tirtha

Tirtha in Sanskrit is something that carries us over. It is also used in the spiritual sense. So people who tide us to our betterment become Tirtharoop. Indian culture reveres certain places as centres of energies and are called as tirthastan. Some how we never think of that point in our lives when we ponder …

The Escalator

May 29th was the day escalators were patented by Charles Seeberger in 1897. Charles Seeberger and Otis Company made it a commercial only in 1902. Charles called it escalator by merging the words scala that meant inclined in Latin and elevator for the elevator had already been patented. It however debuted in an amusement park, as …