Naraka-Chaturdashi

Today is   Narakachaturdashi, The organic nature of this festival doesn’t cease to amaze me. Growing we heard the story of Narakasura who  captured 1600 women, made them his slaves eventually Krishna the Yadava rescued them. The legend also as it that Narakasura could only be killed by his mother. As Deepavali approaches kids begin collecting trash like old clothes, and old news …

Welcoming Spring–Hozhi Habba

“I’m pledging to #KhulKeKheloHoli this year by sharing my Holi memories atBlogAdda in association with Parachute Advansed.” https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=5&v=gPMjKIUNGDI Shivrathri is over, the mists begin to clear and the days get hotter. Some Years  it is the month of February, when everything around is dead, the trees are dark and chilled, that appearance of green shoots seems preposterous, the …

Blame it on Bhaang!

“I’m pledging to #KhulKeKheloHoli this year by sharing my Holi memories atBlogAdda in association with Parachute Advansed.” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gPMjKIUNGDI Parchute and BlogAdda and media have declared Holi as one of India’s happiest festival. Well, that depends, on Your concept of India Your concept of Happiness. For me Holi is a festival of dread. One reason being it is the …