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The resistance - crossing the threshold for success!

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When there is a problem, there ought to be a solution! When there is a current, there ought to be a resistance! Am I right?
I have read one famous quote from an athlete. I do not remember the name. The meaning of it goes just like this, "When there is a pain in your muscle, that is when the real training starts. I start counting my rounds in the ground only then."
So, everyone would have come across this point. The successful ones and the failed ones. And the courage to cross this point makes them the former or the latter, respectively. This is called a threshold point.

Take one example:
There is this fitness program. It involves you both mentally and physically. At physical level, when you want to reduce your ever dangling belly, you have to go through tough abdominal exercises and also forgetting your bad diet of pizzas and Puris.

Seeing your crush and the resolve to make them see you back, at school or college or office would definitely force you to stick on to those exe…

Nalangu - a good trailer of how life would be, after marriage!

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In Hinduism, let me not be so vague, in Iyer marriages, there is one function called nalangu. This one happens in the evening of the marriage. All the old ladies of the bride and the groom side would be present for conducting this "kind of" game thing. Though this boring ritual(like all the others) happens the same way in every marriage, this one's the critical game of all in marriage. The ladies of both the house would decide whether the bride or the groom is going to adjust throughout their life.



Appalam udaithal:
The bride and the groom will be given appalam (a falt round edible material made of dal or rice and usually ate after frying in oil). They would be asked to break it over each other. Where they break it decide how they would treat their partner during fights. An appalam is as feeble as problems in a relationship. When the bride/ groom breaks it in the head of the other, it means they are going to deal every problem right away. On the face. No compromises. Wh…

Happy wedding anniversary!

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It's not just an ordinary day!
This is when I became us!
And life became more of you!
This is one year of everything we have to celebrate about our relationship!


We are away from each other!
To celebrate this day!
By cursing the cruelty of this long distance!

I was really afraid of getting into this!
Marriage and stuff!
And still there was some courage, a force
who/which made this beautiful thing happen between us!


Love! Did it really happen between us?
Do I really love you?
May be, you should answer those questions!

We are a more practical couple, people say!
And yet, I don't know why my head rings with you, when you laugh!

And your presence makes me more comfortable, than anyone elses!
And I have this urge of making you feel special every now and then!
Ideas never run out, when I think for you!

Sometimes, I wish I had seen you earlier!
I wish we had been having those eye locks!


Proposals and denials or breakups and patch ups?
Some bike rides and beach walks!
And a fight wit…

A mother's dream!

When that small legs jump inside the womb,
A mother dreams of it.

When she screams loud to bring the baby outside,
And when she knows who it is!
A mother dreams of it.

A mother of a baby girl,
Dream of giving all the things she never had in her life to the baby!
She gives her beautiful cloths,
Her nature of loving people unconditionally,
And her unfulfilled dreams!

A mother of a baby boy,
Gives all it takes to make him a man of her dreams,
She has always loved,
Create him to be the one, she wanted to marry!

Basically, a baby is born with the shoulders so slender,
That carry the dream of their mothers!
A fruitful burden that decide who and what they become in the future!

Committed!

There is so much meaning inside this word!
So much meaning, yes, it has!

Like we say in love,
In love, is a commitment!
To the magic inside you,
To the unknown glimpses of the ever mysterious universe!

Like we say to work,
To work, is a commitment!
That we make to the food rendering and time managing part of life!
That makes life worth living!

Like we say to a relationship,
To relationship, is a commitment!
That we make by showing respect to the soul, bounded in the bond of life with us!
Either temporary or permanent!
But, it is the one that adds meaning to life!

Like we say to nature,
To nature, is a commitment!
That we are going to ruin or preserve it!
To bring back what was lot in time and
To live with what is available!

Like we say to a religion,
To religion, is a commitment!
That we follow a specific path,
That our lives are bound to principles of se kind! That we find spiritual connection and belonging to a god!

To commitment, Is a commitment!
That we live and that we lose some…

Too much love!

There's too much love in the air!
Yes, too much of it.

I thought love was all about life!
And it is true!
Thou shall not realise, will ponder over!
They will ponder over the unfulfilled dreams!
And it will not cost them anything less than themselves!

I thought love was without expectations!
And it is true.
You don't have compulsions in love!
You just do it, for the sake of it!
It never places burdens or responsibilities!
But, beware it hurts!
It hurts when you are not expecting that it would!
When you don't give it the right attention and respect!

Love... is simply love.
It doesn't have places to live.
It is not either made of big things...
But of petty and trivial expressions!
Like your mom cooking your favorite food!
And your dad giving you some extra pocket money!
Like your friends secrets in your heart!
And your boyfriend's or girlfriend's hugs!
Like your spouse's Valentine's day gifts and their travel plans with you!
And your sibling's extraor…

Jallikattu: Why the Tamilians are on roads?

The tradition of Tamil people
When Pongal comes into picture, there are many reasons why a Tamilian gets emotional. First, the festival is so much related to farmers. Being an agriculturally vibrant state, Pongal becomes important for many reasons. We celebrate the nature in this festival and call it as “Ulavar Pandigai”. The entire Tamil month “Thai”, which usually starts in January is called the “Aruvadai season” (The reaping season) of all the efforts we have invested for the rest of the year.
The three day gala
Boghi
We celebrate Pongal for 3 days, starting from Boghi. The belief is that this festival of removes the old things (the bad things) and invites new things(the good things). This has been translated in the rolling of years as burning old cloths. Awareness is being created around to bring back the actual meaning of this festival and since we are transforming into a well-educated society, we see people realizing the true meaning of the festival.
Pongal
The second day is ca…