Do You Know?

1.According to Government of India, there are 247 total islands of India officially.204 islands in Bay of Bengal and 43 in Arabian sea.

2.Planets—————————————————Gems.(corresponding astrological gemstone)




Mars——————————————————–Red Coral.


Saturn—————————————————-Blue sapphire.

Jupiter—————————————————Yellow sapphire.


Ketu——————————————————Cat’s Eye.

3.There is only one temple dedicated  to Lord Brahma-the Pushkar temple in Rajasthan.

4.Archaeopteryx is the earliest known bird. Discovered in  1860 in Germany, it’s sometimes referred to as Urvogel, the  German word for original bird or first bird.

5.Birbal’s name was Mahesh Das Bhatt(B:1582). Akbar gave him the name ”Raja Birbal”He was a poet and singer in the court of Akbar.

6.Chanakya (350-275 BCE)was a Sharma Brahmin from modern day Patna. Kautilya and Vishnu Gupta are his other names. He was the Prime Minister of Chandra Gupta, the first ruler of Mauryan Empire.He wrote ”Artha Shastra”, a treatise on Economics with the pen name of Kautilya.

7.Baisakhi-Punjab New Year.–April  14.

Ugadi/Bisu Parba—Tulu New Year.–April 14.

Vishu—-Malayali New Year.–April 14.

Cheiraoba–Manipur New  Year.April 8.

Puthandu–Tamil New Year.—April 14.

Bohag Bihu-Assamese New Year.April 15.

Pohela Boishakh—Bengali New Year.–April 15.



ಶಿವನಾಮ ಸ್ಮರಣೆ.

ಹರನಂ ಶಂಕರನಂ ಶಶಾಂಕ ಧರನಂ
ಕಾಪಾಲಿಯಂ ಕಾಲಸಂ ಹರನಂ
ಶೂಲಿಯನೀಶನಂ ಗಿರೀಶನಂ
ಭಾಳಾಕ್ಷನಂ ನೀಲಿಕಂ ಧರನಂ
ಭರ್ಗನನುಗ್ರನಂ ಪರಮಾನಂ

ಸರ್ವಜ್ಞನಂ ಶಂಭುವಂ
ಗಿರಿಜಾವಲ್ಲಭನಂ ಮನೋಜಹರನಂ
ಕಂಡೆ೦ ವಿರೂಪಾಕ್ಷನಂ.
ಮೂಲ :ಕವಿ ಹರಿಹರನ ಶತಕ ಕಾವ್ಯ-ವಿರೂಪಾಕ್ಷ.

ಕನ್ನಡ ನುಡಿಗಟ್ಟುಗಳು ಮತ್ತು ಗಾದೆಗಳು.

ಒಮ್ಮೆ ಮಾಡಿದರೆ ಪ್ರಮಾದ;ಮತ್ತೆ ಮತ್ತೆ ಮಾಡಿದರೆ ಅಪರಾಧ.
೨. ಪ್ರಾಯಂ ಕೂಸಾದೊಡಂ ಅಭಿಪ್ರಾಯಂ ಕೂಸಕ್ಕುದೇ ?
೩. ಧರ್ಮ ಪಾಲಕರಾಗಿ; ಧರ್ಮ ದ್ವೇಷಿಗಳಲ್ಲ.
೪. ಕಥೆಗಳು ಕಬ್ಬಿಣದ ಕಡಲೆಗಳಾಗದೆ ಬೆಲ್ಲದ ಅಚ್ಚಿನಂತಿರ ಬೇಕು.
೫. ನೆನಪು ಮಸ್ತಕದಲ್ಲಿ ;ಲೆಕ್ಕ ಪುಸ್ತಕದಲ್ಲಿ.
೬.ವಾಮನನಾದವನು ವಿರಾಟನಾಗಬೇಕಾದರೆ ಆತ್ಮ ದರ್ಶನದ
ಆಧ್ಯಾತ್ಮಿಕ ವಿದ್ಯೆ ಬೇಕು.
೭. ದೀಪ ಆರಿತೆಂದು ಹಣತೆಯನ್ನು ಎಸೆಯುತ್ತಾರೆಯೇ ?
ಹೂವು ಬಾಡಿತೆಂದು ಗಿಡವನ್ನು ಕಿತ್ತು ಹಾಕುತ್ತಾರೆಯೇ ?
೮. ಮಾತು ಬಿಟ್ಟಾಗ ಮೌನವೇ ಆಸರೆ; ಆದರೆ ಮನಸ್ಸು ಕೆಟ್ಟಾಗ
ನೆನಪುಗಳೇ ಆಸರೆ.
೯. ಮಾತಿಗಿದ್ದರೆ ತೂಕ ಅದೇ ರಸಪಾಕ.
೧೦. ಪುಸ್ತಕಂ ಹಸ್ತ ಭೂಷಣಂ.
೧೧. ಭಕ್ತಿಯ ಅಭಿವ್ಯಕ್ತಿಯೇ ಪ್ರಾರ್ಥನೆ.
೧೨. ಸೂರ್ಯನಂತೆ ನೀವು ಬೆಳಗಬೇಕಾದರೆ, ಮೊದಲು
ಸೂರ್ಯನಂತೆ ಉರಿಯಬೇಕು.

ಭೂಮಿಯ ವಿವಿಧ ಹೆಸರುಗಳು.

ಧರಣಿ, ಅವನಿ, ಇಳಾ, ಪೃಥ್ವಿ ,ಕ್ಷಿತಿ, ಭೂಮಿ,
ಧರಿತ್ರಿ,ಸ್ಥಿರಾ, ಧರಾ,ವಸುಧಾ, ಮಹಿ,ಧರಣಿ,
ಮೇದಿನಿ,ಉರ್ವಿ, ಕ್ಷಮಾ, ಜಗತೀ , ವಿಶ್ವ ಧಾರಿಣಿ,
ವಸುಂಧರಾ,ವಸುಮತಿ,ಧಾತ್ರಿ, ಭೂ ಮಂಡಲ,
ಭೂಗೋಲ, ಭೂಲೋಕ,ವಿಶ್ವ೦ಭರ,ಧಾರಯಿತ್ರಿ,
ರಸಾ, ಗೌ,ಅಚಲಾ,ಅನಂತಾ, ಮರ್ತ್ಯ,ಕಾಶ್ಯಪಿ,
ರತ್ನ ಗರ್ಭಾ,ಸರ್ವಂ ಸಹಾ, ಸಂಸಾರಃ, ಸಮುದ್ರ ವಸನೆ,
ಇಲಾ ಗೋಲಂ,ವಿಶ್ವ ಗಂಧಾ, ನೃತೂ , ಗಿರಿ ಕರ್ಣಿಕಾ,
ಭುವನಂ, ನರಾಧಾರ,ದೈತ್ಯಮೇದಜ, ಗೋತ್ರ.

Face Book Quotes.

1.Never blame anyone in your life.

Good people give you happiness.

Bad people give you experience.

Worst people give you a lesson.

Best people give you memories.

2.Time,friends,health and relations

don’t come with a price tag but when

we lose them, then we realize the cost.

3.Money is the worst discovery of human life.

But it is the most trusted material to test

human nature.

4.It’s time to be happy. Being angry, sad and

overthinking isn’t worth it anymore. Just let

things flow.Be positive.

5. No matter how good a person you are,

there will always be someone criticizing you.

6.Kindness makes you the most beautiful person

in the world, no matter what you look like.

7.Nobody is perfect, nobody is correct.

In the end affection is always greater than

perfection. Never  leave a true relationship

for a few faults.

8.Every word has consequences. Every silence too.

9.Without communication, there is no relationship.

Without respect, there  is no love. Without trust

there is no reason to continue.

10.Men of genius are admired; men of wealth are envied,

Men of power are feared but only men of  character are




1.Prayer is the swiftest and surest way to

establish a link with God.

2.Wherever I chance to live,

O Mother,in forest or grove,

May my mind, day and night,

dwell at Thy Lotus Feet;

Whether at last I die a natural

or sudden death.

Oh, may my tongue repeat

Durga’s name at the end!

Thus, when the  breath of

life forsakes me in Thy grip,

Do not deny me the shelter of

Thy Lotus Feet!

From the world’s bondage

free me, O Spouse of

the Absolute!

Thy two feet are my boat

to cross this world’s dark sea,

Thou art the heavens and the earth,

and Thou the nether world.

-Shri Ramakrishna Paramahamsa.

3.God, grant me the serenity to accept the things

I cannot change; courage to change the things

I  can and wisdom to know the difference.



Do You Know?

1.Krishna Bharat of India is the creator of Google news.

2.Shiva Ayyadurai is notable for introduction of E-Mail.

3. Tarapur  Atomic Power Station was the first commercial

nuclear power station built in India.

4. Har Govind Khorana was the first Indian scientist to

receive the Nobel prize in Medicine.

5.Road accidents in India kill more than one lakh people.

Over 50% of road accidents are due to bad roads.

6. Varaha Mihira(505-587CE) discovered Gravity before

Newton.He explained that earth has gravitational force.

7. Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar prize is the most coveted award

in multidisciplinary science in India.

8.Dark green and purple are the traditional Wimbledon

colours. However all tennis players participating in the

tournament are required to wear all-white or at least

almost all-white clothing, a long time tradition at Wimbledon

9.Vatican is the smallest country in the world.

10.The smallest bird is the bee humming bird of Cuba and

Isle of Youth.