Ganesh Chaturthi , also known as Vinayaka Chaturthi is a festival that celebrates the birth of Lord Ganesha, the Elephant God and the Hindu god of wisdom. Learn all about it here.
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Here’s wishing each of us a very Happy Pongal/Makara Sankranti. PONGAL , the harvest festival is dedicated to the Sun God, Surya celebrated by the Tamil people in the South of India.It is observed at the start of the month “Thai” according to the Tamil solar calendar. This festival corresponds to Makara Sankranti, the harvest festival under many regional names celebrated throughout India.
May the Supreme LIGHT illumine our minds, enlighten our hearts and strengthen the human bonds in our homes and communities
“Let yourself be drawn, to the stronger pull of that which you truly love ” ~ Rumi
Poha is flattened rice or beaten rice. It is basically, de-husked rice which is flattened into flat light dry flakes.It originates from the Indian subcontinent, specifically in the Malwa (west-central India) region and is called Pohe there.
Keeping the faith and making life a celebration is what festivals are all about ! Krishna Janmashtami, also known simply as Janmashtami or Gokulashtami, is an annual Hindu festival that celebrates the birth of Krishna.He isconsidered to be the eighth avatar of Vishnu. This year it falls on Saturday,August 24th, […]