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Kaathalae Kaathalae – ’96 Lyrics & English translation 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

Gardening · General · Veggies

Lauki Sorakkai Opo Squash

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


International Day of Yoga : The Yamas & Niyamas (Yoga’s Ethical Practice)

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)