Being a Malayali, Onam brings me lots of luscious memories of the lovely celebrations that I used to have in my native place.
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.
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....
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.
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...
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.
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.
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...
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...
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...
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.
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...
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.
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.
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.
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
This hub details the making of artificial rose flowers using Organdy clothes. Decorating a flower basket also has been discussed here.
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.
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.
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.