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festivals of India

Festivals of India which everybody should see at-least once

India is a country of many festivals. The vast ethnic diversity of our country accounts for the many...

Attukal Pongala.

Attukal Pongala : Celebration of Womanhood with Fire in Hearths and Prayer in Hearts!

The capital city of Kerala is in a vibrant mood. It has literally transformed into an ocean of...

khasi

The Khasi Tribe-Where Women are the Rulers…

Residing in the Meghalaya state of North East India, and a small number living in Assam and Bangladesh,...

art forms of kerala

Fascinating Art Forms of Kerala : Classical Arts, Bizarre Rituals and Dancing Deities!

If you watch various traditional art forms of Kerala, you can realize the diverse nature of cultural echoes....

Toda tribe

The Toda Tribe- The Cut off People of South India

The Toda Tribe residing in the southern part of India is a small countrified community who worship buffalos...

reang

The Reang Tribe of Tripura

The Reang is a bucolic tribe, and one of the 21 scheduled tribes of the state of Tripura. A...

Gudi padwa

Gudi Padwa : The Maharastrian New Year!

Gudi Padwa marks the onset of New year in Maharashtra and the start of spring season. It is...

Nagas – The Ancient Warrior Tribes of India

The Nagas are an old warrior tribe, which according to the myths are of Mongoloid origin. They had...

baigas Indian tribe

Baigas – An Old Dravidian Tribe

One of the primary tribes of India, the Baigas, are semi-nomadic Dravidians living in the states of Madhya...

kalbelia

Kalbelia: Indian Tribe and Dance

Do you remember the snake charmer in the village or movie? With a colorful turban, round cane box...

rabaris

The hidden Tribes of India

India is a country which has strongly held to its roots. Even in the advancing era, it is...

bangalore food

My Date with Bangalore Food

This is my first blog and it comes straight from my heart for the love of this city named...

Never allow this to happen

Taking care of your daughters – Part I

Daughters are great assets A reference guide for those difficult moments Being The Kindergarten Cop (or parents of...

Pongal celebration in Tamil Nadu

Story Behind the types of Pongal…….. Pongal festival is also known as “Thai Pongal” celebrated on the first...

Changing perception of love – Some food for Thought!

The other day my 8 year old niece asked me, ‘aunty, have you ever said I love you...

yoga in hindu

5 wonderful ways to be a modern practicing Hindu

Hinduism is the oldest religion of the world and there is a reason why it has passed the...

Is Chanting of Shlokas beneficial?

Does Chanting of Shlokas affect our well being? Our ancestors were not fond of doctors, surgeries and medicines....

Gujarat’s Navratri Colors!

Worship, in the form of hypnotic rhythmic dances around the idol of Maa Durga (Maa Amba) or light (as...

Navratre

Navratri: 9 Divine Nights of Worship

Navratri literally means nine nights and each night is dedicated to one of the nine avatars of Maa...

Ganesh chaturthi

Bappa Morya! Ganesh Chaturthi Festival Mumbai

वक्रतुण्ड महाकाय सूर्यकोटि समप्रभ  निर्विघ्नं कुरु मे देव सर्वकार्येषु सर्वदा II Ganesh Chaturthi is one of the most awaited and widely celebrated festival of Maharashtra. It...