Happy Republic Day 2015! India is celebrating the 66th Republic Day – the commemoration of a historic moment when India’s constitution came into being on 26 January 1950, an even ...
Dasara (Devnagari: नवरात्रि, Telugu: విజయదశమి, Bengali: দুর্গা পূজা, Gujarati: નવરાત્રી, Oriya: ନର୍ଵାର୍ତୀ, Kannada: ನವರಾತ್ರಿ, Assamese: নৱৰাত্রি, Marathi: नवरात्री, Punjabi: ਨਰਾਤੇ, Kashmiri: نَورات/ नवरात, Tamil: நவராத்திரி, Malayalam: നവരാത്രി)
Dasara: is also known as Vijaya Dashami, Dashahara, Dussehra, Navaratri, Durgotdsav. It is one of the biggest festival that is celebrated by all Hindu communities across India. It is a ...
Composer: (Annamayya అన్నమయ్య) , May 9, 1408 – February 23, 1503 was born to Narayana Suri and Lakkamamba in Tallapaka, a village in current day Kadapa district of Andhra Pradesh. More….
Vaikunta Ekadasi (Telugu: వైకుంట ఏకాదశి | Tamil: வைகுண்ட ஏகாதசி, | Hindi: पुत्रदा एकादसी) is on of the major Hindu festival in South India. It is also called as Mukkoti Ekadasi. Vaikunta Ekadasi is an auspicious day which is observed in the name of Lord Vishnu , this falls on the 11th waxing Moon in the […]
Saffron is the most expensive herb harvested from the stigma of the Crocus sativus flower. It is dark orange and thread like in appearance, with a spicy flavor, nice yellow to orange color and pungent odor. The plant is grown in India, Spain, France, Italy, the Middle East, and the eastern Mediterranean region. Over […]
Christmas, Is all about celebrating the birth of Jesus , and to spend some quality time with your family and have fun. In modern days its also tells us about sharing. Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ, observed on December 25 as a religious and cultural celebration among billions of people around […]
Ocimum tenuiflorum (also Tulsi, Tulasi) is an aromatic plant in the family Lamiaceae which is native throughout the Old World tropics and widespread as a cultivated plant and an escaped weed. It is widely known across South Asia as a medicinal plant and an herbal tea, commonly used in Ayurveda, and has an important role […]
Sapodilla or sapota (chikoo) is another popular delicious tropical fruit. It is calorie rich soft, easily digestible pulp composes of simple sugars like fructose and sucrose that when eaten replenishes energy and revitalizes the body instantly. Originated in the central American rain forests, probably in Mexico and Belize, today it has spread all over the […]
Salt has greatly influenced the political and economic history of the world. Every civilization has had its salt lore fascinating superstitions and legends that have been handed down, sometimes reverently and sometimes with tongue-in-cheek. The purifying quality of salt has made it a part of the rituals in some religious ceremonies. “He is not worth […]
A volcano is a rupture on the earth’s crust that opens to a pool of molten rock below the surface of the earth. When pressure builds up, eruptions occur. Gases and rock shoot up through the opening and spill over or fill the air with lava fragments. Eruptions can cause lateral blasts, lava flows, hot […]
The term coconut can refer to the entire coconut palm, the seed, or the fruit, which, botanically, is a drupe, not a nut. The name coconut is derived from 16th-century Portuguese and Spanish coco, meaning “head” or “skull“, from the three indentations on the coconut shell that resemble facial features. Coconut tree is a plant […]
Tenali Rama is a collection of 12 episodes serial that came in Doordarshan in Hindi. Garlapati Tenali Ramakrishna popularly known as Tenali Rama or Vikata Kavi, was a court-poet of Vijayanagara Empire in the 16th century. He was one of the Ashtadiggajas who were patrons of Krishnadevaraya & is also referred to as Tenali Rama […]
Sabarimala is a Hindu pilgrimage center located in the Western Ghat mountain ranges of Pathanamthitta District, Perunad grama panchayat in Kerala. It is one of the largest annual pilgrimages in the world. Sabarimala Temple is believed to be the place where lord Ayappan meditated after killing the demon Mahishi. Sabarimala temple goes by Ayyappan’s temple […]
Children’s Day is recognized on various days in many places around the world, to honor children globally. In India, Children’s Day is celebrated on 14 November, the birthday of the country’s first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru. Jawaharlal Nehru, who was fondly called Chacha Nehru (Uncle Nehru) by the kids, emphasized the importance of giving love and […]
Qutub Minar, is one of the attractions amongst the historical monuments of India. It is situated in the Qutub complex at Mehrauli in South Delhi, it is one of the finest examples of Indo Islamic architecture. The building process of Qutub Minar took a long time (about 75 years). It was started by Qutub-ud-din Aibak […]