Kannada and Telugu got the classical language status on November 1,2008. November is no-shave month. Donate the money you spend on shaving and grooming, to educate about cancer prevention, save lives and aid those fighting the battle. November is National Novel Writing Month. Adoption Awareness Month. Lung Cancer Awareness Month. National Family Stories Month. National… Continue reading Important Events of November.
February is National Wedding month, L.G.B.T.month and Heart month. Bharata Muni(sage) Jayanti(birthday) who composed Natya Shastra(about dance) was born on Magha Purnima as per Hindu calendar(in the month of February) Aradhana or punya dina of Purandara Dasa(1484CE-1564CE) is held on Pushya Bahula Amavasya (a new moon day generally in February-March)as per Hindu lunar calendar.He was a… Continue reading Important Events of February-2015.
1.Ringing rocks are rocks that have the property of resonating like a bell, when struck, such as musical stones of Skiddaw in the English Lake District(a mountainous region in North West England) as well as the stones in Ringing Rocks Park in Upper Black Eddy,Pennsylvania, U.S.A. and the Ringing Rocks of Kiandra near Cooma,(a town… Continue reading Do You Know?
Maha Shivarathri is the day when Shiva was married to the goddess Parvathi.It is also believed that on Shivarathri, Lord Shiva became Neelakantha or the blue throated by swallowing the deadly poison, that came up during the churning of Kshira Sagara or the milky ocean.The poison was so deadly that even a drop in his stomach(which represents… Continue reading Mahaa Shivaraathri.
The number 7 represents 7 days in a week. There are 7 colours in a rainbow-VIGBYOR. The seven musical notes in Indian carnatic music are-Sa, Ri,Ga, Ma,Pa, Da, Ni. Surya, the sun god rides on a chariot, yoked by 7 horses, each corresponding to a particular colour, energy and day in the week. With 7… Continue reading Facts attached to the digit seven.
1)Paul P. Harris was the founder of Rotary Club which was one of the world's first service organisation. He founded the club on February 23, 1905 at Chicago. 2)Maha Bharath and the Puranas were considered to have been composed during the period of 500 BC to 500 CE. 3)Himalaya is called ''Nagadhiraj''(==the lord of all… Continue reading Do You Know?
Sri Lanka was the first Asian country known to have a female ruler, Queen Anula who reigned during 47-42 BC. The modern city of Wariyapola is described as Ravana's airport. Sri Lanka means ''resplendent Island'' in Sanskrit. Albaruni, 10th century historian called the island ''Singal-Dip'' Europeans referred to Sri Lanka as Zeylan or Seylan which… Continue reading Different Names of Sri Lanka.