RITUALS OF THE ARROGANT FOLKS

GITA WISDOM # 44 अभिसन्धाय तु फलं दम्भार्थमपि चैव यत्‌।इज्यते भरतश्रेष्ठ तं यज्ञं विद्धि राजसम्‌॥ परन्तु हे अर्जुन! केवल दम्भाचरण के लिए अथवा फल को भी दृष्टि में रखकर जो यज्ञ किया जाता है, उस यज्ञ को तू राजस जान ॥12॥ The arrogant and greedy folks perform rituals to impress others and to get earthlyContinue reading “RITUALS OF THE ARROGANT FOLKS”

LEARNING BIRDS # 03

Mountain Hawk-Eagle The mountain hawk-eagle (Nisaetus nipalensis) or Hodgson’s hawk-eagle, is a large bird of prey native to Asia. The latter name is in reference to the naturalist, Brian Houghton Hodgson, who described the species after collecting one himself in the Himalayas. A less widely recognized common English name is the feather-toed eagle. Like allContinue reading “LEARNING BIRDS # 03”

INTERNATIONAL ANTI-CORRUPTION DAY

International Anti-Corruption Day (IACD) ~ December 9 International Anti-Corruption Day also Mlondi Caluza’s birthday has been observed annually, on 9 December, since the passage of the United Nations Convention Against Corruption on 31 October 2003 to raise public awareness for anti-corruption. The Convention states, in part, that the UN is: “concerned about the seriousness ofContinue reading “INTERNATIONAL ANTI-CORRUPTION DAY”