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Be your own boss
« on: September 19, 2010, 01:21:41 PM »
Dear Students:

Greetings from the Career Development Center, DIU.

Now a day increasingly graduates are starting their own business as their chosen career path, rather than pursuing the traditional graduate recruitment job, perhaps seeing self-employment as a more flexible way to live and earn. One of the keys to success is creating or nurturing your enterprising streak - thinking creatively, using your initiative and making the most of opportunities to learn and develop new skills.

May be you are thinking of starting your own business sometime in the future. If this is the case, now is the time to build on your skills and seek opportunities to widen your experiences - become enterprising!

Your Career Development Center can play a vital role to assist you in this regard.

Please feel free to send us your views advice and ideas how CDC can assist students to become a successful entrepreneur.
M. Ziaul Haque Sumon
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Re: Be your own boss
« Reply #1 on: September 29, 2010, 12:24:15 AM »
thank you ,,,,,,,,,,,,
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Re: Be your own boss
« Reply #2 on: November 27, 2011, 06:27:35 PM »
1. Attitude

How entrepreneurs think and behave – and how that helps them to deal with the many challenges they face. We examine how you can develop those attitudes, and handle the contradictions they seem to present.

2. Opportunity

How entrepreneurs find or create opportunities – and how they maximise them to create great businesses.

3. Focus

Once they have an opportunity, entrepreneurs are masters at marshalling people and resources and focussing their time and energy on the opportunity. We look at how you can gain superb personal focus, and then focus your company and your team

4. Talent

The best entrepreneurial companies manage to attract the best talent before they’re even out of the starting gate – then they seem to be able to bring out the very best in these people. At the same time these entrepreneurs manage the difficult balancing act of keeping this creating melting pot under control without stifling ideas. How is this achieved?

5. Planning

The popular image may be of entrepreneurs working ‘on the hoof’ but it’s simply not true. They have firm, clear plans – but they also ensure they have a good enough Radar system and contingency plans to be able to spot trouble and change course, in a planned way, when necessary.

6. Communication

Entrepreneurs are masters at communicating with their team, their customers and the media. They have a clear, uncomplicated style of communication that wins hearts and minds.

http://www.amazon.co.uk/How-Entrepreneur-Secrets-Self-Made-Success/dp/0273708295
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Re: Be your own boss
« Reply #3 on: November 28, 2011, 11:16:49 AM »
Being an entrepreneur is about more than just starting a business or two, it is about having attitude and the drive to succeed in business. All successful Entrepreneurs have a similar way of thinking and posses several key personal qualities that make them so successful in business. Successful entrepreneurs like the ambitious Richard Branson have an inner drive to succeed and grow their business, rather than having a Harvard Business degree or technical knowledge in a particular field.

All successful entrepreneurs have the following qualities:

Inner Drive to Succeed
Entrepreneurs are driven to succeed and expand their business. They see the bigger picture and are often very ambitious. Entrepreneurs set massive goals for themselves and stay committed to achieving them regardless of the obstacles that get in the way.

Strong Belief in themselves
Successful entrepreneurs have a healthy opinion of themselves and often have a strong and assertive personality. They are focused and determined to achieve their goals and believe completely in their ability to achieve them. Their self optimism can often been seen by others as flamboyance or arrogance but entrepreneurs are just too focused to spend too much time thinking about un-constructive criticism.

Search for New Ideas and Innovation
All entrepreneurs have a passionate desire to do things better and to improve their products or service. They are constantly looking for ways to improve. They're creative, innovative and resourceful.

Openness to Change
If something is not working for them they simply change. Entrepreneurs know the importance of keeping on top of their industry and the only way to being number one is to evolve and change with the times. They're up to date with the latest technology or service techniques and are always ready to change if they see a new opportunity arise.

Competitive by Nature
Successful entrepreneurs thrive on competition. The only way to reach their goals and live up to their self imposed high standards is to compete with other successful businesses.

Highly Motivated and Energetic
Entrepreneurs are always on the move, full of energy and highly motivated. They are driven to succeed and have an abundance of self motivation. The high standards and ambition of many entrepreneurs demand that they have to be motivated!

Accepting of Constructive Criticism and Rejection
Innovative entrepreneurs are often at the forefront of their industry so they hear the words "it can't be done" quite a bit. They readjust their path if the criticism is constructive and useful to their overall plan, otherwise they will simply disregard the comments as pessimism. Also, the best entrepreneurs know that rejection and obstacles are a part of any leading business and they deal with them appropriately.

True entrepreneurs are resourceful, passionate and driven to succeed and improve. They're pioneers and are comfortable fighting on the frontline The great ones are ready to be laughed at and criticized in the beginning because they can see their path ahead and are too busy working towards their dream.

http://www.woopidoo.com/articles/geimure/entrepreneur-article.htm
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Re: Be your own boss
« Reply #4 on: November 28, 2011, 03:16:53 PM »
“Entrepreneur refers to someone who takes on a certain amount of risk to start his/her own business enterprise, is his/her own boss.
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« Reply #5 on: November 28, 2011, 03:51:55 PM »
“We are not in the middle but at the beginning of a transition with the high probability of a long period of dramatic changes. So how does one manage in a period of great uncertainty and very rapid change such as we quite obviously face at the present?”_Peter Drucker
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« Reply #6 on: November 14, 2012, 08:05:10 PM »
18 entrepreneurs gave 20 good pieces of advice for all entrepreneurs...


1.) The Power of Connections

Network! Make connections and keep a record on each person you meet. Ask for their advice and help. Keep in touch with them along the way and build your network before you need it! Quality relationships are the keys to the kingdom. Clare Dreyer

2.) Focus, Focus and Focus

Focus on ONE NICHE! And become the expert guru in that niche with your brand. Dont get greedy! It is the reason most quit by spreading themselves too thin. George Shepherd

3.) You Will Fail at Times

Look forward to failure. This is how you learn to succeed. There is plenty of time to get it right   so go ahead and just do it ” and get it wrong.Graham Phoenix

4.) Let Your Passion Drive You

Find what youre truly passionate about and go for it head on.  Your passion driving you on your entrepreneurial journey. And understand there is NO Such THING AS BALANCE when youre building your empire. There are things entrepreneurs do that others will not.“ Katerina Gasset

5.) Stop Thinking of Your Own Wallet

Be of service; give value. Rather than thinking how can I make a living and make money; think  how can I serve and truly add value to peoples lives? How can I make a difference? This is what Oprah and Deepak Chopra say is their driving mission. Rena Hedeman

6.) Successful Entrepreneurs Have Mentors, Coaches or Masterminds

Surround yourself with great mentors. They help when you reach a plateau in your business cycle and can shave years off your business development and growth through advising from their mistakes and successes. Thalej Vasishta

7.) Stop Thinking of Your Own Wallet Part II

Approach your business from a place of service; how can I help my audience be more successful at what theyre doing. Before you write a blog, write a newsletter, shoot a video, present a proposal be still for a moment and ask for the knowledge of what your audience needs from you right now rather than to look for a way to win someone over. Come from a place of how to fill someone else cup rather than your own. Oh yeah and build a freaking list! Susan Garrett

8.) Leaders Lead Through Service to Others

Dont be afraid to get your hands dirty and never ignore the reality of your situation. Always be honest with yourself before you criticize others. If you cant truthfully manage yourself  you dont have a chance of effectively managing others.“ Jason M. Aubrey

9.) Finished Beats Perfect

Dont wait for everything to be perfect before you make your first step. Dive in and learn as you go!“ Chris Beatty

10.) Bend to the Market

Learn to pivot. Resist falling in love with your initial idea so you can discover what the market actually wants and is willing to pay for and then give it to them! Cherylanne Skolnicki

11.) Core Values Last  Quick Buck Artists Dont

Remain authentic to yourself and your values as you build your business. Stand for something  never sell out for a quick buck. Cherylanne Skolnicki

12.) Stop Thinking of Your Own Wallet Part III

Help people. Help when youre happy. Help when youre tired, and even help without attachment to getting anything in return. Keep on helping people towards a better life, straight through to your marketing. If you do this, youll create a marketing approach thats based on help marketing, and youll have a business thats never short on customers. Forest Linden

13.) Today is Your Day

7 Traits of Incredibly Successful Entrepreneurs Eric T. Wagner Eric T. Wagner Contributor
Match.com Hatches a Marriage, Baby and $9 Million Dollar Company Eric T. Wagner Eric T. Wagner Contributor
21 Reasons You Became an Entrepreneur Eric T. Wagner Eric T. Wagner Contributor

I love this from Og Mandino and wish I had learned this at age 20: I will act now. I will act now. I will act now. This is the time. This is the place. I am the perso“ Julie Samford

14.) Being an Entrepreneur is a Journey  Not a Destination

Learn to love the journey. Enjoy the slow steady movements toward what you dream of. And take refuge in the simple comforts of loving relationships, dear friends and your creative vision. Remember to smell the flowers often, listen to the birds, befriend fear. Ill say that one again, befriend fear because it will likely be a constant companion. Nothing wrong with that, as a teacher told me, fear means: Prepare to Grow! Ahava Shira

15.) Unique Positioning is Everything

Sell what people are already buying in your own voice. Barry Friedman

16.) Negative People Can Bring You Down

Do not let the naysayers and dream stealers turn your dream into a nightmare. There are so many people that will tell you no  you cant do this. If you are surrounded by those who do, then it is time to make new friends“ Katerina Gasset

17.) Okay  You Can Think About Your Own Wallet Now

Stop doing anything else until you can say youve mastered the ability to sell what you offer. Everything is easier when you develop the ability to find a need; fill it and then be paid well to do so“ Ken Foody

18.) Test + Action = Success

Take small and medium size risks consistently.  Test your results and focus on what works. Taking action will make you feel alive. Its where you personally grow. Justin Krane

19.) Live By: Just Watch Me

Ignore everyone who says youre crazy and it will never work. Adopt the stance, oh yeah, just watch me. Debra Gould

20.) Expand Your Mind: Forever

One thing? Never stop learning! James L. Pearson
http://www.forbes.com/sites/ericwagner/2012/11/13/top-tips/
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« Reply #7 on: April 13, 2013, 06:55:51 PM »
I saw this successful man's interview on BBC. Mr. Vineet Nayar, a successful entrepreneur, CEO of HCL Technologies gave a new thought saying: Employees First, Customers  Second

The relationship between employees and their place of work is critical to the overall success of any business. Are your employees made to feel like active participants in your company?

"87 per cent of HCL Technologies’ employees are aged under 30.They have fresh ideas and no baggage, no history to unlearn, no methods that are ingrained. When business models change and the parameters of business success shift, we need fresh thinking.” - Anand Pillai, SVP, HCL Technologies

https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=vb.112801118750818&type=2

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Re: Be your own boss
« Reply #8 on: April 20, 2013, 10:59:04 AM »
BE YOUR OWN BOSS


Generally speaking if you want commitment from your staff then you have to demonstrate to your team that the executive team share that commitment..

First of all manage yourself with controlling power which is given by Almighty.
BOSS::Sounds good but Leader should take place what i said about it should be manage, communicate, control, take action with effective tools..so have it then be your own Leader not BOSS.....
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« Reply #9 on: April 22, 2013, 04:20:30 PM »
Good pieces of advice for all new entrepreneurs...


1.) The Power of Connections

Network! Make connections and keep a record on each person you meet. Ask for their advice and help. Keep in touch with them along the way and build your network before you need it! Quality relationships are the keys to the kingdom. Clare Dreyer

2.) Focus, Focus and Focus

Focus on ONE NICHE! And become the expert guru in that niche with your brand. Dont get greedy! It is the reason most quit by spreading themselves too thin. George Shepherd

3.) You Will Fail at Times

Look forward to failure. This is how you learn to succeed. There is plenty of time to get it right   so go ahead and just do it ” and get it wrong.Graham Phoenix

4.) Let Your Passion Drive You

Find what youre truly passionate about and go for it head on.  Your passion driving you on your entrepreneurial journey. And understand there is NO Such THING AS BALANCE when youre building your empire. There are things entrepreneurs do that others will not.“ Katerina Gasset

5.) Stop Thinking of Your Own Wallet

Be of service; give value. Rather than thinking how can I make a living and make money; think  how can I serve and truly add value to peoples lives? How can I make a difference? This is what Oprah and Deepak Chopra say is their driving mission. Rena Hedeman

6.) Successful Entrepreneurs Have Mentors, Coaches or Masterminds

Surround yourself with great mentors. They help when you reach a plateau in your business cycle and can shave years off your business development and growth through advising from their mistakes and successes. Thalej Vasishta

7.) Stop Thinking of Your Own Wallet Part II

Approach your business from a place of service; how can I help my audience be more successful at what theyre doing. Before you write a blog, write a newsletter, shoot a video, present a proposal be still for a moment and ask for the knowledge of what your audience needs from you right now rather than to look for a way to win someone over. Come from a place of how to fill someone else cup rather than your own. Oh yeah and build a freaking list! Susan Garrett

8.) Leaders Lead Through Service to Others

Dont be afraid to get your hands dirty and never ignore the reality of your situation. Always be honest with yourself before you criticize others. If you cant truthfully manage yourself  you dont have a chance of effectively managing others.“ Jason M. Aubrey

9) Being an Entrepreneur is a Journey  Not a Destination

Learn to love the journey. Enjoy the slow steady movements toward what you dream of. And take refuge in the simple comforts of loving relationships, dear friends and your creative vision. Remember to smell the flowers often, listen to the birds, befriend fear. Ill say that one again, befriend fear because it will likely be a constant companion. Nothing wrong with that, as a teacher told me, fear means: Prepare to Grow! Ahava Shira

10.) Unique Positioning is Everything

Sell what people are already buying in your own voice. Barry Friedman

11.) Negative People Can Bring You Down

Do not let the naysayers and dream stealers turn your dream into a nightmare. There are so many people that will tell you no  you cant do this. If you are surrounded by those who do, then it is time to make new friends“ Katerina Gasset

12.) Test + Action = Success

Take small and medium size risks consistently.  Test your results and focus on what works. Taking action will make you feel alive. Its where you personally grow. Justin Krane

Those who worship the natural elements enter darkness (Air, Water, Fire, etc.). Those who worship sambhuti sink deeper in darkness. [Yajurveda 40:9]; Sambhuti means created things, for example table, chair, idol, etc.

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« Reply #10 on: May 02, 2013, 03:30:32 PM »
Entrepreneurs                                                    Other workers

Are competitive                                                        Are noncompetitive
Live to work                                                             Work to live
Enjoy taking risks                                                    prefer security
Tolerate uncertainty                                                 prefer certainty
Are tenacious                                                           Give up easily
Are impatient                                                            Are patient
Prefer work over hobbies                                         Prefer hobbies over work
Love to solve problems                                    Avoid problems                                                         
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Re: Be your own boss
« Reply #11 on: June 01, 2013, 08:27:14 PM »
Richard Branson: Founder of Virgin Group
When you first start a business you need a lot of support. Start-Up Loans provides funds and mentorship to help get new businesses off the ground.

Here are five tips for a new generation of entrepreneurs that came out of the day:

1. Get the business model right
Neil Stephenson, CEO of Onyx Group, stressed the importance of making sure your business model works. You need to find a market that is ripe for disruption and make sure your product is better than your competitors - having a sound business model will help you to do this. If you have a great product and a brilliant team then success is far more likely.

2. Trust your instincts
Sam Driver, Director of Thousand Yard Films, highlighted how crucial it is to trust your instincts. I have made hundreds of decisions that accountants and lawyers completely disagreed with, because I had a feeling they would work. Sometimes the rulebook is only there to be thrown out, and the right decision is your initial instinct.

3. It's down to you
Ellie Fox, Founder of Ticky Turner, said that if you don’t do it, nobody else will. Personally, I would advise learning the art of delegation and finding like-minded people to work alongside. Then you can free up more of your own time to think about moving your business forward. If there are not enough days in the week, work smarter not longer.

4. Believe in what you do
Jason Petsch, Commercial Director of GRITIT, pointed out why entrepreneurs need to have self-confidence. This isn’t arrogance, it’s belief that what you are doing can make a positive difference to people’s lives. If you don’t believe in what you do, who else will?

5. Give it a go
The great thing is these people are just getting on and doing it. They are trying to learn from running a business and I think that is the best way of learning. You have to say ‘screw it, let’s do it’ and give it a go.

If you agree, perhaps you should come forward with a business plan and make an application too – there is still lots of funding available. Give it a go!

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« Reply #12 on: June 01, 2013, 08:29:02 PM »
Those who worship the natural elements enter darkness (Air, Water, Fire, etc.). Those who worship sambhuti sink deeper in darkness. [Yajurveda 40:9]; Sambhuti means created things, for example table, chair, idol, etc.

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« Reply #13 on: June 05, 2013, 03:09:09 PM »
নতুন উদ্যোক্তাদের(entrepreneur) জন্য ১০ পরামর্শ.

রজার হ্যারোপ

সিইও এক্সপার্ট, যুক্তরাজ্যে।

১. আমার প্রথম এবং সবচেয়ে গুরুত্বপূর্ণ পরামর্শ হলো, সবার আগে নিজের দুর্বলতা সম্পর্কে জানো। নিজের ভালো দিকটা সবাই জানে, কিন্তু মন্দ দিকটা খুঁজে বের করা আসলে বেশ কঠিন। নিজের সঙ্গে এমন দ্বিতীয় কাউকে রাখো, যে কিনা নির্দ্বিধায় তোমার ভালো-মন্দ দুটো দিকই ধরিয়ে দিতে পারবে। তুমি যদি ভালো করে চিন্তা করো, তাহলে দেখবে দুনিয়াজুড়ে যাঁরাই সফল হয়েছেন, উদ্যোক্তা হিসেবে তাঁদের সবার সঙ্গেই দ্বিতীয় কেউ ছিলেন, যে কিনা তাঁকে লক্ষ্যে অবিচল থাকতে সহায়তা করেছেন।

২.নিজে কী পেতে চাও, কেন করছ কাজটা, তা থেকে তুমি কী পাবে, কীভাবে কাজে আসবে তোমার উদ্যোগ—সেসব সম্পর্কে একেবারে স্পষ্ট ধারণা থাকাটা খুব বেশি দরকার। একটা নির্দিষ্ট লক্ষ্য স্থির করে নিতে হবে প্রথমেই।

৩.নিজের ওপর বিশ্বাস রাখতে হবে, নিজের কাজের ওপর আস্থা রাখতে হবে। নিজে যা করছ সেটার ওপর যদি নিজেরই আস্থা না থাকে, তাহলে অন্যরা কীভাবে তোমার ওপর আস্থা রাখবে। নিজের ওপর আস্থা না থাকলে তোমার সহকর্মীরাও তোমার ওপর থেকে তাদের আস্থা তুলে নেবে।

৪.নিজের কাজের প্রতি ভালোবাসা থাকতে হবে। যদি তা না থাকে, তবে তুমি কখনোই তোমার কাজে সফল হতে পারবে না। আত্মবিশ্বাস, ভালোবাসা ও সৎ সাহস—এই তিনটি জিনিসই হলো সবচেয়ে গুরুত্বপূর্ণ একজন উদ্যোক্তার জন্য।

৫.সাহস ছাড়া বড় কোনো উদ্যোগ নেওয়া সম্ভব নয়। ভালো কিছুর জন্য যদি ঝুঁকি নেওয়া দরকার হয়, তবে তা-ই নিতে হবে। অবশ্য সবচেয়ে সহজ কাজ হলো ঝুঁকি না নেওয়া—এটা সবাই জানে। কিন্তু ঝুঁকি না নিলে নিরাপদে থাকা যায়, তাও কিন্তু সব সময় সত্য নয়। আমি এমন অনেক উদাহরণ দিতে পারব, যেখানে কিনা বংশপরম্পরায় চলে আসা ব্যবসা ধরে রাখতে গিয়ে অনেকেই পুরো ব্যবসাই হারিয়ে ফেলে দেউলিয়া হয়ে গেছে। এর কারণ একটাই—নতুনেরা তাদের বংশপরম্পরায় চলে আসা ব্যবসাকে নতুন দিনের সঙ্গে খাপ খাওয়াতে পারেনি। কারণ, তারা সব সময় ঝুঁকিমুক্ত থাকতে চেয়েছে, আর এভাবেই যুগের সঙ্গে তাল মেলাতে না পেরে তারা সব হারিয়েছে।

৬.আমি আমার জীবনে এমন কোনো উদ্যোক্তাকে দেখিনি, যে কিনা তার আশপাশের মানুষের সঙ্গে খারাপ ব্যবহার করে। একটা কথা সব সময় মনে রাখতে হবে, কোনো অবস্থায়ই কারও সঙ্গে বাজে ব্যবহার করা যাবে না। এটা খুবই স্বাভাবিক যে কাজ করতে নামলে অনেকের অনেক কথাই তোমার পছন্দ হবে না, অনেকের অনেক প্রস্তাবেই না বলতে হবে। কিন্তু যা-ই করো না কেন, আশপাশের সবার সঙ্গে মার্জিত ব্যবহার করতে হবে, কাউকে না বললেও তা সুন্দরভাবে বলতে হবে।

৭.বিকল্প কোনো পরিকল্পনা ছাড়া কখনোই কোনো কাজে নামা যাবে না। মারফির তত্ত্ব কখনো ভুলে যেয়ো না, ‘যদি কোনো কাজে কোনো ভুল ধরা পড়ে, তাহলে বিকল্প রাস্তা অনুসরণ করো’।

৮.সব সময় সবকিছু স্বাভাবিকভাবে চিন্তা করো। নিজের চিন্তাভাবনাকে জটিল করে তুলো না কখনোই। আমি আগেই বলেছি, ব্যবসা আসলে খুব সহজ। আর এই সহজ কাজটা করতে গিয়ে নিজের আশপাশে অজস্র লোককে ঘেঁষতে দিয়ো না। কারণ, এরা হয়তো অযথা বিভিন্ন ধরনের যুক্তি-পরামর্শ দিয়ে তোমাকে তোমার মূল লক্ষ্য থেকেই সরিয়ে ফেলবে।

৯.মাথা খাটিয়ে কাজ করো, বল খাটিয়ে নয়। এর মানে হলো, শুধু কাজপাগল হলেই হবে না, অযথা ঘণ্টার পর ঘণ্টা, দিনে ১৮-২০ ঘণ্টা খেটে নিজের ক্ষতি করো না বরং সবচেয়ে কম খাটুনি দিয়ে কোন কাজ কীভাবে করা যায় সেটা খুঁজে বের করো। বুদ্ধিমান মানুষ শক্তি দিয়ে নয়, বুদ্ধির জোরে কাজ করে। সব সময় কেতাদুরস্ত হয়ে অফিসে বসে মিটিং করতে হবে তা নয়, যারা কাজ জানে তারা খেলাধুলা, হাসি-ঠাট্টার মধ্যেও নিজের কাজটা বের করে নেয়।

১০.সবশেষ এবং সবচেয়ে মূল্যবান পরামর্শটা হলো, জীবনে যা-ই করো না কেন, যেভাবেই করো; জীবনটাকে উপভোগ করো, প্রতিটা দিন থেকে, প্রতিটা মুহূর্ত থেকে আনন্দ খুঁজে নিয়ো। এটা নিশ্চিত যে জীবনের শতভাগ সময়েই আনন্দ করতে পারবে না, তাই বলে কখনোই আশা ছেড়ে দিয়ো না, আনন্দ খুঁজে নিতে না পারো, চেষ্টাটা তো অন্তত করো।

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মূল ইংরেজী লেখাটি :
Those who worship the natural elements enter darkness (Air, Water, Fire, etc.). Those who worship sambhuti sink deeper in darkness. [Yajurveda 40:9]; Sambhuti means created things, for example table, chair, idol, etc.