“Chintnam Mothiam” – Book Review by Jacintha Pinto
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Chintnam Mothiam” – Book Review by  Jacintha Pinto

A book to be treasured by every M.C., Toastmasters, Orators, Teachers, Counselors, Social Workers, Team Leaders, etc.

Author: Rev Dr Ronald Cutinha ,  Publisher: Samanvaya  Prakashan,   Pages: 88 & Price: Rs 50/-

Thoughts help in judging the mental health of an individual.  If the thoughts are good and lovely, the world will be found beautiful, colorful and full of happiness.  For this, our thoughts should be clean, clear and lovely.  In order to give right direction in this regard and out of concern for the society, renowned social worker, Rev Dr Ronald Cutinha has authored this beautiful and precious little book.

This book contains lots of hints, directions, examples, thoughts relating to one’s daily life. These are like precious pearls as well as directions for a good living. Choice is left to the reader.  If there is anyone who considers himself that he is weak, un-successful, helpless and useless, reading this book will change all such attitudes and show a new world.   It is for sure that small articles contained in the book, will remove all frustration and darkness from one’s life. The book contains 171 thought provoking stories.  

A note from Konkaifriends.com Team to our members and readers;

The articles published in this book were also published in Konkanifriends.com website since the last four years. They were widely appreciated by the readers of our website from all over the world. His column "Haptelim Chintnam" repeatedly won the Konkanfriends.com awards in the first two years. So on behalf of Konkanifriends.com and its team, its members and readers, I take this opportunity to congratulate Rev.Dr. Ronald Cutinha on his achievement and also for publishing all his lovely thoughts in the form of a book - "Chintnam Mothiam". Never the less I also thank him for all his dedicated efforts in order to write and publish these 171 articles in our website too.

Rev.Dr.Ronald Cutinha has now made it possible for every Konkani family to have a personal copy of this book around the world. Needless to say that I have perosnally referred to these articles in order to motivate myself and I am confident that this book will motivate you too.  Therefore I strongly recommend you to buy a copy of this book and also request you to recommend you near and dear ones also. Please feel free to contact Rev.Dr. Ronald Cutinha
in order to buy your own copy either by email, post or on mobile. The details are given below.

Rev.Dr. Ronald Cutinha
C/O Samanvaya

“Hill View”, Near Urwastores 
Ashoknagar P.O., Mangalore – 575 006
D.K. District, Karnataka, India
Mobile: +919449903346
Email: [email protected]

On a concluding note I thank you for reading this and if you have any queries please feel free to directly write to me at [email protected]

Best regards
Raj Francis Pereira
Editor-in-chief - Konkanifriends.com

Edited and Published By Konkanifriends.com Team

Comments on this Page

It is a tiny book but contains plenty of morals accompanied with humour. Rare kind of presentation indeed by Dr Ronald Cutinha. Kudos to you!!!

At times when you think you are alone & helpless, ‘Chintnam Mothiam” will certainly cheer you up !

I like to compliment Dr Cutinha for his recently published ‘Chintnam Motiam’. It is a rare kind of presentation and many will like to keep it for daily thought for the day. Congratulations and do give us more of such stuff.

I am impressed reading your ‘chintnam motiam’ and felt fortunate in getting a copy for myself. I feel the book is in great demand in the Konkani circle ! Congratultions to you Dr Cutinha and wish further success to your publication.

Hats off to you Rev Dr Cutinha for the fantastic book. Please carry on with additions to your thoughts for us. Thank you

It was indeed a great sense of satisfaction to have read the recent presentation to the Konkani world under the apt title ‘chintnam motiam’ emanating from Rev Dr Ronald Cutinha. One can never get bored with it but the book reminds me in certain situations for reflection purpose. Thank you Dr Ronald Cutinha for this rare present.

I have read the book and found it very enlightening. More such editions are welcome. When is the next edition Dr Ronald Cutinha ? Congratulations!!!

Congratulations!!!!!!!!!Can I look forward to more in future, Dr.Cutinha? Good luck to you !!!

Absolutely simple and meaningful stories which one can read & reflect Congratulations Rev.Dr. Ronald Cutinha. Keep it up

Thank you Rev.Dr.Cutinha for the wonderful job. I hold “Chintnam Motiam” as one of my precious belongings. Do carry on with the good work and give us more.

The book will surely prove to enlighten the readers especially when one feels let down. Thank you Dr Ronald Cutinha and expect more from you.

East or west, our own ‘Chintnam Mothiam” will be the the BEST ! All the best Rev.Dr. Ronald Cutinha

I wish to thank Fr Rony in sharing his thoughts with the Konkani friends by presenting ‘chintnam motiam’ which is extremely worth reading and preserving for our younger ones. Congratulations to you!!

Well done Rev Dr.Cutinha. Your ‘chintnam motiam’ is simply marvelous. It is so refreshing to read it that I never get bored. In fact, I refer to certain stories now and then depending on the situation I am in. Thank you and do add on to your ‘chintnas’

Congratulations Rev Dr.Cutinha for the simple yet meaningful reflection-oriented story book. Reading it makes me feel mentally fresh. Thank you and I welcome more such works in future.

The book is a real pearl in Konkani literature. Kudos to Rev Dr.Ronald Cutinha for this wonderful gift to Konkani world !

Congratulations Rev.Dr. Ronald Cutinha on the release of your book. I have read all your articles in konkanifriends.com. It is wonderful. I am sure your book will be a super hit and surely it will be.

ಶಹಬ್ಬಾಸ್ ಫಾ.ರೊನಿ ,

ಮಸ್ತ್ ಖುಶಿ ಜಾತಾ ತುಮ್ಕಾಂ ಉಲ್ಲಾಸಾಂ ಸಾಂಗಾತಾ ಪರ್ಬಿಂ ಪಾಟೊಂವ್ಕ .ದೇವ್ ಆನಿಕೀ ಧಾರಾಳ್ ಬರೊಂವ್ಕ್ ಭಳ್ ಆನಿ ಆವ್ಕಾಸ್ ದೀಂವ್ದಿ.ಹಾಂವೆ ಜಾಯ್ತೆಂ ವಾಚ್ಲಾಂ ಆನಿಕೀ ವಾಚುಂನ್‌ಯ್ ಆಸಾಂ ತರೀ ಸತ್ ಗಜಾಲ್ ಫಾ.ರೊನಿಚಿಂ "ಚಿಂತ್ನಾಂ ಮೊತಿಯಾಂ"ಚಿ ಆಪುರ್ಭಾಯ್ ಚ್ ವಿಂಗಡ್.ಎಕ್ ಬರವ್ಪಿ ಜಾವ್ನ್ ,ತಿತ್ಲ್ಯಾ ಆಪೂರ್ಭಾಯೆಚೆಂ ವಾಚಾಪ್ ಹಾಂವ್ ಕೆದಿಂಚ್ ವಿಸ್ರೊಂಕ್ ಸಕಾನಾಂ.ತಾಕಾಯ್ ಕಾರಣಾಂ ಆಸಾತ್:

1)ಮಟ್ವ್ಯಾ ಉತ್ರಾಂನಿ ಊಂಚ್ ಚಿಂತಾಪ್.

2)ಲ್ಹಾನ್ಶ್ಯಾ ಲಿಖಿತಾಂತ್ ಗರ್ಜೆಚೆ ಶಿಕಾಪ್,ಜಾಣ್ವಾಯ್ ಆನಿ ಚೇತಾಂವ್ಣಿ.

3)ವಿಷಾಯಾತೆಕಿತ್ ದಿಂವ್ಚಿಂ ಮನಾಂತ್ ಉರ್ಚಿಂ ದ್ರಷ್ಟಾಂತಾಂ. ತಸೆಂ ಮಾರ್ಗದರ್ಶನ್.

4)ಮಟ್ವಾ ಆವ್ದೆಂತ್ ವಾಚುಂನ್ ಮುಗ್ದೊಂವ್ನ್ ಆನಂದ್ ಜೊಡುಂಕ್ ಆವ್ಕಾಸ್.ಸಾಂಗಾತಾ ಮಾನಾಸಿಕ್ ಸಕತ್ ಆನಿ ತಾಕತ್..

5)ವಿಷಾಯ್ ಆನಿ ವಿಚಾರ್ ಚಡಾವತ್ ಜಿವಿತಾಕ್ ದರ್‌ಲ್ಲೊ ಆರ್ಸೊ.- ಚೂಕ್ ಆನಿ ತಿದ್ವೊಣ್.

6)ಸಮಾ ಸಮ್ಜಲ್ಯಾರ್ ಜಿವಿತಾಕ್ ಉಪ್ಕಾರ್ಚೆಂ ದಾಯ್ಜ್ ದಿಲಾಂ ಬರ್ಪಾನಿ. ಜಿವಿತಾಕ್ ’ಫುಡ್’ ಕರ್ಚಿ ವಿದ್ಯಾ

7)ಜಿಣಿಯೆ ಆನ್ಭವ್ ರೂಪ್ ರೂಪ್ ಝಳ್ಕಾತಾನಾ, ಸುಧಾರಣೆಚ್ಯೊ ವಾಟೊ.... ಇತ್ಯಾದಿ.

ಫಾ.ರೊನಿನ್ "ಚಿಂತ್ನಾಂ ಮೊತಿಯಾಂ"ಬೂಕಾ ರೂಪಿಂ ಕಾಡ್‌ಲ್ಲ್ಯಾಕ್ ಉಪ್ಕಾರ್ ಭಾವುಡ್ತಾಂ.

ಮ್ಹಜ್ಯಾಲಾಗಿಂಯ್ ಆಸಲಿಂ ಬರ್ಪಾಂ ವಾಚ್ಪ್ಯಾಂಚ್ಯಾ ಉಪ್ಕಾರಾಕ್ ಪಡ್ಚಿಂ ಬೂಕಾ ರೂಪಿಂ ಯೆಜಾಯ್ ಮ್ಹಳ್ಳಿ ಆಶಾ ಆಸ್‌ಲ್ಲಿ.ಕೊಂಕಣಿ ಫ್ರೇಂಡ್ಸಾಚ್ಯಾ ಆಂತರ್ಜಾಲಾರ್ ಚುಕಾನಾಸ್ತಾಂ ವಾಚ್ತಾಲೊಂ.ತಸೆಂ ಸರಾಗ್ ಪ್ರಗಟ್ ಕರ್ನ್ ಪಯ್ಲೆಂಚ್ ಫುಕಾಟಾಕ್ "ಮೊತಿಯಾಂ" ವಾಚುಂಕ್ ಆನಿ ವಿಂಚುಂಕ್ ಆವ್ಕಾಸ್ ಕರ್ನ್ ದಿಲ್ಲ್ಯಾ ಮಾನೇಸ್ತ್ ರಾಜ್ ಪ್ರಾಸ್ಸಿಸಾಕ್ ಯ್ ದೇವ್ ಬರೆಂ ಕರುಂ.ಜರೂರ್ ಪ್ರತಿ ಮೊಲಾಕ್ ಘೆಂವ್ನ್ ಸಾಂಬಾಳ್ನ್ ದವರ್ತಾಲೊಂ.

ಸಮ್ಜಾತೆಲ್ಯಾಕ್ ಆನಿ ವಾಚ್ಪ್ಯಾಚಿ ತಾನ್ ಆಸ್‌ಲ್ಲ್ಯಾಕ್ "ಚಿಂತ್ನಾಂ ಮೊತಿಯಾಂ"ಎಕ್ ಉತ್ತೀಮ್ ವಿಂಚವ್ಣ್.ಸರ್ವ್ ಬರೆಂ ಮಾಗ್ತಾಂ ಫಾ.ರೊನಾಲ್ಡ್ ಕುತಿನ್ಹೊಕ್ ಆನಿ ಪ್ರಗಟ್ಣಾರಾಂಕ್ ಮುಕಾರಿಂ ಖಳಾನಾಸ್ತಾಂ ,ವೊಳಾನಾಸ್ತಾಂ ಬರೊಂವ್ನ್ ಚ್ ರಾವಾತ್.


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