Foundational Hymns

An article written by our respected co-blogger, Sri. RamaMurthy took me down the memory lane when I was learning a set of basic hymns. So, here's an account of my experience before getting onto Sri. RamaMurthy's blog section. Irrespective of the religion or geographical region, if our family is theist or believes in the Divine … Continue reading Foundational Hymns

When Your Family has a Celebrity Look-alike!!

Fun Friday, Everybody... Folk wisdom says that each person has or will have his / her look-alikes in this world. It becomes even more intriguing when your look-alike happens to be a celebrity!! ☺️ This happened with us when we attended a family wedding back in August 2019. My family was meeting many of our … Continue reading When Your Family has a Celebrity Look-alike!!

What is Hurting the Growth of Kannada Language (Author: RamaMurthy)

Preface: Kannada is the official language of the state of Karnataka, India and also one of the classical languages given the rich literary works. Despite that, it is not widely used that too in Karnataka!! We, Kannadigas tend to blame others for not learning it when they come to work or live in Karnataka. But, … Continue reading What is Hurting the Growth of Kannada Language (Author: RamaMurthy)

ಅಂತರ ರಾಷ್ಟ್ರೀಯ ಮಾತೃಭಾಷೆ ದಿನ (International Mother Language Day)

Happy Wednesday, All... Today, February 21 is celebrated as International Mother Language Day. (Link for this day's background) No matter where we are in this world, the closeness we feel when someone speaks to us in our mother tongue is beyond words. Despite knowing many languages, our mind thinks in our mother tongue. This reminds … Continue reading ಅಂತರ ರಾಷ್ಟ್ರೀಯ ಮಾತೃಭಾಷೆ ದಿನ (International Mother Language Day)

Existence of God (Author: RamaMurthy)

ದೇವರಿದ್ದಾನೆಯೇ? ಈ ಪಶ್ನೆ ಕೆಲವು ವರ್ಷಗಳ ಕೆಳಗೆ, ಕೆಲವು ವರ್ಷಗಳೇನು ಹತ್ತಾರು ವರ್ಷಗಳ ಕೆಳಗೆ ನಾವೆಲ್ಲಾ ಸ್ನೇಹಿತರು ಒಟ್ಟಿಗೆ ಸೇರಿದ್ದಾಗ ಉದ್ಭವಿಸಿದ್ದು. ಇಲ್ಲಿ ನಮ್ಮ ತಾಯಿಯವರು, ಚಿದಂಬರನ ತಾಯಿಯವರೂ (ಈಗ ಇಬ್ಬರೂ ದಿವಂಗತರಾಗಿದ್ದಾರೆ) ಭಾಗಿಯಾಗಿದ್ದರು. ನಾವೂ ಚಿದಂಬರ ಶಾಲಾ ಸಹಪಾಠಿ ಗಳು ಹೇಗೋ, ಹಾಗೇ ನಮ್ಮ ತಾಯಿಯವರು, ಚಿದಂಬರನ ತಾಯಿಯವರೂ ಶಾಲಾ ಸಹಪಾಠಿಗಳು ಆತ್ಮೀಯರು. ಹೀಗೇ, ಏನೇನೋ ಹರಟುತ್ತಿದ್ದಾಗ, ಪೂಜೆ, ಪುನಸ್ಕಾರಗಳ ಪ್ರಸ್ತಾವನೆ ಬಂದಾಗ ಈ ಪ್ರಶ್ನೆ ಬಂತು. ಪ್ರಶ್ನೆ ಎತ್ತಿದವನು ನಮ್ಮ ಚಿದಂಬರ. ನಮ್ಮ ತಾಯಿಯವರ … Continue reading Existence of God (Author: RamaMurthy)