21Sep2019

India’s gift to the world – Yoga is one of the best ways to keep the body healthy and the mind alert. Here are some simple asana sequences for you to try.


18Sep2019

The Spotted Owlet is a small, cute looking owl that is found in India and South East Asia. They are widespread all over the country and can even be seen in urban areas, quietly sitting on trees, cavities of rocks or even a quiet corner in buildings. They are small birds, barely 8 to 8 ½ inches in length. […]


17Sep2019

Vine snakes are found in a lot of places around India except in the northwest and around the Gangetic basin. They are mainly arboreal in nature found in places like rain forests, low bushes and trees in the plains and are pretty much diurnal. Vine snakes rely on their colour and shape to escape being found. […]


16Sep2019

Two neighbouring villages, Rampur and Sompur, were suffering from severe drought. In both the villages, there was a well each, which was the only source of water. The village heads announced that only one family can draw water from their respective wells every day. By taking turns they hoped that they could save the well water from drying up and sustain till the monsoon season. […]


13Sep2019

All spiritual traditions emphasises the study of specific scriptures. In thus section, you can listen to and learn select verses from different spiritual systems.


11Sep2019

The Small Green Bee Eater is a small, beautiful bird and is found widespread from Africa through to South East Asia. India has a large population of this species. They are mainly insect eaters and they are found in grassland, thin scrub and forest often quite far from water. Several regional plumage variations are known for this colourful bird. They are mostly seen in the plains but can sometimes be found up to 5000 or 6000 feet in the Himalayas. […]


9Sep2019

Nine year old Meena was everyone’s favourite. She was sweet and helpful but for one flaw, she was always forgetting things.
She forgot to turn off the switches when she left the room. She forgot to turn off the tap when she left the bathroom. She forgot where she had left her books and stationery and her mother had to always keep a check on her. Once when her grandfather handed over his glasses to her to keep them on his desk, she forgot where she had left them. Her grandfather had to forgo a meeting at his club that day as the glasses could not be found until the next day. Another time, she forgot about the library book she had borrowed from her friend, Radha, and poor Radha had to pay a fine. […]


6Sep2019

All spiritual traditions emphasises the study of specific scriptures. In thus section, you can listen to and learn select verses from different spiritual systems.


3Sep2019

The wire-tailed swallow is a small bird, measuring about 7 inches in length. It has bright blue upperparts, bright white under parts and a chestnut cap. The species is named for the very long outermost tail feathers, which trail behind like two wires. The sexes are similar in appearance, but the female has shorter “wires”. […]


2Sep2019

‘I have only fifty rupees in my piggy bank,’ said Nisha counting the coins she had spread out before her.

‘And I have seventy-two rupees’, said Nitesh. The two siblings stared at each other, the same doubt in their minds- ‘Will the money they have be enough to buy anniversary gifts for their parents?’ […]