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How Community Kitchens are binding all religions

July 13, 2016
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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
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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
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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
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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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SOCIETY & CUSTOMS

Names and the story behind

November 14, 2015

You may ask – What’s in a Name girl but its the first thing which gives you an identity. Indian government gives us 1 more fundamental right- Liberty to name a person whatever we want. You will say its a norm but No, there are some countries which do have rules for naming a person. Mexican state of Sonora banned many names such as Harry Potter, Hermione, Hitler or Batman. Germany also bars the naming of a child after an…

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PEOPLE SOCIETY & CUSTOMS

Time to break these Gender stereotypes

September 14, 2015

We live in a country full of stereotypes and Gender stereotypes is the biggest challenge each Indian has to face right from childhood.   Girls are bad drivers Boys don’t cry Boys don’t play with dolls Girls don’t shout Boys are not choosy about clothes Laundry is women’s Job   We hear this often. Right? We experience these in 1 way or the other. The ones who does not conform to these stereotypes face the criticism of others around and…

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