Proteus, Protean

Tortoise and Turtle

Down, Downs, Wenlock Downs

Down, Downs, Wenlock Downs Down: Down functions as an adverb (Laxman fell down), preposition (Laxman ran...

Proteus, Protean

Proteus, Protean Proteus in Greek mythology is a sea god who attended Poseidon. Proteus had the power of changing...

Muliebrity

Muliebrity is a title of one of the poems of Sujata Bhatt (born 1956): ‘I have thought so much about the girl/who...

Abeunt Studia in Mores: Pursuits Become Habits

Abeunt Studia in Mores The Latin phrase abeunt studia in mores is ascribed to the poetry of Ovid,...

Ascension, Ascension Day

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

Terracotta

The terracotta objects are not unusual across India. Artisans and craftsmen are engaged in creating finest earthenware objects for more than two...

Tortoise and Turtle

Turtles and tortoises are reptiles, and are related. Both of them have the distinctive protective gear in which the head and the...

Gehenna

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

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’.

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...

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