Traditional Inheritance

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.

ग़ुब्बारे वाला

A Balloon Vendor in the late evening hours in Jaipur वह बेच रहा था गुब्बारे! कई तरह के रंग वाले, कुछ गहरे लाल, कुछ नीले! कुछ सादा, कुछ दिखते चमकीले ! कितने नन्हे दिलों को बहलाता, वह बेचारा ग़ुब्बारे वाला| दिन ढलते सॉंझ की छॉंव तले, अपने दुख दर्द को छोड़ परे, वह ख़ुशियों की … Continue reading ग़ुब्बारे वाला

Samuhik Tarpan 2021

The symbolic Sesame seeds and diluted milk as an offer during the ritual The preparation at the SSDS Mandir’s yagya shala Being ritualistic amid covid protocols The oblations at the Peepal tree The Samuhik Tarpan by various groups led by Pt. Praduman Published in The Asian Weekly, Edition 580, (October 15 - 21, 2021)

International Bindi/ Tilak Day Launched

Published in The Asian Weekly , Edition 581 ( October 22 - 29, 2021) A Nairobi-an defines her pride in her bindi https://fb.watch/8OzqWBBXdQ/ Three Generations of a family flaunt their Bindis in Nairobi Members of Sanatan Dharam Group, Kenya, Tanzania and Indonesia & their family members Sanatan Dharam Group members and families marked the day … Continue reading International Bindi/ Tilak Day Launched

मेरी बिन्दी मेरी अनुभूति Meri Bindi Meri Anubhuti

मेरी बिन्दी मेरी अनुभूति  कोई करता रक्त का दान कोई परिश्रम व समय का दान कोई करते खाद्य पथार्थ दान कुछ विशेष गण करते घन से दान मत भूलो इतिहास हमारा माथे लम्बा तिलक सज़ा कर वीरों ने दिए प्राणों के बलिदान हमारी सभ्यता के चिन्ह हैं महान क्यों शठ बन हम तजते यह स्वाभिमान … Continue reading मेरी बिन्दी मेरी अनुभूति Meri Bindi Meri Anubhuti