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Important Events of November.

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.

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Important Events of February-2015.

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.

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Mahaa Shivaraathri.

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.

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Different Names of Sri Lanka.

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.