Lokesh Abrol – A Short Biography
About the Author
LokeshAbrol is a renowned doctor by profession. He established the first multispeciality hospital in the private sector in Gurgaon. He is also a social worker. He established the first stray cow shelter in Gurgaon. Lokesh Abrol is also an established writer. The present essay on `Coorg’ highlights his sharp observation and the ability for a graphic description of the wonderful land that is called Coorg.
Coorg is a coffee producing area in Karnataka State of India. It is situated midway between Mysore and the coastal town of Mangalore. This land is famous for its rainforests and spices.
Coastal = of the coast (तटीय); drifted = carried along (वह जाना); inhabited = resided by (निवासीl); martial = concerning war (युद्ध-सम्बन्धी); wild = untamed, natural (जंगली); spices = condiments (मसाले); plantations = big fields (बड़े खेत, बगान); pours = rains (बरसात); commences = begins (आरम्भ होना); showers = rains (बरसात); invigorating = strength giving (शाक्ति देने वाला); tucked = placed (रखा पड़ा);canopies = hanging covers (छतरी); prime = of the best quality (सर्वोत्तम); fiercely = (here) great (बहुत अधिक); descent = ancestry (वंश); apparent = clear (स्पष्ट); religious rites = religious ceremony (धार्मिक रिवाज); distinct = separate (अलग); origin = lineage (वंश); Embroidered = work of needle and thread (कढ़ाई का काम); resembles = being similar (शक्ल का मिलना); hospitality = reception of guests (मेहमान-नवाजी); recount = narrate (वर्णन करना); numerous =many (कई); valour = bravery (बहादुरी); most decorated = most rewarded (सबसे अधिक पुरस्कृत); firearms =weapons, etc. (हथियार आदि); abound in = be in plenty (प्रचुरता में); partially = in part (आंशिक); ripple = round waves formed in water (लहरें); scrubbed = rubbed (रगड़ना); mahout = man who controls the elephant (महावत); converts = people who change (लोग जो बदल जाते है); adventure = risky work (जोखिम भरा कार्य); rafting = sailing in a raft (रैफ्ट किश्ती में सफर करना); canoeing = sailing in a canoe (नौका विहार);rappelling = going clown a cliff by a rope (रस्सी के सहारे सीधी चट्टान से उतरना) Trails = paths for walking (चलने के रास्ते); region = area (इलाका); trekkers = those who undertake walking tours (भ्रमणकारी); macaques = monkeys (बंदर); squirrels = a kind of animal (गिलहरियाँ)langurs = a kind of monkey (लंगूर); panoramic = beautiful (सुन्दर); misty = full of mist (धुंध भरा);landscape = land scene (धरती का द्दश्य); settlement = place of residence (रहने का स्थान); bonus = plus point (अच्छी बात); monks = aff mendicants (भिक्षु); ochre = a colour (गेरुआ, भगवा रंग); robes = dresses (पोशाक)