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KG’s 2nd Birthday

2 full years... Yes we the team KG (KannadaGottilla) are celebrating our birthday  since one month. Yeah since one month because since one month we are applauded, encouraged written about by all types of media. Fellow admins wrote about us on Facebook, Radio city awarded us with Hemmeya Kannadiga Award, Public TV, TV9, Suvarna News, [...]

By | December 8th, 2016|Categories: kannadagottilla|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Life of a Kannada Teacher!

It's 3 am in Barcelona, the phone beeps and the WhatsApp message would be, 'How do you say, Stop here to the auto driver'. It's 7.30 am in India and the WhatsApp teaching and learning group becomes very active with lessons, doubts and discussions through Kannada Gottilla. I rememeber when I was a kid, I [...]

By | November 14th, 2016|Categories: kannadagottilla, Society|Tags: , , , , |3 Comments

2 Years of Journey

First of all Happy Children's Day to all :) You should not lose the child in you no matter how old you grow… And it’s a proved  that what ever you learn when you were child ( below 5 to 7 year ) , we will never forget. That the reason we still remember twinkle twinkle [...]

By | November 14th, 2016|Categories: kannadagottilla|Tags: , , |0 Comments

ನಮಸ್ಕಾರ Barcelona!

It's been a month I came to Barcelona, a far away land from my city. I grew up in Bengalooru. The city which is called the Silicon Valley of India. I had a great childhood, my loved ones stay there in namma Bengalooru. Its been the longest time I have been away from home. There [...]

By | October 19th, 2016|Categories: kannadagottilla, Society, Travel|Tags: , , , , , |8 Comments

Kannada in RVCE !

ನೀ ಮೆಟ್ಟುವ ನೆಲ ಅದೇ ಕರ್ನಾಟಕ, ನೀನೇರುವ ಮಲೆ ಸಹ್ಯಾದ್ರಿ | ನೀ ಮುಟ್ಟುವ ಮರ ಶ್ರೀಗಂಧದ ಮರ, ನೀ ಕುಡಿಯುವ ನೀರ್ ಕಾವೇರಿ || Nee Mettuva nela ade Karnataka Nee Eruva male sahyadri | Nee Muttuva mara shrigandhada mara Nee Kudiyuva neer kaveri || These lines have been extracted from a poem by Kuvempu, the first ‘Jnanapeetha’ awardee from Karnataka. [...]

Preethiyinda.. With Love…

Yesterday.. I opened  a  discussion  in one of  my WhatsApp group, about weight management and health management, being the REIKI channels group, basic mantra of the group is unconditional love... so, with all the discussion the conclusion if u Love yourself, you love your body then u won't dump unnecessary things in the body making [...]

By | June 2nd, 2016|Categories: kannadagottilla|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Sir, Ee bus Jayanagar hogatha?

A hot afternoon in Bengalooru (paradox to Bengalooru because my city was coolest), I wait for a bus to go to my house. The most common question asked is this ‘Does this bus go to Jayanagara?' (Ee bus Jayanagara ge hogatha?). Few bus drivers get angry and say ‘Board nodri’ meaning ‘See the board’ or [...]

By | March 20th, 2016|Categories: kannadagottilla, Society|Tags: , , , |4 Comments

Let’s Learn Kannada Alankara(Figures of Speech)

Whenever we watch program/movie in other language which we understand very fairly, we tend to miss out punches, the connections between the words and the context, proverbs if they are using in the dialogue we struggle to follow, that time we always think if  I hadd knew the intricacy of the language, I would have [...]

By | March 17th, 2016|Categories: kannadagottilla|Tags: , , , |3 Comments

How I got through the Kannada Gottilla

How I got through the "Kannad Gottilla" situation at work.... I work in an organization where one director is from Bihar, another from Punjab and another is a Malayali from Kodagu (he knows to speak Hindi very well and as expected, he speaks Hindi most of the times). Rest of the staff are either Hindi [...]

By | March 12th, 2016|Categories: kannadagottilla|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Kannada Sanje at Rangoli Art Center

"ನಾನು ಇವತ್ತು MG Road ಗೆ ಹೋಗುವೆ... " ಎಂದು ಹೇಳಿದಾಕ್ಷಣ ಮನೆಯಲ್ಲಿರುವ ಹಿರಿಯ ವ್ಯಕ್ತಿ .. "ಅಯ್ಯಯ್ಯೋ ... ಯಾಕಪ್ಪಾ?? ಏನು ಬೇಕಿತ್ತು??? ಅಲ್ಲೇನಿದೆ ಅಂತದ್ದು ಬೇರೆಲ್ಲಯೂ ಸಿಗದೇ ಇದ್ದದ್ದು....!!!" ಎಂದರು. ಇವರಿಗೆ ಹೇಗಪ್ಪಾ ವಿವರಿಸಿ ಹೇಳೋದು ಎನ್ನುವ confusion start. MG Road ಗೆ ಹೋಗೋದು ಎಂದರೆ ಅವರ ಪ್ರಕಾರ ಅದು ಪೋಲಿಗಳ ಅಡ್ಡ, Hi-Fi ಜನಗಳು shopping ಮಾಡಲು ಹೀಗೆ ಇನ್ನೂ ಏನೇನೋ ಅಭಿಪ್ರಾಯಗಳು ಇದೆ. ಎಲ್ಲಕ್ಕಿಂತ ಹೆಚ್ಚಾಗಿ ಮೋಜು ಮಸ್ತಿ ಮಾಡಲು ಎನ್ನುವುದಿದೆ.. ಹಾಗಿದ್ದರೆ MG Road ನಲ್ಲಿ ಇರುವುದಾದರು [...]

By | March 9th, 2016|Categories: kannadagottilla|Tags: , , , |0 Comments