad ka hI naama sabasao Aagao haota hO. eosaa @yaaoM¸ @yaa bacapna sao hI Apnao Aist%va kI inarqa-kta ko tanao sauna–saunakr naarI saMvaodnaa riht AaOr Apnao p`it ]dasaIna hao caukI hO AaOr vahI daohratI hO jaao ]sakI saasa nanadaoM nao kBaI ]sako saaqa ikyaa qaa.

maatR sva$pa dovaI ka Ba> hmaara samaaja ³hmaaro yahaM phlao baccao kI phcaana maaM ko naama sao hI haotI qaI jaOsao dovakInaMdna¸ kaOntoya Aaid´ [sa baat ka p`maaNa dota hO ik hma kuC hd tk ivaSvaasa krto AaOr maanato hOM ik naarI pUjya hO pr isaf- maaM ko $p maoM hI¸ [sasao jyaada AaOr kuC nahIM. iksaI ek Qama- ivaSaoYa kI baat nahIM¸ hr Qama- ka yahI hala hO. saIta¸ faitmaa AaOr mairyama ko gauNagaana tao hr Qama-ga`nqa krto hOM pr vaastivak ijandgaI maoM basa ]naka SaaoYaNa hI haota hO. ]nhoM ek maharqaI saMGaYa- hI krnaa pD,ta hO – caaho vah iba`Tona AaOr Amaoirka ka AaQauinak samaaja hao yaa Baart paikstana yaa AÍIkI doSaaoM ka ]Barta saMGaYa-rt samaaja. hmaarI tao BaaYaa ko Sabd tk [sa saaoca ka p`maaNa doto hOM. p`tIxaa s~IilaMga hOM tao AanaMd puillaMga. hvaa¸ Aaga¸ QartI – [stomaala kI saba caIjaoM s~I ilaMga hOM tao AakaSa Apnao saUrja caaMd isataraoM ko saaqa puillaMga – saba pr Cayaa huAa AaOr phMuca sao bahut hI dUr. jananaI AaidSai> s~I hao saktI hO pr [-Svar puillaMga hI haogaa. inarMtr bahtI Eama krtI nadI s~I hao saktI hO pr samaud` pu$Ya @yaaoMik maohnat s~I ilaMga hOM AaOr natIjaa puillaMga. khnao kI ja$rt nahIM ik hmaara samast vyaakrNa AaOr SabdkaoSa pu$YaaoM nao hI inaQaa-irt ikyaa qaa.

Aaja BaI hr Gar maoM baoTa haonao pr hI KuiSayaaM manaa[- jaatI hOM @yaaoMik saccaa[- caaho kuC BaI hao pr ABaI BaI yahI ivacaarQaara hO ik baoTa hI vaMSa ka naama Aagao baZ,ata hO AaOr baoTa hI maaoxa idlaata hO. baoTa ek eosaI gaarMTI hO ijasako saharo hr sauK–duK sao ]bara jaa sakta hO jabaik baoiTyaaM basa duK AaOr mausaIbatoM laokr hI AatI hO – jyaadatr laaoga yahI khto AaOr maanato hOM ³yah baat dUsarI hO ik baUZ,o maaM baap ka baoiTyaaM hI yahaM jyaada #yaala rKtI hOM´ AaOr yaid AapkI saaoca [sasao iBanna hOM yaa Aap ApnaI baoiTyaaoM pr gava- krto hOM tao inaScaya hI Aap maUK- hOM AaOr kao[- naa kao[- Aapkao samaJaanao Aa hI jaaegaa ik AapkI saaoca galat hO., yaad Aa rhI hO k[- saala phlao kI GaTnaa jaba ApnaI nanhIM baoTI kao gaaodI maoM ]zakr fUlaI na samaatI doK iksaI nao mauJasao kha qaa – baoiTyaaoM pr [tnaa KuSa haonaa zIk nahIM. canao kI raoTI haotI hO yah. doKao tao AaMK maoM ATkoM¸ KaAao tao galao maoM. AaOr tba ApnaI baoTI kao gaaodI maoM ]zae ek dRZ, saMklp ko saaqa basa maOM [tnaa hI kh pa[- qaI ik nahIM maorI baoTI tao madsa- p`a[D AaOr haoma p`a[D hOM – ³yah daonaaoM hI ]sa samaya iba`Tona maoM imalanao vaalaI sabasao AcCI AaTo kI iksmaoM qaIM´. pr Aaja tIsa saala baad BaI tao kuC nahIM badlaa. Balao hI maaga-roT qaOcar AaOr [Midra gaaMQaI jaOsaI naairyaaM pOda hao jaaeM¸ madr Torosaa jaOsaI hja,araoM ka ]war kr doM pr ABaI BaI samaaja kI saaoca nahIM badla pa[- hOM.

Aaja BaI k[- pirvaaraoM maoM ApnaI phlaI baoTI kao janma donao pr maaMAaoM kao Apnao pit AaOr pirvaar sao maafI maaMganaI pD,tI hO. caar paMca Ch–Ch baoiTyaaoM kao ek baoTo ko [ntjaar maoM [sa duinayaa maoM laanaa hmaaro eiSayana samaaja maoM ³yahaM iba`Tona maoM BaI´ ek Aama baat hOM. Aaja BaI k[- eosao samaaja AaOr jaaityaaM hOM jahaM baoiTyaaoM kao pOda haoto hI maar idyaa jaata hO AaOr ABaI tk eosaI KbaroM saunaa[- dotI hOM jahaM kja- maoM DUbao maaM baap Gar ko saamaanaaoM ko saaqa–saaqa baoiTyaaoM kao baoca Aato hOM. Aaja BaI kao[- BaI iksaI BaI maQauimata kao kucala sakta hO AaOr naarI iht AaOr AarxaNa pr basa bahsaoM haotI rhoMgaI¸ kanaUna banato rhoMgao.

dUsarI baoTI ko janma ko baad pit Wara p`taiD,t ApnaI ek bahut hI saundr AaOr salaIkodar saholaI kao maOM Aaja BaI nahIM BaUla patI. ihndustana nahIM¸ yahaM iba`Tona maoM hI rhtI qaI vah AaOr pZ,I ilaKI va saundr BaI qaI. Aapi%tjanak jaOsaa ]sako AacarNa va svaBaava maoM kuC BaI nahIM qaa isavaaya [sako ik dUsarI baar BaI vah pit kao baoTa nahIM do pa[- qaI. tMga Aakr Gar sao caupcaap daonaaoM baoiTyaaoM ko saaqa Baagato hue ]sanao ek rat SarNa laI qaI maoro pasa AaOr batayaa qaa mauJao ik kOsao ]saka Ait iSaixat AaOr saMpnna pit kYT AaOr ]laahnao dota rhta qaa ]sao AaOr kOsao [sa Asa( jaIvana sao bacanao ko ilae vah ApnaI daonaaoM baoiTyaaoM ko saaqa Gar CaoD, Aa[- qaI – hmanao Gar caaho iktnao BaI nae banaa ilae haoM – saat samauMdr laaMGa Aae haoM pr saaoca ka saamaana tao Aaja BaI vahI jaja-r AaOr puranaa hI hOM. yahaM BaI QaIro–QaIro vahI saba baura[yaaM pnaptI jaa rhI hOM jaao Apnao doSaaoM maoM qaIM. gaBa- maoM hI ilaMga ka pta hao jaanao kI vajah sao knyaa gaBa-pat AaOr Ba`UNah%yaa ko maamalao [tnao baZ, gae ik yahaM kI sarkar kao sqaanaIya pairvaairk icaik%sakaoM kao inado-Sa donao pD,o ik baccao ka ilaMga janma sao phlao na batayaa jaae. yahaM BaI baoiTyaaoM ko maaM baap dhoja vagaOrh kI ]nhIM mauiSklaaoM sao gaujar rho hOM jaOsao vahaM gaujarto qao. halaaMik yahaM baoiTyaaoM nao Apnao haqaaoM maoM kuC hdtk baagaDaor laonaI Sau$ kr dI hOM AaOr maihlaaAaoM nao duracaar ko iKlaaf bagaavat BaI. eiSayana AaOrtaoM nao BaI rop AaOr Ëa[isasa saoMTsa- kI ja$rt pD,nao pr madd laonaI Sau$ kr dI hOM. hao sakta hO ik ek AaQa pIZ,I ko baad halaat badla hI jaaeM¸ pr samaaja maoM naarI ko mah%va pr Aayaaojana tba tk baomaanaI sao hI lagaoMgao.

Qama- sao jyaada Aaja ek svasqa saaocavaalao iSaixat samaaja kI ja$rt hO. samaaja sauQaarkaoM AaOr AayaaojakaoM kao eosao AayaaojanaaoM ko baaro maoM BaI ja$r hI saaocanaa caaihe jaao hmaoM [na baura[yaaoM sao maui> do sakoM – kma sao kma saaocanao pr tao majabaUr kroM hI. naaO dugaa- AaOr rmaadana tao saala maoM basa dsa pnd`h idna yaa mahInao Bar ko ilae hI Aato hOM pr jaIvana ]ma` ka hr idna maaMgata hOM. ]sao samaJanaa¸ sahI trh sao jaInaa AaOr jaItnaa jyaada ja$rI hO hmaaro ilae. samaaja–sauQaar kI dSaa maoM yahaM kI sarkar Wara ilayaa gayaa ina:Sas~IkrNa ka inaNa-ya¸ inaScaya hI ek p`SaMsanaIya AaOr sahI kdma hO. iba`Tona maoM baZ,to ApraQaaoM kao doKto hue tIsa hjaar sao AiQak hiqayaar janata nao sarkar ko khnao pr vaapsa do ide hOM. jara–jara saI baat pr h%yaa AaOr vyaiBacaar Amaoirka kI trh yahaM BaI Aama saI hI baat haotI jaa rhI hO. Aae idna yaaOna¸ WoYa¸ spQaa- yaa laalaca ko naSao maoM h%yaa kI KbaraoM sao AKbaar Baro rhto hOM. yahI nahIM inarqa-k ApraQaaoM kI saM#yaa BaI baZ, rhI hO. eiSayaa[- samaaja BaI [sasao ACUta nahIM rh payaa hO. maadk pdaqaao-M ka saovana AaOr vyaapar¸ jaayaja naajaayaja trIkaoM sao turMt hI KUbasaara Qana kmaanao ka Admya laalaca¸ [na baura[yaaoM sao yahaM BaI hmaara samaaja baca nahIM payaa hO. yauvaa safla ibalDr AmarjaIt caaOhana ka Sava AaOr ]naka laapta pirvaar [sa samaya yahaM kI puilasa ko ilae ek kizna gau%qaI banaa huAa hO. pr Ktro tao kID,o–makaoD,o sao hr kaonao sao Aato hI rhoMgao AaOr jaba tk samaaja Kud jaaga$k na haogaa¸ sahyaaoga nahIM dogaa Saayad hI kao[- sarkar kuC kr saktI hO.

ek AaOr nayaa Ktra Aaja krIba–krIba pUro ivaSva pr hI proSaanaI ka baadla banakr Cayaa huAa hO AaOr [sako GanaGaaor AMQaoro nao tao bauSa AaOr blaoyar tk kI laa[ma–laa[T CIna laI hO. baZ,to Aadana–p`dana AaOr vyaapar kI vajah sao yaai~yaaoM nao pUro ivaSva kao hI samaoT ilayaa hO. Agar ek kao CIMk AatI hO tao sabakao jaukama haonaa AvaSyaMBaavaI saa hI hao gayaa hO. isaivayarlaI e@yaUT rosaiproTrI isanD/aoma yaanaI ik saasa- ka naama Aba tk Saayad hma Aap saBaI sauna cauko hOM AaOr [sako Ktrnaak pirNaama ko baaro maoM BaI jaana cauko hOM. ivaSva ko ijammaodar naagairk haonao ko karNa yah hmaara kt-vya banata hO ik hma [sa mahamaarI kao baZ,nao sao raoknao ka Barsak p`ya%na kroM AaOr vao saBaI ehityaat bartoM jaao [sasao bacanao ko ilae ja$rI batae jaato hOM¸ hao sakta hO [sako ilae hmaoM ApnaI saaoca AaOr AadtaoM kao kuC badlanaa BaI pD,o – khIM kuC CaoD,naa pD,o. pr Saayad qaaoD,a bahut CaoD,to rhnaa AcCa hO Agar puranaa sabakuC baaMQa ilayaa jaae tao nayaa Gar nayaa kOsao laga sakta hOÆ

maaohmaayaa pr yaad Aayaa ik hma ivadoSa maoM basao laaogaaoM kao A@sar yah iSakayat rhtI hO ik hmaoM Apnao doSa ko saba sauK ivaSaoYakr ApnaI BaaYaa ka saaih%ya Aaid nahIM ]plabQa hao pata. imaza[- AaOr Kana–pana kI tao krIba–krIba saBaI caIjaoM imalanao lagaIM pr saBaI eosaI ivaiSaYT saMsqaaAaoM AaOr dukanaaoM kao ZMUZ,to rhto hOM jahaM na[- AaOr saaimaiyakI iktabaoM AaOr pi~kaeM imala sakoM. laMDna maoM KulaI sTasa- piblakoSana ko Alaavaa Saayad pUro iba`Tona maoM kao[- eosaI dukana nahIM jahaM sao ihndI kI iktabaoM KrIdI jaa sakoM. @yaa hma mau#ya mau#ya SahraoM maoM nae–nae maindr banaanao kI jagah ek–ek ApnaI BaaYaa kI pustkaoM kI laa[ba`orI nahIM banaa sakto¸ ijasao saaimaiyakI rKnao ko ilae Apnao vatna sao Aato–jaato laaoga ek–AaQa iktaba dana kr idyaa kroM yah laa[ba`orI maMidraoM maoM BaI ]plabQa hao saktI hO – vaOsao BaI Qama- AaOr iSaxaa ka tao Aaidkala sao hI gaUZ, saMbaMQa hOM. yaid eosaa huAa tao @yaa Aapkao nahIM lagata ik hma Apnao [sa nae Gar maoM Apnao [na puranao jaanao–phcaanao saamaana ko saaqa bahut hI Aarama AaOr AcCI trh sao KuSa–KuSa 'eT haoma' hao jaaeMgao.

iryaad¸ pOlaosTa[na¸ kasaablaanka AaOr hala hI maoM Amaoirka ko pUvaI-ya samaud`I–xao~ maoM jaaOja- bauSa Wara GaaoiYat isaMdUrI rMga kI saurxaa caotavanaI ³saurxaa kI BaaYaa maoM yah gaMBaIr caotavanaI hO´— ivaSva maoM cala rho Aa%maGaatI hmalaaoM sao icaMitt iba`Tona nao Apnao vaosT imainasTr pOlaosa ko caaraoM trf maaoTo p%qar kI piTyaaoM kI ek laa[na KD,I kr laI hO. hMisayao mat¸ QaarNaa yah hO ik yaid kao[- Aa%maGaatI T/k vagaOrh laokr Gausanao kI kaoiSaSa kro tao ]sao yao raok yaa kma sao kma ivalaMibat tao kr hI paegaI.

AaOr haM ek baat tao batanaa BaUla hI ga[- ik inayama AaOr kanaUna ko p@ko [sa iba`Tona maoM ek KrgaaoSa kao BaI sqaanaIya T/Oifk–vaaD-na nao jaumaa-nao kI prcaI do hI dI @yaaoMik ]saka CaoTa saa JaaopD,a saD,k iknaaro pIlaI laa[na pr ]sa jagah rKa qaa jahaM Éknaa yaa [Mtja,ar krnaa ibalakula hI gaOr–gaOrkanaUnaI hO. baoKbar maailak saamaana ]tarta caZ,ata rha AaOr Acaanak hI #yaait maoM Aae hmaaro KrgaaoSa jaI gaulaabaI rMga kI prcaI ko saaqa dUrdSa-na ko ilae tsvaIroM iKMcavaato rho— AaiKr raoja,–raoja, tao eosaa nahIM haota ik ek KrgaaoSa kao dUrdSa-na pr Aanao ka maaOka imala pae— 

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