Rabindranath Tagore Birth Anniversary 2019: "The old man saw that the pot that had been full of kodma sweets was now empty. And the pot that had held khoi chur, sweets made of parched rice, had not a grain left in it."
Hanuman Stories: Hanuman and Ravana masks, all yelling to draw attention to their wares. The festival of Dussehra, which commemorated Lord Rama’s victory over the ten-headed demon Ravana, was just a few days away and the excitement seemed to infect everyone.
Goddess Durga Story: Another name for Durga is Durgatinashini which means ‘the one who eliminates suffering’. Her name thus indicates her role as the one who protects her devotees and removes evil from the world.
Engineer's Day: Once when he was on a study tour in America, Visvesvaraya’s host said the group had to climb a four-floor-high ladder to see how a particular machine worked. Everyone was scared. Not Sir MV! He climbed nimbly all the way to the top. He was 85 years old.
Ganesh Chaturthi 2019: Parvati threw him a smouldering look and turned away. Shiva thought of his ganas and the faithful attendants appeared promptly. 'Bring me the head of the first living creature you see,' Shiva ordered. 'And make it snappy.'
"It was a pleasant morning during the monsoon season. Krishna woke up to hear the sounds of people chattering happily and singing songs in praise of the rain god Indra. When he peeped out of the door, he saw them decorating the paths with flower garlands and lamps."
Does milk come out of a packet or out of a cow? When city boy Raju visits his Ajji’s farm in the village, he watches Ajji milking her cows. Raju loves the sight of the fresh milk frothing in the bucket, but there is something he enjoys even more. What do you think it is?