Social issues and social people

Be the change you want to see !

It's been 3 months away from home, it's not a big deal for a lot of  people but for me who stayed at a place for 25 years, it just makes you feel how things have completely changed for you or you have changed ! During this process  I have learnt an important lesson, be the change [...]

By | December 7th, 2016|Categories: Society|Tags: , , , , |2 Comments

ಮಾನವೀಯ ಮೌಲ್ಯಗಳು

ನಿತ್ಯ ಜೀವನದ ಪ್ರಯಾಣದಲ್ಲಿ ಪ್ರತಿ ಕ್ಷಣವೂ ಹೊಸ ಪರಿಚಯ, ಸ್ನೇಹ, ಪರಿಚಿತರ ಬೀಳ್ಕೊಡುಗೆಯೊಂದಿಗೆ ಸಾಗುತ್ತಿರುತ್ತದೆ. ಯಾವ ಪರಿಚಯ, ಸ್ನೇಹವು ಶಾಶ್ವತವಲ್ಲ. ಮರೆಯುವಂಥದ್ದೂ ಅಲ್ಲ. ಯಾರ ಪ್ರಯಾಣ ಎಂದು ಮುಗಿಯುತ್ತದೆ ಎಂದು ತಿಳಿಯದ ಒಂದು ಸುಂದರ ಪ್ರಯಾಣ ಈ ನಮ್ಮ ಜೀವನ. ಪ್ರಯಾಣ ಎಂದಾಕ್ಷಣ ಕೇವಲ ಒಂದು ಕ್ರಿಯೆಯಾಗಿ ಉಳಿಯದೆ ನಮ್ಮ ಇರುವಿಕೆ ಇಲ್ಲದಿರುವಿಕೆಯ ವ್ಯತ್ಯಾಸ ತಿಳಿಯದಂತಾದಾಗಬೇಕು. ಅರ್ಥಾತ್ ನಮ್ಮ ಸಾವಿನ ನಂತರವೂ ಜನರ ಮನಸ್ಸಿನಲ್ಲಿ ಜೀವಿಸುವಂತಿರಬೇಕು. ನಮ್ಮ ಹೆಜ್ಜೆ ಗುರುತನ್ನು ಉಳಿಸುವ ಒಂದೇ ಅರ್ಥಬದ್ದ ಜೀವನ ನಮ್ಮದಾದರೆ [...]

By | December 6th, 2016|Categories: Society|1 Comment

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

Rajyotsava or Raja-Utsava ?!

This is my first time away from home and all my favorite festivals have passed by. I really miss the food, the celebration and of course meeting the extended family. Dasara and Deepavali are given a lot of importance due to various religious and spiritual reasons, in between there comes a festival (Utsava) called 'Karnataka [...]

By | October 31st, 2016|Categories: Society|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Como Estas Barcelona!

Its raining in Barcelona and getting really cold. I have never experienced extremities of weather in India because my stay was only in Bengalooru. Most of the localities say that this is not at all cold. Here I am freezing :D . Little did I know the weather predictions are almost accurate,you should see them [...]

By | October 24th, 2016|Categories: Society|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: , , , , , |9 Comments

Nam Basavanagudi Bombatt!

Every time I see a Facebook post about how Bengaluru has changed, or is getting ruined over the years, I feel greatful for having belonged to Basavanagudi and Chamarajapete. With so many changes, they still never fail to captivate people, especially Basavanagudi because of the things it has to offer. The feeling of reaching Ashrama [...]

By | October 13th, 2016|Categories: Society|Tags: , , |5 Comments

Kannada from a global perspective – An interview with polyglot Kiran Bhat

Kiran Bhat is an Indian-American cosmopolitan currently finishing up his first novel, We, of the Forsaken World.... Born and raised in Jonesboro, Georgia, he has spent formative time in Mysore, India, and he studied abroad for a year in Madrid, which inspired him to think globally. While he taught online, he travelled to 118 countries, [...]

By | September 27th, 2016|Categories: Society, Travel|Tags: , , , , |4 Comments

Ganapathi Bappa Morya……

Ganapati bappa morya, Pudchyavarshilavkarya Twinkle Twinkle Little Star, Our Ganesha Super Star Morya re Bappa Morya re.. The elatedroars were diminishing as Bala Ganapati slowly submerged to the bottom of the lake. Mooshika landed before Bala Ganapati and gave authorization signal for Bala Ganapati to land.He looked around; there were no sign of any other [...]

By | September 21st, 2016|Categories: Society|Tags: , , |0 Comments