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Of Festivities, Food, Fun & Diwali #WriteBravely

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

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Ganpati Bappa Morya!

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!

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Why I keep Karwa Chauth and why should you keep your opinion about it to yourself

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