By Liala Indira Alva
In September last year, I read in the papers that our economy was facing a crisis and the rupee was weak compared to the dollar. Also due inflation and corruption, our economy was suffering. I also heard my parents discussing it during dinner. I read in the papers that Dr. Raghuram Rajan was going to take over as the new RBI Governor and was going to head the bank. Read More
By: K K Aiyamma, This post first appeared at https://aiyamma.blogspot.in
Lately, when nothing to do, I have been spending some quality time in Kitchen. Experimenting more than cooking is what I do. Soon the quality time turns into a hopeless venture, and I escape the Kitchen, leaving the mess behind for my mother to take care off. Read More
Image: My Dad, Codanda Nanjappa Jairam – My Inspiration
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do… Explore. Dream. Discover.”
— Mark Twain
There are many things in life to be grateful for. First and foremost, our parents, without whom, we would not be here. Read More
Portrait of Lingarajendra Wodeyar, Brother of the previous King – Dodda Veera Rajendra(DVR). He usurped the throne on which the daughter of DVR – Devammaji held sway and took over Coorg. He made a request to the Coorg Chiefs for allowing him to rule, and the request was denied. Read MoreRead More...
Wherever they came from, the Kodavas decided to stop and make their home in the rugged hills of Kodagu, or Coorg. The land of Kodagu, with its wild, beautiful hills, streams, dense forests, abundant wildlife and flora, and the source of the river Kaveri was home to the Kodavas, as well as a number of forest-dwelling tribes, since time immemorial. Read More
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A significant part of the proceeds from the sale of the book will be contributed to the Coorg Education Fund.
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The book will also be available from 1st October at the following book shop:
Strand Book Stall ( Mumbai )
‘Dhannur’, Sir P.M. Road, Fort,
Mumbai 400 001. Read More
Image: 19th Century Coorg(Kodava), BMA C-30.69.030
The Ballad was sung by young Coorgs(Kodavas) during the Kailpodh Festival. I have put it as documented by Richter, with edits.
[quote style=”1″]To the taste of “Young Coorg” the Kaylmurta is the most glorious of all festivals and the popular song of the Coorg Mountaineer does full justice to this sentiment. Read More