Happy news

Hema and Advaita are blessed with a baby girl.

Based on the time of birth names with psyllables ta or ra are to be selected. Radhika, Rasavilasini, Rasamanjari, Ragamallika are under consideration now.

My neice was born at 12:33 PM (11:33 AM, because of day light savings) on 12th of May 2006 at Cinqu Frondi, Regio Calabria, South Italy.


Reggio Calabria (officially Reggio di Calabria, Rìggiu in calabrian dialect, Righi in Greek-Calabrian), is the largest and the oldest city in Calabria, Italy. Located on the toe of the Italian boot, it’s the capital of the province of Reggio Calabria. The city proper has about 200,000 inhabitants, but the population of the urban area is more.Coordinates 38°6’N 15°39’E
The city was founded as Rhegion by Greek settlers in the 8th century BC. During the Roman Empire it was called Rhegium Julii as noble Roman city, later it became Byzantine city, and in th 12th century it became part of the Kingdom of Sicily and the Kingdom of Naples (13th century).

Reggio Calabria is known as the location of the first dated Hebrew book, a Rashi commentary on the Pentateuch printed in 1475.

Reggio Calabria is located on the Strait of Messina on the other side of which lies the Sicilian city of Messina. The two cities are closely connected, being 20 minutes apart by ferry.

Reggio is the exact center of the Mediterranean Sea.

Reggio Calabria was the hometown of Gianni Versace.


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