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Saturday Korcha 11.11.17 The exorcist by Peter Blatty (the novel)

Well I have watched the movie “The Exorcist” by William Peter Blatty at least a dozen times, that movie in my eyes is one of the best horror movies ever made, its make-up is so scarily real that once you have seen the movie you may never forget that face.

So, after a little talk with my brother during Kalipuja when we were watching “repossessed” I tried getting my hands on the novel, and got its pdf file in internet and started reading it. Well, honestly, the last time I remember reading a very long book (400 page) at a go, of course with the gaps of sleeping, eating and other necessary things that one does is when I read Dumas Key by Stephen King five or six years ago!

The interesting thing is the movie is scarier than the novel but the novel is far better than the movie in one too many ways! From the angle of humanity it has surpassed the movie with huge lead!

I was a bit curious to know if the movie is worse or the novel but this is the first time I will have to admit that both had their strong advantages.

The beauty with which Blatty has portrayed Father Karrass is overwhelming! It’s hard to suppress anguish and tear when Father Merrin and Father Karrass die at the end. They are so full of beauty that it hurts to see them die in hands of evil! Only solace was Regan’s recovery!

The way Blatty has built the character of Karrass is awesome-slowly he slips into your heart and conquers it! Father Merrin is overshadowed by other characters.

Have you read the novel? If you do beware of very strong language, I have a policy, I skip those parts, if you don’t and are Christian (believer) better watch out! They are disgusting!

I will say one thing at the end, Blatty has given exorcist a touch of classic excluding the profanities, if they were not in it… it would have been a complete classic, but as they are quite a part of it all I can say it is a semi classic adult story written by an awesome writer.

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Happy Birthday Dom Collucci (Soulbro)!

Agnishatdal: Tell us a little about yourself? Perhaps something not many people know!
Dom Colucci: My name is Dom Colucci and I am retired from the government. I had a shift in my awareness back in 2007 and became a poet and from that it made me a writer which in turn I became an author of 3 books. The Tree Becomes A Soul, The Love of My Life and Love Continues from Within.

Agnishatdal: What made you want to become a writer?
Dom Colucci: I became a writer from an awakened truth about myself. I started to hear a voice whisper to me in beautiful words so I started jotting them down.

Agnishatdal: Million-dollar question, are you working on another book?
Dom Colucci: I have a book in manuscript but really I am not doing anything with it.

Agnishatdal: Have you written any other books that are not published?
Dom Colucci: No I have not written another book (not published).

Agnishatdal: What do you think about the ebook revolution?
Dom Colucci: I guess that is the wave of the future. An editor told me one day we will all have books online.

Agnishatdal: Pen or typewriter or computer?
Dom Colucci: No I no longer write as I did. I went back full time working after retirement. I guess I like being around people in working though I go to mountains alone sometimes on weekends.

Agnishatdal: Little insight in your writing process?
Dom Colucci: I like to write about ZEN* and awakened consciousness. I wrote romance for a few years from 2010 to 2014.

I write alone.

Music is good and so is silence like both

I just hear something and begin to write naturally

I do outlines first, read it then produce

Agnishatdal: What gives you inspiration for your book(s)?
Dom Colucci: My books are about ZEN*, consciousness and romance as well as the Soul*~they are all poetry

Agnishatdal: Are your characters based on real people or did they all come entirely from your imagination?
Dom Colucci: Well not really but they do point back at your Soul* in feeling something inside of yourself. The rhythm of each poem I would say.

Agnishatdal: What is the biggest surprise that you experienced after becoming a writer?
Dom Colucci: From the editors at lulu.com, one that said about my last book~”It has the potential to pull the heartstrings of the reader” [the name of the book : Love Continues from within]

Agnishatdal: At the end, tell us as much as you can share about yourself!
Dom Colucci: My name is Dom Colucci.

I am a writer and a poet. I have written three books as I am an author as well.
I was inspired by a man named David Robert Ord who is the Director of Editors at Namaste Publishing in Vancouver, Canada. He has written to me when I sent my first manuscript, The Tree Becomes A Soul that obviously I have talent in what I am doing and urged me to self publish this book. It is about a journey with poems that I did during my meditation sessions.

My second book I shifted gears into romance and wrote another book called The Love of My Life. This book was read by the editors at Lulu Publishing and this is what they had to say, “In closing, I found your poems fanciful, sincere, and filled with wanderlust. Your line breaks are impeccable as is your timing. It’s a fine debut collection. Well done.” This book is about a romantic journey with the love of one’s Soul*. I was inspired by a painting my father did many years ago of two dancers under a moonlit night seeking the romantic passion of the moon up above.

My third book I remained in the romantic mood and it was a continuation of the second book. This books name is Love Continues from within and as well I did it in romantic journey format with many poems and love quotes comparable to a man I love to read from always, Maulana Jalaluddin Rumi. How he talks to the heart and Soul* of those that read into him. This book’s editor was a woman and this is what she had to say as well, “This book has the potential to pull at the heartstrings of the reader.”

I am inspired by the love of nature as I have climbed many mountains in the past 7 years and listen attentively which captivates me always from within as I know it comes from the Soul*.

A few words about his works from other readers:

http://www.lulu.com/product/paperback/the-tree-becomes-a-soul/15647591?productTrackingContext=author_spotlight_14739082_
http://www.lulu.com/product/paperback/the-love-of-my-life/18668665?productTrackingContext=author_spotlight_14739082_

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Thank You Carolyn Page and Troy David Loy for becoming my patrons in patreon!

Thanks a lot Troy and Carolyn for becoming my patrons in patreon, to me it means a LOT! MORE THAN A LOT!

GOD BLESS YOUR NOBLE HEARTS.

Hope you will enjoy what you will get there, they will mostly be new or very seriously altered old stories, works.

Do let me know if you think something is missing.

God bless you again!

love and big hugs!

https://www.patreon.com/sharmishthabasu

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Thank You Kevin Cooper @ kcbooksandmusic.wordpress.com

Kevin has been spending his priceless time reading my books these days, all seven that I rewrote and republished in septhember, you most probably have read their names twenty times already!

He started with Spirits of darkness and light here is the post:
https://kcbooksandmusic.wordpress.com/2017/10/11/spirits-of-darkness-and-light-booktalk/

Then before I could share it with my readers he gifted me another amazing review:
https://kcbooksandmusic.wordpress.com/2017/10/24/black-mist-and-other-stories/

not one but two posts! I don’t know if is heart is made of flesh or pure gold! It is a huge, mammoth help for me to have friends like Kevin, Troy, Caroline and you all! I will always be indebted!

BTW the second post he did on Black Mist and other stories:
https://kcbooksandmusic.wordpress.com/2017/10/23/the-cover-story-of-black-mist-booktalk/

When you are there, dont forget to check out the wonderful comments his readers left on his posts about my paintings which to me are pretty clumsy! but i have no problem with loving compliments and sharing them with friends.
https://kcbooksandmusic.wordpress.com/2017/09/06/now-available/
and
https://kcbooksandmusic.wordpress.com/2017/08/25/reflections-the-illustrated-version/

Black Mist and other stories:
Kindle ebook:
http://www.amazon.com/dp/b00ontgsbe
Paperback:
https://www.createspace.com/5058824

SPIRITS OF DARKNESS AND LIGHT

The kindle ebook

The paperback
https://www.createspace.com/5142082

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On a very serious note!

I really did not liked what happened today morning, I am not a seer or prophet, so I wont be telling you that I see … I see grave danger…. but in case it happens and my blog(s) gets stolen I hope you will feel the impostor and contact me!

You know where to find me! At present I am trying to stick with Patreon with my fresh bunch of creativity
https://www.patreon.com/sharmishthabasu

then you know my emails and the facebook pages. There is no reason that they all will be compromised together. Honestly speaking after wasting ONE FULL HOUR TRYING TO RECOVER MY OWN BLOG’S PASSWORD I am gnashing my teeth, my blood pressure is rocketing upwards and I am not at all feeling relieved!

So, if you ever feel that my blog(s) have been compromised check me out in Facebook or patreon to confirm.

Love.

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serious problem in wordpress?

It first collaborated with google in depth, a site infamous for being hacked. Therefore I cant say if it is wordpress or google’s hackers are stealing wordpress and its creators immense works with it!!!!

TODAY I OPENED WORDPRESS AT 11:55 PLANNING TO BLOG!

IT DID NOT ACCEPTED MY “ACCURATE PASSWORD”

THAT IS NO SURPRISE IN WORDPRESS so I went out and tried three or four times, went one step backwards, tried the older one nothing worked!

BTW IT HAS ONCE AGAIN CHANGED ITS STYLE OF “SAVING OUR PASSWORDS” TO THE SIDE I COPLAINED ABOUT IN 2015, WHEN I HAD TO REQUEST PASSWORD RESET LINKS EVERY TIME AFTER SIGNING OUT.

AS THE THING CHANGED AFTER I RETURNED TO KOLKATA, I noticed that they were BACK TO THE OLD STYLE, they were taking the password in the earlier style, from dashboard itself, not adding a fancy button by the users and taking you to someplace else to save your password. So I forgot.

THEY ARE BACK TO THAT AGAIN AND WE HAVE TO “GO SOMEPLACE ELSE TO SAVE PASSWORDS” and right as I assumed the next step followed.

MY CHANCES OF FORGETTING PASSWORDS IS IMPOSSIBLE I WRITE THEM DOWN!

OK SO THEY BOTCHED UP, DELETED THE PASSWORD. WHAT DID I DO?

NATURALLY I REQUESTED FOR A NEW PASSWORD, IT USED TO COME IN MY PHONE.

I MEDITATED WITH THE PHONE FOR TWO MINUTES.
NOTHING CAME.

THEN I REQUESTED AGAIN AND READ A FAINT LINE UNDERNEATH, CHECK YOUR EMAIL IF YOUR SMS DOES NOT COMES.
I CHECKED MY EMAIL.
NO PASSWORD RESET EMAIL.
I WENT OUT AGAIN.

REPEATED.
SAME RESULT.

THEN I TRIED THE CUSTOMER CARE! IT HAS LITERALLY VANISHED!

LAST TIME I HAD PROBLEM IN WORDPRESS THE MINUTE I KEYED IN THE REQUEST THE PROBLEM WAS FIXED ONLINE, WELL I MOST PROBABLY WAS SIGNED IN BACK THEN, BUT ANYWAYS, THEN PASSWORD RESET MAILS REACHED INSTANTLY.

SO I TRIED FILLING UP “ACCOUNT RECOVERY FORM” THERE THEY ASKED MY UNIQUE CUSTOMER ID, WHAT THE HELL IS THAT? IF THEY HAVE SENT ME SOMETHING 10 YEARS AGO, WHEN I FIRST SIGNED IN, WELL IT MOST PROBABLY HAS BEEN LOST WITH MY EMAIL ACCOUNT!

SO WHAT WILL I DO? I THINK I WILL START SMELLING VERY SERIOUS DANGER IN FUTURE! AND BE SURE THAT SOONER OR LATER ALL MY BLOGS ARE GOING TO BE LOST UNLESS OF COURSE WORDPRESS FEELS KIND TOWARDS US AND RECTIFIES ITS PROBLEM.

BY THE WAY, I CHANGED MY HOTMAIL ACCOUNT PASSWORD TO, HOTMAIL’S RESPONSE CAME WITHIN “1 SECOND” IN CASE …..

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Late Hindu Halloween aka Bhoot Chaturdashi greetings fellows! a little gift on Kalipuja too!

Hope you had a wonderful time. Sorry I was off at the right time, after Kalipuja I was planning to post this post instantly but inconvenience struck and I was deprived of the joy of sharing this little gift with you, Kalipuja from Haridevpur 🙂

Download the pdf file, that way it will be more fun!

Love and hugs.

https://mydomainpvt.files.wordpress.com/2017/10/kalipuja-2017.pdf

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Meet Bitter Pill- the new kid in Agnishatdal! Sorry for the late intro!

Meet the new author of Agnishatdal, s/he is writing for two months now, his/her works are really powerful or strong I will say! Its hard to tell after two posts, here is the author’s self introduction for you:

Who, and What, is the Bitter Pill?

I’m the Bitter Pill, an ordinary scrivener who’s dealt with all kinds of crap from the worst people and finally found a voice to speak out. I’m a remedy for an ever-increasing tide of social BS from silly people who manipulate and exploit others for power.

I welcome any viable challenge offered to what I write, to any facts-based valid argument showing I’m biased or just plain wrong. No other comers will even get to step into the ring. No, so-called “alternative facts” will not even be entertained, not worth my time. Failing valid, accurate critique, readers can take these missives as yr. humble svt’s personal experiences, observations, and conclusions.
I’m a great admirer of those figures like Socrates and Chanakya with the courage to call things as they are, who spoke truth to power at great risk of personal danger.

Suicidal? Possibly, but the pursuit of truth has always been dangerous to those given to abuse their ill-gotten power!

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Meet the new star of Tuesday: Brieuc Martin Onraet!

Brian Martin-Onraet was born of French parents in Pakistan, a few years after the Partition. He was later raised in Africa and educated in France and America. A marketing consultant by trade, he has taken writing as a hobby. He now lives in Mexico with his wife, a researcher, and their cat Miao Zedong. You can visit Brian’s blog at:

https://equinoxio21.wordpress.com/

Few Words from Agnishatdal ( aka her creator Sharmishtha Basu):
Brian is well… what can I say about a person with such amazing talents? He is a brilliant writer, an enviable photographer with eye for the very best models! You will have to read his blogs to enjoy his way of telling stories- adding magical photographs (his collection is downright enviable) to go along. If you love photographs and different cultures his blog is your dream destination.
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Tuesday Star Brieuc Martin Onraet shares magic shots! 21.11.17

Brian Martin-Onraet was born of French parents in Pakistan, a few years after the Partition. He was later raised in Africa and educated in France and America. A marketing consultant by trade, he has taken writing as a hobby. He now lives in Mexico with his wife, a researcher, and their cat Miao Zedong. You can visit Brian’s blog at:

https://equinoxio21.wordpress.com/

Few Words from Agnishatdal ( aka her creator Sharmishtha Basu):
Brian is well… what can I say about a person with such amazing talents? He is a brilliant writer, an enviable photographer with eye for the very best models! You will have to read his blogs to enjoy his way of telling stories- adding magical photographs (his collection is downright enviable) to go along. If you love photographs and different cultures his blog is your dream destination.
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Agnishatdal 20.11.17

The authors of Agrahayan Agnishatdal published on 18th November (Agnijaat is my solo venture you all know that):

Brieuc Martin Onraet
https://equinoxio21.wordpress.com

Dominic Collucci

http://www.lulu.com/product/paperback/the-tree-becomes-a-soul/15647591?productTrackingContext=author_spotlight_14739082_

Raghunandan Kuppuswamy
https://ksriranga.wordpress.com

Sharmishtha Basu
https://agnishatdalezine.wordpress.com

Troy David Loy
http://kestalusrealm.wordpress.com 

Juliette Roques
https://helsinkibudapest.com

Bitter Pill and Citizen Null are pseudonyms! So… no blogs assigned to them Very secretive couple!

Finally you can buy these books by becoming my patrons in patreon:

https://www.patreon.com/sharmishthabasu

The books will be uploaded there with other free gifts for patrons every month (at the max by 25th of English calendar), you will be able to download them from there through your patron account. It is free.

The entire collect of Ezine Special issues in Kindle:

Book 1

Agnijaat Book 1 (1423)

Agnishatdal Book 1 (1423)

Book 2

agnijaat book 2

agnishatdal book 2

Book 3:

The ponchishe Boisakh issues of Agnishatdal and Agnijaat:
Book 3 Agnishatdal:
https://www.amazon.com/dp/b075tyqjvx
Book 3 Agnijaat:
https://www.amazon.com/dp/b075vq2lsd

Book 4:

The Sharadiya Issues of Agnishatdal and Agnijaat:
Book 4 Agnishatdal:
https://www.amazon.com/dp/b075vpbts5
Book 4 Agnijaat:
https://www.amazon.com/dp/b075tzkjb9

ANNUAL DIGESTS (17.7.2017):

Agnijaat Annual Digest 2017: Sfulingo 1

Agnishatdal Annual Digest 2017: Agnidal 1

Editorial Fridays by Troy David Loy 17.11.17

‘Raptor’s Last Day

Razor-foot ran with his pack, feathers flashing bright colors in the afternoon sun, the pack’s prey only now looking up in time for the kill. Razor-foot was at the lead and struck first, as a deft toe-claw raked the stupid, slow herbivore’s flank.

The smell of blood and the sound of tearing flesh was exhilarating to the ravenous pack. This would be a quick kill, Razor-foot thought as he bit down and readied his toe-claws for another strike.

It was too soon.

Oh, no!

A blur of motion from his left side was followed by the impact of a massive tail bristling with spikes as it slammed into his head.

But before his world went forever dark in a sea of pain, he could have sworn he heard the cry of victory as the rest of his pack took down the prey, never living to see the final bites and claw-strikes that made it so!

Troy David Loy is an eternal student, a writer, and blogger owned by two cats, Ricky and Eccles. He is co-author with Miss Sharmishtha Basu of two published books, and solo author of three books on Amazon for Kindle, with a fourth book on the way.

He lives with his family and values his friends, family, and the flourishing and the well-being of his species in dangerous times.

He seeks one overarching goal: to help make the world a better place in his own tiny, drop-in the- ocean way, one piece of fractal artwork, essay, or story at a time. He battles the Forces of Darkness™ from his secret volcano lair in Virginia as Troythulu while his eldritch tentacled servitors from beyond time and space keep the lab in good condition.

He may be found online at:
https://kestalusrealm.wordpress.com
https://troythulu.blogspot.com
on Tumblr at https://troythulu.tumblr.com
and on Twitter, @Troythulu
His Amazon author page is at: https://www.amazon.com/author/troyloy

Tuesday Star Brieuc Martin Onraet shares magic shots! 14.11.17

Brian Martin-Onraet was born of French parents in Pakistan, a few years after the Partition. He was later raised in Africa and educated in France and America. A marketing consultant by trade, he has taken writing as a hobby. He now lives in Mexico with his wife, a researcher, and their cat Miao Zedong. You can visit Brian’s blog at:

https://equinoxio21.wordpress.com/

Few Words from Agnishatdal ( aka her creator Sharmishtha Basu):
Brian is well… what can I say about a person with such amazing talents? He is a brilliant writer, an enviable photographer with eye for the very best models! You will have to read his blogs to enjoy his way of telling stories- adding magical photographs (his collection is downright enviable) to go along. If you love photographs and different cultures his blog is your dream destination.
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Agnishatdal 13.11.17

First Annual digests of the Ezines Agnishatdal and Agnijaat were published on 17th July 2017. Their links for you:

ANNUAL DIGESTS (17.7.2017):

Agnijaat Annual Digest 2017: Sfulingo 1

Agnishatdal Annual Digest 2017: Agnidal 1

The authors of Agrahayan Agnishatdal which will be published on 18th November (Agnijaat is my solo venture you all know that):

Brieuc Martin Onraet
https://equinoxio21.wordpress.com

Dominic Collucci

http://www.lulu.com/product/paperback/the-tree-becomes-a-soul/15647591?productTrackingContext=author_spotlight_14739082_

Raghunandan Kuppuswamy
https://ksriranga.wordpress.com

Sharmishtha Basu
https://agnishatdalezine.wordpress.com

Troy David Loy
http://kestalusrealm.wordpress.com 

Juliette Roques
https://helsinkibudapest.com

Bitter Pill and Citizen Null are pseudonyms! So… no blogs assigned to them Very secretive couple!

Finally you can buy these books by becoming my patrons in patreon:

https://www.patreon.com/sharmishthabasu

The books will be uploaded there with other free gifts for patrons every month (at the max by 25th of English calendar), you will be able to download them from there through your patron account. It is free.

The entire collect of Ezine Special issues in Kindle:

Book 1

Agnijaat Book 1 (1423)

Agnishatdal Book 1 (1423)

Book 2

agnijaat book 2

agnishatdal book 2

Book 3:

The ponchishe Boisakh issues of Agnishatdal and Agnijaat:
Book 3 Agnishatdal:
https://www.amazon.com/dp/b075tyqjvx
Book 3 Agnijaat:
https://www.amazon.com/dp/b075vq2lsd

Book 4:

The Sharadiya Issues of Agnishatdal and Agnijaat:
Book 4 Agnishatdal:
https://www.amazon.com/dp/b075vpbts5
Book 4 Agnijaat:
https://www.amazon.com/dp/b075tzkjb9

ANNUAL DIGESTS (17.7.2017):

Agnijaat Annual Digest 2017: Sfulingo 1

Agnishatdal Annual Digest 2017: Agnidal 1