Pious Maha Shivaratri from Mauritius

Origin of the the Maha Shivaratri Festival. According to the sacred texts, the ‘devas’ (minor gods) and the demons agreed to join forces and churn the oceans for the elixir of immortality (‘Amnita’). Using mountain Mandara as a churning stick and the enormous serpent Vasuki as a rope, they set about their task in earnest. But something went wrong. From out of …

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Long gone..but never forgotten !

Kaya Joseph Reginald Topize ; KAYA (10 August 1960 – 21 February 1999)Kaya's portrait by me Kaya, a Mauritian musician and the creator of "seggae", a fusion of sega and reggae, two of the most popular music genres in Mauritius. He was a man singing for Mauritian people to unite as one, regardless of ethnicity and religion, …

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Because Marley dared to make music of depth, it has had longevity as well. Long live Bob Marley

    A spray of dreadlocks, a sinuous beat, a voice singing of revolution, revelation and romance. There was a man, born in that same locale of many names, that some called The Skipper, for his commanding nature and that others called the Tuff Gong, for his fortitude. He referred to himself, at various times and …

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EDILSON: No cyclone warning in force and tropical disturbance insight

No cyclone warning is in force in Mauritius. Current Wind Speed 50 knots / MPH Max Predicted Wind Speed 60 knots / MPH Last SSMIS pass at 0324Z show a remaining slight tilde due to a moderate northerly to north-westerly constraint ( 12 knot accordingly to CIMMS analysis at 00Z ), with a quite close eye wall except in the south-eastern …

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EDILSON Current Status 06.02.14

Link to real time EDILSON Satellite Loophttp://tropic.ssec.wisc.edu/real-time/indian/storm/movies/MOV8-4.13S.GIFCurrent Wind Speed: 40 knots / MPHMax Predicted Wind Speed 60 knots / 69 MPHMauritius : A cyclone warning Class 3 is still in force in Mauritius.Reunion island: Cloudy weather associated with strong winds from the south. Moderate Tropical Storm Edilson 990 hPa was located at 4 425 km …

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