27 octobre 2008
Happy Deepavali Deepavali - the festival of lights is celebrated all over India. Deepavali is derived from two sanskrit words Deepa (light)... [Lire la suite]
03 octobre 2008
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15 août 2008
India celebrates it's 61 st Independence Day.
28 mai 2008
Kerala MonsoonVidéo envoyée par subix_S
25 mai 2008
On the "Mother's Day" I'm posting some fragrant flowers in my Mom's garden.Brunfelsia magnifica ( Yesterday-Today-Tomorrow)These fragrant flowers start dark purle then fade to lavender & then to white.So they are commonly called " Yesterday-Today-Tomorrow ".Brunfelsia americana (Lady of the Night)These creamy white flowers are extremely fragrant at night. So they are commonly called " Lady of the Night".Both these plants are propagated by cuttings.My Mom is blessed with gifted green fingers. ie "La Main Verte"
14 avril 2008
Happy Vishu Vishu is an important festival of Kerala which falls on April 14th. It's the Malayalees New year.At dawn , elderly lady of the family prepares "Vishukani". She arranges silk, coins, gold, rice grains,9 grains called "navadanyam',coconut, arecanut, seasonal fruits & vegetables of Kerala along with yellow konna flowers & betal leaves. The 9 grains / "Navadanyam" are Nellu (rice grains with husk), Gothambu ( wheat grains), Kadala (Black Channa dal), Ellu( Sesame seeds),... [Lire la suite]
12 avril 2008
Cassia fistula - Kanikonna Poovu
03 octobre 2007
Famous temple festival of Kerala.
14 septembre 2007