The Rigveda Code by Rashmi Chendvankar book cover

The Rigveda Code by Rashmi Chendvankar: Book Review

The Rigveda Code is an interesting mythological fiction based on the after-effects of the Mahabharata war. The plot centers around Rikshavi, a warrior princess of the Vrij kingdom (in present-day Bihar). Thirty years post the war, Lord Krishna wishes for a new system of governance for the future of Bharatkhanda. However, instead of establishing the new system by himself, he chooses to pass the secret code to the Pandavs’ legacy which the warrior princess is destined to fulfill.

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Help cyclist without arms to buy a cycle

Jagwinder Singh was born without hands. today he is a state champion in cycling. Super Singh dreams to win the Asian Para-Cycling Championship 2017 for which he needs a customized bicycle. In order to help him raise funds, Migme has started a campaign through which its users, as well as the general public, can contribute towards his cycle to help him achieve his dream. Supporters can buy virtual gifts and send them to Super Singh’s profile. The funds accumulated through these gifts will be given to Super Singh so that he can buy his cycle, so please help Super Singh achieve his dreams, and donate today!

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Finding Dory with #ColgateMagicalStories

When I asked Vihaan what story he can think of with these sea animals, without a thought he replied, “Finding Dory.” Well, that’s the recent movie we’d watched and with full of sea characters in the movie, he could at once relate it to these characters. I had cut them and gave it to him without prompting with any of my ideas. The video you see below is an unedited version of a story he had come up with. It is incoherent, well to us, but he was creating a story to himself. I can tell him 100’s of stories but one little story, though incoherent and without meaning from him at this age seemed certainly precious.

Kannavu Pattarai by Mathi front cover

Kannavu Pattarai by Mathi (Tamil Short Story Collection on Children’s Psyche)

Children are not deprived of understanding from the angles of parents, teachers and elders. But it’s the role of a friend in all of these relationships that they are deprived of, in reality. Hence, it’s important for all of us to be that ‘friend’ to little children instead of being just a parent or a teacher. Thus said, this book though is about children, is intended for adults to understand the world of children.

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Bhojohori Manna, Kolkatta: Restaurant Review

So the time came when I was visiting Kolkatta for the first time; the time to try some Bengali food. When you are in Kolkatta and ask anyone where to get some authentic Bengali food, you shall hear a reply in unison, like the national anthem, ‘Bhojohori Manna’ for it is ‘the’ best place I’ve read and heard about for Bengali cuisines.