Everyone who has heard of the Mahabharatha knows about Karna. He was known not just for his prowess in war and his skills in archery, but for his habit of donating whatever anyone asked of him. That’s why he was known as Daanveer. There are a few stories in the Mahabharatha that clearly reveal what … [Read more...]
Jayadratha Role in War of Kurukshetra, Mahabharata
Jayadratha did not kill Abhimanyu directly. Yet he was held responsible for his death and Arjuna killed him the very next day. What is the story behind this? We shall see what role he played in the Kurukshetra war. Jayadratha may be one of the bad guys in the Mahabharata. However, his story is … [Read more...]
Naracoorte Caves Australia, Another Marvel on Earth
Australia has been a tourist’s attraction since long for kangaroos but the country has a lot of other things to observe. Apart from kangaroos and its exemplary scenic beauty there is something which is equally mind-boggling for tourists. One of such famous attraction is Naracoorte Caves. I am … [Read more...]
Mother’s Day – why do we celebrate it? When did this tradition start?
Mothers are the universe’s gifts to humanity. Does anyone here deny it? I am sure the answer is a unanimous "NO". Almost all people will agree with you that their mother means a lot to them. Mothers do everything for their kids from nurturing them to helping them learn things and being there for … [Read more...]
Meghalaya – The Carnation belt of INDIA
A walk through to Indian attractions - Meghalaya; Tucked away in the hills with its virgin forests of eastern sub-Himalayas is; Meghalaya - Yes it is well known as the carnation belt of INDIA. The word Meghalaya – in its literal meaning is the “abode of clouds”. It certainly does live up to this … [Read more...]
The Famous Caves of the World – Worth a Visit!!! – Part 1
Our Mother Earth is full of enthralling wonders and almost each of them is so amazing that you cannot take your eye off it. Humans have progressed a lot, mentally, physically, technologically, scientifically and so on. Humans too have made remarkable progress and have created marvellous man-made … [Read more...]
Mahabharatha – Five arrows that could have changed the course of the war
This is one of the less known stories from the great epic. This story tells you about the five golden arrows that had the power to change the very course of the war. Had things happened as Duryodhana planned, the Kauravas would have won the war. But adharma can never win, can it? The five golden … [Read more...]
Mysore in all its historical glory!
The Kingdom of Mysore derived its name from the word “mahishur” or “mahishashurana Ooru”. Ooru, in the local dialect meant place or city and Mahishasura was the name of the demon king who lived there. Don’t let the fact that Mysore is named after a demon king, fool you though. The city is a … [Read more...]