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10 Indian superstitions we still believe in

February 20, 2017
INDIAN SUPERSTITIONS

Superstitions are beliefs related to the cultural milieu of a nation and Indian superstitions are no exception. Even though we deny believing them but still go wary when its talked about. Do you believe in them? or if you are like me who doesn’t believe but cannot speak against it as people around you believe in them. Indian Superstitions I have come across   1. If you flip the slippers down or over each other, you’ll have bad luck.  …

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SOCIETY & CUSTOMS

Dwindling Festival Gleam

October 27, 2016
indian festival of lights

How are you planning to celebrate the Indian festival of lights? Its Diwali time again and childhood memories have already started whirling around. Lighting lighting everywhere…Its like a tonic to the eyes and mind. There is an Aroma in the air – Fragrances of Sweets and Essence. I personally love this generation old tradition of gifting your loved ones. The excitement and joy wrapped up in these add to the gleam of the festival. Sometimes, It seems like a Barter…

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PARENTING SOCIETY & CUSTOMS

Ma, even I was the Victim #Fiction #Child abuse stories

August 2, 2016
child abuse stories

Most of the Child abuse stories remain hidden under the carpet. Sometimes, victims are reluctant to share them, sometimes its because of the pressure of the Family. But every hidden story pave the way for a new one. A news was flashing on the screen- A child was sexually exploited by one of the neighbor. Ma feels proud of herself when she see her children- she did not let them to fall in prey to this misdeed. Her daughter, who…

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SOCIETY & CUSTOMS SPIRITUAL

How Community Kitchens are binding all religions

July 13, 2016
community kitchens

Sharing food is as old as time itself. When we share food, it draw us closer to Humanity and to the Creator. To feed Hungry is one of the commonest ways to serve Humanity. It eliminates hatred and cultivate Love among people irrespective of the caste and creeds. Community kitchens (also called collective kitchens) are community-based cooking programs where groups of people come together to prepare meals and serve others. It binds people together. At a time when religious intolerance…

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LIFE SOCIETY & CUSTOMS

Holi Tales

March 20, 2016
happy holi

A very Happy Holi to all the readers. What a Joy to share the happy Holi tales of childhood which reminds us of colors and fun. Holi always brings out the hidden child in each one of us. I am proud to be part of a Country where this Colorful festival is celebrated to bring harmony into the relationships and Life. I really miss the Holi celebration when we were far away from the facts and statistics and when we…

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PEOPLE SOCIETY & CUSTOMS

10 things we Indians should give up

March 8, 2016
Indian habits

Every nation, culture or society has some annoying habits but being an Indian myself, I wish my fellow men to give up these 10 Indian habits. Its high time we leave these habits as they reflect a bad picture. 10 Indian Habits we should give up-   Breaking traffic rules We cut the Queues. We Break the Traffic signals. We don’t respect Traffic Cop. Turn the newspaper and you will read about endless incidents proving my point.   Unnecessary Honking…

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PARENTING SOCIETY & CUSTOMS

Prejudice is meant to be broken

March 1, 2016
prejudice

There are many prejudices in our Society which are forwarded from 1 generation to another. One of the prejudice is related to LAUNDRY which is supposed to be a Women’s job. Like every week, my Husband was back home with a bag full of unwashed clothes. Mother-in-law asked me to empty the bag and put those clothes to wash. I was happily doing this till I got loaded with my Motherly responsibilities. I started expecting him to take this task…

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SOCIETY & CUSTOMS

LOHRI – Festival of Boon and Blessings

January 15, 2016
lohri

Lo aa gayi Lohri ve, hove hanera door ve. (Tr: Here comes the festival of Lohri, May the darkness go away) I personally love this festival not only because I am a Punjabi but it brings everyone together to sit around Holy bonfire and bless each other. Being children, as the festival approaches near, our excitement started to increase and we were all set to gather the wooden sticks and logs. On the day, we impatiently waited till the evening…

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SOCIETY & CUSTOMS

Temperature is rising…but Its Still Okay!

December 24, 2015
temperature

Temperature is rising Glaciers are melting But Its still Okay! Air is polluting Bad for breathing But Its still Okay! Stars are hiding behind the smog Wastes made the water bodies clog But Its still Okay! We are heading towards destruction With all the gathered pollution But Its still Okay!   FOLLOW ME ON FACEBOOK If you liked this post, you can have these posts delivered to your inbox: Click the SUBSCRIBE button in the right.   Also read: Green…

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