Lohri – Festival of Punjab – Part 2

Lohri

Continued from Part 1

 

The fire is offered “Chivra”or beaten rice, “Meva” or dry fruits, “Til-gur-revri” or sesame seeds sweet preparation and “gajak” another variety of sweetened sesame seeds. Then the fire becomes the deity of the occasion.

 

During the 13th and the 14th January, the sun becomes mobile towards the north. This tilt in movement changes the amount of heatness reaching the earth, particularly in the northern snow-clad areas. The people having experienced the biting cold welcome the warm sun rays by celebrating this festival.

 

July 5th, 2015 in Lohri | No Comments

Lohri – Festival of Punjab – Part 1

Lohri

Lohri is one of the famous festivals in the state of Punjab. The origin of this term is not known but some connect it with fire. This festival occurs on the 13th day of January in the month of Paush or Magh, a day before the famous Makar Sankranthi. It is celebrated in the biting cold of the winter season when the winter rains are about to come or have come already.

 

The festivities include the famous and boisterous Bhangra dance, which ideally suits the occasion since its fast movements generate enough heat in the body to fight off the freezing cold. On Lohri, the dancers perform around a fire in a ring shape.

 

July 5th, 2015 in Lohri | No Comments

Slotted Nuts

Slotted Nuts

The castle nut is commonly used on applications where the nut needs to be secured from backing off. It is used with a cotter pin inserted through a hole drilled in the shaft and through the slots in the nut. Castle nuts are most common in fine thread. A more available substitute is the Slotted Nut the difference being the turned down top.

 

Slotted Nuts are precisely designed by the professionals as per market demands and industrial specifications. Slotted Nuts are firmly constructed in sophisticated facility using high grade material that is procured from the reliable sources. These slotted nuts are available in varied grades, diameters and materials to suit the exact needs. The slotted nut or castelled nut, when tightened on the bolt, the slots are aligned with a hole in the bolt and locked in place by a cotter pin or wire lacing to prevent loosening or unscrewing.

 

July 5th, 2015 in Slotted nut | No Comments

Indian Culture: Customs and Traditions- Part 2

Geographical Regions of India

Continued from Part 2

 

“In this view, societies outside of Europe or North America, or societies that did not follow the European or Western way of life, were considered primitive and culturally inferior.  Essentially this included all the colonized countries and people, such as African countries, India, and the Far East.”

 

Different regions have their own distinct cultures. Language, religion, food and the arts are just some of the various aspects of Indian culture.

 

May 16th, 2015 in India culture | No Comments

Indian Culture: Customs and Traditions- Part 1

Geographical Regions of India

India’s culture is among the world’s oldest; civilization in India began about 4,500 years ago. Many sources describe it as “Sa Prathama Sanskrati Vishvavara” — the first and the supreme culture in the world, according to the All World Gayatri Pariwar (AWGP) organization.

 

Western societies did not always see the culture of India very favorably, according to Christina De Rossi, an anthropologist at Barnet and Southgate College in London. Early anthropologists once considered culture as an evolutionary process, and “every aspect of human development was seen as driven by evolution,” she told Live Science.

 

 

 

May 16th, 2015 in Indian culture | No Comments

Awesome Wholesale Linens

Wholesale Linens

Linen has been serving a vast range of necessities in our world. It is a textile derived from flax plants. The name Lenin is from Latin name for flax plant, Linum. Linens are considered one of the oldest textiles of history dating to about 8000 BC. The prime factor that made Linen stand the test of time is its longevity. Linen manufacturing is very time consuming process, nevertheless is vogue and appears extravagant and gorgeous at the end.

 

There are a lot of benefits to looking into discount options in wholesale linens, and it depends heavily on where you’re going to shop. If you are going to try and find these things through a brick and mortar location, you may not have the selection that you need to make things match, or even look grand. Often times, when you visit retailers in person, they do not have a large selection of discounted items, which means that you are going to be missing out on something, and could even end up walking away empty handed.

 

 

 

May 16th, 2015 in Wholesale Linens | No Comments

Sanchi Stupa – Part 2

Sanchi Stupa

During the Shunga period the Sanchi Stupa was enlarged and faced with stones and decorated with railings, staircase and a harmika on the top. Around the main Stupa, there is a path for circumambulation. This path is enclosed by a railing with gates at each of the four directions.

 

The railings and gates of the Sanchi Stupa are richly sculptured with different motifs and designs. Another interesting characteristic about the Sanchi Stupa is that Lord Buddha has been symbolically represented by footprints, wheels, thrones etc. rather than by his own image.

 

The gateways of Sanchi stupas contain ornamented depiction of incidents from the life of the Buddha and his previous incarnations as Bodhisattvas described in the Jataka tales.

 

April 8th, 2015 in Sanchi stupa | No Comments

Sanchi Stupa – Part 1

Sanchi Stupa

Sanchi is famous for outstanding specimen of Buddhist art and architecture, belonging to the period between the third century BC and the twelfth century AD. The most important of all the Sanchi monuments is the Sanchi Stupa.

 

Stupas are large hemispherical domes, containing a central chamber, in which the relics of the Buddha were placed. The Sanchi Stupa is one of the best preserved early stupas in central India. The Sanchi Stupa is surrounded by a railing with four carved gateways facing all the four directions.

Continued in Part 1

April 8th, 2015 in Sanchi stupa | No Comments

Gemini Professional Media Controller

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The innovation behind Gemini’s new CDJ-700 focuses on two key elements of DJ performance: versatility and control. The CDJ-700 offers incredible flexibility, allowing playback from CDs, SD cards and USB memory devices in a variety of file formats.

 

The CDJ-700’s touch-sensitive display screen lets navigate between folders and tracks, adjust tempo and even set effect values all on one intuitive surface. The large, high-resolution jog wheel with three selectable modes allows you to operate Cue, Scratch, Slip and Loop Adjust functions, while a display screen in the middle of the wheel indicates your mode, track position and slip position and you fine-tune the jog wheel’s resistance for a custom feel. The Master Tempo mode enables tempo adjustment without changing the original pitch of the track or tweak away with the Pitch Control fader.

 

To know more you can visit website. Creativity is so important when crafting your own original sound, which is why the CDJ-700 provides six DSP-powered effects with Dry/Wet level control.

 

April 8th, 2015 in Media Controller | No Comments

Geopgraphical Regions of India – Part 2

Geographical Regions of India

Continued from Part 1

There are four geographical regions of India. They are

  • The Great Himalayan Range,
  • The Indo Gangetic Plain,
  • The Desert Regions
  • The Deccan Plateau and Peninsula.

The near-level Indo-Gangetic Plains, among the greatest stretches of the flat alluvium in the world, are formed by the basins of three rivers-the Sind, the Ganga and the Brahmaputra. This extends across Northern India for about 2,400 Km with a width varying from 260 to 350 Km. It is almost the most densely populated area in the whole earth. It is a little over a quarter as large as the mountain region.

Continued in Part 3

December 6th, 2014 in Geographical regions | No Comments

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