Jungle, Jungle Raj

Jungle is a word derived from Hindi (jangal), and Pali and Prakrit (jangala). In these languages, the word referred to a waterless...

Wildlife: Bandipur National Park & Bandipur Tiger Reserve

Karnataka the six largest state in India has diverse ecosystems: wet evergreen, deciduous forests, thorn scrub forests, rocky outcrops, riverine and marine...

Matterhorn

Matterhorn is the name of a mountain in Switzerland. It is the highest summer ski region in Europe and is open throughout...

Gehenna

Gehenna Gehenna is a place of misery, or a state of misery. Gehenna is derived from...

Indology

Indology Indology is the academic study of India and its people: history, cultures, religions, languages, and literature. A specialist...

Kirtan: Untranslatable Indian Word

Kirtan is a Sanskrit word, कीर्तन , and found its way literally to other Indian languages including English as it is ‘kirtan’.

Ascension, Ascension Day

Ascension, Ascension Day, Holy Thursday, Ascension Thursday Did you notice the Ascension Day, also known as Holy...

Kaapi

Coffee! Throughout the world there are many ways to make a cup of coffee. Within a country also there...

Pro, PRO, Pro Bono, Pro Bono Publico

Pro bono means something done for free, something done for the public good, something done for free for public welfare, something done...

Cotillion

Cotillion is a social dance. It was a popular dance form in the eighteenth-century Europe and America. Cotillion is also spelled as...

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