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Colors of Nature

Colors of Nature

Click on the image to see larger. Taken with Sony Xperia SP.

Flowers from Indian spring

Flowers from Indian spring

Sharing some recent flower photographs. Hope you like, please do let me know.

Lunar eclipse 2011

Lunar eclipse 2011

Happened to suddenly chance upon the eclipsed moon a couple of days back (10th Dec 2011). Quick research on the Internet showed it was a full moon night, and a total eclipse fully visible in India! Took some quick photos for lack of time, one is below:

Can we do something?

This morning there was a joke in the newspaper about the Chinese overtaking the Americans. Chinese kids chuckling over having Americans working for them in 2030. “Why do great nations fail?”, the teacher asked. “It happens because they turn their back on the things that make them great.” Non-violence, honesty and pride made India great. [...]

Of Anthems...

Of Anthems…

Its a commonly held misnomer that the Indian National Anthem ‘Jana Gana Mana‘ was written by Tagore in praise of George V. Tagore who had the guts to refuse knighthood, would not write in praise of any George. The anthem was written as Ode to God – intentionally to let the British think its in [...]

Solar Eclipse 22nd July 2009

Solar Eclipse 22nd July 2009

Eclipse time again. These celestial happenings are among the most watched in the world, and I like to watch them too. Some photos: More photos below, click to enlarge: When viewed from the Earth, the apparent size of the sun and the moon is the same. If the sun were smaller, the Bailey’s beads would [...]