Teaching children to apologize… and adults as well.

The ten days of repentance for Jewish people beginning with Rosh Hashanah will conclude with Yom Kippur also considered The Day of Atonement. For the Jains, Paryushan may be somewhat its equivalent... 8 days of atonement through penance and repentance... around August-September every year; in 2009 it ended with Samvatsari on 3rd September. Reading Lisa … Continue reading Teaching children to apologize… and adults as well.

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Gayatri Mantra… enunciation for my reference.

Aum (ॐ) Bhur (भूर्) Bhuvah (भुव:) Swaha (स्व:) Tat (तत्) Sa-Vi-Tur (सवितुर् ) Va-Re-Ny-Am (वरेण्यं) Bhar-Go (भर्गो) De-Vas-Ya (देवस्य) Dhi-Ma-Hi (धीमहि) Dhi-Yo (धीयो ) Yo (यो ) Nah (न: ) Pra-Cho-Da-Yat (प्रचोदयात् ) Learn these words by uttering them aloud. To practise saying the words, listen to the intonations in the chants . When chanted … Continue reading Gayatri Mantra… enunciation for my reference.

A touch of France… Jeff Scher

Enamored by Jeff's work, here I am watching another animated film... Water of Life... L'eau Life (but not low-life)... love his word-play, water-play, and above all... his water-color genius... that has a touch of France. Wish I could afford to buy his $500 per frame visual delights. Alas... someday! 🙂 😉 Again, thank you, New … Continue reading A touch of France… Jeff Scher

So long… summer!

Jeff Scher's blog, "The Animated Life", in The New York Times  has an exquisitely delightful rendering in oils and pastels, of visuals from the summer just gone past..."Summer Retreat". In a flash I recalled this animoto,  childhood's end... and my first blog entry.