That single step

There is this housekeeping staff who cleans everyday my office and the offices in the ground floor. One day she was dusting my cabin, bent down almost touching the ground. I heard a strange sigh. I turned and asked ‘Are you okay?’. At first she said nothing, just nodded which […]

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Happy Diwali!!

Gleam of earthen lamps Luminance of firecrackers Echoes of prayers Bespangle of festoons Sapidity of sweets Fragrance of flowers So adorn yourself in most ravishing attires & revel in the festival of lights with feast and prosper…. May this Diwali usher in a better future and the mirth & goodwill […]

Truthfulness

I was once reading Mahabarata, when I came across this epic story of Sathyavan & Savithri. The whole chapter was new to me. What amazed me in the entire story was the fact that an immense effort is required to be truthful from within. For those of us who do […]

ಮಹಿಳೆ ಮತ್ತು ಆರೋಗ್ಯ -7

ಪೂರಕ ಆಹಾರ ಈ ಮುಂಚಿನ ಲೇಖನದಲ್ಲಿ ಸ್ತನ್ಯಪಾನದ ಮಹತ್ವವನ್ನು ವಿವರಿಸಲಾಗಿತ್ತು. ಈಗ ಅತ್ಯಾವಶ್ಯಕವಾದ ಪೂರಕ ಆಹಾರಗಳ ಬಗ್ಗೆ ತಿಳಿದುಕೊಳ್ಳೋಣ. ಪೂರಕ ಆಹಾರ ಎಂದರೇನು? ಮೊದಲ ಆರು ತಿಂಗಳು, ತಾಯಿಯ ಹಾಲು, ಶಿಶುವಿನ ಪೋಷಣೆಯ ಎಲ್ಲಾ ಬೇಡಿಕೆಯನ್ನು ಸಮರ್ಥವಾಗಿ ಪೂರೈಸುತ್ತದೆ. ಶೈಶಾವಸ್ಥೆಯಲ್ಲಿ, ತಿಂಗಳುಗಳು ಕಳೆದಂತೆಲ್ಲ, ಮಗುವಿನ ತೂಕ ಹಾಗೂ ಉದ್ದಳತೆ ಹೆಚ್ಚಾಗಿ, ಪೋಷಕಾಂಶದ ಬೇಡಿಕೆಯು ಹೆಚ್ಚಾಗುತ್ತದೆ. ಆದ್ದರಿಂದ ತಾಯಿಯ ಹಾಲಿನ ಜೊತೆಗೆ ಆರು ತಿಂಗಳ ನಂತರ ಶಿಶುವಿಗೆ ಮೆದುವಾದ ಆಹಾರ ಪದಾರ್ಥಗಳನ್ನು […]

On the Sea shore

Recently I had an opportunity to travel to Chennai. I had been to this metropolitan city years back when it was still called Madras. It took us about 6 hours to reach Chennai. The weather was extremely hot and we were in a hotel near the beach. The first thing […]