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Wordless Wednesdays #4

WPC: Prolific
वैशाख वणव्यात सावळया मेघांचे काहूर
आमराईत लागली बाप्पाच्या आगमनाची चाहूल.
September doesn’t seem so far now. Enjoying the best of both the seasons: Mangoes (summer) and my personal favourite Ganapati Bappa (Monsoon)!
बाप्पा खरंच लौकर या….


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Ganapati Bappa…Morya!

via Photo Challenge: Heritage
I never get tired of talking about the Indian culture and heritage. And this weeks’ photo challenge has given me yet another reason to flaunt about this wonderful country. There are so many Indian things that resonate with the word Heritage. I had a difficult time choosing from loads of images of different food items, monuments, dresses and so much more.
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World Elephant Day: Elephants and India!

Who doesn’t love elephants? This massive yet cute animal has captured our hearts since our childhood. All authoritative “Hathi” from Rudyard Kipling’s Jungle book, the obedient pet “Shep” from George of the Jungle, the cute baby elephant “Dumbo” with abnormally large ears, “Heffalumps” from Winne the Pooh, Dr. Seuss’ elephant “Horton” just so many of them, each uniquely beautiful.

 

Elephants play a very important role in many cultures and traditions. But we do not have to go deep into the “cultural” and “religious” significance of these majestic animals to understand why they are such a hit with the public! Just type ‘elephant’ in your Google search and you will find so many adorable videos and images of elephants. Right from the “Manny” of Ice Age (although Manny is a mammoth) to “Snorky” of the Banana Splits Club, our cartoons, movies and Facebook walls are full of cute elephants. Today we find elephants all over the social media, but in the ancient and the medieval times, they adorned various paintings, sculptures and coins!

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