Hindu Almanac is widely based on the Lunar cycle but varies somewhat at the regional level. However various phases of the moon bring in different depictions of spiritual practices following a astrological charts. This poem is a small effort at showing how much the Hindu religion rely's on the Lunar pattern.
Vaisakhi , a sikh festival cum New Year celebrated by Sikh Community throughout India and all over the world.
The Sindhi community in Nairobi celebrated Navratri at Ram Mandir. A news report published in the Asian Weekly.
festivity coupled with fasting and feasting adds fervor to the faithful who pray
Opinion about Easter and the trends connected with the festival.
Annual celebration of Cheti Chand is precious to each Sindhi. This clip is from a recent event held by Sindhi welfare Scoiety, Kenya.
The festivity combined with fun and frolic With Holi Festival the sober turn bhang-olic Sporting a riot of colors so wild and vivid Leaving no scope to be shy and timid Pools of water and the fancy spray guns Jovial become the elderly and the children Holi reminds of the mythical tales of yore … Continue reading HOLI : A Festival of Colours
Valentine day has gradually become a symbol of Love of sorts and has crossed borders to be celebrated worldwide in a lively spirit.
Pongal, Sankranti & Uttarayana In gratitude for agricultural abundance Comes this festive Tamilian observance Gift giving, feasting and home visiting A rice and milk dish with Jaggery sweetening The four day festival of Gregorian calendar Comes the Harvest significance of Thai Pongal Kite flying, bon fires and Surya Puja in the river The arts … Continue reading Soaring The Skies
Unity in diversity seems to be the theme for January.A festival celebrated at the same time under different names in different regions in India. It is even celebrated with a varied spirit everywhere.