Diwali is to Hindus what Christmas is to Christians and Eid is to Muslims. It is also perhaps the only festival celebrated by Hindus of all communities across India and abroad. Diwali falls in the latter half of the year, usually between mid-October to mid-November. On this day we pray to Goddess Laxmi, the symbol… Read More Of Festivities, Food, Fun & Diwali #WriteBravely
When Vidya asked who would be joining her for a #WorldSmileDay blog hop, I hopped on immediately. I had to, I love smiling! I smile all the time and I smile from my heart. So, what are the things that make me smile? Vanity is my Sanity so I smile my troubles away. Why… Read More Everyone smiles in the same language #WorldSmileDay
As someone born and brought up in Bombay, now Mumbai, Ganesh Chaturthi wins hands down as my favourite festival. This 10 day festival starts on the fourth day of Hindu lunar-solar calendar month Bhadrapad, which typically falls in the months of August or September. I eagerly await the annual arrival of the chubby, elephant-headed Lord Ganpati,… Read More Ganpati Bappa Morya!
Karwa Chauth is an annual festival largely observed by women in the Hindi-speaking Northern and Central regions of India. It usually occurs 10 days before Diwali, and on this day women fast without food or water from dawn till they spot the moon, as they pray for a long and healthy life for their husband.… Read More Why I keep Karwa Chauth and why should you keep your opinion about it to yourself
The well-known Ramakrishna Mission Hospital and Math was situated on the route between school and home, and every Pujo season on the way to and from school I peeped out of the car window to see if the Pandal’s were being set up yet. The excitement of spotting the bamboo skeleton of the Pandal… Read More Of Maa, Mishti and More – Durga Pujo