indian subcontinent SAIJIKI - winter : shishir

Updated: Aug 23

early winter -- Nov

mid winter -- Dec

late winter -- Jan


 

seasons: ritu

short day

winter night

winter withering

year end

the passing year

New Year's eve

cold

freeze

clear and cold

dryness

 

heavens: akaash

winter moon

withering wind

winter rain

mild drizzles

north wind

clear winter day

first snow

frost

sleet

thick fog

dewdrops in the night

cold waves: west to east

 

earth: prithvi

winter mountains

water dried up

ice

wheat fields



 

humanity: manushyata quilt

charcoal

fireplace

bonfire

hunting New Year's party

kite festival

tourism

visit to bird sanctuary

winter sports

skiing

snowball fighting

snow castles

cattle fair

bull fight: jallikattu - Tamil Nadu.



 

observances: utsava

Christmas

New Year

Makar Sankranti

Uttaran: Kite festival, Gujarat

Pongal: Tamil Nadu

Sunburn Goa festival

Naguar festival: Rajasthan

Bihu Festival: Assam

Lohri festival: Punjab

Rann of Kutch Festival

Bikaner camel festival

Manali winter carnival

Konark dance festival

December music festival: Chennai

Hornbill festival: Nagaland



 

animals & birds: pashu & pakshi

bed bugs

winter fly

Indian Grey Hornbill

Malabar Pied Hornbill: Srilanka)

Siberian cranes (migratory)

Greater Flamingo (migratory - Thor Bird sanctuary)

Amur falcon (migratory - Nagaland)

Demoiselle Cranes (migratory - Rajasthan)

Bluethroat (migratory - Bharatpur, Rajasthan)

Rosy starling (migratory - South India)

Black tailed Godwit (migratory)

 

plant: paudhe

winter camellia

calendula, marigold (genda)

petunia

cabbage

cauliflower

radish

bottle gourd

papaya

oranges

guava

plum

groundnut

millet

averekai

green peas

dahlia


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