Indian Culture

Shakila’s Waka Waka

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Shakila (No, this is not a typo) is performing Waka Waka (Tamil Version) at the opening ceremony of World Tamil Conference. There are rumours that she has trimmed down to match Shakira's agility and learnt quite a few dance moves. The lyrics, however, has been leaked all over the interwebs. Here is how it goes:Saminathanaee hae hae, Okka Makka hae hae. And we bet the Vuvuzelas are being replaced by Nadaswarams

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The Natya Shastra was created in the beginning of Treta Yug by Brahma on the request of Indra and other devas as an object of diversion (Kridaniyaka). As the lower castes (Shudras) were not entitled to listen to the four Vedas (Sama, Yajur, Rig and Atharav), Brahma created the Natya Shastra as the fifth Veda which was open to all, irrespective of caste and creed.

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Malayalam – A simple guide to a magical language

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Malayalam (/malayALam/) is the principal language of the South Indian state of Kerala and also of the Lakshadweep Islands (Laccadives) of the west coast of India. Malayalis (speakers of Malayalam), who - males and females alike - are almost totally literate, constitute 4 percent of the population of India and 96 percent of the population of Kerala (29.01 million in 1991). In terms of the number of speakers Malayalam ranks eights among the fifteen major languages of India.

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