प्राय दहेज़ प्रथा को केवल भारत तथा कुछ एशियाई देशों की सामाजिक समस्या तथा कुप्रथा समझा जाता है। किन्तु यह वास्तविक इतिहासिक  तथ्यों के विपरीत है।  दहेज़ प्रथा न केवल भारत में बल्कि यूरोप, अमेरिका आदि देशों में भी विभिन रूपों में...

Art and Culture of India.

Introduction In India we can see two types of families, nuclear family and joint family. In nuclear family consists of father, mother and children. In joint family grandfather, grandmother, uncle, aunt and their children also live together. We...

ईमेल मैनर्स

भूमिका चाहे भावनाओं की मिठास में लिखा पत्र हो या कोई जरुरी सूचना, पोस्ट ऑफिस में या गली -चौराहों पर चुपचाप खड़े लाल लेटरबॉक्स में नहीं, कंप्यूटर के जरिए ईमेल से भेजने के दिन है। लोग अब पोस्टल एड्रेस की जगह ईमेल आईडी पूछते है। अरे मैं  आपको ये...

Happy birthday to my Keralam

Kerala – God’s own country, the land of elephants, backwaters and coconut trees, land of colourful elephant festivals and boat races, the land of flower decorations and vegetarian sadyas, the land famous for traditional Ayurveda treatments, the...

Deiku- an ancient Nepalese Custom The custom of Deiku is prevalent in Far West region of Nepal. Young girls are offered to Hindu temple by parents with a view to seek divine protection and favor from gods.  Also many wealthy couples buy young...

Diwali and environment

Hindu and Diwali I always enjoyed the sound of the crackers on Diwali and I have fired them every year.  I know if you are a Hindu then most probably you also do the  same thing every year on the occasion of the Diwali, which is...

As the month approaches November people are eagerly waiting for the Diwali to burst the crackers, lit sparklers, decorate their homes with lights, and of course enjoy the sweets. But to the people belonging to the Meitei community of Manipur...

My Vishu celebrations last year

Like every Keralite, Vishu is special to me too - something connecting me to old days of celebrations and prosperity. When I am remembering my past Vishu celebrations to write something, my childhood days just flashed through my mind in a fraction...

A Journey to greenland

This is written by my daughter and with her permission I am submitting here.Greenland (Sabuj ban)This is a unforgettable experience of mine which I want to share with all. This is not an advertisement.Recently I have gone for a tour in Greenland...

The following report highlights the findings of a motivational survey done on a small group of close friends of mine. I have confined the survey to my friends as it would provide me with some genuinity.  The report is as follows:3 from the 10...

The following report presents the findings of the brief scrutiny of Television watching by various viewers Most children of age around 2-7 years are habituated to watch Cartoon Serials such as Chhota  Bheem , Ben Ten and Tom and Jerry. Though...

India is a country of vast cultures and traditions which have been passed to us through our ancestors and we are passing them to the next generation as well. What are the rituals performed for a new born baby? Giving him first gold ornament, giving...

Aryans - The great warriors

Aryans- An important part of Indian History! They came to India and changed the direction of Indian History. Before the arrival of Aryans, Dravidians resided in India. It's believed that Dravidians were the original natives of India spreading all...

If someone asks a Keralite, which is the most significant month according to your Malayalam calendar, without hesitation he would reply, "It's Karkidakam". Karkidakam is the last month of Malayalam calendar and it falls on July 16th every year...

How I celebrated Onam this year

Festivas means cheers, happiness and get-togethers. As a Keralite, an excitement fills my mind at commence of Chingam month - the first month of Malayalam calendar. Celebrations are every where in the form of pookkalams, purchases, boat races,...

Durga Puja

Durga Puja is celebrated widely in South Asia. It is the main festival of Bengal. Bengali eagerly wait for this day. Goddess Durga is worshipped with Shiva (her  husband), in addition to with her four children Laxmi, Ganesh, Kartikeya and...

Olympics in the backwaters of Kerala

1952 December 27. Venue: Vembanad lake shore, Kuttanad, Alappuzha Below Aryad Metro lamp, a temporary stage was made and decorated well. In the Vembanad lake, there were 8 tracks. On either shores, many boats were preparing for a race. A huge...

Woman empowerment

Are really woman being empowered. This question must have came into the mind of most of the Indian women. Aren't we moving backwards? Nowadays crime against women has increased with increased modernization. Are we cultured. Or the culture is only...

Humans dealing with Relations

Life has no future. Everyone in the world knows this fact, but still they like to play with their life. Everyone likes to have a short-cut in their life to achieve success. Our Intension and thoughts takes a test with our Culture and Religious...

Blogging is my way of venting out my frustration, more so when I have nothing else to do. So approximately 2 years after my first blog, to your like or dislike, here I am again. Lot has changed over the years. I became an engineer ,though I am...

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