https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lkPI-45gxBw கொஞ்சும் பூரணமே வா, நீ கொஞ்சும் ஏழிசையே (konjum pooranamae vaa, nee konjum ezhisayae) பஞ்ச வர்ண பூதம், நெஞ்சம் நிறையுதே ( panja varna bootham, nenjam nirayuthae ) My sweet all enveloping love, come closer ; for you pamper me like a beautiful harmony The colorful spirit of the five elements, my heart fills up with காண்பதெல்லாம் காதலடி! ( kaanpathellaam… Continue reading Kaathalae Kaathalae – ’96 Lyrics & English translation
Painting ( more of sketching/drawing I guess ) is not a serious hobby of mine, but I dabble in it at times. I and the Mr. had to live 2200 miles apart for almost a year due to work. And, we would wait 5 long days to meet each other over the weekends. I'm… Continue reading Ganesha
My plant setup for interested folks : Two pots - one plant each; I have used 2.5G buckets. Organic soil mixed with compost, fish fertilizer, soil from older pot which had beans (read 'Nitrogen') Choose an appropriate variety. I chose the smaller one as I'm using smaller pots ( "Dhol" variety ) and don't have… Continue reading Lauki Sorakkai Opo Squash
Another year, another day.. Sigh! When will we realize that every day needs to be our Earth's day. I say this and yet I write about it only on this day ( hypocrite 😛 ). But I am mindful of what I do , for the most part🙄 There's a lot of interest in people… Continue reading Earth Day 2018
We had a partial solar eclipse in Sunnyvale today, I knew the date ahead but did not really think about watching it. Knowing the kid in me, my hubby called and warned me not to look at it directly with my eyes in case I plan to. His actual words were - Do not step… Continue reading Partial Solar Eclipse 2017 @ Sunnyvale, CA
The online world is replete with Happy Yoga Day posts, messages, pics of people participating in events and what with the prime minister of my country, Narendra Modi himself endorsing it. I attended a Yoga event in San Francisco,CA organized by HSS. I expected it to be a set of talks and asanas which it… Continue reading International Day of Yoga : The Yamas & Niyamas (Yoga’s Ethical Practice)
World Environment Day 2017 Whoa! I just checked (on wiki) - we have a huge list of commemorative days ; some to commemorate, some to celebrate and some to raise awareness. With this growing number of "days" - we seem to be hard pressed for time to act on them. By now, almost everyone's aware… Continue reading My bit to Mother Earth, What’s yours?