Facts about Makar Sankranti

Makar Sankranti or Uttarayan or Lohri or Pongal is Celebrated on the Fourteen Day of the Month of January, every year. Since, this is a festival, which is calculated as per the Solar Cycle, it falls on the same day every year. Makar refers to the Capricon Zodiac sign and Sankranti means shift. Makar Sankranti…

Is Karva Chauth a Regressive Festival for Women

I am a South Indian, who has never celebrated Karwa Chauth. My limited knowledge about this festival is based on what bollywood taught me. Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge was the first movie, wherein I saw someone performing the Karwa Chauth Pooja. athe followed by Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam and Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham and…

Our Eco- Friendly Ganesha 2020

We have been celebrating Ganesh Chaturthi from almost last 15 years. The basic reason why we started bringing Ganapati home was because we all simply loved the positive vibes that the festival brought with us. My both children are Ganapati’s Prasad, how, will tell you later sometime. So like every years with my packed bags…

To fast or not to fast

Today since morning my timeline has been flooded with images of yesterday’s Karva Chauth Celebrations. Friends dressed in their fine jewlery and outfits, looking no less than an angel. Simultaneously, there were a few who were against this fasting because this festival promotes patriarchy. I come from a community, where this festival is not celebrated…

Our First Raksha Bandhan

So as today is the day of the siblings, I will let Suraj and Soumya take over the post. Suraj says…aaaaaaaaaaahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh…….. (thats how he greets everyone like a tarzan) Hello Everyone, I am Suraj Sandeep. Today is Raksha Bandhan. I don’t know why my Amma is making so much fuss about it. Oh yes, because…