🚩 The Science Behind #MakarSankranti -Today - The Day when Surya Dev moves from Winter solstice towards Summer solstice marking Uttarayana 🚩Vitamin D is made by the body with sunlight.Sesame seeds (Til ) have the highest calcium (975mg per 100g). Milk has 125mg only🚩1/4
🚩2. The body is capable of storing Vitamin D up to a year, and use the reserves.
Lastly, the body is capable of getting its Vitamin D reserves full with 3 full days of sunlight.
The best quality of sunlight is at the end of winter & beginning of summer 🚩
🚩 3. Now join the dots,& See how wise our sages were in ancient India.
They created a festival of flying kites where by children get excited to go in the open, under direct sunlight, throughout the day starting from early morning. And their Mothers feed them homemade TIL ladoos.
🇮🇳 #Rewrite History #RoleModels Warrior Woman Of India - Onake Obavva & Chitradurga Fort, Karnataka - One that remains etched in history for the heroic tale of the wife of a common soldier in the army of local ruler Madakari Nayaka-Valiant Onake Obavva who defeated HyderAli🚩1/4
🚩 2. Onake Obavva-The Brave woman who single-handedly killed many soldiers of Hyder Ali with just a big pestle as they were trying to crawl out of a secret passage.
Her husband was eating his lunch while she was on a killing spree🚩
🚩3. Courageous Onake Obbava did not call him out because she believed that disturbing him while he was having food was not right. She was ultimately killed before she could get through the entire contingent, but her efforts ensured that Chitradurga fort was defended that day 🚩
🚩#RoleModels#Thread Today was born the Bravest of Brave Rani Velu Nachiyar, known as Veeramangai(Brave woman).
Born as Princess of Ramanathapuram,TN she was married to King of Sivagangai at 16yrs &was fluent in Many languages incl English,French & Urdu 🚩1/3 #RewriteHistory
🚩2. In 1772 British East India Company along with Son of Nawab of Arcot, invaded Sivagangai. Her Husband was killed in this war.She& her daughter Vellachi lived in hiding for the next few years. Later with help from Haider Ali & Maruthu Brothers she went on war against British🚩
🚩3. In 1780 her army invaded Sivagangai & successfully defeated British army. She regained her Kingdom & was revered as the 1st Queen who fought & defeated the British. She planned the 1st recorded suicide bombing in history with her Dalit Commander-in-chief Kuyili🚩
🇮🇳 #FarmersWithModi#Thread I grow a lot of my own food & I pay for food that I buy. No one here is doing me any favours. It’s a commercial arrangement.If these so called middlemen pretending to be farmers were genuine philanthropists there would be no starving ppl in India🇮🇳1/2
🇮🇳Ppl are hungry bcos they cannot afford to buy food & so cut the crap abt Annadatha...
People who own 100’s of acres of land are NOT poor by any means..So if they are going on #AntiNational Activities like seen in Delhi-Take this surplus land that they r holding from them 🇮🇳2/3
🇮🇳 & give it on lease to genuine farmers ...
Let’s cut out these over indulged ‘Middlemen pretending to be farmers-they are nothing but Over Appeased Class who have kept the poor labourer class poor for 70+yrs! Enough is enough! 3/3 #BharatBandhNahiHoga#FarmActsGameChanger
🚩#Thread Bhagwan Krishna’s Own Elephant 🚩Today is #GuruvayurEkadashi -11th day Shukla Paksha of Malayāḷam month Vṛścikam & also death anniversary of Gajarājan Guruvāyūṛ Keśavan , the Famed Elephant of Holy Guruvayurappan Temple, Kerala 🚩1/n @RadharamnDas@VaishnavKrish14
🚩 2. Today in 1976, Gajarājan Guruvāyūṛ Keśavan, the alpha elephant of legendary Guruvāyūṛ temple, who stood well over 3.2 meters tall, complete with all lakṣaṇa-s & widely admired for his deep devotion to Guruvāyūrappan (Guruvāyūṛ Kṛṣṇa), passed away aged 72 🚩
🚩3. He came to Guruvāyūṛ when Valiya Rāja of Nilambur offered him as one of the 12 elephants to Lord Guruvāyūrappan in January 1922. He soon developed a Formidable reputation & became the leading elephant in the temple herd carrying the Lord Himself (tiḍambb/utsava mūrtī)!🚩
🇮🇳 #NariShakthi#Inspiration#Thread Anjali Kanthe - The lady with nerves of steel , a staff nurse at Cama & Albless Hospital for women & Children was doing night shift from 8pm to 8am at the ante-natal care ward, where 20 pregnant women were due for their delivery 🇮🇳 1/n
🇮🇳 2. However, the night of 26th November in 2008 changed drastically as two terrorists - one of them Ajmal Kasab - had entered the hospital premises. They shot two guards, who lay in a pool of blood at the entrance and injured a nurse 🇮🇳
🇮🇳3. Realising that they were climbing up to the 1st floor, Anjali jumped into action & shut the heavy double doors of the ward, sealing the room from harm. She moved the 20 pregnant women & family members to the pantry at far end of the ward & shifted injured nurse to Casualty🇮🇳
🚩 #Thread 1. Don’t be apologetic about #Deepavali Be proud of #SanatanDharma@imVkohli
In Bengaluru alone 4lakh animals are killed on Eid which incl 10,000 large animals -cattle & camels generating 300 tons of animal waste which is buried in pits near Kogilu on cityoutskirts🚩
2. For 14 lakh Peacefullls in Bengaluru - 4 lakh animals are killed.
Even if 1 animal weighs 10 kg then can an average person eat 3 kg meat on single day ?
And mind you this includes kids& infants also. So most of the meat goes waste..🚩
3. If you conflate this number to whole of India-then imagine the number of animals killed on that single day ?
For 200 millon it must be at least 20 millon animals
& 200 millon kgs of meat & staggering 8 billon kgs of Green House gases & Carbon dioxide 🚩
🚩At Age of 92,SriT.Srinivasachariar Swami diligently sits on the computer everyday, typing in both Sanskrit & Tamil for his next book. An expert in Agama Shastras(Ancient temple rituals/practices),He learnt Adobe Pagemaker at age of 86 on his own &been working on it since 🚩1/6
🚩 “I studied the Vedas to become a priest. Though I became one, I never abandoned the habit of reading the old Sanskrit scripts. Based on my research, I wrote the first prose book on the day-to-day temple ritual called Sri Padmatantra Prayogam🚩2/6
🚩 Through the years, He has been writing & printing his own books -he has written 16 books on various subjects based on Ancient Sanskrit texts.
ShriSrinivasan is also proficient in reading &composing in Grantham.
“I was hand-composing till 2000, after which I bought computer3/6
🇮🇳 #KnowYourBharat#LostInHistory Bravest of Brave Sardar Yesaji Kank Born In KankDynasty Kshatriya Koli Family,Rajgad to Dadoji Kank.He was Commander in Chief,Maratha Army fr 30yrs.He was at home only for 22 days in 30yrs.Yesaji Fought Great Battle Of Pratapgad Victoriously 1/4
🇮🇳Sardar Yesaji Kank Was Famous For His Fight With Qutub Shah’s Elephant. Qutub Shah Asked Chatrapathi Shivaji Maharaj How Many Elephants he has & he replied My Soldiers Are My Elephants. Qutub Shah challenged for Duel Between His Drunken Elephant& Shivaji Maharaj’s Soldier 🚩2/4
🇮🇳 Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Chose Sardar Yesaji Kank Because he Was 7Ft Tall, A Very Brave, Skilled & Powerful Warrior & also Sardar Of His Army. Yesaji Kank Fought With the Drunken Elephant & Cut Off Its Trunk. Qutub Shah’s Drunken Elephant ran Away From the Fight In Fear🚩3/4
🚩#Thread He is Dharmachakravarti,founder of ThulsiPeeth, Padmavibhushan Jagadguru Rambhadracharya ji, who has no eyes but was present as litigant & gave evidence in favor of Shri RamLala & #RamJanmabhoomi in the #SC with the Verses from the Ved Purana Scriptures 1/n 🚩@AB_BJP
🚩The judge chair asked with a stinging question, "You guys ask for proof from the Vedas in everything ... So can you give evidence from the Vedas that Bhagawan ShriRam was born at that place in #Ayodhya ? 2/n
🚩 Jagadguru Rambhadracharya ji (who is PrajnyaChakshu) without missing a single moment,said, "I can give Sir" & started quoting from Rigveda's Gaiminiya Samhita in which direction & distance from the particular place of River Saryu is given exactly to reach #RamJanmabhoomi 3/n🚩
🚩 #Thread#LostHistory 🚩1/n The Untold Legend of #HadiRani
Hadi Rani - A familiar name in Mewar but unknown to Rest of India.The daughter of Hada Chauhan Rajput & married to Chundawat chieftain of Salumbar in Mewar who sacrificed herself to motivate her husband to go to war🚩
🚩2/n When Maharana Raj Singh I (1653–1680) of Mewar called his Commander to join the battle against Aurangzeb, the Commander - having married only a few days earlier hesitated but the Inner Strength of Rajput Self honour finally made him join the battle despite hesitatingly🚩
🚩3/n The Commander asked his wife #HadiRani , for some memento to take with him to the battlefield. Thinking that she was an obstacle to his doing his duty for Mewar, she cut off her head and put it on a plate. A servant covered it with a cloth and presented it to her husband🚩
🚩 He not only protected his subjects & kingdom but built a giant empire by means of aggressive strategies and military prowess. His empire stretched from Central Asia to the Gangetic Plain and was at least twice the size of the #MughalEmpire during its peak🚩(2/4)
He was known to be an able administrator who also patronized various Arts,Crafts & different branches of learning. He built #MartandSunTemple, a specimen of Architectural brilliance; the ruins of which can be found at #Anantnag in Union Territory of #JammuandKashmir 🚩(3/4)
🇮🇳Not every hero needs to wear a cape or pin striped suit.
Sometimes they look like a common man.
What an inspiring Hero for all of us
Karnataka: #KameGowda octogenarian shepherd from Mandya's Dasanadoddi, was applauded by PM @narendramodi Ji in #MannKiBaat#MyHero (1/4)
🇮🇳 It all started 40 years ago. To begin with, he sold a couple of his sheep & purchased a shovel, spade, pickaxe, and other tools to dig a pond so that animals and birds easily got water to survive (2/4)
He is credited with greening an entire hillside at Daasanadoddi village,Mandya district, an effort that took him 4 decades & culminated in 16 ponds being developed & maintained by him. These ponds are filled with water all year round — even during scorching summers (3/4)