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Electronic DEGH Dispenser

Gyani Jarnail Singh

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Here is an idea i picked up on the Internet today...Wonder IF in the near Future we SIKHS will also have to implement something like this to distribute DEGH and Guru Ka Langgar ?? After all H1N1 and related diseases are not going to go away any time soon...and personal cleanliness of the degh distributors etc has to be IMMACULATE..OR...

Italian invents anti-swine flu holy water dispenser

ROME, Nov 12 — An Italian inventor has combined faith and ingenuity to come up with a way to keep church traditions alive for the faithful without the fear of contracting swine flu — an electronic holy water dispenser.
The terracotta dispenser, used in the northern town of Fornaci di Briosco, functions like an automatic soap dispenser in public washrooms — a churchgoer waves his or her hand under a sensor and the machine spurts out holy water.
“It has been a bit of a novelty. People initially were a bit shocked by this technological innovation but then they welcomed it with great enthusiasm and joy. The members of this parish have got used to it,” said Father Pierangelo Motta.
Catholics entering and leaving churches usually dip their hands into fonts full of holy water — which has been blessed by a priest — and make the sign of the cross.
But fear of contracting the H1N1 virus has led many in Italy — where some 15 people have died of swine flu — not to dip their hands in the communal water font.
“It’s great,” said worshipper Marta Caimm as she entered the church. “Thanks to this we are not worried about catching swine flu. It is the right thing for the times,” she said.
Luciano Marabese, who invented the dispenser, said he did so out of concern that fear of swine flu was eroding traditions.
And he is now blessing himself all the way to the bank.
“After all the news that some churches, like Milan’s cathedral, were suspending the use of holy water fonts as a measure against swine flu, demands for my invention shot to the stars. I have received orders from all over the world,” he said. — Reuters
 

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Now, I am waiting for a day when we can have Khandei di pahul via internet with the condition that we purchase a necklace with 4 kakaars from the site. The visual of a dangling kachera from our necks would indicate that we have come a long way from the day of Vaisakhi in 1699.
 
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FOOD FOR THOUGHT:

When a river flows into an ocean, does it take or give anything to the ocean?

In my opinion the river gives all its impurities to the ocean, thus the ocean cleanses it.

Similarly when a Sikh ( river) goes to do seva, simran and sangat at a Gurdwara ( where Guru shakti resides ) with total FAITH, without any worldly desires / attachments, Guru Ji ( ocean) blesses, protects and takes all his / her impurties ( dukh /illness ) and lets no harm comes to him/her!
 

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No question! Faith is the culmination of "interest" "devotion" and "confidence" in the all-powerful. Thanks for your reply.
 

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