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ਕਥ, ਕਥੋਲੀ, ਬਾਤ, ਬੁਝਾਰਤ
kathh, kathholi, baat, bujharat
tale, small tale, story, riddle to solve 

>Riddles, along with folktales, are used to give encouragement to young people for attempting things that might be regarded as being beyond their capacity. 

#Punjabi
>The terms kuRi ("small girl") and kaaka ("small boy") are also used frequently in these riddles. In folk stories it is always the youngest son or daughter who is the success, the winner. That these [riddles] are told... is one reason why the young heroes win [in the tales].
nikka jiha kaaka
oh buhe da raakha (taala)
ਨਿੱਕਾ ਜਿਹਾ ਕਾਕਾ ਉਹ ਬੂਹੇ ਦਾ ਰਾਖਾ (ਤਾਲਾ)
A little baby boy is the keeper of the gate (lock)
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@AjazkhanActor you want to know about holy river Ganga ...ohk then read it

Ganges

Yudhishthar asked Lomash Rishi, "O Munivar! How did King Bhajirath bring Ganga to Earth? Please also tell this incident." Lomash Rishi said, "Dharmaraj, in the Ikshvaku dynasty,

@Payal_Rohatgi
there was a great king named Sagara, who had two princes named Vidarbhi and Shavya, Raja Sagar accompanied the two queens on the Kailash mountain and worshiped Shankar Bhagwan. Pleasingly, Lord Shankar said to him, "O king, you have worshiped me with the desire to attain the son.
" So I boast that sixty thousand of your queen But the second queen will be the only child to run your offspring. So by saying this, the Lord has become infinite. "At the time, Shavai gave birth to a very precious son named Asimang,
@IndiaArtHistory @vibhor_anand @Mcharakkumalil
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#Samosa ,a very popular dish in India was actually originated in middle East.
Abolfazl Beyhaqi (995-1077) an #Iranian historian mentioned it in his book" Tarikh-e Beyhaghi"
It was introduced to the #Indian subcontinent in the 13th or 14th century by traders from #CentralAsia.
#Samosa A dish with a savoury filling, such as spiced #potatoes, onions, peas, or lentils.
It may take different forms, including triangular, cone, or half-moon shapes, depending on the region.
The #Indian style, often accompanied by a chutney, is probably the most widely-known
The word #Samosa
(Hindi
समोसा /Urdu سموسہ )
can be traced to the #persian #sanbosag ( سنبوساگ)
The #pastry's name in other countries can also derive from this root, such as the crescent-shaped #Sanbusak or sanbusaj in the #Arab world. Or
"#Sambosa" in #Afghanistan
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Right, so tomorrow is International Mother Language Day, and partially because I wont be at @LonGaeilge to waffle on about stuff in Irish, I'll waffle a bit about #IMLD here in English
I've no idea where this waffle will go, I'm just doing to lash into it without any direction in mind. #IMLD started in Bangladesh. Bangla is a language that is of central importance to #IMLD and to me personally.
If it wasn't for #Bangla, I know for certain that my #Gaeilge would not be what it is. It was when I started to learn Bangla that I also started going back to learning Irish.
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