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hi

hi sudha,

thanks for the help. I have joined.

If you are interested, please join my groups

1www.groups.yahoo.com/group/vedichistory which discusses the history as depicted in vedas and puranas(populary mentioned as vedic mythology) 2. www.groups.yahoo.com/group/ancientindia which discusses the history of ancient india

you can please contact me on kishroepatnaik09@gmail.com (ph 98492 70729) for subject discussions.

regards,

Kishrore patnaik 98492 70729 —Preceding unsigned comment added by Kishorepatnaik (talkcontribs) 16:42, 4 January 2008 (UTC)

Glad to help. (By the way, my name is Shruti.) --Shruti14 t c s

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you are not in touch

dear shruti,

please be in touch for topics on Ancient India .

You can please join and post in my groups:

groups.yahoo.com/group/vedichistory/join groups.yahoo.com/group/ancientindia/join

Hope to hear from you,

happy pongal to you,

kishore patnaik 98492 70729 —Preceding unsigned comment added by Kishorepatnaik (talkcontribs) 13:41, 13 January 2008 (UTC)

Category:Wikipedian autograph pages up for deletion

Hi Shruti,

Might want to take a look at Wikipedia:User_categories_for_discussion#Category:Wikipedian_autograph_pages and post your opinions about it. I cant think of too many points to support. Plus, more support means a better chance of a keep. Cheers & Happy New Year. Sniperz11talk|edits 04:48, 18 January 2008 (UTC)

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Hello

just wanted to say hello :) Σαι ( Talk) 17:02, 12 February 2008 (UTC)

hello shruti

Insert non-formatted text here

hi,

I have not heard from you again, Please let me know if you are interested in joining more of my groups.

I will like it if you reply.

kishore patnaik

Kishorepatnaik09@gmail.com —Preceding unsigned comment added by Kishorepatnaik (talkcontribs) 17:21, 12 February 2008 (UTC)

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Vaishnavism's relation to Vedic religion

Hello Shruti14. I have added the above discussion to the Vaishnavism Wikiproject talk page at, Vaishnavism's relation to Vedic religion. Please feel free to add any comments. Thanks. Ism schism (talk) 16:49, 13 March 2008 (UTC)

Thanks. I have added my comments to the discussion. --Shruti14 t c s 23:45, 20 March 2008 (UTC)

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Hi Shrui,

I have not seen your message regarding you joining my groups. where did you join please?

regards,

Kishore patnaik 98492 70729 —Preceding unsigned comment added by Kishorepatnaik (talkcontribs) 16:23, 20 March 2008 (UTC)

Ekadasi and Ekadashi merge discussion

Hello Shruti14. Thank you for the message. I have noted the discussion on merging Ekadasi and Ekadashi at Discussion on merging Ekadasi and Ekadashi and placed in on the Vaishnava wikiproject talk page. Thanks. Ism schism (talk) 19:39, 23 March 2008 (UTC)

Re: Guestbook

You're welcome. But you didn't sign mine.. Σαι ( Talk) 05:15, 24 March 2008 (UTC)

Sorry, didn't realize you had one. I've signed it now!! --Shruti14 t c s 23:12, 24 March 2008 (UTC)

Thanks :) Which part of India are you from? Σαι ( Talk) 09:29, 26 March 2008 (UTC)

I'm from South India, but I currently live in America. --Shruti14 t c s 01:55, 27 March 2008 (UTC)

I see. I'm from south India too but I live in Singapore :) Σαι ( Talk) 03:43, 27 March 2008 (UTC)

About Thelemic/Crowley article

Dear Shruti14, can you please help to get the Thelemic/Crowley section from out of the Krishna article. There is some person that is determine to keep it on the article. This person thinks that the Thelemite section is justifable and should be kept there. I think that section should be taken out. Please write back.Govinda Ramanuja dasa USA (talk) 06:30, 24 March 2008 (UTC)
Thanks for notifying me about the discussion. See my comments here. --Shruti14 t c s 23:21, 24 March 2008 (UTC)

HI

LOVE U Sudar 4edi (talk) 13:52, 24 March 2008 (UTC)sudar 4edi

  • Hello, might as well add to a section titled, "Hi." Ism schism (talk) 23:23, 26 March 2008 (UTC)

Spring

Thanks, and Happy Spring to you as well ! --Shruti14 t c s 23:51, 24 March 2008 (UTC)

Award!

For signing my guestbook I award you this! Hope you have a great first day of spring. User:Wwesocks/Guestbook/barnstar wwesockssign 03:44, 25 March 2008 (UTC)

Thank you for the barnstar - that was very kind. --Shruti14 t c s

Your welcome! wwesockssign 03:57, 25 March 2008 (UTC)

Thelema debate

Dear Shruti14, thank you so much for the responces on the hindu and krishna articles about Thelema. If we can, can we please keep on hammering on this subject. And, is there any way if you can try to removed the thelema section. I tried and abacedare put it back on the article. Please help.Govinda Ramanuja dasa USA (talk) 09:29, 25 March 2008 (UTC)
Thanks for notifying me about the continuation of the ongoing debate. See my comments here. --Shruti14 t c s 02:01, 27 March 2008 (UTC)

hi

how is today???? Sudar 4edi (talk) 10:07, 25 March 2008 (UTC)sudar 4edi



Help with the Thelema/Krishna debate

Dear Shruti14, can you please help voice your opinion on the Krishna article discussion page. abadacare and Imc are really adamant about keeping the thelema section on. Please help.Govinda Ramanuja dasa USA (talk) 19:29, 25 March 2008 (UTC)
I have added my comments to Talk:Krishna#Non-Hindu views of Krishna on the Thelema debate. --Shruti14 t c s 23:10, 26 March 2008 (UTC)
Shruti14, I agree that since it is of little or no importance to Thelema, then it is of little relevance to the article. I think it is similiar to spam because it is an obscure scriptural reference of little or no importance to Thelema, much less Krishna. Thanks. Ism schism (talk) 23:19, 26 March 2008 (UTC)

Nominations

Hello Shruti14. Concerning Religous leaders and reliable sources, I have posted the articles for deletion on the Wikipedia:WikiProject Deletion sorting/Hinduism. I would appreciate any thoughts you have on these articles. Thanks. Ism schism (talk) 20:37, 25 March 2008 (UTC)

Thanks for notifying me about this - I have added my comments for some of them, and plan to add more. --Shruti14 t c s 02:07, 27 March 2008 (UTC)

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hi


FINE

Can u help me to improve my user page??? Sudar 4edi (talk) 10:30, 26 March 2008 (UTC)sudar 4edi

Sure, I'd love to help. What changes did you have in mind? --Shruti14 t c s 22:20, 26 March 2008 (UTC)

Thanks....

Can u put background color , like light Blue.

how is ur School???? Sudar 4edi (talk) 09:12, 27 March 2008 (UTC)sudar 4edi

I have answered your questions on your talk page. --Shruti14 t c s

hi

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TO - Shruti14 ,for Contrubution for Hindu Articles.Sudar 4edi (talk) 09:43, 27 March 2008 (UTC)
Thank you! --Shruti14 t c s

Hi

It woked, Thanks., Hope u will watch it. Next few days, I wont come to net. Happy Days... Thanks for Every thing...Wish u have Great Future.., bye.. Sudar 4edi (talk) 10:13, 28 March 2008 (UTC)SUDAR 4EDI

I will be back..

hi shruti this is kishore patnaik from Hyderabad

Hi shruti,

Howz life with you?

I am awaiting your response with regard to joining my groups. I did not find you there.

Btw, I think you should have a page on Pandurang. Please see my reasons on the Krishna discussion page.

rgds

Kishore patnaik

pandurang

Yes, I know that

But I am saying that you should have a page on Pandurang since there are legends specifically connected with Pandurang such as Purandara and Sakku bai.

In south india too, Pandurang was a major deity with Tenali Rama linga in the royal court of Sri Krishna Deva raya has authored a big poem epic called Pandu ranga mahatyam.

Kosambi think Pandaripur has a sociological significance. I am online as Kishore_future(yahoo messager) and Kishorepatnaik09 on gmail. You can contact for further discussions there.

regards,

Kishore patnaik —Preceding unsigned comment added by Kishorepatnaik (talkcontribs) 17:17, 29 March 2008 (UTC)

I agree as well, and hope to bring the discussion to Talk:Krishna and Wikipedia talk:WikiProject Hinduism/Vaishnavism so that the appropriate changes can be made. I cannot change them myself without consent from the group and someone removing the redirect. --Shruti14 t c s 17:20, 29 March 2008 (UTC)

are you vaishnava follower?

I dont know about the procedures but you can atleast start off something so that I can some edits.

there is lots of info about Pandurang and Pandhri pur.

Btw, Bhaktavijayam is another book in telugu that gives so many lives of devotess of Pandurang-purandara, Tukaram, Namdev, Sakkunbai etc.

are you sri vaishavan? with what name you have joined my groups?

kishore patnaik

I am a Vaishnava and have joined as Shruti. --Shruti14 t c s 17:28, 29 March 2008 (UTC)

oh well, I dont find you on my group - it is okay, you can post if you have already joined

check

groups.yahoo.com/group/ancientindia


groups.yahoo.com/group/vedichistory

If you have already joined, welcome there to post messages on your work at wikipedia.

regards,

kishore patnaik —Preceding unsigned comment added by Kishorepatnaik (talkcontribs) 17:34, 29 March 2008 (UTC)

Nicholas Hilliard

Thank you very much for congratulating me on my good fortune:-) --Pataki Márta (talk) 20:49, 30 March 2008 (UTC)

Thanks

Thanks for the smile keep spreading the love :) BigDunc (talk) 10:26, 31 March 2008 (UTC)



hey

hi how r u???

--Sudar 4edi (talk) 12:00, 31 March 2008 (UTC)sudar 4edi

the elephants in ramayana

hi shruti,

do you have any info on elephants in ramayana? I could not find it on wikipedia also.

As such, elephants are mentioned in RV as well extensively as a force of war in MBh. In Ramayan, while elephants are indeed mentioned and that warriors seated on elephants were protecting Ravana, there is no mention of elephants as a force of war.

Though elephant is one of the 4 fighting forces in war, it is not until Greek's invasion that they could become really important, thanks to the decline of importantce to stagnant technology of chariots. Greeks seemed to have faced problems in facing the elephants.

This is in fact a clear indication of the wrong chronology that we follow in text books. (more of that later)

hope to hear from you. if you have any info, please write to me Kishorepatnaik09@gmail.com

cheeers and regards,

Kishore patnaik —Preceding unsigned comment added by Kishorepatnaik (talkcontribs) 14:56, 31 March 2008 (UTC)

The information was never in the main article, but I do remember an article I saw a LONG time ago about the ancient Indian military according to the Hindu scriptures... I can't currently find the article. --Shruti14 t c s 04:52, 1 April 2008 (UTC)

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Well done! Did you cheat? Basketball110  Talk  02:39, 1 April 2008 (UTC)

CHEAT?! ;-D Thanks for the barnstar, by the way. --Shruti14 t c s 02:42, 1 April 2008 (UTC)


Thanks for the smile! Basketball110  Talk  02:42, 1 April 2008 (UTC)

On the Thelema subject

Thanks for letting me know of the situation. Namaskar.Govinda Ramanuja dasa USA (talk) 05:20, 1 April 2008 (UTC)

elephants

is it possible to find the article/



Kishore patnaik kishorepatnaik09@gmail.com —Preceding unsigned comment added by Kishorepatnaik (talkcontribs) 16:24, 1 April 2008 (UTC)

I am so far unable to find it. Unfortunately it really was a long time ago (several months ago, when I first joined Wikipedia), and I don't even remember what the title of the article was. --Shruti14 t c s 23:12, 1 April 2008 (UTC)

Vaishnava qoutes

Dear Shruti, just to let you know, there are some quotes from sastra and others that would be helpful to refute any ISKCON/Gaudiya concoctions. Please read the section about the Sri Sampradayam Swami and what he says about what's being said on the Krishna discussion page. Please write back. Govinda Ramanuja dasa USA (talk) 16:22, 2 April 2008 (UTC)

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okay

it is alright. I will find it myself. But it is puzzling that I am still not able to find you here at the groups.

Kishore patnaik —Preceding unsigned comment added by Kishorepatnaik (talkcontribs) 12:00, 3 April 2008 (UTC)

abhidana

btw, I have created the article abhidana. But you have commented that it is affected by weasel words. I dont find anything uncertain in the small article. Please clarify. 

Kishore patnaik —Preceding unsigned comment added by Kishorepatnaik (talkcontribs) 12:03, 3 April 2008 (UTC)

I had previously tagged it for weasel words because it had contained weasel words such as "is often mentioned as the best", which are not allowed under Wikipedia policy (see WP:AWW). I have now edited the article so that the weasel words are replaced by allowed words, have removed the "weasel words", and replaced it with an "expand" tag, since the article needs expansion. --Shruti14 t c s 23:15, 3 April 2008 (UTC)

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Thank you for the award! --Shruti14 t c s 23:36, 3 April 2008 (UTC)

hearty congrats from Kishore patnaik  :)

Thank you! --Shruti14 t c s 00:18, 7 April 2008 (UTC)

dear shruti

Hi,

Is it possible to please mail to my gmail account? It is very difficult to contact from wikipedaia for me.

thnx,

Kishore patnaik

Kishorepatnaik09@gmail.com

See my comments on your talk page. --Shruti14 t c s 00:30, 7 April 2008 (UTC)

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Baby-sitters Club

Hi, Shruti: From your comments and work on the List of The Baby-sitters Club novels article and its Talk page, I thought you might be interested in a project that I started with some friends a couple months ago to create a separate wiki dedicated to the BSC series (and related topics, such as its spin-offs and adaptations). If you'd like to take a look and consider helping out, it's located at [1]. We have about 400 articles right now but most of them are stubs; our biggest goal right now is adding more content. If you're not interested, no problem and please forgive this intrusion. Have a nice day! Propaniac (talk) 15:06, 7 April 2008 (UTC)

Thanks for letting me know - I'll take a look at the project. --Shruti14 t c s 22:36, 7 April 2008 (UTC)

language userbox templates

Shruti14: you should check you language templates: I fear you're messing up all templates used by native speakers (you did it so for native spanish speakers). Please specify your level for all different dialects of your languages: plain userboxes are reserved for native speakers (unless, you know, you're a native speaker of all those languages and dialects ;-). Louie (talk) 20:50, 7 April 2008 (UTC)

I think I can see what you were trying to do. I've just reverted my edits and kept your version, adding a warning for native users in mexican spanish. With my apologies. Louie (talk) 21:04, 7 April 2008 (UTC)
Thanks for fixing the template and adding the warning - I apologize for any confusion. --Shruti14 t c s 22:35, 7 April 2008 (UTC)

Vaisnava-Sahajiya and Vaishnavism

Please note the discussion on Vaisnava-Sahajiya and Vaishnavism, per Sri Ramananda Raya article. The discussion is located at, Vaisnava-Sahajiya and Vaishnavism. Any thoughts you have would be appreciated. Thanks. Ism schism (talk) 21:22, 9 April 2008 (UTC)

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I would love to help write for the newsletter if you need any other contributers. (By the way, the Mavs clinched a playoffs berth last night against Utah, so the news will have to be updated.) --Shruti14 t c s 21:11, 12 April 2008 (UTC)
Great! I'll fix that news, and stikeout the message on the projects' talk page. It's need to be done my May (the beginning of the month), so it can be delivered (I would encourage you to make it at Wikipedia:WikiProject National Basketball Association/Newsletter/Archives/2). Would you like to deliver, also? Basketball110Talk 21:14, 12 April 2008 (UTC)
I'd love to help with delivery as well. --Shruti14 t c s 21:17, 12 April 2008 (UTC)
You can copy down the template from the previous one, or just steal from another project. You can change anything you'd like. Basketball110Talk 21:19, 12 April 2008 (UTC)
Okay, great. I'll start working on it as soon as I can. I actually like the current template for the most part, although a few tweaks and maybe a little expansion would be helpful. Are we also going to have newsletters for the team WikiProjects as well? (I'd love to help with that as well if we are, especially WP:MAVS.) --Shruti14 t c s 21:29, 12 April 2008 (UTC)
I've placed a template on the new page where anyone working on the newsletter can tweak the template - as of now I've only slightly modified the current template (and deleted the first edition specific stuff). Let me know what you think should (not) be changed. --Shruti14 t c s 21:44, 12 April 2008 (UTC)
If you'd like to, you can write the Mavs' as well. Basketball110Talk 21:50, 12 April 2008 (UTC)
I'd love to! Thanks. By the way, I like your new signature --Shruti14 t c s 21:53, 12 April 2008 (UTC)
Thank you. User:RyRy5 helped me design it. I like yours too. Basketball110Talk 21:55, 12 April 2008 (UTC)
Thanks! --Shruti14 t c s 21:58, 12 April 2008 (UTC)

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Thanks for the welcome. I'd like to help in any way I can. --Shruti14 t c s 17:43, 12 April 2008 (UTC)
Hi! Our new Core Topics Collaboration is Boat. Would you be able to help expand the article or clean it up! This important article really needs a lot of work. Thanks, Walkerma (talk) 02:42, 22 April 2008 (UTC)

Talk:Svayam bhagavan

Hi Shruti,

No problem. The second time the Svayam bhagavan article was rewritten, I did not redirect it, but I forgot about the talk page. Thanks, NawlinWiki (talk) 00:43, 14 April 2008 (UTC)

New edit on Venkateshwara and Krishna pages

Dear Shruti, Hey, I think that the new edits to the Krishna page are really good and unbias. I think it is great and actually better than before. Thank you for what you did. And, thanks for what you thought about the Venkateshwara page, please help me by letting me know what to do to make it better. Namaskar.Govinda Ramanuja dasa USA (talk) 17:05, 14 April 2008 (UTC)

Helping with Sri Vaishnava page

Dear Shruti, I would like to help with bettering the S.V. page. Please let me know how I can help.Govinda Ramanuja dasa USA (talk) 18:00, 14 April 2008 (UTC)

I have removed much of the problematic content (mostly POV and grammar) and as of now the article mainly needs expansion, and MANY sources cited - the article cites almost none. --Shruti14 t c s 00:26, 15 April 2008 (UTC)

MAVS newsletter

Just wondering, I think you shouldn't use the Mavericks logo on the newsletter. Unfortunately, it's a fair use image, and can only be used in the Dallas Mavericks article itself. I had similar troubles on the NBA logo. Cheers, Thisisborin9talk/contribs 05:46, 17 April 2008 (UTC)

Okay, sorry - I didn't know about the fair use image. I'll remove it ASAP. Thanks. --Shruti14 t c s 05:48, 17 April 2008 (UTC)
No prob. Cheers, Thisisborin9talk/contribs 05:50, 17 April 2008 (UTC)
I've removed it now. Again, thanks for letting me know about the Mavs logo. --Shruti14 t c s 05:54, 17 April 2008 (UTC)
Good! It's ready by my book. Basketball110Frankly, I don't give a damn. 23:33, 19 April 2008 (UTC)
It's nice! great, when will it be out? Thisisborin9talk · contribs · guestbook 02:02, 20 April 2008 (UTC)
Great! Are you going to deliver it? Basketball110Go Mavs!/Review me! 18:25, 20 April 2008 (UTC)
I just did!! :-D Or did you mean the NBA Newsletter and not the Mavs one? --Shruti14 t c s 18:27, 20 April 2008 (UTC)
The NBA newsletter? Basketball110Go Mavs!/Review me! 18:27, 20 April 2008 (UTC)
Is it ready yet? --Shruti14 t c s 18:29, 20 April 2008 (UTC)
Oh, I see. No it isn't. Would you review me (the link on the sig)? Basketball110Go Mavs!/Review me! 18:31, 20 April 2008 (UTC)
Of course! --Shruti14 t c s 18:33, 20 April 2008 (UTC)
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Dear Shruti, Hey, I wanted to ask if I can help out with the swayam bhagavan page. I will be respectful and work fairly with others. But, some of the things mentioned in the page and discussion is very questionable, and I will like to help clairify in a cooperative manner.Govinda Ramanuja dasa USA (talk) 08:39, 19 April 2008 (UTC)
Of course you can help! We need more editors helping with this article. (See my additional comments on your talk page.) --Shruti14 t c s 18:47, 20 April 2008 (UTC)

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Do you have a guestbook?

Yo, $.R.$. here!

Hey Shruti14, I was wondering, do have a guestbook/Autograph Book? Because I'm willing to sign it! It's a response to your'e signature on mine. Let me know!

Peace Out! :-) THE SRS 00:12, 21 April 2008 (UTC)

I do have one, here. Your signature would be much appreciated. Thanks in advance! --Shruti14 t c s 00:14, 21 April 2008 (UTC)
Never mind, I found it! THE SRS 00:13, 21 April 2008 (UTC)
Thanks! --Shruti14 t c s 00:14, 21 April 2008 (UTC)

WP:FAITH

"Please assume good faith and do not accuse other editors as being "ISKCON hating folk" as you did here, or accuse others of any "anti-ISKCON conspiracy", as none such exists. The other editors are working with good intentions, namely, the improvement of Wikipedia, and want to keep articles as NPOV as possible. Sources about ISKCON or another sectarian group should be mentioned as referring to the beliefs of that group, and not the Hindu religion as a whole - that is the point they are trying to make. Just as an ISKCON devotee would be upset if his/her beliefs were denied or mislabeled as the beliefs of others on Wikipedia (which would be a violation of WP:NPOV), so other traditional, mainstream Hindus would be offended by the beliefs of others as being labeled as theirs, when in fact they are not, and so the points of view must be clearly stated, and a neutral point of view should be maintained. --Shruti14 t c s 20:54, 20 April 2008 (UTC)"

Dear Shruti, I had a look and I think there is some sort of personal attack on my posts by other editors. I have included the diff in your previous post on the noticeboard, what is the correct course of action, if I want to maintain good faith and at the same time call things as they are? Really would like to know what you think. Wikidās ॐ 22:42, 21 April 2008 (UTC)

I understand your frustration in not having your edits approved (to say the least) by the Wikipedia community. However, my reference to WP:FAITH was in that you had attacked other editors with unfair terms such as "ISKCON-hating folk" and deemed a non-existent "anti-ISKCON conspiracy" as the cause of this disapproval, prompting me to remind you of WP:FAITH. I will say that there was an ISKCON leaning to many articles that lacked adequate and/or appropriate coverage of more "mainstream" traditional groups within Vaishnavism/Hinduism, something that is largely being taken care of thanks to cooperative collaboration. The editors against your point of view fear that what has been termed as an "ISKCON bias" will return to the articles, and are attempting to maintain a more neutral and comprehensive point of view that does not put too much weight on a specific "non-traditional" sectarian group. (Note that I didn't say non-Scripture-following - that is an arguable point that is ultimately in the view of the believer.) In any case, the editors had only good intentions and my reminder to assume good faith was simply in reference to your unfair accusations towards well-intentioned editors. I can understand why you feel that there were "personal attacks" against you, although I am certain that most of the editors did not have any such specific attack in mind. I understand that you disagree with their point of view, but increased tension will only be problematic for yourselves and Wikipedia, so might I suggest a reasonable compromise with the editors to which all sides can agree on? --Shruti14 t c s 02:11, 22 April 2008 (UTC)

If you propose a compromise I will go along with it. I do not want to apply any blocks or any other such actions agains any other editors. Wikidās ॐ 08:14, 22 April 2008 (UTC)

Nara-Narayana

Thanks for your suggestions at the page. Can you please add [original research?] tags to specific sentences and leave a note on talk what article needs to be removed so that it does not sound like a "personal essay".--Redtigerxyz (talk) 04:55, 22 April 2008 (UTC)

Refs added.--Redtigerxyz (talk) 06:22, 22 April 2008 (UTC)
The article wasn't as much of a personal essay as it was unsourced. Thanks for adding the refs - the article is beginning to see more improvement. --Shruti14 t c s 23:23, 23 April 2008 (UTC)

Hi,

Iv seen your work on the Narnarayan Dev page, good stuff! I was thinking of making a Laxminarayan Dev page, but did not have much information - could you help out?

Thanks, Wheredevelsdare (talk) 23:05, 30 April 2008 (UTC)

I agree with your suggestion that the page should be created and would love to help. Unfortunately, I will be busy for the next week (because of school exams) and cannot do much right now but will help as soon and as much as I can. Note that as of now Laxminarayan redirects to the temple of that name - if a separate article is needed, that can be easily fixed. I also encourage you to join Wikipedia:WikiProject_Hinduism/Vaishnavism if you haven't already done so - many articles within the scope of that project are in need of work. --Shruti14 t c s 03:05, 1 May 2008 (UTC)

Hungarian User Page

Hi,

i saw your user page on the Hungarian wikipedia. If you're interested, here is the correct version of that Hungarian sentence: Ha érdekel a userlapom, akkor kérlek nézd meg az angol Wikipédián: [link]. Köszönöm.

Benő —Preceding unsigned comment added by 84.1.57.199 (talk) 18:43, 24 April 2008 (UTC)

Thanks for your correction of the Hungarian sentence. --Shruti14 t c s 23:05, 25 April 2008 (UTC)

Review FACs ?

Hi Shruti, As I have commented before, you seem to have a good grasp of what makes for encyclopedic content and authoritative references, as well as good copyediting skills. May I suggest that you try your hand reviewing some featured article candidates whenever you have the time ? In my experience, such an effort (i.e., reviewing articles as well as reading other knowledgeable reviewers' comments) greatly enhances ones appreciation of what a ideal article on wikipedia should look like, and helps in ones own editing. Cheers and happy editing. Abecedare (talk) 00:17, 25 April 2008 (UTC)

Thank you for the wonderful suggestion. I agree that reviewing featured article candidates would certainly help, and I would love to do so as soon as I get a chance. --Shruti14 t c s 23:04, 25 April 2008 (UTC)

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Edits on Svayam bhagavan page

Dear Shruti, I have made some edits on the Svayam Bhagavan page. Please let me know what you think and any suggestions. Namaskar.Govinda Ramanuja dasa USA (talk) 00:13, 29 April 2008 (UTC)