Tagged: Hindu festival

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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August full moon #SkywatchFriday

This August has seen a cloudy sky so the moon and sun were invisible most of the time . However, I was lucky to see the full moon play hide and seek on Coconut...

Tie a Rakhi for Coconut Day 6

Tie a Rakhi for Coconut Day

Today Ms Papaya will tie two special rakhis for her superhero brothers . Rakhi or RakshaBandhan is not essentially a Maharashtrian festival but like everything else, has become pan-Indian thanks to the cultural invasion...

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Why I hate Holi

Reasons why I hate Holi this festival of colour and joy

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Five thoughts on Monday #MondayMusings

As I whizz past my haze enveloped city on the Eastern Freeway , I can’t help thinking about the thoughts that were mulling around my head during the Diwali buzz. Thank God for less...

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