Cricket Terms

Cricket Terms

Back-up –   When a bowler releases his delivery, the batsman at the bowling end leaves the crease in anticipation of a run taking a few steps towards opposite wicket. Beamer – Fast, head high delivery Bouncer – After a delivery , ball pitched short and fast so that it will bounces on the pitch well short of the batsman […]

Australian History

Australian History

The History of Australia London’s population had doubled between 1750 and 1770, as people flocked from country side to seek non-existent work in the cities.   Many resorted to petty crimes most often theft of food and essentials. Government dealt with this crisis by introducing death penalty for smuggling and forgery. But lenient judges, instead of […]

Footy Rules

Footy Rules

At the senior level, footy is played over four quarters of 20 minutes each, with time being added on for delay of game, player injury, recovery of the ball as a result of scoring and out of bounds. This time on will be signalled by the central umpires but recorded and added to normal time by […]

Footy

Footy

The rugged individualism and  daring head- on aggressiveness, embodies the spirit of Australian nation. It is no wonder that a game that embodies the spirit of young Australia took on most of its characteristics. The Australian Rules football or footy owes its uniqueness to Australian way of living. The game was developed during a period, […]

Sherrin footy balls

Thomas William Sherrin (Tom sherrin ) was the youngest of five children of Robert Sherrin , who came to Australia from Ireland on the Lady Pell Ship in 1848 . Tom Sherrin was trained as a saddler . He worked with leather every day repairing and manufacturing horse saddles, bridles and leather equipment. As today, Australian […]

Indian English

Indian English

   Bindaas – Cool , care free also used to say excellent     Bollygarch – Rich Indian business man    Bhajan – devotional song    Crore – Ten million.     Dabbawala –someone who is employed in a unique service industry whose primary business is collecting freshly cooked food in lunch boxes from the residences of the office workers […]

Australian English

Australian English

English is Australia’s de facto official language, despite given no official status in the constitution. Australian English is recognised to be different from British English. The reason being, the early settlers included people from all over the British Isles such as Ireland and South East England, each speaking different dialects. Among the early settlers were 25% […]

Ajna Chakra

Ajna Chakra

Our reflection of the psychic centres begins from ajna chakra. According to tradition, mooladhara chakra is designated as the first chakra since it is the seat of kundalini Shakti. However there is another system in which consideration and study of the chakras commerce from ajna . Ajna chakra is the point of the confluence where […]

Yoga

Yoga

The word Yoga is derived from the Sanskrit root ‘yuj’ meaning, to bind, join , attach and yoke, to direct and concentrate one’s attention on , to use and apply . It also means union or communion and needless to say, Yoga is the path to the true union of our will power with that of […]

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