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Has Indian corporate hijacked hobbies? Anon 09/25/2022 (Sun) 17:29:13 ID:c496f6 No. 524 [Reply]
<rant> CS/Stem-bhangis of InCh, do you get time to read genuine literature when you're home after toiling 69 hours a day? Or do you just watch tv and eat and sleep, effectively rotting away your brain? Do you have intellectual-strength to do stuff derided as "humanities hahahah" by lowly chamaars while you're doing a "STEM" job? ? </rant>
>>524 1. Stop using html tag styled writing to sound cool over the internet, it's literal kid behaviour. 2. I use my free time to read books, and watch a webseries on my plex server every sunday. I listen to musik all the time. t. softwarebhangi
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>>524 >Do you have intellectual-strength to do stuff derided as "humanities hahahah" by lowly chamaars while you're doing a "STEM" job Strength and time is brought to those who seek for it t. another STEM bhangi
>>524 It has not. This is the way of adulthood. Work + commute + chores leave you few hours at best. What you do in those hours, must be really well planned. I used to read in bus/auto and spend weekends entirely on hobbies. your time is the one asset you won't get back anon. It is a real struggle.

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ebook piracy Anon 08/24/2022 (Wed) 15:19:56 ID:51ba9d No. 177 [Reply]
suggest some sites to download hindi ebooks in .epub format. (i hate pdf, thanks)
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>>177 Internet archive 1lib libgen, look for mega links and torrents
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maa ke laude zoomers, in bhosdiwalo ko dhang se pirating bhi nahi aati. humaare jamaane me humlog UC web or Craxme forum pe ebooks share/upload kiya karte the. >t. internet boomer
>>384 Literally have access to pvt trackers >>367 , I bet your boomer ass doesn't know shit bout them but still claims to be xxxpirategod420xx
>>384 There was this bengali piracy forum I used to hangout on. I can't even remember the name now, but it was pretty based for a while. big files used to be split in 10 rar files and so on. Ebook selection was limited but well curated.
>>221 You're probably using the mobi converter in zlib, I'd suggest using a different converter.

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Anon 09/23/2022 (Fri) 06:46:23 ID:cb0c38 No. 491 [Reply]
हिंदी साहित्य के महान कवि, लेखक रामधारी सिंह दिनकर की आज जंयती है। उनका जन्म 23 सितंबर, 1908 को बिहार के बेगूसराय में हुआ था। वीर रस के कवि दिनकर की रचनाओं के कारण उन्हें युग-चारण और काल-चारण की संज्ञा दी गई। उनकी जन्म जयंती पर नमन🙏🏻💐 https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=eTBt8sLhjyI
>>491 भगवान उनकी महान आत्मा को शांति दे🙏
>>491 दिनकर जी बहुत महान थे ईधर एक अनोन जी ने तेड कज़िन्स्की की के हिन्दी सन्स्करन की बात की थी, क्या किसी को इस कार्य मे रुची होगी ?‌
>>496 मैं आज एक unabomber thread बनाने जा रहा हूँ
>>499 वो ठीक है एनॉन जी पर मैं उसके संस्करण की बात कर रहा हूँ ताकि हमारे भाई बन्धु भी चाचा टेड की विचारधारा समझे

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Anon 09/23/2022 (Fri) 09:34:19 ID:7dbf12 No. 492 [Reply]
Somebody please write this fanfic for me. Feluda (Pradosh Mitter) murder mystery story where the villain is an artsy photographer white woman who looks like Kalki Koechlin. She tries to seduce Feluda but Feluda resists her flirtations and finds out she is the killer.

Anon 09/17/2022 (Sat) 07:01:03 ID:b3233b No. 435 [Reply]
How many pages you read per day? Do you read pdf/epub or physical copy? How many hours you spend per day reading books? What type of books you read? What change do you feel after you started to read books? Answer in this order >Inb4 serious answers only trollers btfo
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>>449 Join a big library, and borrow books from likeminded people. And scout melas/markets for people selling 2nd stuff. I once found a guy selling 2nd hand books at rs40/KG kek, 3 of them turned out to be absolutely kino.
>>453 Good advice, I got through my bachelors using only used books and library. Got them real real cheap.
>>451 kek, what gave it away?
>>453 good advice anon
>>457 Why else does a reading person go to twitter.

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Local Library Thread Anon 09/13/2022 (Tue) 19:43:10 ID:e119df No. 397 [Reply]
What's your favorite nearby library? It seems like public libraries in India are a complete state. I usually go to the Asiatic Society library which has roughly everything you could ask for, but it isn't the kind where you can borrow. Also doesn't have much that's in other languages. The other libraries usually end up being college libraries or reading rooms with zero selection. What's the situation in your city?
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>>402 Nah, I have a friend who has a Bibliotik account. Pretty much every book is available there, and the quality is top notch. The only downside is that I freeload off him.
you guys have city libraries, that's nice...
>>406 You don't need one, just buy a kindle, get into a couple of pvt trackers and pirate every book in existence. A seedbox costs 800rs/month.
>>405 Next time I head there I'll name a hundred titles you can't find anywhere else. You'd be surprised at how much literature there exists beyond the mainstream.
>>408 Ik mate. I guess you haven't discovered the power of pvt trackers like BIB yet. They fulfill any request within 24hrs. The problem is that it's impossible to get into unless you have a friend in there.

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Yoga Sutra Anon 09/09/2022 (Fri) 16:42:42 ID:c8cdd4 No. 365 [Reply]
what translation of the Yoga Sutras would you recommend? I tried looking elsewhere but most recommend (((indologist))) translations
>>365 BUMP. I have heard the patanjali books are good. Any anon care to expand ?
>>365 >>374 Use this one, since it has the original Sanskrit side-by-side: https://www.wisdomlib.org/hinduism/book/yoga-sutras-with-vedanta-commentaries
>>375 Dhanyavaad anonji.

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/his/ - History General - 75 Years of Dindustan Edition Anon 08/20/2022 (Sat) 17:55:36 ID:5a90b6 No. 85 [Reply]
Let's discuss Indian history. Post books you consider essential for any reasonable reading of recent Indian history and broad culture. Books that reflect on different aspects of the last 75 years are particularly welcome - from sports to entertainment to education to the economy. Included Six Glorious Epochs so newfags can have a more colorful introduction to broader Indian history.
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>>98 The one thread I thought would take off ends with me being called a chamaar I've read praise for that one, but I'm kinda bored with general Indian histories now. Was looking for more specific histories y'know, why Indian sports (save for cricket) suck so much, a non LGBT book on modern hijdas, the rise and fall of Campa Cola, shit like that.
>>121 To be clear, I don't mean that I want a history on these specific things. Meant histories on oddly specific things you people have read and found interesting
>>85 Read decolonising the hindu mind by elst, its the best book i ve read about overview of ideological development and polemic about hindu pol movements
>>122 Read Gurcharan Das's works.
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How a tiny office of 35 in London enslaved an entire empire

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I wanna know my rights Gujjew chad 09/06/2022 (Tue) 16:14:59 ID:1c27a7 No. 354 [Reply]
So lawyerbros and my pyaare anons, can you suggest me books or websites or something which can brief me about laws and rights in India. I want to be well versed of the things i can do and cant in daily life
>>354 M Lakshmikant Indian Polity

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/sa/ reads The Metamorphosis - Starting from 28/8/22 Anon 08/27/2022 (Sat) 15:13:20 ID:8b78ad No. 261 [Reply]
Its the first /sa/ reads thread so i have decided to use a short book, use this thread to recommend other books and future prospects of these threads No the book won't be changed, you can recommend your book and we will add it in the next strawpoll as its just a matter of 3 days - >day 1 - 28/8/22 chapter 1, page 2-18 >day 2 - 29/8/22 chapter 2, page 19-36 >day 3 - 30/8/22 chapter 3, page 37-54
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>>348 >narcopolis >tartar steppe >dracula 3 books so far... 2 more books and we will make a poll i think many guys who participated in the /lit/ threads on /b/ aren't aware about /sa/, so you think we should shill /sa/ there ?
>>349 how is crime and punishment yaaro? you can include notes from underground as well, I didn't finish it last time. Might give it one more try if everyone reads along
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What am I in for, /sa/thiyo? Also more recommendations for new readers are welcome.
>>350 >how is crime and punishment yaaro based book, will add it into the poll too
>>351 >>352 Whose translations are easily readable when it comes to dostos works? I don't want literal translation, it should be just fun to read. P&V seemed like blabbercucks who used too much jargon. What does this board think?