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Daas has started a site with gurmat quotes - feel free to log in  and provide feedback, feature suggestions etc.


Working on a smartphone app which will prompt users with a tuk every hour. 

Also coming raag music with shabad expalantions and networking with fellow minded gurmukhs. 

In phase 2 will make a chatbot where you can discuss your problems with the guru. 

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1 hour ago, nehkeval said:

Daas has started a site with gurmat quotes - feel free to log in  and provide feedback, feature suggestions etc.

1. It would be fine to give 1 quote per day, but 1 per hour is simply too much, and I don't think people want to receive such notifications at work.

2. Please make sure that the quotes make sense. It's often the case that taking a single line out of context can change the meaning.

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agree with 1 tuk only per day - that gives someone the time to contemplate on the shabad and develop some understanding plus its more likely to be practiced which is the aim for us after all...

and larivaar should be used as it always was before the money-making concept of pad ched came along - we wouldnt cut the limbs of our guru in any way..so why should we cut the shabad just for easier reading?

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