Jokes from the two characters Santa and Banta, are very popular in Hindi. Here are two of them:
Hindi got its name from the Persian word Hind, meaning 'land of the Indus River'. Persian speaking Turks who invaded Punjab and Gangetic plains in the early 11th century named the language of the region Hindi, 'language of the land of the Indus River'.
Nearly 425 million people speak Hindi as a first language and around 120 million as a second language.
Hindi is one of the languages spoken in India. It's the official language of India, English being the other official language. There are several regional languages in India, such as Bengali, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Oriya, Gujarati, Marathi, Punjabi and Assamese, but Hindi is used by the largest number of people as their first language.
Hindi is the main language of Indian states of Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh and the capital Delhi in North India; Bihar and Jharkhand in Eastern India; Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh in Central India and Rajasthan in West India. It's widely understood in several other states of India.
Hindi is also spoken in some countries outside India, such as in Mauritius, Fiji, Suriname, Guyana, Trinidad & Tobago and Nepal.
photo of Edwige, Antony and Tilda Swinton NYC 2012 by Chuck Fiorello
BUT THE MORE FOLLOWINGS ONE CAN MOBILIZE THE MORE POWERFUL ONE BECOMES. RELIGIONS (ALL) ARE HAVING FOLLOWINGS THAT ONE CAN NOT EVEN DREAM OF CREATING BY ANY OTHER WAY. SO SOME POWERFUL SLY PEOPLE INFILTRATE & TRY TO BECOME RELIGIOUS LEADERS & LEAVE NO EFFORTS TO CONVINCINGLY MISINTERPRET THE RELIGIOUS TEACHINGS & MISGUIDE THE SIMPLE FOLLOWERS FOR THEIR INDIVIDUAL VESTED INTEREST. THIS HAPPENS AT DIFFERENT LEVELS IN DIFFERENT RELIGIONS – DEFAMING THE RELIGION CUM FOLLOWERS PROPORTIONATELY.
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Driven by craven materialism, and a thirst for power, showing no loyalty to any nation, the jews thus exploited the nations they lived in, where the only ‘nation’ they recognized was their own. A jew is not an American. A jew is not an Englishman. A jew is not a German. A jew is a jew, and a jew always thinks in terms of what is good for the jew. If it is expedient to feign ‘Americanism’, a jew will wave a flag. But when America (for example, the glove the jewish hand controls because America is, for the time being, where the resources are to exploit) no longer serves the interest of the jew, the jew will migrate elsewhere and exploit it.
Let me walk through silenceand leave nothing behind not even fear
If they can do this, become a successful example of this rule’s implementation, then perhaps they can also share their special precociousness in keeping this rule with the rest of the world. If they can succeed at this, then many a skeptic will be glad to bestow upon them the title of “chosen people” and it will be justly deserved.
Make the world continuelet the ocean kiss the sand just as before
Indeed, if billions fail at keeping such a rule that could transform the face of our planet, then what “secret” can the Jews possibly possess that would allow them to succeed where countless others have failed? The only answer to this argument, besides resorting to phrases like a “chosen people,” is that the Jews once mysteriously upheld this rule and now, again, it would be best for them to uphold it once more.
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Of course, an argument does presents itself: Don’t the main religions of the world likewise hold “love your neighbor as yourself” in high regards? And who among these religions can claim success in keeping this rule among its members, or in successfully sharing it with others outside of their religion?