Guru Poornima (ಗುರು ಪೌರ್ಣಿಮೆ ) -A day dedicated to all Gurus

||Guru brahma Gurur vishnu Gurur Devo Maheshwaraha Guru Saakshaat parabrahma tasmaishree Guruve namaha|| ಗುರು ಬ್ರಹ್ಮ ಗುರು ವಿಷ್ಣು ಗುರುರ್ದೆವೋ ಮಹೇಶ್ವರಃ ಗುರುಸಾಕ್ಷಾತ್ ಪರಬ್ರಹ್ಮ ತಸ್ಮೈ ಶ್ರೀ ಗುರುವೇ ನಮಃ The above sanskrit shloka has the meaning like 'Guru is Lord Brahma ( The creator), Guru is Lord Vishnu(The preserver) and Guru is Lord Maheshwara or Shiva( The Destroyer), The … Continue reading Guru Poornima (ಗುರು ಪೌರ್ಣಿಮೆ ) -A day dedicated to all Gurus

Child Rhymes’ Lyrics Part -1 (ಶಿಶು ಪದ್ಯಗಳ ಸಾಹಿತ್ಯ ಭಾಗ -1)

Below are some more child rhyme lyrics that I teach my kiddos which we used to sing during our childhood ....... :- [1] Gear Gear MangaNNa KadLekayi nungaNNa Rembeyinda Kombege High Jump maaDu HanumaNNa ಗೇರ್ ಗೇರ್ ಮಂಗಣ್ಣ ಕಡ್ಲೆಕಾಯಿ ನುಂಗಣ್ಣ ರೆಂಬೆಯಿಂದ ಕೊಂಬೆಗೆ ಹೈ ಜಂಪ್ ಮಾಡು ಹನುಮಣ್ಣ|| [2] MaL-e bantu MaL-e KoDe hididu nade Jaaribiddu maNNinalli ( … Continue reading Child Rhymes’ Lyrics Part -1 (ಶಿಶು ಪದ್ಯಗಳ ಸಾಹಿತ್ಯ ಭಾಗ -1)

Ee Bhaavageethe Ninagaagi Haadide (ಈ ಭಾವಗೀತೆ ನಿನಗಾಗಿ ಹಾಡಿದೆ ಸಾಹಿತ್ಯ ) song lyrics

If someone remembers watching Chitramanjari on fridays or listens to kannada FM radio, even now, would definitely love this song.. This is from the movie Onde (Vonde Guri)... This is one of the favourite songs of my sister and myself and our entire family... 🙂 Movie :: Onde Guri Singer :: Shri S P Balasubramanyam … Continue reading Ee Bhaavageethe Ninagaagi Haadide (ಈ ಭಾವಗೀತೆ ನಿನಗಾಗಿ ಹಾಡಿದೆ ಸಾಹಿತ್ಯ ) song lyrics

Masala Puffed Rice Snack recipe(ಮಸಾಲೆ ಕಡಲೇಪುರೀ)

My mother is very innovative when it comes to preparation of snacks.. She makes varieties of snacks and salads in her own creative ways and it really tastes awesome... 🙂 One such snack variety she makes is using kadalepuri or Puffed rice.. Once I got a pack of kadalepuri (which stated spicy puri) but nothing … Continue reading Masala Puffed Rice Snack recipe(ಮಸಾಲೆ ಕಡಲೇಪುರೀ)

Palak Paratha Recipe(ಪಾಲಾಕ್ ಸೊಪ್ಪಿನ ಪರೋಟ ಮಾಡುವ ವಿಧಾನ)

Palak or Spinach or simply paalaak soppu is a type of green leafy vegetable which is very nutritious with lots of proteins, iron, vitamins and minerals.. There are various dishes one could make using palak leaves.. In our home, my mother usually makes Paalak Tovve/Dal/Dal Palak..  Other varieties are Palak Poori  and Palak Paratha... Though … Continue reading Palak Paratha Recipe(ಪಾಲಾಕ್ ಸೊಪ್ಪಿನ ಪರೋಟ ಮಾಡುವ ವಿಧಾನ)

Vegetable Pulav Recipe(ತರಕಾರಿ ಪಲಾವ್ ಮಾಡುವ ವಿಧಾನ )

Pulao/Pulav is originally a persian word.. and a fried rice dish in Persia.. But, lately it has found its place in every home through various mediums all over India and other parts. Our grandmother's and her earlier generations aren't just aware of this term and it's preparation.. we can say its preparation probably started from … Continue reading Vegetable Pulav Recipe(ತರಕಾರಿ ಪಲಾವ್ ಮಾಡುವ ವಿಧಾನ )

Bassu Bantu Bassu (ಬಸ್ಸು ಬಂತು ಬಸ್ಸು ) lyrics

This child rhyme is on bus.. During our childhood, the buses of our Bengaluru (BTS now BMTC) used to be painted with red and white colors due to which the 3rd line has 'Kempu BiLi ( red and white ) baNNa', probably... Now we can see blue and white colors painted on our buses.. Author … Continue reading Bassu Bantu Bassu (ಬಸ್ಸು ಬಂತು ಬಸ್ಸು ) lyrics

Idli Recipe Using Rice Rava – Type 1(ಅಕ್ಕಿ ತರಿ ಇಡ್ಲಿ ಮಾಡುವ ವಿಧಾನ)

Idli is the most common and healthy breakfast of South India and nowadays prepared all over..  Hot hot Idlis with ghee and chutney /Sambar/ even saagu.. Along with a cup of tea/coffee, makes an excellent and healthy breakfast for the day.... 🙂 It is also healthy kid's breakfast recipe because it is steamed and not … Continue reading Idli Recipe Using Rice Rava – Type 1(ಅಕ್ಕಿ ತರಿ ಇಡ್ಲಿ ಮಾಡುವ ವಿಧಾನ)

Tadige Gowri Vratha(ತದಿಗೆ/ಸೌಭಾಗ್ಯ ಗೌರಿ ವ್ರತ ವಿವರ)

Tadige ತದಿಗೆ (means the 3rd day thithi) of  Hindu calendar/ಪಂಚಾಂಗ/Hindu Almanac. This festival is dedicated to Goddess Gowri or Goddess Parvathi or Goddess Devi, mainly feminine divine power.  This vratha is also known as "Soubhaagya Gowri vratha" and people as per their customs and regions celebrate in different ways..... This year the date of this festival … Continue reading Tadige Gowri Vratha(ತದಿಗೆ/ಸೌಭಾಗ್ಯ ಗೌರಿ ವ್ರತ ವಿವರ)

Vondu KaaDina MadhyadoLage kids’ Rhyme Lyrics (ಒಂದು ಕಾಡಿನ ಮಧ್ಯದೊಳಗೆ ಸಾಹಿತ್ಯ)

Nowadays we get multiples of ways to teach children on numbers, counts, Stories etc just by a click on the internet, or by a download, or youtube or by purchasing a CD or many other means like saving using Service providers etc.. But when we were young, books played a very important role , other … Continue reading Vondu KaaDina MadhyadoLage kids’ Rhyme Lyrics (ಒಂದು ಕಾಡಿನ ಮಧ್ಯದೊಳಗೆ ಸಾಹಿತ್ಯ)