MY FAVOURITE BOOK – RAMAYANA
Introduction: Reading books is my hobby. A book is a great source of knowledge, creativity and imagination. I have read many books. But I like Ramayana very much. The Ramayana is a holy book of Hindus. They read it in the morning. It is a sacred book which teaches us about life. It has been written by the great poet Valmiki.
About the Book: The Ramayana tells the story of Lord Ram who was the king of Ayodhya. He was an obedient son of Dashrath. To obey the orders of his father, he went into exile for 14 years. His wife Sita and brother Laxman decided to go with Ram. In the forest, Sita was kidnapped by Ravana, the king of Lanka. Ram invaded Lanka and defeated Ravana. Then he came back to his country. The people welcomed him by lighting Diyas.
Teachings of Ramayana: Ramayana teaches us about our duties. Ram’s character sets us an example on how to become an ideal son, husband and a loving brother. He also teaches us how to become humble and brave at the same time. The book also spreads a great message to raise above narrow caste divisions and treat everyone equally. It represents the victory of good over evil.
Conclusion: The Ramayana is a great epic. It teaches everyone to become dutiful, loving and respectful towards others. It improves us mentally and spiritually.
SCIENCE BLESSINGS OR CURSE
SCIENCE BOON OR BANE
Introduction: Modern age is the age of Science and Technology. Scientific discoveries and inventions have increased human comforts. The knowledge of science has helped man to discover the secrets of nature and has changed man’s life forever.
How Blessings: Science has revolutionized our way of living. Several scientific inventions such as electricity, means of communication, means of transport, computers, internet, etc. have improved material well being of the human society. Modern means of transportation have made the world a smaller place. Science has done greater miracles in the field of health and medicine. It has helped us to diagnose and fight many fatal diseases. Greater industrial output, agriculture and economic development are other gifts of science to mankind. It has played a vital role in removing superstitions from society and helped us to develop an objective outlook. So, we can say that science is a boon to mankind because its inventions provide happiness and comfort.
How a Curse: Each of the blessings of science has a dark side to it – a curse. Its dangerous technologies, nuclear weapons are deadly enough to wipe out large population. Material well- being has led to materialism and consumer culture. Industrial growth has increased unemployment as machines are replacing human labors. Big factories and industries have made water and air polluted. New diseases resistant to drugs are coming up. Computers and internet are being used in crimes. So, modern scientific progress has both advantages and disadvantages.
Conclusion: Thus, we can say that, science is very beneficial and great blessings to mankind if it is used for happiness, peace progress and prosperity but at the same time using evil and destructive side of science makes it troublesome.