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When the kurinji blooms

by Rājam Kiruṣṇan̲

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Published by Orient Longman in New Delhi .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Novel.

StatementRajam Krishnan ; translated from the Tamil, Kurinjithen by Uma Narayanan, Prema Seetharam.
SeriesLiterature in translation, Literature in translation (New Delhi, India).
ContributionsNarayanan, Uma, 1940-, Seetharam, Prema, 1940-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCM 2002/01701, PL4758.9.K7
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 296 p. ;
Number of Pages296
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3593957M
ISBN 108125016198
LC Control Number2002301132

Neelakurinji -The bloom makes the mountains blue; We make the landscape brown | Scientific Study of Neelakurinji James Sykes Gamble described 46 species in his book Flora of Madras Presidency. How we are going to control this year’s kurinji is a major challenge for the entire people.. more. About: The Kurinji is a rarely flowering plant that blooms once in twelve years and when it does, it paints the hills blue and gives the Nilgiri hills their name – Nilgiri means blue hills. And this year was that special year. Elsewhere, in the Western Ghats in India, the flowers are present but not in such large numbers. In.

  Kurinji or Neelakurinji (Strobilanthes kunthianus) is a shrub that is found in the shola forests of the Western Ghats in South India. Nilgiri Hills, which literally means the blue mountains, got.   Neelakurinji Blooms Munnar Kurinji or Neelakurinji is a shrub that is found in the forests of the Western Ghats in South India. Kurinji grows at an altitude of to meters. There are many varieties of kurinji. Features of Kurinji Flower Scientific name: Strobilanthes kunthianus Size: 30 to 60 cm high The Kurinji [ ].

  Best places in Munnar to visit to watch Neelakurinji flowers bloom after 12 years; Best places in Munnar to visit to watch Neelakurinji flowers bloom after 12 years Neelakurinji also known as Kurinji is a rare purplish-blue flower which only blooms once . Kurinji Aandavar temple is dedicated to Lord Murugan. This region is famous for the Kurinji flower that blooms once in 12 years, the deity is named after the flower Kurinji.


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When The Kurinji Blooms book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Translated from the Tamil Kurinjithen, Rajam Krishnan’s lyrical an /5(7). The book covers topics such as where and when kurinji blooms, and the flora and fauna of shola grasslands. (See brochure for details).

The book is priced at Rs. You can order the book by VPP (Pay on delivery) or online (through NEFT/IMPS payment). The page hardbound book comes with more than 25 exclusive photographs on glossy paper and a special article on animals of shola forests by Jafar Palot of Zoological Survey of India and remembrances of previous kurinji blooms by P.

Uthaman and Roy Mathew. About the Book Translated from the Tamil Kurinjithen, Rajam Krishnan’s lyrical, erudite novel is a family saga of three generations of Badagas in the Nilgiris.

As the winds of social change and modernity invade their protected lives, the innocence and harmony is replaced by conflict and tragedy that precede a new beginning. Using the blossoming of the kurinji as a motif for the passage of.

When the kurinji blooms (Literature in translation) Paperback – January 1, by Rajam Krishnan (Author) See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Kindle "Please retry" $ — Author: Rajam Krishnan, Uma Narayanan, Prema Seetharam. Get this from a library.

When the kurinji blooms. [Rājam Kiruṣṇan̲; Uma Narayanan; Prema Seetharam] -- A novel based on the social life and customs of Badaga, Indic people. Read "When The Kurinji Blooms" by Rajam Krishnan available from Rakuten Kobo. Translated from the Tamil Kurinjithen, Rajam Krishnan’s lyrical and erudite novel is a family saga of three generations Brand: Orient Blackswan Pvt.

Ltd. August to November is the best blooming season of Neelakurinji Flowers-When Munnar Blooms Blue and the hills change from Green to Blue in August to November. That time of the decade has come; the time nature lovers and travel buffs have been waiting for.

After 12 long years, Neelakurinji bloom is set to return to the valley, mountains, and slopes of majestic Munnar. Read "When The Kurinji Blooms" by Rajam Krishnan available from Rakuten Kobo.

Translated from the Tamil Kurinjithen, Rajam Krishnan’s lyrical and Brand: Orient Blackswan Pvt. Ltd. A former marketing director, Clare Flynn lives in west London. Kurinji Flowers is her second novel. Her first, A Greater World, is set in s Australia.

This book spends a lot of time in Simla, India and the flower of the title is one that only blooms every 12 years and although it plays a small part in the story it is still significant /5(58). The Legendary Neelakurinji Blooms. (August-October ) Yes folks. You heard that right.

The long wait is now over. The hills of Munnar will soon be bathed in a dreamy shade of blue. The Neelakurinji (Strobilanthes kunthianus) blooms only once in every 12 years and it sure is a sight to behold!Here, with pleasure, Kerala Tourism offers you in-depth insights into the 'Neelakurinji Phenomenon.

- Buy When The Kurinji Blooms book online at best prices in India on Read When The Kurinji Blooms book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on qualified : Rajam Krishnan.

Book on the fabled kurinji that blooms once in 12 years and the kurinji lore, illustrated by more than 25 high quality colour photos. Kurinji and its romance, the vast expanse of grasslands carpeted by flowers, at Munnar and Ootty fascinate many.

Kurinji (or Neelakurinji) is a rare flower which blooms every 12 years. The plant is a shrub growing to a height of 30 to 60 cm. After flowering, the plant dies and it takes another 12 years for the plant to grow and flower.

Ooty: The bloom of the legendary, rare and ancient flower ‘kurinji’ has begun to spread across the hills here this Southwest bloom which began in Kil-Kotagiri in mid-July and then Author: B Ravichandran.

Kurinji flowering offers an excellent barometer of the grasslands that are an integral part of the shola mosaic of the southern Western Ghats. Where there are healthy grasslands, there are mass. Kurinji Flower: Blue-Eyed Wonder of Nature and India’s best-kept secret.

A flower that grows in 12 years. Kurinji is a shrub that is also called Strobilantheskunthiana or along the Western Ghats in the Shola forests in South India, the specialty of the flower is that it blooms in 12 years.

Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English. Brand new Book. Rajam Krishnan was a feminist Tamil writer from Tamil Nadu, Krishnan was born in Musiri, Tiruchirapalli district. She had very little formal education and appears to have been largely an autodidact.

She started publishing in her twenties. Kurinji flowers (Strobilanthes kunthiana), which blooms once in 12 years, have started blooming at Mulligoor near Mukurthi National Park.

The flower, a hallmark of. Strobilanthes kunthiana, kurinji or neelakurinji, is a shrub that is found in the shola forests of the Western Ghats in South India. Nilgiri Hills, which literally means the blue mountains, got their name from the purplish blue flowers of Neelakurinji that blossoms only once in 12 all long interval bloomers (or plietesials) Strobilanthes kunthiana is the most rigorously demonstrated Clade: Angiosperms.

There is a raga in classical Carnatic music called Kurinji named after the flower; The Neelakurinji has a postal stamp in India designed to commemorate its blooming. Author Clare Flynn has written a book called Kurinji Flowers in which these flowers appear as a backdrop.

The locals consider the Neelakurinji as a symbol of romance. 'Kurinji' (its Tamil name) or 'Neelakkurinji' (Malayalam) blooms in the highest reaches of the Western Ghats, above meters of altitude - once in 12 years according to tradition - and entire hillsides are said to turn blue with the flowers.

Baskaran tells us, even the ancient Sangham texts (almost years old) talk about Kurinji. Augustine recently published a book on the 64 species of Strobilanthes in the Western Ghats. In addition to Kurinji 20 other species are blooming this .