Being a Malayali, Onam brings me lots of luscious memories of the lovely celebrations that I used to have in my native place.
This acrostic poem simply briefs on Worship.
Lord Krishna is the 8th incarnation of Lord Vishnu and Janmashtami falls on 8th day (Ashtami) of Krishna Paksha (dark fortnight) usually in between the months August-September.
This poem on waterfalls is an imaginary recitation on the real waterfalls that gushes out from rocky, mountain streams. The entire settings and the feel that it gives is the spotlight here.
Matheran meaning 'forest on the forehead of mountains' is a green landscape with different kinds of flora and fauna. It is in the vicinity of many major cities such as Mumbai, Pune.... for easy access as a weekend getaway.
Recycling furniture has its significant impact on the cost of furnishing and on saving space and energy. By giving the old a new form for reuse, we are not only preserving, but also saving our planet from environmental threats.
Rama Navami is the birthday of Lord Rama, son of the King of Ayodhya, Dasaratha. Among the three wives of Dasaratha, Kousalya is dignified to have given birth to Lord Rama, the 7th avatar of the Supreme of this universe, Lord Vishnu.
Rose flowers are the symbols of love and beauty. Roses are exchanged as a symbol of love on Valentine's Day. Like red, other colors also have significant meaning in roseflower symbolism. Let’s discuss them through these poems.
The calm, breathtaking backwaters of Kerala are a paradise of water world embodied in its greenery. Alappuzha, the popular buzz of backwaters is credited with the title “Venice of the East” and is thronged with tourists during season.
After Purandara Dasa, Carnatic Music world got radiance once again from the saint Sri Tyagaraja, who was a devout of Lord Rama.His music compositions in Telugu language are so illustrious that they simply reveal the eternal truth in worshipping God.
Bharatanatyam, originated in Tamil Nadu, one of India’s prestigious states, is one of the ancient classical dance forms of elegance. It is named after the great author of the bible of Indian Classical Dance, Bharat Muni. Precisely, it is a temple art performed as an offering to the God....
Jaya TV telecasted the musical essay (Harikathai) on Guruvayurappan Leelai by Smt. Visaka Hari on Margazhi Maha Utsavam, 2013. As always, it was a beholding expression of the lovesome plays of Lord Krishna residing in Guruvayur temple, Kerala.
Vijay Siva, the poise Carnatic singer, vocalized a scintillating concert in the Margazhi Maha Utsavam of Jaya TV, 2013. The theme ‘Mahanubhavar’ threw light on the several great people in various bailiwicks. The songs rendered were the compositions of several other great people on them.
Sabarimala is a Hindu pilgrimage center located in the Western Ghat mountain ranges of Pathanamthitta District, Perunad Grama Panchayat in Kerala. The popular legend surrounding this temple is that the Hindu God Ayyappa did meditation here after killing the cruel demoness, Mahishi.
Winter climate characteristics and the cold landscapes filled with snow are versed in this poem.
Maldives is built up of several atolls consisting of tiny archipelagos in the volcanic sea. These atolls are unique in the sense that each gives a splendid view of nature in the water world of beaches and lagoons. Colorful waters with diverse marine lives in a sunny and cool environment are what...
Workshops, needless to say, invariably lend a repository of information on any subject. The crafts that my kid tailored in this year's summer workshop of art & crats are discussed in detail here.
Today Abudhabi, the capital city of UAE, doesn't seem to look like those endless sandy deserts. With date palms and orchards landscaping this rich oilfield reserve, it is an emerald in the Gulf bay.
Madhubala, the beautiful actress of Bollywood in the ancient period had dedicated her life for acting and was featured in over 70 films. Some of her top movies are being discussed here.
Madhubala was popularly known as the Venus Queen of Indian Cinema being extremely beautiful. Bollywood was her home until death. Biography of Madhubala is discussed in brief in this hub.
A swan is a graceful bird with a lovely body structure and color that is often regarded as the symbol of love. There are about 6 to 7 species of swans of different characteristics that are being discussed here.
Jammu & Kashmir is composed of three regions: Jammu, the Kashmir valley and Ladakh. While Kashmir valley is famous for its beautiful mountainous landscape, Jammu's numerous shrines attract a lot of Hindu pilgrims every year. Ladakh, also known as "Little Tibet", is renowned for its remote mountain...
The Classical Music of South India, Carnatic Music saw its uplifts after the nightingale Smt. M.S. Subbulakshmi’s heartwarming renditions. A humble effort has been made in featuring her biography here.
Amongst the many folk arts of India, Madhubani painting is a fascinating and recently discovered art tradition of the women folk. This is a vibrant and rich art form of rendering the humble mud walls and courtyards with bold and colorful images.
Kids enjoy celebrating festivals and I think we, parents should educate them the legend and significance of each festival occasionally. Making art & crafts are also a part of most festivals and let’s discuss some of them for the kids during these festivals Diwali, Christmas and Ganpathy.
Kids always get entertained with so many indoor and outdoor activities. Playing games, singing songs, drawing pictures and many other activities keep kids involved in doing something they like. Some art & craft activities have been discussed in detail here.
Even if the logic involved for polynomial addition in C++ is same as that of C, the main advantage with C++ is that both the polynomials can be added directly with the concept of operator overloading.
Navi Mumbai is a planned satellite city primarily built to decongest Mumbai and to draw a part of the thronging from there on the West Coast of Maharashtra. It was developed as a twin city of Mumbai on its Eastern harbor with urban township.
Operator overloading concept gives a special meaning to an operator such as ‘+’ or ‘-‘. Addition or subtraction cannot be directly performed with objects as we do with basic data types. Like overloading functions, operators also can be overloaded for doing this task. This is achieved with...
Hindustani Classical raag Malgunji is a popular one of the late night (madhyaratri) that throws light into the emotion of a woman waiting for reunion with her lover. Some Bollywood songs composed in this raag have been discussed here.
If the volume of data involved in a problem is more, it becomes difficult to program using conventional programming. In such case, data is organized to form a class (like structure in C) of user-defined type and programming is performed on that data type. We use the term ‘object’ instead of...
Mumbai is city of dreams which turns them into reality. Its rich heritage monuments and diverse culture attracts a lot of tourists every year. There are a large number of hotels that cater to the needs of the visitors in this biggest Metropolitan of India.
Science projects can inculcate interest in learning and researching about new things in kids’ little minds.Science project worksheets contain pictures and description of the given topic. But models provide a 3D representation of the Project emphasizing on the topic with attractive design and...
Elements in a queue are served in the form of First-In-First-Out manner always. A queue data structure adds data to the rear end called enqueue and removes data from the front end called dequeue. In Computer Science, a queue performs the functions of a buffer. Queues are common in computer programs...
The Elephanta Caves are a network of rock cut caves located on Elephanta Island or Gharapuri (literally "the city of caves") in Mumbai Harbor, 10 kilometres from the city of Mumbai in the Indian state of Maharashtra. The island, located on an arm of the Arabian Sea is a hill that anchors two groups...
The famous court singer of Mughal Empire, Tansen is associated with this raag, Mian ki malhar. It is said that when he sang this raag, clouds turned grey and rain started pouring down. Mian ki malhar raag can overwhelm the listener emotionally and the sharp, zig-zag pattern of the notes itself...
Munnar is a hill station on the Western Ghats, situated in the Idukki district of the Indian state of Kerala. As it’s situated geographically on the confluence of the three rivers Muthirapuzha, Nallathanni and Kundaly, it came to be known as ‘Munnar’.
Stacks are memory areas that store function attributes in a Last In First Out manner (LIFO). Whenever a function is called, its parameters and local variables get pushed to the top of the stack for faster execution.
Apart from its glorious points and green valleys, Mahabaleshwar is popular as a pilgrimage site also. The ancient temples are situated in Old Mahabaleshwar which is believed to be the place of origin of five rivers Krishna, Koyana, Venna, Savitri and Gayatri.
The butterfly is an all time fascinating insect that speaks to us through its beauty. Watching the angelic butterflies flapping their wings in a garden is a refreshing sight. A butterfly is a day-flying insect of the order Lepidoptera. Some of them are pests during their larva stage whereas some...
A tour to the hill stations of Kerala is really enrapturing as the green vegetation endowed here cajoles the hearts. Vagamon is another scenic hill station located in Kottayam-Idukki border of Idukki district of Kerala, India.
Linked lists are data structures that are user friendly. They not only save memory space, but also reduce the complexity in the manipulation of list elements such as insertion or deletion.
Palakkad town is famous for its abundance in villages, temples and festivals. One such festival is Kalpathy Ratholsavam or temple car festival held in Kalpathy village near ‘Nila’ river during November annually. Thousands of devotees draw floral decorated chariots containing deities through the...
Ragas are melodies that have a unique musical notation in Carnatic music. The relative positions of each note design the raga that evokes various emotions. 5 emotional ragas are being discussed here.
Meandering through enormous valleys take you to this God’s heavenly abode Mahabaleshwar. Grape yards, strawberry farms and honey produce all greet you on the way together with green hills.
A polynomial is an expression of finite length constructed from variables, constants and non-negative integer exponents. C program code for polynomial addition is explained in detail here.
Karthikai Deepam is the festival during when each and every courtyard of Tamil Hindu home gets lit with oil lamps in the evening. The lights bring peace, joy and prosperity.
Kerala falls is another handicraft of God where white water gushes from the green rainforests. Foams and mists of water together leave a cinematic effect really on the onlooker’s eye. Athirapally falls is the largest waterfalls in Kerala situated amidst the towering green foliage of Sholayar.
This small guide on common jasmine flowers describes jasmine plants, bush, tea, symbolism and tattoos. Another variety of jasmine called Arabian jasmine is also discussed here.
The longest river of Kerala “Periyar” meaning big river flows through some of the bewitching scenery of nature. These natural spots call the adventurous nature lovers to explore them and enter the dream world.
North Paravur anchors a number of tantalizing temples upholding the rich cultural heritage of Hindus. This place senses the eternal presence of almost all Gods Lord Krishna, Lord Siva, Goddess Saraswati, Goddess Durga and so on. Abounded with the blessings of gods, North Paravur is a serene place...
A garden hosting lily flowers creates a majestic myriad of color combinations. Some species of lilies are not easy to recognize because of the difference in their petal pattern and style. If the look of some lilies can be compared to that of caps, some may resemble trumpets or instruments. It’s...
A poem on rains that elevated my emotions with glee. My dreams of life when it rains have been versed here.
Burfi is a sweet confection of South Asia. Plain burfi is the solidified form of condensed milk and sugar. Milk burfi is similar to plain burfi except that it contains semolina that gives it a distinctive outlook and taste.
Desserts are invariably a part of a large meal in any culture. Cakes, ice-creams, pastries, pies all attract everyone with their colorful flavor and lingering taste. Boli is a South Indian dessert usually prepared during special occasions and festivals, which is taken along-with the sweet porridge,...
Peacock is the name of the male peafowl that belong to the Asiatic species of flying birds in the genus Pavo of the pheasant family, Phasianidae. This graceful bird's vibrant plumage is what makes it most beautiful among all the birds. The peacock is designated as the national bird of India and the...
Mumbai is the capital of the Indian state of Maharashtra. It is the most populous metropolitan city in India and the fourth most populous city in the world with a total population of about 20.5 million. Mumbai lies on the west coast of India and has a deep natural harbor. Mumbai is also the...
Why C has gained this much popularity? It is its portability that differentiates it from other programming languages. A program written in C in one computer system can be transferred to another with minimal changes. This is why the name ‘C’ is most heard in software industry.
Vishu arrives when sun transits into Meda raasi or the first zodiac sign. The yellow shower tree flowers blossom during this period as a harbinger for the same. Vishu is clebrated with much fanfare and zest all over Kerala.
This hub discusses the recipes of rava ladoo and kesari. These are two sweets prepared in Indian households during auspicious occasions.
The communion of dance, music, act and beauty together would define the great actress Vyjayanthimala. She gave Bollywood a golden period through 1950-1970 with her magical and magnetic performances.
This is the everlasting friendship of two kids who are born in nature and raised by the mother nature. Nothing can break their bond of friendship, not even destiny too.
It is a visual treat to see kids dressed up in different, beautiful costumes for fancy dress competitions. Here are several ideas on how to dress up your kids.
Learning programming is accompanied by the resources books, programming languages, source codes, thinking power and desire. These resources have been discussed in detail in this hub.
The sites for which you write have great influence in bringing money for you. Identifying the legit publishing site deserves importance and the top 5 sites for writers in making money have been discussed in detail.
Pimples always plague each man and woman with their unappealing effects on the face. 10 natural remedies to heal pimples are being discussed here.
This hub discusses how the herb Punarnava could help a diabetic and kidney patient stop dialysis and lead a healthy life afterwards. Preparing the herb decoction also has been illustrated.
Poems on seasons describe nature. Fall season is different from all others in that it brings colors and harvest. Falling leaves also add up to this season.
This hub details the making of artificial rose flowers using Organdy clothes. Decorating a flower basket also has been discussed here.
Yoga can be best defined as a practice for realizing the ultimate reality in life. It is a workout for acquiring a healthy body free of any illness.
SONY series of televisions are invariably worth their price and are trying constantly to maintain their standard. This hub discusses how SONY BRAVIA 32EX720 3D LCD TV has redefined the conventional forms of watching a television.
A poem about love birds. Their love is eternal, as nothing can distract them from being together.
Many people desire to have a website of their own, but turn back when they come to know about the cost involved in designing and hosting a website. Google has helped such people with its more flexible product, “Blogger”. Blogger lets you design your website or a ‘blog’, free, with its own...
This poem is a tribute to my dear parents who brought me up with lots of love and joys. I'm so fortunate that I got such lovely parents who never raised any objections in my ways throughout my life.
Snacks are food items which everyone loves to eat. They are light appetizers that won’t make you feel full. There are a variety of snacks available if you poke around a food shop of Indian food dishes. Here are some healthy snacks which you can prepare in some minutes time for your child.
The poems of Christina Rossetti can be perceived as an expression of emotions through the artistic creations of nature. The clear and pellucid style of her verses could gloriously convey their themes and meanings to the common man that inspired him. Christina and her poems would remain immortal and...
This poem is a tribute to my baby which every mother would like to sing for her baby. Babies are gifts of gods and only blessed ones would get the fortune to love and pamper their kids.
This hub is about some tips and strategies for working mothers that can smooth their family life quite easily. Even stay home moms too experience morning hours rushing, but, if you take some precautions already, you can avoid rushing and ease the morning hours. The proverb “time and tide waits...
Mumbai, India's financial capital is a large metropolis in the world. Sanjay Gandhi National Park, situated in Borivali is a part of Greater Mumbai, lying on the northern fringe of its suburbs. Spread over an area of 104 sq km, this park is a retreat to a quiet place from the noisy and busy city...
The computer system has become an essential gadget in our daily life. Bills payment, online shopping, online studies, online jobs, research and many other tasks are being accomplished using computers. Protecting your system with Quick Heal Total Security is discussed in detail.
Rose flowers are one of the beautiful creations of God on earth. A bouquet of rose flowers can brighten up minds with its own unique beauty and fragrance. This hub discusses the structure, uses and various myths associated with rose flowers.
Garlic is a herb popularly used as a condiment that has various health promoting properties. Scientific studies conducted on this herb could prove that it has high therapeutic value. Including it in your daily diet can make you healthy and strong.