Tagged: Hindu festival

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Great Balls of Sweetness #WordlessWednesday

I was amazed at the size of these boondi laddoos hanging from a street shop

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Farewell Ganesha #ThursdayTreeLove

A tree lined road that has seen a million Ganeshas passby as the people bit farewell to Lord Ganesha

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Goodbye Lord Ganesh #WordlessWednesday

Last night after dinner we heard the drums beating frenziedly downstairs. So we rushed out to the balcony and saw a sea of orange-clad devotees saying goodbye to Lord Ganesh in a raucous procession....

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Flowers for Ganesha #WordlessWednesday

There is an air of festive activity in Mumbai . Whether it is a private celebration at home or a community celebration, hectic preparations are afoot to receive Ganesha. Especially in the flower markets...

What’s the big deal about Shravan? 2

What’s the big deal about Shravan?

Image via WikipediaThe Holy month of Shravan Shravan or Sawan is the 5th month of the Hindu calendar. This may sound strange to those who are familiar with just the one calendar- the Gregorian...

Little known facts about Akshay Tritiya 0

Little known facts about Akshay Tritiya

Akshay Tritiya is one of the 3 1/2 very auspicious days in the Hindu Lunar Calendar. It is the third day ( tritiya) of the second month  ( Vaishakh). And it is the time when the Earth is closest to the Sun

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Look Ma No Traffic!!!! #WordlessWednesday

It’s 4 in the afternoon and this normally busy road is empty ! What’s wrong with this city? Where have all the people gone? It’s Diwali and you can actually walk in bhaji gulley...

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The Dawning of a New Diwali #MondayMusings

The dawning of a new Diwali The house is in darkness as is the rest of the city. It is the second day of Diwali but for me and my family it is like...

Balloon Heads for Ravan #WordlessWednesday 7

Balloon Heads for Ravan #WordlessWednesday

Updating an old story

The morning after : would Ganpati have liked this? #MondayMusings 4

The morning after : would Ganpati have liked this? #MondayMusings

The Morning After The morning after is always a disaster. Especially  if the party has been going on for 10 days as it was for Lord Ganesh.  Yesterday it was 10 days since Ganpati...

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