June 29th- International Mud day!

Funny world and funny people including children all over the world!
Playing in the mud which elders desist and discourage children!
June Twenty Ninth is today observed as International Mud day!
In two thousand eight Gillian McAuliffe, Pedagogista and Founder of
Bold Park Community School in Perth, Australia, was at the World Forum
For Early Childhood Care and Education.  had a discussion with a colleague
From Nepal about the challenges children face when playing together in the Mud.
On the plane returning from the Forum, thought of the obstacles that Stand among
Children and their ability to enjoy the simple, natural act of Playing in mud.
Challenges –  preferences for cleanliness, lack of Access to “disposable”
Clothing that can be dirtied and proper cleaning Supplies, or dry,
Sandy geography not conducive to muddy conditions.

When she returned to school in Perth, she spoke to group of Young ones.
They, in turn, decided to fund to purchase clothing for Nepalese children,
And thus all play in the mud “together”.   raised Over one thousand pound,
Paid for new clothing for children in Bishnu, Nepal, where a Mud Day
Event was held for Panchkhal orphanage.

Now, every year on this day, children from all over the world celebrate
International Mud Day as a way to connect  joys of playing in the mud!

KRISHNA EATING MUD. | Lila, Panchas, Señor

As mythology would have it Lord Krishna ate mud and got

Reprimanded by HIS mother Yashodha! Children like mud!!!!

 

International Mud Day – Muddy Faces

JUNE 21st- WORLD FATHERS’ DAY!

Yes this week\s Sunday Story (2029th post) is on WORLD FATHERS DAY! ENVIUS THOUGHTS carried a Sunday story on Mothers Day on 16th May  last month which was received overwhelmingly by our esteemed viewers and a few also suggested a post on FATHERS DAY and the effect is today’s Sunday story on FATHERS DAY!

MOTHER IS GOD!
India –sacred land worships one’s mother as
FIRST GOD! They say MATHA, PITHA, GURU, DHEYVAM-First in the priority for respect and reverence, love and affection is MOTHER followed by FATHER, third GURU (Teacher) and FINALLY DHEIVAM that is GOD! Probably because of this we call our country as MOTHER INDIA!
Today Twenty First June being FATHERS DAY, it is apt to have this week’s Sunday Story on that head. 2029th post on the 1973rd day of the Blog!
Fathers  Day is a day for many people to show their appreciation towards fathers and father figures worldwide.Events and observations associated with this day is to show our respect and love for father by presenting some gifts- what he likes most if the individual is fortunate enough to have.

Father’s Day is celebrated worldwide to recognize the contribution that fathers and father figures make to the lives of their children. This day celebrates fatherhood and male parenting. Although it is celebrated on a variety of dates worldwide, many countries observe this day on the third Sunday in June.

Father’s Day 2020: The third Sunday of June is celebrated as Father’s Day in most parts of the world. Father’s Day is a celebration of fathers, honoring fatherhood, paternal bonds and the role fathers play in society.

 

Father’s day was first proposed in 1909 to complement Mother’s Day celebrations.
Father’s day was first proposed in 1909 to complement Mother’s Day celebrations.

The third Sunday of June is celebrated as Father’s Day in most parts of the world. Father’s Day is a celebration of fathers, honoring fatherhood, paternal bonds and the role fathers play in society. This day was first proposed in 1909 to complement Mother’s Day celebrations.

Significance

On this day children acknowledge and appreciate their fathers and father figures, who play an important role in their lives, be it emotionally, mentally or even financially. On this day children understand the importance of the role of a father in one’s life. This day acknowledges the contribution of fathers to their own families and society at large. Children buy or make presents for their father or father-like figure, write and draw cards, spend the day engaging in activities that can be enjoyed with one’s father, be it hiking, fishing or just sitting around watching some television. In India especially, most kids have a closer bond with their mothers, so this day definitely helps forge a closer relation with one’s dad.

While India follows the US, and celebrates Father’s Day on the third Sunday of June every year, in other countries including Portugal, Spain, Croatia, Italy, Father’s Day is celebrated on March 19. And even though this is a Western tradition started in the United States of America, it has gained a lot of prominence in India in the past many years.

History

The day was founded in USA, where it is celebrated on the third Sunday of June, at the Spokane, Washington YMCA in 1910 by Sonora Smart Dodd. That year, Father’s Day was celebrated on June 19, 1910. Sonora heard about how Anna Jarvis had founded Mother’s Day in honor of her mother and told the pastor of her Church that there should be something similar to celebrate fathers too. Sonora’s father was Civil War veteran William Jackson Smart, a single parent from Arkansas who raised six children. Sonora was hoping that Father’s Day celebrations would be held on June 5, which was her father’s birthday, but the Church’s time constraints ended up pushing this day and the celebration was deferred to the third Sunday of June.

My father – one of the most loved and respected teachers/Headmasters who died at the age of 87 in the year 1987 served lived in Karaikudi and spent his retired life in Thanjavur. Highly principled and what he preached, he practiced. He brought up his three sons including me in a way that stand up in good stead even today when I have just stepped into my EIGHTY! Whether it is taking walks in the very early mornings and evenings or visiting temples every day twice, reading, writing, loving all and helping all and hurting none and so on, I am regularly following the guidelines given by my beloved father till his death.

 

 

Father's Day

Fathers’ Day is a celebration honoring fathers and celebrating fatherhood, paternal bonds, and the influence of fathers in society.

In the hierarchy of Indian persons to be
Revered and respected “FATHER” stands next to the
MOTHER and before TEACHER and God! Great indeed is he
“Fathers’ day” observed all over the world on twenty first June right!

In the creation of God and the noble thoughts of the
Human beings-father and fatherhood have a special
Place of honor-the role he plays sacrificing his self
For his family-kith and kin-  great and noble self!

On this sacred day, let all pray, revere and respect
Godly fathers-responsible for what they expect
For their welfare- joy and peace, health and happiness ever
In their old age, take care-keeping them in old age home never!

I am happy that this day gave me a nice opportunity to think of my beloved father. I do hope that  post-Sunday story would have been of  interest to all our valuable viewers. We shal meet as usual on Monday and till then Bye!

June 15th- WORLD ELDER ABUSE AWARENESS DAY

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day - CNPEA

Today’s Twenties are tomorrow’s Forties, day after tomorrow’s
Sixties! Sixties and above designated as ELDER! None living
Can avoid being an ELDER and the attendant abuse sure
Better to be aware and prepare to protect- simple and pure!
Abuse by the youngsters at home, youngsters outside  both are possible
Abuse by nature -health problems a source of abuse horrible!

In Tamil it is said: முற்பகல் செய்யின் பிற்பகல் விளையும்”
Whatever we do earlier, we shall reap it later! Let us not abuse
Elders when we are young! We shall suffer  as we become elders!
Not only let us not abuse elders, but go all out to be of use and help!
Elders suffering on the road, let us rush to be of use and assistance
A way indeed to show our respect for elders known or unknown!

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day 2016 | Minding the Workplace

 

GLOBAL DAY OF PARENTS-June 1st.

 

Global Day of Parent's 2019: History and Significance

June First is today-Global Day of Parents. Yes very holy day indeed!
In India that is Bharat our homeland parents are placed before
Teacher and God – Matha. Pitha, Guru, Dhaivam- mother,father
Teacher and God!What a noble tribute to our parents-nothing further!

The Global Day of Parents announced by the United Nations
General Assembly in Two thousand Twelve with a resolution  and
Honors parents throughout the world.  Day provides chance to
Appreciate all parents in all parts of the world for their selfless commitment to
Children and their lifelong sacrifice towards nurturing this relationship.

Family has  responsibility for the nurturing and protection of children
And that children, for the full and harmonious development of their personality, Should grow up in a family  atmosphere of happiness, love and understanding.
United nations or not, Indian culture injected this in our blood
And equally implies that children when grown up have to take care
Of parents in their old age!- NO OLD AGE HOME FOR PARENTS SURE!
Let us on this holy day resolve to follow our culture  with devotion!

Respect your parents, teachers and mentors

A Calmer You, by Sonal Kalra: No, your parents' house is NOT your ...

WORLD OTTER DAY-May 30th

 

Happy World Otter Day - May 29, 2019

Wonderful indeed are the creations of  Omnipotent and Omniscient
Human and animal beings- animals including wild and mild,
Birds and flies, worms and viruses including CORONA now reigning
All are supposed to live in harmony and peace all over the earth!?!?

May thirtieth today is WORLD OTTER DAY!Otter an aquatic,furry
Fish eating animal. Let us join the many  around the world
And love otters and be dedicated to their conservation,
To raise awareness and ensure that more people know about  problems
That otters face.  The loss of habitat, illegal trade (fur and pets),
Being hunted, road death, pollution some of the challenges.
Thirteen species of otter  need our help.

A day designated by the International Otter Survival Fund
To raise awareness of their work protecting, conserving,
And caring for otters everywhere!
Every  year more people in more countries  involve themselves
In two thousand Eighteen World Otter Day was observed
In at least twenty six countries. Let us continue.

World Otter Day 2020 - postponed.

April 24th. PIGS IN A BLANKET DAY!

Pigs In A Blanket Recipe by Tasty

Omnipotent Almighty created world and society quite  interesting
In hundreds of lovely ways very much to enjoy and spread joy flourishing
In writing prose, in making verse, in playing games and in building words
In eating, in speaking, in cracking jokes and wits, in cakes baking!

Today twenty fourth of April – “PIGS-IN-A-BLANKET DAY”sounds funny
A day observed all over the world in a happy state of mind with family
And friends in the states of America, Canada and other parts – happily!
Just enjoying eating and eating- essential for any living being!

Celebrated across the world, referring to a variety
Of different dishes-sausages wrapped in biscuit or dough baked
Served as appetizer, as a breakfast, or any mealtime
Guests and hosts enjoy the “pigs”-with a few ingredients-nice time.!

Vegan Recipe 🐷 Pigs in a Blanket - YouTube

 

April 22nd. EARTH DAY

Take Action | Earth Day

Twenty second April today is a nice day-EARTH DAY being observed
In the whole world with the threatening CORONA DV19 on its top!
Yet Earth is Earth and Earth Day is Earth Day!It is Fifty years old this day!
Earth Day observed around the world today  demonstrating support for
Environmental protection. First celebrated Fifty years ago in
Nineteen Seventy. Today  it includes events coordinated globally by
The Earth Day Network in about two hundred  countries in the world!
Let us all respect Mother Earth- Loving and serving all on earth!

Rightly we name the EARTH, home of all living beings, as “mother Earth”
Born we are, brought up and live in her lap –our beloved Mother since birth
Sure to be respected and taken care of as our sacred mother
Keeping clean and neat and beautyful! –in man’s cap a nice feather!

April 17th -YOUTH SERVICE DAY!

Youth Service America | Global Youth Service Day – April 17-19, 2020

Youth is the stage right to learn service and extend service from and to all!
Time right to be fearless and be kind to all at all times and to all!
Seventeenth April today a great day- -YOUTH SERVICE DAY welcome to all!
May the youth love all and serve all! help ever and hurt never in life!

Service a noble trait to be developed right from the childhood
Nurtured and put to use imbibed from the elders to last for adulthood
Service to all the living  beings sans any consideration
Not for receiving words of praise from others in admiration!

In the creation of the Omniscient and Omnipresent
Lord Almighty- service is a part of all as if a hand or head
That is the noble design of the All knowing Omnipresent
May the youth serve all imbibing from the elders to go ahead!

Youth Service America | Global Youth Service Day – April 17-19, 2020
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Srisarvari and Pohela Boishak are born- 14th April.

List of 60 Tamil Years

Festivals for religious fervor and social harmony and gathering
Humans need both and designed one day or other  all over  the year!
Festival days start with new year days- whatever may be-English,
Tamil, Telugu, Bengali, Malayalam in other States and languages!

Fourteenth April today happens to be Tamil and Bengali New Year Days
Sri Sarvari -Tamil New year and Pohela Baishak Bengali
Happy festival days- religious and social significance!

On this New Year day let us pray for peace and prosperity
Health  and happiness, sincerity and social harmony
All over the States and the world for the year and years to follow.
Let us take care of the old, sick and have not to the extent possible!
Let that be our resolve on this happy occasion of Sri Sarvari
And Pohela Baishok in the States! Let us serve the world!

 

Wishing You a Very Happy Pohela Boishakh from Courtyard Jeans ...

April 11th- National Pet Day

National Pet Day - April 11

Pet is a pet- In the creation of the Omnipotent, Omniscient
All are to be pets for all. to humans, animals, nature-hills and dales
May be birds, animals, our beloved children boy or girl ,
All are pets to be loved, nurtured, helped and taken care of all through life!

Today Eleventh April   National Pet Day.  encouraging to pay
Special attention to pets who may not get that extra attention.
Helping out orphaned pet companions to improve their
Health and enhance their opportunities for adoption.

Lovely parrot, beautiful puppy, gentle cat, great mayflower
Little cute child of our neighbor, my early morning walking track
All can be and are our pets!  we love, we spend our time happily
They enjoy as much as we! Happy National Pet Day!

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S. Nivetha’s Pets  taking rest in the first floor – photo by her!