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Happy Mother's Day! Here Are Songs, Scenes, and Movie Suggestions to Celebrate!

Happy Mother’s Day!  Last year I did 3 short posts, this year I am going to combine them all into one big post!  Songs, scenes, and a list of films you can watch if you want to celebrate. 441 more words


Vaishaka maasa

Maasa niyamaka Paksha Thithi Festival/event Kamalalaya – Madhusudhana Shukla Tritiya Akshaya Trutiya

Sri parasurama jayanthi Saptami Gangopatti, Bhagirathi Jayanthi Navami Sita Jayanthi Dasami Srinivasa kalyana… 157 more words


Saint Thyagaraja Rocks the U.S.!

The Cleveland Thyagaraja Aradhana celebrates its 40th Anniversary in a town known more for its “Rock and Roll Hall of Fame” than for celebrating Indian classical music! 336 more words

Immigration Articles

Kaatru Veliyidai: A Deconstruction of the Military/Romantic Hero and the Idealized Heroine

Well, that was a Ratnam movie all right!  In that, while watching it, I thought “this is kind of okay, sort of interesting, very pretty”.  And then I’ve spent two hours thinking about it and I haven’t even gotten close to unpacking all the themes and metaphors and so on and it just gets deeper and deeper the further I go. 821 more words

Film Reviews

Chaithra Maasa - Important days


Maasa niyamaka Paksha Thithi Festival/event Padmini – Vishnu Shukla Pratipat Ugadi Tritiya Shri matsya jayanthi /
Gowri Triteeya  Navami Rama Navami 150 more words

Sri Vyasarajaru

ಅರ್ಥಿಕಲ್ಪಿತ ಕಲ್ಪೋಽಯಂ ಪ್ರತ್ಯರ್ಥಿ ಗಜಕೇಸರೀ |
ವ್ಯಾಸತೀರ್ಥ ಗುರುರ್ಭೂಯಾತ್ ಅಸ್ಮದಿಷ್ಥಾರ್ಥ ಸಿದ್ದಯೇ ||

arthikalpita kalpO&yaM pratyarthi gajakEsarI |
vyaasatIrtha gururbhUyaat asmadiShthaartha siddayE ||

sri Vyasarajaru is the avathara of Sanku karna roopa. 462 more words


Sri Dheerendra theertharu


Way back in 2002 , Our family with few of our friend families did a holy yatra to Moola brindavanas in Karnataka. That was not digital camera era. 803 more words