Lord SriRama, Role Model for Humanity

On April 02, 2020, we celebrated SriRama Navami festival, which is the birthday of Lord SriRama. As per our Hindu mythology, SriRama is the seventh Avathar or incarnation of Lord Vishnu and this was during Thretha Yuga. In one of my earlier blogs, I had written about the lessons we can learn from Lord SriRama … Continue reading Lord SriRama, Role Model for Humanity

The Hindi Movie ‘Angrezi Medium’, My First Ever First Day, First Show

Irrfan Khan's much awaited movie, 'Angrezi Medium' / 'English Medium' got released on Friday, March 13, 2020. Ever since its trailer was released, I so wanted to watch the movie. Like so many people out there, I admire Irrfan not only as a fine actor, but one of the finest human beings. My kids and … Continue reading The Hindi Movie ‘Angrezi Medium’, My First Ever First Day, First Show

My Experiments with Henna Tattoos

It's mid-week already! Happy Wednesday, everybody... During the weekend, I had some time on my hands as I was feeling a bit under the weather. I thought of giving Henna tattoos a shot to keep myself occupied. Links below provide a little bit of background on Henna and henna tattoos: Origin & History of HennaTypes … Continue reading My Experiments with Henna Tattoos

Holi, the Festival of Colors (Author: RamaMurthy)

ಇಂದು ಹೋಳಿ ಹುಣ್ಣಿಮೆ... ಕಥೆಗಳು ಬೇಕಾದ್ರೆ ಮುಂದೆ ಓದಿ . . ಕಾಫಿ ಕುಡೀತಾ, ಶುರುಮಾಡ್ಕೊಳೇ ಕಥೇನ ಪದ್ಮ, ಈ ಹುಡುಗ್ರು ಗೊತ್ತಿದ್ಕೇಳ್ತಾರೋ, ಗೊತ್ತಿಲ್ದೇ ಕೇಳ್ತಾರೋ, ನಾವಂತೂ ನಮಗ್ಗೊತ್ತಿರೋದನ್ನ ಹೇಳೋಣ ಅಂದ್ರು. ನಾವೆಲ್ಲಾ ಸುಮ್ನೆ ನಕ್ವಿ. ನೋಡಿ, ಫಾಲ್ಗುಣ ಮಾಸದ ಶುಕ್ಲ ಪಕ್ಷದ ಪೂರ್ಣಿಮೆಯಂದು ಹೋಳಿಹಬ್ಬ ಅಥವಾ ಕಾಮನಹಬ್ಬವನ್ನು ಆಚರ್ಸ್ತೀವಿ. ನೀವೂ, ಸ್ವಲ್ಪ ಪಂಚಾಗ ನೋಡೋದ್ ಕಲ್ತ್ಕೊಳ್ರೋ. ಅಂತ ಹೇಳ್ತಾ , ಉತ್ತರ ಭಾರತದಲ್ಲಿ ಈ ಹಬ್ಬ ಜೋರು. ನಾನು, ಡೆಲ್ಲಿಗ್ಹೋಗಿದ್ದಾಗ ನೋಡಿದ್ಯಿನ್ನೂ ಜ್ಞಾಪಕದಲ್ಲಿದೆ. ಅಲ್ಲಿ ಎಲ್ರೂ … Continue reading Holi, the Festival of Colors (Author: RamaMurthy)