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Janmashtami

The little marble idol in shades of azure stationed in the our respective altars at home, has sometime or the other been a coveted playmate for all of us. The queer peacock feather adorning the head, the mischievous look in

Spreading the Love

The festival of Rakhi has to have a special corner in every Indian’s heart. The unconditional love and spirit of brotherhood fostered in the culture is truly remarkable in every sense of the word. Having been brought up in a

Eat Pray Love

How often do traditional, conventional occasions present you with the strict command to ditch your books and go wild? Well, the very bong Saraswati Pujo that falls sometime between January end and the first week of February does exactly that. For a

Chhath Puja

And “Chatthi Maayi ke ghatwa sundar laage…” blared from the loudspeakers from the temple, wreaking havoc with my siesta. For the majority of Indians, Chatth Puja caught their attention when the news channels repeatedly ran Rabri Devi and our very

Sair e – Gulfaroshan

In the early hours of the day when the city is still in the warm embrace of their sleep, the florists community of the Mehrauli area in Delhi wakes up to the lavish scents of the innumerable flowers in that