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The Smoke That Thunders-Victoria Falls

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  Imagine a fast moving 1.7 kms wide river. Now imagine this river falling 108 metres down a massive hole in the ground at the rate of 3 million litres a second.By Sivamani     Imagine a fast moving 1.7 kms wide river. Now imagine this river falling 100 metres down a massive hole in the ground at the rate of 3 million litres a second. No imagination will ever prepare you for the spectacular sheet of water that will greet your eyes when you make the trip to see the Victoria Falls. Victoria Falls is situated in southern Africa, on the Zambezi River, with the Zimbabwe and Zambia international border cutting the river and the ... Read More »

OUTLIER BY MALCOM GRADWELL

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What makes high-achievers different ? Malcolm Gladwell book is about the story of success…. By Sivamani Malcolm Gladwell excels at pinpointing a social phenomenon, be it cultural epidemics (The Tipping Point) or snap judgements (Blink); putting forth his thesis and illustrating his proof through a series of short, engaging, self-encapsulated histories. In “Outliers”, he examines the phenomenon of high achievement, ... Read More »

Facts About Easter

Easter resurrection of Christ three days after his death by crucifixion. Easter is the oldest Christian holiday and the most important day of the church year. Easter is a spring festival that celebrates the central event of the Christian faith: the resurrection of Christ three days after his death by crucifixion. Easter is the oldest Christian holiday and the most ... Read More »

Ugadi

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A Festival to celebrate the “beginning of new age”. Ugadi or Yugadi is one of the most important Hindu festivals which have derived its name from two Sanskrit words: Yug and Adi, meaning Age and New Beginning respectively, which on putting together means “The Beginning of New Age”. The day on which it is celebrated is the start of the ... Read More »

The Incredible Story Of BAISAKHI

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Baisakhi or Vaisakhi Festival is harvest festival that originated in Punjab. It is celebrated as the Sikh New Year. History of Baisakhi traces its origin from the Baisakhi Day celebrations of 1699 organized by the Tenth Sikh Guru, Guru Gobind Singh to form Khalsa – Brotherhood of Saint Soldiers to fight against tyranny and oppression. Story of Baisakhi The story of Baisakhi ... Read More »

Kavadi

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Kavadi, is celebrated around the world between January to February and April to May each year. It is mainly celebrated in Tamil Nadu and all over the world where Tamils and South Indian’s have settled. Although this festival is celebrated by many throughout South Africa’s Zulu Kingdom, the most popular site for viewing is the Sri Shiva temple in Mount ... Read More »

Festivals

Dear Readers Festivals not only enliven your spirits but also are a welcome change from the monotonous routine of regular life “Utsav” (hindi for festival) in Sanskrit means “Grow upward”, depicting the souring of spirits, enhancement of prosperity and general growth. In India every community celebrates some festival or the other in consonance with either the mythological stories of deities/ ... Read More »

Vedic Astrology: Karma Theory – The Shaper Of Destiny

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Astrology is and has been one of the most mystical subjects for human beings. Every  Culture  and Race, in this world believes in  some kind of forecasting or future telling. In astrology, India holds a key position as it is the most ancient of all human civilizations.  The Indian astrology is also known as ‘ Vedic Astrology’. Vedic astrology is ... Read More »

Full On Taste

As an Indian, what I love most about my country is the fact that we cant live without festivals. The memories of the new year party have still not faded away, and we are well into the festival season. This time of the year, the weather goes into the transition from hot to cold in southern hemisphere and cold to ... Read More »

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