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All cultures welcome their guests and some even honor them, but trust us to codify this into "the guest is God incarnate"

The official tagline of the Ministry of Tourism is also the unofficial motto of every household in India and when the late arriving Tamil Nadu express disgorges your 10-member engle family, this is the reason why your mom and grandmom are so busy making dosas with chutney and sambhar for the hungry guests even after midnight

So when someone invites you for yanything and yewrything, make sure you remember this because the least you can do is to take half day permission, show face and smile.


Taittiriya Upanishad: Matri devo bhavaḥ, Pitri devo bhavaḥ, Acharya devo bhavaḥ, Atithi devo bhavaḥ...simbly minns yech and yeavryone is like god wunly pa
Added 2011-11-08 by Side Character




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