Sep 12

The First (official?!) Post here…

Welcome!!

Thank you everyone for having the patience and sharing the excitement as we created our site exactly as we wanted it…

You will see that the links on the top don’t work yet, some graphics may be slightly out of place, but we don’t want to hold out any longer… Things will get polished and start to work the way they are supposed to in a few days/weeks as we put more and more of the site together… i had no idea getting a site up would be so much of work 🙂 but the main section is done… and now ready to be viewed…

Prasanth & Rupal

Rupal did the designing… and its absolutely brilliant! We fought for hours about which colours go where and how it should look … but even she is happy with the result 🙂

Prasanth did the programming… hours and hours of it… nudging things into place with infinite patience… not complaining even once when i would change something he had spent 2 hours on 🙂

He convinced me to move to WordPress from Blogger and i must say i am glad i did it. For the Look and feel i had in mind, blogger simply couldn’t cut it with the way it is now… WordPress is a PAIN to set up, but once its up and running its an absolute pleasure to use…

Dinesh and i are really, really proud of this site (its become so much more than just a blog) that so many people have helped create… Shibani started the whole thing off by giving me my own website on my birthday 2 years ago…

The Amazon shop has got my favourite movies and board games up for now… MUCH more will be added soon…

It has been quite a race against time to get here :)… its almost 6:00 am, and i am going to sleep, will add a few posts when i wake up…

Please comment and tell me how you like it! 🙂

Welcome once again…

Jai Gurudeva!

love

bawandinesh


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73 Responses to “The First (official?!) Post here…”

  1. komal says:

    Simply amazing…. the new site is….. looks interesting and sounds interesting tooo…….looking forward to seeing all the tabs on the blog working soon.. layout is simply beautiful…way to gooo bau.. cheers…..its almost eleven out here in sydney… and i was online for about an hour just to sneak peek at ur new blog……

  2. Swati says:

    Its worth the wait..lovely..

  3. Sid says:

    Oh my god!
    Everything’s so soo cool 🙂 Its simply amazing 🙂 Its so beautiful and plus it looks so natural !!
    Siddharth

  4. Aparna says:

    I am not amazed!!

    I am just overthrown!!!!!!!!!

    Awesome!!!!!!!!!! Great job! Rupa and Prasanth!!!! Just great!!

    Jai Gurudev! bawa! NOw i am going to love to read your posts even more! 😛 🙂

    Corner pic of yours Rocks!!! 🙂 great idea!

    Blog roll is great!

    Should i again say categoires are cute awesome!??!?

    Adds? where are they?

  5. Raghavan says:

    Way Cool !!! Rupa and Prashant – you are divinely talented. I guess this no longer allows us to post using our blogger identities since this is on word press . For one thing I am happy for no-ads…unless you’ve cooked up a devious way of getting that in 🙂

    jgd m

  6. jeetu says:

    its really really superb 😉
    now it will be much more fun coming to this site again and again 🙂
    yours and dinesh bhaiya’s pic is also so coooool and so clearly visible.
    great work rupal and prashant !!!!!!!!!

  7. Sourav n Gourav says:

    What an awesome look and design!! Only word is coming to our mind now…Rocking!! Prasant and Rupal did a commendable job!!
    Jai Gurudev..now my experiences will become more sweet by visiting your site regularly…btw i have to now go for a widescreen in order to view your blog totally…and it willl be totally worth it..!!! take care bau..miss you..!!

  8. Dinakar says:

    Dear Bawa – The site is awesome (i’m sure thats the reason it took so much time to get released officially). Happy blogging to you and Dinesh on this new Site.

  9. Chidha says:

    Bau…. Very interesting!!! Nice concept!! Brilliant design!!

    Very nice work Rupa & Prashant!!

    Love
    Chidha

  10. sangeeta says:

    Jai gurudev Bau
    happy birthday !!
    I pray that u have a beautiful year ahead! May u always keep smiling and be the reason for others smile too!!!
    absolutely stunning , Bau
    beautiful, the natural look is so soothing
    Its worth all the suspense
    thank u so much.

  11. seema says:

    Luhhvly,dreamy,springy,poetic,musical – kudos to Rupal & Prashanth as i know that it is indeed a race against time when people work with you Bau – when someone asks you “when would you like to see this”?
    ans : “yesterday”.

  12. balkrishna says:

    WoW!!!!! Just amazing

  13. Vijay says:

    Simply amazing!! great look, very classy.

  14. tanushree says:

    Love it! looove it! love it!
    🙂

  15. Nanddeep says:

    Apratim.
    Jai Guru Dev.

  16. Vishal says:

    Nice …

    Change .. is always refreshing ..!!

    Change .. in such a manner … Kindles a new interest … !!

    And i always loved black text on a white paper .. 🙂

    Jai Gurudeva!

  17. vivek says:

    Very nice!…. JGD!

  18. Kavita says:

    Wow it is really superb!!! Thanks to the entire team who have put in their 100%..

    Jai Gurudev !!!

  19. priyanka says:

    wow!
    this looks simply sooooo attractive!!
    rupal and prasanth u guys have done awesome work..thanks!!
    this new look is so much natural and fresh…the pictorials r also cute…
    i can show the blog to my 3 yr old brother also.though he wont read,he ll look at the pictures and feel happy!
    BNDs foto in Sumeru Mantap is also great!!!

    Jai GuruDev!!

  20. jaideep says:

    happy Birthday Once again
    the blog is really good
    it looks good,awesome,sexy:),and word you can think of just add on Bawa & dinesh
    bawa birthday wish (HMMMMMMM to treat jaideep with his delicious delicacies put up on blog):)
    HAHAHAHAHAHAHAH

  21. parth says:

    JGD bau, really nice page you have made but i dont know that this screen resolution …!
    like the size of the page is too big and it doesnt fit with screen so i had to scroll horizontal actually if yo see sites like http;//www.Microsoft.com or gmail where you will see that screen is automatically audjested by the screen resolution, i am sure your developers able to do it…!

    Else i like the Horizontal line of the web page which gives look of Notebook.i must say everything is in Ship shape.
    Bau cant we reduce the size of icons so that it will get fit into the 1 page so nobody has to scroll .

    Thakns

    Love

    Parth

  22. Minnie says:

    🙂 🙂 Suuuuuuupppppppeeeeerrrrrr cooooolllll n hotttt at the same time 🙂
    And I was right .. Supppeerrr work Rupal and Prasanth 🙂
    Loved it simply loved it 🙂
    All of a sudden remembered in the morning during breakfast that today is the launch of the new look,was soooo interested in the new look of sounds intersting that left the breafast n came to check it out
    Suppeeerrr Duppeeerrrr….
    Love
    Jai Guru Dev
    Minnie

  23. Floyd says:

    Very interesting … notepad look .. is vry nice with all da stationery like sticky notes , paper clips and so on … vry innovative n very nice … Hats off to the developers.

  24. Jyuthika says:

    Great work Rupa and Prashant.. 🙂
    The blog look is simply wonderful.. so very FRESH and Cool! 😉 Really an effort 🙂
    BAu.. now I can say I loved it 😛 Something more interesting and creative will be in the store i guess.. right? Haha

    Jai Gurudeva! 🙂

  25. Monica Tiwari says:

    Oh !! It is the ultimate baby !!
    😀
    yahoooo 😀

  26. Monica Tiwari says:

    wow, the date (calender) is so cool !! and the side-bar is the “Side-Bar!!”.
    great job prasanth and rupal and Bawadinesh 🙂 i’m happy 😀

  27. gaurav says:

    Congrats bawa & dinesh bhaiya for the new website… this one looks delightingly fresh & young… its gonna be even more fun reading your posts now… well done Prasanth & Rupal… 🙂

    jai gurudev
    gaurav

  28. Omkar K says:

    MIND BLOWING!!!

    Gosh I just kept staing at the beauty of the desing for a long time.

    WAaaaaaaaaaaaaaayyyyyyy tooo good!!!

    JGD

  29. nimisha says:

    Excellent efforts by everyone in the team!
    It was fun to follow the countdown for the beautiful curtain raiser 🙂
    Its lovely..and perfect!

    With love..

  30. Antariksh says:

    The site looks amazing, but it doesnt fit into one screen shot even with the screen resolution of 1280×1024. Maybe only on bawa’s apple computer screen it can be seen properly.

  31. Abhay says:

    absolutely brilliant! great teamwork and very good outlook, theme.

  32. Manish says:

    Yes Bawa,
    It was worth to wait.
    Great job. Prasanth & Rupal
    The natural green color combination, fonts, and easy navigation. Everything is superb.
    Regs & Keep Smiling
    Manish

  33. Nivedita says:

    hello Bau and Dinesh bhaiya
    Its surly been worth the wait…its so pleasant…its going to be even more fun to read ur blogs now.Great work rupal and prashant..
    i really love it.

  34. Pradnya says:

    Lovely!!
    Great job Bau!!!

  35. Abhishek Suryawanshi says:

    Bawa!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Time Table differs!!!

    According to old version Bolg…

    November 20th – 23rd: Utsav Act I in Poona

    n NEW VERSION is showing diffrent!!!!!!!!!! 😮

  36. Sudha Pillai says:

    Mindblowing! Congratulations to the whole team! The whole layout evokes a memory of shining hours…back in our classroom in the good ole days…when we’d decorate our bulletin boards with colourful charts…Love the colour scheme..”talk to us ” is so creatively inviting..The segment on “Our Inspiration” with Guruji’s pic and quote is amongst the most brilliant ideas…Looking forward to reading your posts…. Take care. Jgd!

    Sudha

  37. Roland says:

    Wow……… the new looks are so vibrant !!! ekdum fundo.

  38. Sakshi says:

    BEEEAUTIFULLLLL !!!!
    It as absolutely magnetic!
    Love the all new pure, fun, techy, trendy appeal of this blog.
    Rock On!
    (hangover of the movie i saw yesterday… worth watching ;))
    Love
    Jai Gurudev!

  39. Uday says:

    really cool…very different from whatever i have seen, i specially like the last portion where guruji’s photo is there, its very well done 🙂 if i am allowed to judge i would give 10/10 🙂

    jgd 🙂

  40. Anand says:

    Absolutely gorgeous look… Congratulations… Rupal and Prashant you guys rock!! By the Raghavan scribefire ads can be put up on wordpress too!! WordPress offer so many plugins.. i sure they have one for ads!!

  41. Ruchita says:

    The site is superb Bau!!!
    Rupal and Prashant rock!!:)
    It looks simple beautiful………….

    Jgd

  42. Vishal says:

    And oh YES!!

    A very Happy Birthdy to u Bhaiya!!

    One wonders what we can wish you ..

    I generally wish happiness and success to my friends ..

    Hmm .. What do i wish you .. hmmm ..

    Nothing comes .. 🙁

    Happy Birthday!!

    Yea .. Wishing you a DIVINE life ahead!! .. 🙂

  43. Johann Arora says:

    the design is brilliant, truly amazing!

    awesomely good…..superbly fantastic…..amazingly cooool!

  44. Mrigank says:

    WaaaaaoooooW!!!! 😮 😀 (Staring wide eyed, amazed, amused… :D)

    Nothing more to say… That one word should say it all..!!!
    Except that the number of butterflies used to decorate the blog title drops a subtle yet obvious hint that “Rupal” did it..!!!(Girls will be girls after all…Alas! Sigh..!! 😛 :D)

    Anyways… thumbs up n cheers to Rupal n Prasanth for a job so beautifully done… God Bless You Guys!!! 🙂
    Love,
    Mrigank 😉

  45. Arnav says:

    SUPERRRRRRRRRRRRR cool………
    I mean its so cuteeeee.. prashant and rupali have done a gr8 job.Words are falling short for it.But basically i just LOVE it.
    JGD..!!!!

  46. Vishal says:

    And oh yea .. A very Happy birthday to you Bhaiya!!

    Wish you a Divine life ahead .. 🙂

  47. Sudarshan says:

    Jai Gurudev..
    Really neat look.
    Very very beautifully done.
    Hats off to the developers…

  48. O says:

    congrats on the new look. Very elegant and pretty. Love the colour combination, the scrapbook appeal. Way more lively than blogger.:-)

  49. pratiksha says:

    dear bau,

    the new site is amazing..fresh and lively!!!!

    luv
    jgd

  50. Archana says:

    Wish u a very happy birthday Bau, the new look was worth the wait!! Thanks a ton to all who made it possible. It was a wonderful gift for all who read your blog. Hats off to you!!

  51. avi says:

    hey damn cool work man
    its realy good to see such fantastic blog

  52. bihag karnani says:

    amazing luk bawa but i think i was so used 2 d oder blog i’m gonna take some time accepting it!!
    i wait desparately every nite for ur blog. read it n den sleep on it n dream bout it. hardly get time nowadays 2 read guruji’s books so i satisfy by reading ur blog. oh btw the cursor isnt coming on this comments part so um takin it 2 d website section n den pressing tab. dunno if this is happening 2 d oders. jus givin u feedback.
    jai gurudev
    bihag

  53. Deepti says:

    Bau.. the blog is totally worth the wait!!! ITs just awesome!!!

  54. Ketki says:

    The new look is just tooooooooo goood..Wow!!!

  55. Pooja says:

    Amazingly fresh earthy graph job..looks pro..
    (for the programmer.. run it thru some checks coz its too huge for the browser.. it just overflows..all but for anything tht bawa says)
    as for the content..we are content:0
    love it..keep it rockin!!
    happy bday to the b-log and the BigB as well!

  56. Pooja says:

    plz take note of the email id.. ignore this post

  57. Aparna says:

    Hope i am not too late!! 😛
    Happy Birthday Bhaiya!!!!!:)

    its 11:43!! made it before next day 😛

    Jai Gurudev!

  58. Japleen says:

    LOTS OF WHITE..WOW..
    BEAUTIFUL:)
    Jai gurudeva:)

  59. Abhinand says:

    yay! The blog looks gr8! Nice foto at the top….

  60. bhawana says:

    arre why is everyone wishing you now..
    D day is 22nd …henna ??
    Jai gurudev!

  61. Anonymous says:

    Dear Bau!!!

    Happy Birthday!!!!

    From ???

  62. nimisha says:

    dear bawa,

    i have one question for prashanth – is it possible to fit the width in one page when we open the blog? it might be more user friendly if scrolling is required just vertically and not both ways.. jgd! nimisha

  63. Amanda says:

    Bawa! It looks amazing…Rupal, you did a great job. How come its so big? When I open the site I can’t see the whole page at once. I have to scroll horizontally as well as vertically……

  64. Radha says:

    Jai Gurudev!!!

    Beautiful website with a nice photo and flowers 🙂

  65. Amarja says:

    Bau,

    It’s been a while i visited your blog. This website simply doubles my joy of a much awaited read. AMAZING website Bau, I like the simple and visually appealing metaphors the most. Some of the things i absolutely adore in this website are – the aesthetic arrangement of the sections, pnemonics rather than bullets, the photo display at the bottom of the page and more importantly balancing white with the color…hmmm, and yes!…The flowers and butterfly frame…Its simply a masterpiece. Do tell Rupal, she’s the best.

    Just curious, how do you always find time to excel in everything you do? 🙂

    All the while i browsed, i was like a kid infront of a huge ice cream counter! 🙂

  66. Ajit says:

    Prashant and Rupal…

    U did a wonderful Job..
    very creative work…
    the backgound… full of flowers….. and the side menu with those fun pics… wow…
    Fresh looking site….

    And the choice of Guruji`s picture is also wonderfull.. full of love…

    Idea of flashing pictures is really very exciting one… it will be very nice if manu more pics get added in that..:).. already i have saved all of them…..

    Once again… Great work guys..
    Loved it..

  67. Jeet says:

    Ur blog is most addictive… First thing I do when am online is check ur blog (now website) for new posts. Feel very disappointed when I’ve read all posts and no new ones to read!
    The new design is too good Bau, superb designing by Rupal and amazing work by Prashanth. I loved the photographs in the footer(from our album), side bar with topic list, the icons and the template. Except for its big for screen its too good Bau! 🙂

  68. Prakirtee says:

    Hey dearest Bawa your site is fabulous 🙂 you’ve got such incredible taste!! I’m impressed.. once again 🙂 and hats off to Rupal for such excellent designing! And oh yaa the pictures are real gems!!! love them, specially in the footer.

  69. Gauri says:

    this Blog is ULTRA cool!!

  70. Suniti says:

    This is simply terrific! Rupal and Prashant have done such a brillient work,
    Congratulations!! Bau and Dinesh, you are the BESTEST….love you loads!
    i will now become a regular visitor of this site and make sure many many
    more people are as regular 🙂

    Jai Gurudev!
    miss u

  71. Anshika says:

    Superb Work ! 🙂

  72. […] work for you at your local time (which it will pick off your computer) … did you like it? Rupal and Prasanth again put in many hours of work to get the design just […]

  73. Sameer Pagare says:

    This site is just FAB!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    its different from blogger, Sites & other websites.

    Its so unique & we get in direct contact of Bau & dinesh.

    thanks To made this happen.

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