We often complain about rape and abuse in the society but we forget to give a voice to our daughters and sisters. Incest is a major crime going on through ages thanks to the sick mentality that makes some men feel manly enough at committing these crimes. We have failed to inculcate the moral and ethic values in our boys and over instilled the same in our girls. We cannot blame anyone but ourselves for remaining mute, deaf and blind.
Month: October 2017
CHRISTMAS : Celebrating the birth of Christ
December’s unique celebration Hearts full of worship and jubilation A family time for the entire clan Their celebratory customs need a plan Involving heightened economic activity Christmas celebrated as per one’s Nativity The songs pre-Christmas get played plenty Origins of customs and themed music gaiety The bringing in of the Christmas Tree Adornment with … Continue reading CHRISTMAS : Celebrating the birth of Christ
ONAM – Welcoming Mahabali
Onam is celebrated around harvest time in Kerala. Primarily a Hindu Festival that is celebrated as a New Year's by the Malayalee people it honours Vamana Avatar who is an incarnation of the Hindu God Vishnu. The traditional attire of white Lungis and sarees with gold borders, floral decorations form a significant part of the celebratory prayers. The festival lasts for about ten days during which lots of performances of song, dance, skits are conducted by Malayalees in all parts of the world. In Kerala though the celebrations are extravagant including boat races, mask dances, martial arts display and a lot more.
KARVA CHAUTH: Fasting for the Loved One
The frequent bursts of red and gold The rapid jingles within wrists fold The vibrant North Indian women With marital promises in hearts fold Giggling away with naughtiness bold With Henna patterns as good omen A display of stories on palms are told Bangles a plenty of glass, or metal gold Fasting for their … Continue reading KARVA CHAUTH: Fasting for the Loved One
PARYUSHAN PARVA : The Festival of Forgiveness
Paryushan Parva is an annual Jain festival linked to forgiveness. Members of Jain Community are meant to be observing a strict fasting period for ten days, maintaining abstinence from all worldly pleasures. During this period they nurture their soul by staying simplistic and virtuous in keeping with the teachings of their religion. They ask for forgiveness from all that could have hurt any sentiments knowingly or unknowingly by them and also forgive anyone who has hurt them in any way.
EASTER : When Lent Ends
Easter dates back to the calendar ancient The word of origin in the name that’s Saxon Eastra being the Goddess of Spring Symbolic of the life new giving Honoring the sacrifice of Jesus the Lord And his resurrection and emergence broad Rebirth and renewal it is all looked upon Christ’s crucifixion and awakening upon The … Continue reading EASTER : When Lent Ends
Every once in a year celebration Hearts filled with jubilation Do away with the things unwanted Clean up the homes and offices That desk at school or the office The wardrobes and the hidden corners Lift up the beds and push the bench Trim up the lawn and manicure the fence Wash that rustic cloth … Continue reading Diwali Celebration
PLASTIC BAG BAN
Plastic bags are banned in KENYA since September 2017. This is a brave step towards conservation of our planet by reducing the usage of at least one of the pollutants. Although people have mixed opinions ref the ban, they have no option but to observe it. I personally feel the masses must be first educated on the ill-effects of plastic usage and advised on alternatives which were prevalent in the plastic-less days.