Monthly Archives: March 2013

Illustrated manuscript Ramayana.

Here is al ink about an illustrated Ramayana available with The British Library. Virtual books: images only – Ramayana: Introduction http://www.bl.uk/onlinegallery/ttp/ramayana/accessible/introduction.html Advertisements

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The lord’s two consorts play the spring festival with him.,

Here is another picturesque lyric ‘Jagadapu Chanavula Jajara’ of Annamacharya (set to music aptly in Hidola Vasantham by Garmella), describing vividly the festival of spring. Jajaraa means the red color.It could also mean playful cunningness. Springing a surprise.. The scented … Continue reading

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The festival of colors. The festival of scents. The festival of spring.

The festival of colors, the festival of spring. The festival of no-holds-barred, revelry, the festival of Holi is just over.And we made a bonfire of The God of Lust, well ostensibly, he lurks hidden just from sight. Beneath your skin. … Continue reading

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The golden girl reforms the roughneck.

One of the many fine movies by the eminent Telugu movie-director B.N.REDDY, is the 1954 hit movie “Bangaru Papa”. I had not seen the movie at that time, but heard the story recounted by Bobby, my elder brother, avidly many … Continue reading

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Your cigarette smoking can be injurious to precious heathlands. The warbler seems to sing perched on a furze.

Devastated Studland heathland may take 30 years to recover from fire | Environment | guardian.co.uk http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2009/may/20/studland-fire-reptiles-wildlife

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The day’s fervid fires are blazing forth.

I step out of the house, to redeem the new saree. The missus gave it to the tailor for stitching a fall on to it. It is intensely hot outside. Blazing literally. Temparature surely over forty Celsius. The ball of … Continue reading

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A penitent partner makes a passionate promise.

Here is a nice popular song from the Telugu movie GruhaPravesam which I like very much. The lyric by Mylavarapu Gopi set to soulful music in Kanada raagam by Satyam was rendered beautifully by Jesu Das. The protagonists are Mohan … Continue reading

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