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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...

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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...

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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...

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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....

Colours of Gujarat’s Navratri

Worship, in the form of hypnotic rhythmic dances around 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...

Ayodhya : Not Journey But Destination!

Tourist Place of Uttar Pradesh: Ayodhya! Ayodhya the City of lord Ram! As we know it.It is also one...

Indian Vaastu

Vastu- Inviting Luck and Prosperity

The ancient teachings in India as per Hindi Astrology suggest that if we combine architecture with Vastu techniques,...

Dahi handi

Dahi Handi Festival Mumbai – Ala re ala, Govinda ala!

  कृष्णाय वासुदेवाय देवकी नंदनाय च | नंदगोपकुमाराय गोविंदाय नमो नमः || The Janmasthmi festival commemorates the birth of...

Janamaasthmi

Janamashtmi- the Hindu festival of India

It is the ‘happy birthday’ of God today, shrieked Ritu. In all of her four years of life,...

Makara Sankranti

Sankranti or Makara Sankranti Festival – Celebration of Harvest

Celebration of any festival in India, is not superstition or faith. There is a meaning behind every festival....