Sindhi New Year : Cheti Chand 23rd March 2023 Ram Mandir, Nairobi Lord Jhulelal is worshipped by the Hindu Sindhis as their Isht Deva ( primary deity) . Pictured here is the murti installed at the Ram Mandir in August 2000. The marble idol was made in Jaipur, India and brought by Late Mrs. Gita … Continue reading Cheti Chand!
जय झूलेलाल/ Jai Jhulelal
Jai Jhulelal! This Sindhi greeting pictured at Ram Mandir, Nairobi on the occasion of Hindu Sindhi New Year Cheti Chand 2023 / Vikram Samvat 2080 Banner designed by Sonia Harjani ( Guided by Monica Gokaldas)
Ravan effigy at Shri Sanatan Dharam Sabha grounds in Nairobi: Dusshera 2022 विजय दिवस की आई दशमी राम कथा की हर घर कथनी । दस दस पाठ पढ़ कर भी पंडित न जाने जाते हो। वेदों पुराणों के ज्ञाता हो कर भी अहंकारी जाने जाते हो। स्वर्ण महल तुम्हारी लंका का भस्म कर गया वानर … Continue reading दशानन!
Thadri is a festival celebrated by the Sindhi community world over. The festival is also called Vadi Sattain by some. Some other Hindu communities celebrate the festival on the same day by various other names such as Saatam. The festival is in reverence of the Goddess of cooling known as Sheetla Mata. The Sindhis prepare … Continue reading Thadri 2022
Meera had tried her best to maintain the family traditions as taught to her by Parvati over the years and after nearly 40 years she was nothing short of a pro of family customs and traditions and in a little less than 10 years of her own son’s wedded life had started passing on some of these traditions on to her own daughter in law Komal.
Vijayadashami By Sikiladi The Durga Puja concluded in all vibrancy Giving way to yet another festive austerity Marking the victory of good over evil Comes the Hindu festival of Vijayadashami Tales are told to the young and the old Ram Lila theatricals depict Ravana as bold Yet his misdeeds imparting a lesson to all He … Continue reading Vijayadashami