Divine Corner.

1.Prayer is key of the day and lock of the night.

-Thomas Fuller.

2. Monday is a day to worship Lord Shiva.White is the color of the day.

Tuesday is a day to worship Lord Hanuman.  Red/Orange is the color of the day.

Wednesday is dedicated to Lord Ganesh.Green is the color of the day.

Thursday is dedicated to Lord Vishnu.Yellow is the color of the day.

Friday–Goddess Lakshmi and Goddess Santhoshi

are mainly worshipped. Santhoshi  Mata is the daughter of Lord Ganesha.

Blue and White are the colors of the day.

Saturday is dedicated to Lord Shani, and Goddess Mahakali.

Black is the color of the day.

Sunday is dedicated to Sun God.Red is the color of the day.

3.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.

-Shri Ramakrishna Paramahamsa.

Source:Collection.

 

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Do You Know?

1.English Alphabets—-Corresponding number.

A I J Q Y                   —–1.

B K R                        ——2.

C G L S                    ——-3.

D M T                      ——–4

H E N X                  ———5

U V W                   ———-6

OZ                       ————7

P F                         ———-8

Nine has no alphabet.

2.Plastindia foundation makes the world’s largest

t-shirt out of recycled plastics and has entered the

Guinness World Records.

3.Royal Society  was founded at Gresham College

London on 28 November, 1660. Christopher Wren,

Robert Boyle and William Petty were the founders.

Fellowship of the Royal Society is an award granted

to individuals that the Royal Society judges to have

made a ”substantial contribution to the improvement

of  natural knowledge , including mathematics, engineering

science and medical science.

4.The word alphabet comes from the first two letters of the

Greek alphabet-alpha and beta.

5.The countries along the borders of China are-India,Japan,

South Corea, Vietnam, Philliphines, Malesia, Brunai and Indonesia.

Islam is the state religion  in Malaysia and Brunei.

6.Deodar is a sacred tree in the north western Himalayas

that has been planted extensively as an ornament in Europe

and North America.

 

Source:Collection.

 

History Of Places.

1.Udupi is named after Moon God. In Sanskrit, Udu means

‘star’ and pa means Lord.The Chandra/Moon is the head of stars,

thus the place came to be known as ‘Udupi”. Udupi is also known

as Shivalli /Shiva belle or ”Rajata Peetha”(=silver seat).Udupi owes

its name as Shivalli to Ananteshwara temple, the most ancient temple of Udupi.

2. Karkala –Kari-kallu means dark stones in Kannada.

Tulu people call the town Karla. Kannadigas call it Karkala.

Black granite is abundant in the area.

3.Katpadi is  named after a lost horse which was found and

tied down there. ”Kattu Padi” in  means ”tie it down” in Tulu.

4.Mulki is on the banks of Shambhavi river. Earlier known as

Moolikapur. Mulki  in Arabic means queen.

5.Udyavara was one of the earliest capitals of the Alupa dynasty.

6.Hassan is named after the Goddess ”Haasamba”, the presiding

deity of the town. Hassan is primarily known for its Hoysala

architecture.

7.Yercaud, a beautiful hill station in Salem district in Tamil Nadu

is referred to  as ”The Poor Man’s Ooty” As a popular tourist

destination, Yercaud is also called as ”Jewel of the South”.

8.Mangalore is renowned for its historical architecture and

known as ”Rome of the East”.The city was named after Mangaladevi,

the Hindu Goddess Shakti.

9.Hyderabad was historically known as a pearl and diamond

trading centre and continues to be known as the ”City of Pearls”

10.Udaipur(in Rajasthan) is known as city of lakes because it is

surrounded by 4 man-made lakes. Often known as ”The Venice

of the East”  is  probably one of the most romantic and

beautiful cities of India.

11.Khajjiar, a hill station in Chamba district of Himachal Pradesh

is known as India’s mini Swizerland and also known as Gulmarg

of Himachal Pradesh. The hill station is picturesquely set in the

midst of magnificent ”Deodar” forests.

Source:Collection.

 

 

Divine Corner.

Prayer

1.Let me not crave for a grand mansion;

Let me not desire a sprawling estate;

Let me not covet a deluxe car;

Not let me yarn for an exalted status;

But, Oh God let me thirst for Your simple Grace,

That touches my heart lightly like rays,

For this day and ever.

(Poem-‘My Wish’-By Dr.K.V.Venkataramana.)

2.I need You all the times,whether I am happy or sad;

I need You all the times, whether I am proud or fallen;

I need You all the times, whether I am rich or poor;

I need You all the times, whether I am asleep or  awake;

I need You all the times, whether I am alive or not.

(Poem -‘I need You’-By Dr.K.V.Venkataramana)

Divine Quotes.

1.We work hard to be dear to many in the world, but

few among us ake the effort to be dear to the Lord.

2.No one is big, being rich. He is big who remember Him.

-Guru Arjun.

3. If there is any honesty in India  today, any hospitality,

any philanthropy, any tenderness to dumb creatures,

any aversion to evil, any love to do good, it is due to

whatever remains of our old faith and old culture.

-C.Rajagopalachari, Statesman.

4.At my lowest:God is my hope.

At my darkest:God is my light.

At my weakest:God is my strength.

At my sadest: God is my comforter.

5. Faith is seeing light within your heart

when all your eyes see is darkness.

6.I believe in love even I am alone.

I believe in God even when He is silent.

Source:Collection.

Do You Know?

1.WATCH

W=(humble)Words.

A=(right)Action.

T=(noble)Thoughts.

C=(steady)Character.

H=(pure)Heart.

2.The only animals that can naturally sleep

on their backs are humans. A spider lying

on his back is generally dead.Spiders can’t

close their eyes because they don’t have eyelids.

3.Doctors take Hippocratic oath when they graduate

from medical college.

Judges of Supreme Court of India swear in the name

of God that they will bear allegiance to the Constitution of India.

Every licensed attorney takes an oath to follow the

ethical rules of Jurisdiction.

4.’Om’ means sacred sound,source or supreme.

‘Namo’ means ‘to bow’.

5. Both ice and heat relieve pain. During the first

48 hours of muscle pain, use cold to reduce swelling.

After that use heat to increase blood flow.

6. The word ‘Bihar’ is derived from Sanskrit and Pali

word ‘Vihara’ meaning abode. This name was given by

Buddhist monks because of Buddha Vihar.

7.Latin word ‘augustus’ means ‘venerable’.

August  is named after Roman emperor Augustus Caesar

in 8 BC. Augustus(Latin word) means venerable.

8.’Jai Hind’ slogan was coined by Zain-Ul Abideen Hasan,

son of a collector from Hyderabad.

9.Words having double meaning:

Note=1.A piece paper currency. 2.A brief record of

something written down.3.To observe  carefully.

Bear=1.Endure/sustain.2.A wild animal.

Pass=1.To go across.2.Voucher that allow admission

to an event.

Mount=1.Climb up 2.Hill.

Want=1.Desire  to possess.2.Lack or deficiency of

something.

Subject=1.One who is under the rule  of king.2.Theme,

topic, issue.

Press=To exert force.2.Printing press.

10.Karnataka was called Mysore State in the medieval

ages and was renamed as Karnataka only in 1973.

Source:Collection.

Impressive Women of India.

  1. Vinesh Phogat is the first Indian woman wrestler to win gold in the Asian Games 2018.
  2. Meghana Shanbough is the first woman from Karnataka and South India and the 6th woman fighter pilot of the Indian Air Force.
  3. Naina Lal Kidwai is one of the most successful and famous Indian businesswoman of today.
  4. Ekta Kapur is an Indian Film/T V Producer and Director. She is the Joint Managing Director and Creative Director of Balaji Telefilms
  5.  Vijaya Lakshmi Panndit was elected the first woman President of the UN General Assembly in 1953.
  6. Neeru Chadha was the first Indian woman to be appointed as a judge at the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea(I T L O S).
  7. Sudha Murthy is an Indian engineer, teacher,philanthropist and writer in Kannada and English.
  8. The first woman to hold the Ministry of Defence was Smt. Indira Gandhi  in the year 1975.Currently the Defence Minister of India is Smt. Nirmala Sitaram since September 2017. She is  only the second woman to hold the office.
  9. Indira Gandhi was the first woman Prime Minister of India and served from 1966 to 1977. In 1971, she became the first woman to receive the Bharata Ratna Award.
  10. Anna Rajam Malhotra was the first woman I A S officer of India.
  11. K.J.Udeshi was the first woman deputy Governor of Reserve Bank of India..
  12. Mother Teresa was the first woman to win a Nobel Peace Prize in 1979.
  13. Indu Jain is the chairperson of India’s largest media group,”Bennett, Coleman and Co Ltd” which owns the Times of India and other large newspapers.
  14. Kiran Mazumdar is the founder chairman and Managing Director of Biocon Limited.
  15. Indira Gandhi, the first woman Prime Minister of India was the first woman to receive the Bharat Ratna award.
  16. Source:Collection.

Abbreviation.

HAY=How Are You?.

ATM=Any Time Money.

G S T=Goodnight,Sweet dreams,Take care.

Ppl=People.

Fly=Family.

I L Y=I Love You.

FAMILY=Father And Mother I Love You.

M AD=Music Art and Dance.

B A,M A=Bachelor Again, Married Again.

Dr=Doctor.

B C=Before Christ.

A C=Air Conditioning.

M O F=Male Or Female.

S K C=Sweet, Khara Coffee.

J K =Just Kidding.

D I Y =Do It Yourself.

A S A P=As Soon As Possible.

G O D=Generator, Organizer, Destroyer.

V 2=We Two.

W =Double You.

Nd=And.

WIFE=Without Information Fighting Everyday.

AB C D=American Born Confused Desi.

V R=we are.

S R=Yes Sir.

Source:Collection.