If you understand others, you are smart. If you understand yourself you are illuminated. If you overcome others, you are powerful. If you overcome yourself, you have strength. If you know how to be satisfied, you are rich. If you can act with vigour, you have a will. — Lao Tzu Hello friends, I greetContinue reading “A Glimpse of a Carnival”
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Lighting up the Hearts
Hello friends, I wish health, happiness and prosperity, for you all, on the after eve of Diwali. As far as Indians are concerned, this festival of light, needs no introduction. However for those who have no idea about one of the most important festival of India, I must tell them that on Diwali each andContinue reading “Lighting up the Hearts”
All about a Performance!
Hello friends on 15th August, we all Indians celebrated our 75th Independence day. Earlier as a homemaker, I remained largely away from the festivities that’s mainly centered around various schools and community functions, sports and other art competitions. But this time, becoming a school teacher, got to experience the holding of a cultural function involving Continue reading “All about a Performance!”
The Birth of Incarnation
Hello friends, on the occasion of Krishna Janmastami, I seek blessings from Lord Krishna for the well being of the entire world. In Hindu religion He is the human incarnation of Lord Vishnu (Narayan). As he himself told in the verses of Geeta that he takes birth into this mortal world to save the humanityContinue reading “The Birth of Incarnation”
My Son’s Day Out
Hello friends, today I got to see a strange photo displayed in the cover photo above, my son clicked, and immediately decided to share it with you. The mystery about the photo, I will talk about at the last of the post. Meanwhile I shall tell you about my son’s long awaited day out. HeContinue reading “My Son’s Day Out”
The Trivia of Celebration
Hello friends, yesterday we returned back to Kolkata from our trip to Bhagalpur, Bihar. We had a blast of a time during the Durga Puja festivities there, along with our relatives from my husband’s side. The great thing was that we were able to seek our mother in law’s blessings along with the mother Goddess.Continue reading “The Trivia of Celebration”
Mahalaya, the arrival of festive season.
Friends, wish you all a very happy Mahalaya. To those whom are uninitiated to this festive day, in India. Particularly in Bengal, this day marks the arrival of Goddess Durga, from Kailasha to this earth for 10 days, which is said to be her parental home(she is believed to be the daughter of Himalaya!).She isContinue reading “Mahalaya, the arrival of festive season.”
Celebration of the Lord of Auspicious Beginning, Ganesha.
Hello friends, today we celebrate the birth of Lord Ganesha, the God of auspicious beginnings as ‘Ganesh Chaturthi’. Any Hindu festivity or ritual starts with the worshipping of Lord Ganesha, the remover of all obstacles and patron of arts and, creativity. Lord Ganesha also is the scribe, who penned the epic poem ‘Mahabharata’ composed byContinue reading “Celebration of the Lord of Auspicious Beginning, Ganesha. “
Hope for Humanity seen this Diwali.
Hello friends, on the after-eve of Diwali, I would like to sincerely congratulate all the citizens of Kolkata for abiding by the dictates of honourable High Court for a fire cracker free Diwali. It is indeed amazing to witness a sound free Diwali night with no smell of burnt firecrackers wafting through the air norContinue reading “Hope for Humanity seen this Diwali.”
The Family Reunion post Corona!
Dear friends, wish you all happiness and good health. As l related to you earlier that we got to spend the Puja holidays at my in-law’s place and that is Bhagalpur in Bihar.This time, when pandal hopping was out of the picture, the long awaited family reunion saved the day for all of us. TheContinue reading “The Family Reunion post Corona!”