Drizzling Shraavana – ಶ್ರಾವಣದ ಸೋನೆ ಮಳೆ!

Witnessing the drizzles of Shraavana maasa is a delightful sight. Every leaf and every flower smile bathing in the love of Shraavana raindrops. Mother earth peacefully takes in every drop of rain. I enjoyed watching such Shraavana rain in my native on 27th of August. Sharing two of the beautiful…

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Celebrating Life…

I was celebrating life being a part of this wonderful world, where the sun shines and the earth is alive… Where seeds sprout and hence new lives, new hopes and new promises begin… Where flowers bloom, each with its unique beauty, fragrance and life… Where birds sing, each with its…

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Tender Coconut, Summer and Beaches…

Monsoon is expected to hit Kerala by June 5th and as a hint, summer is becoming unbearable in India, off course, in Pune too. I am a great lover of tender coconut and because of which, I love summer too 🙂 When we are on Pune-Mangaluru road, we try to…

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Shankarapura Jasmine – ಆಹಾ! ಮಂಗಳೂರು ಮಲ್ಲಿಗೆ!

 Shankarapura Jasmine/Mangaluru Mallige As the intensely reinvigorating fragrance of a single Shankarapura Jasmine or Mangaluru jasmine spreads everywhere, it feels heavenly! That’s why it is the favourite of all! This jasmine variety is native to Shankarapura (Dakshina Kannada, now belongs to Udupi). Since my childhood times, it is spread throughout…

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