Archive for March, 2022

KNOW YOUR ANIMALS – DUGONG

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Dugong, also known as “sea cow”, is a mammal endemic to the Andamans in India. It has been referred to in European myth

KNOW YOUR TREES – PORTIA / TULIP TREE

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The generic name Thespesia is derived from a Greek word meaning “divine decree”, because it is regarded as a sacre

A STUDY OF THE RAMAYANA AND MAHABHARATA

In this paper, an attempt is made to study the Ramayana and the Mahabharata, both of which represent the ethos of ancient India. The Ramayana. according to tradition, owes its origin to an extraordinary circumstance. A hunter's arrow killed one of a pair of curlews. Moved to pity at this tragic incident, the Sage Valmiki cursed the fowler: he did so in vers