Celebrating Halloween is becoming increasingly popular in Indian cities over the last few years. Some people enjoy the festival as it comes around Diwali time, and some others find it problematic to celebrate a foreign festival. The article looks at the history of Halloween and reasons for and against celebrating it in India.Read More
Amidst nine days of Durga pooja, fasting and harvest, Dandiya and Garba brings joy and gaiety to all .Especially, kids love the idea of vacation from school, dressing up in their traditional best, relishing their favourite sweets, taking pride in showing off the décor to the guests, and above all dancing to the tunes of Dandiya and Garba with family and friends. Believe me, Dusshera vacation is the best time to not go on short trip but to be in town to enjoy the festivities with family and friends.Read More
A very Happy Onam to all our readers! Onam is celebrated every year on the 1st day of Chingam Masam, the first month of the Malayalam calendar which is a solar calendar. Want to know more about this harvest festival – Why we celebrate and how? Read on! Onam is celebrated every year to mark Mahaballi’s homecoming every year. Onam festival is celebrated in Kerala. This 10-day event occurs during the month of Chingam and ends…Read More
One of the most waited festivals in Shravana Masam is the one that celebrates the birth of Sri Krishna.
Known variously as Gokulashtami, Sri Krishnashtami, Sri Krishna Jayanti, and Sri Krishna Janmashtami (or simply Janmashtami), it is a festival celebrated throughout India. Naivedyam for Lord Krishna is dominated by milk products (Curds, Butter, and Milk) and by dishes made with Atukulu (Poha, Aval, Avalakki, or Beaten Rice); both of which are among Krishna’s favourite foods.Read More
So let’s celebrate Rakhi this year with a promise to always be there for each other. Just because you are sisters or two brothers this festival is not less important to you and still calls for celebration, love and presents.It’s definitely a good thing Raksha Bandhan has expanded its scope to include sisters, siblings in law, cousins. We need all the sibling figures we can get.Siblings are the precious gifts God has sent just for me.Read More
Kite flying is an exciting adventure for children, spark their interest in reading by sharing a kite book together. Read some stories about kites, build a kite with your child and spend time together this Sankranti! Here is a list of wonderful “Kite” reads for children.Read More