Where is Rajasthan?
Rajasthan is a state in the Northern part of India. It is the largest state in India.Prior to the Independence, the area was ruled as separate kingdoms by various rulers from the rajput dynasty. (ref: this link)I have always wanted to visit there as I love seeing historic places and monuments. I got the chance to visit the famous cities Jaipur and Jodhpur in Rajasthan this month. I loved my visit though it being only for a few days. In this post Rajasthan – part1, I will tell you about my visit to Jaipur.
Navatri, the Indian festival
The Indian festival of Navratri has begun. What does Navratri or Navarathri mean?
Navarathri means 9 consecutive nights. Not only the night but the day time is also very special in these days.It is a festival specially attributed to Women. The Women following Hindu religion celebrates Navaratri days in a very special way across the Globe. This was one of the favorite festivals for the kids years ago! you might wonder why I say ‘was’. I will come to that in a minute!
Travel – is a journey to a place; a place nearby or farther. Travel can be for personal or business reasons. Personal travel is more exciting.But there are some who don’t like traveling and prefer to live in their home-base. They are unaware that, a lot of things in life are missed, by NOT travelling!. You might think – ‘how do you say that? I have everything in my life at my native place!’. Let me tell you briefly what you miss by not Travelling: A lot!
I am new to the blogging journey and I have had my share of research and analysis in the WordPress.com and WordPress.org sites. I had to read quite some articles to understand the difference between the two and decide on the best approach to run my blog. There are a ton of articles about this topic in the internet, however, I am writing this with a view to help new bloggers, who is searching the internet for the answers . I am writing this post based on my learnings and please note that, there are could be many more features , which I haven’t come across so far.
Lets get started.
Major difference I felt between the two:
A Rainbow contains different shades. It is seen when there is a little bit of sunshine amidst raining and it lasts only for a short time. But the rainbow’s appearence creates a sense of warmth and happiness. As variant as the colors of the rainbow, so is my category of blog posts.
I am a Blogger who is interested to talk about Nature, Inspiration, Happiness, Travel and self improvement.We are so busy in our own lives that some times we forget to cherish the life around us. So I want to write here about the little things in life, that I liked and encourage the readers to enjoy them. I post sometimes my views about certain things that may not be necessarily agreed by everyone. But I hope that is understandable. Thanks for coming!
A small conversation I heard while travelling in public transport:
Person1: Hello, there! How are you doing today?
Person2: Ok, not bad. How about you?
person1: not bad, thanks
person1: How is your job going?
person2: hmmm…its ok…
I am pleased to say that I have been identified as a winner of the Liebster Award 2017 by Trupti .
This is a great milestone for me! Thank you Trupti! Liebster Award is given for new bloggers in recognition to their blogging effort. Liebster means dearest or beloved in German. The award has come in at such a great time and has given a superb exctitement and encouragement. Inspired me to blog more and I hope to keep up myself and do my best.
Last week I had the chance to volunteer for a painting event. I like to participate in volunteering activities that provide a venue for serving the society as well as let my skills to be used for a better cause. I firmly believe that we all have a role in living as a harmonius society and empowering our community. We should give back to the society whenever we get a chance. It may be small or big, a heart to serve is what everyone should have.
What comes to your mind, when you think about change?
Change is an essential part of this world. Can be in tangible or intangible form.Tangible changes are visible – Alteration to a property or person’s appearance are tangible changes for example.An old house can be remodeled and painted fresh, which is noticeable positive change.A person change make a makeover of their fashion and style, positive and visible change.
It is true that plants have listening power and I experienced it personally. I have a green thumb.I like to grow plants and have a few in our small corridor space. One of the plants I have is a Hibiscus. It has been planted a year ago. Initially it was growing at a regular pace, started to bloom with flowers from the 6th month few days a week. Of late, the plant was not giving any flowers and the leaves looked dull.I was wondering what happened.