Starting Afresh…

That morning, when the earth quaked, the world shook. People from around the world prayed, directly or indirectly extended helping hands for the sufferers of earthquake in Nepal, India, Bangladesh and Tibet. What else can we do instead of praying, ‘Mother Earth, please take turns in such a way that…

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Pyara Tiranga sings…

Pyara Tiranga (Beloved Tricolour) is flown and is waving across India… Feeling the light and warmth that our Rashtriya Dhwaja (national flag) radiates around…  Can you also hear the songs Tiranga is singing? It is singing the songs about Indian treasures of textiles and spices and wealth… about all the…

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Lal Zumbar or Brownea Coccinea – More Pictures, More Details

Common name:Scarlet Flame Bean, West Indian Mountain Rose, Brownea, Rose of Venezuela brownea, cooper hoop, rose of Venezuela, scarlet flame bean. Bengali: supti Marathi: लाल झुंबर lal zumbar Botanical name: Brownea coccinea    Family:Caesalpiniaceae (Gulmohar family)Synonyms: Brownea capitella, Brownea latifolia Native to: Guyana, Venezuela, Brazil and Trinidad and Tobago More about…

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Lal Zumber or Brownea Coccinea

An exciting activity of watching Lal Zumbar or Brownea Coccinea or Scarlet Flame Bean (Caesalpiniaceae Family) flower clusters in orange red colour. I had been watching a group of small evergreen trees in Aditi garden, Pune, India.   It looked interesting because of their dwarf structure. It was during winter,…

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Octopus Tree Berries

Octopus tree Berries – These are the favourite berries of many birds and animals! Common Names: Octopus Tree, Queensland Umbrella Tree, Brassaia and amate Botanical name: Schefflera actinophylla    Family: Araliaceae (Aralia family) Native to northern Australia and south-eastern New Guinea More about Octopus Tree:  Tropical evergreen shrub with multiple trunks.…

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Dancing in Nature :)

If everything happens as we have planned, I would be dancing in nature when this post goes online! Venu has promised to stop the car at every beautiful place in between Mangaluru and Pune for me to enjoy and capture the awesome moments 🙂 By the end of the day…

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The Lonely Benches…

Today I am voting 🙂 These lonely benches @ Aditi Garden, Pune reminded me of our Lok Sabha election. Lok Sabha seats are waiting for the right candidates who serve the nation… just like these lonely benches that are waiting for singles/pairs who adore nature. So far hundreds of MPs…

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