Our most revered festivity is here again , Yet, subdued tones pervade the air .....
This Pandemic has taught us important lessons of “unlearning the learnt” and to re-learn the true nature of things handed down by the ancients. Read on to know what we have to unlearn to learn the old as new.....
Celebrating festivals in the confines of individual homes is the new wave brought in by the Pandemic of Covid 19. The various socially interlinking apps have become a crucial factor of uniting cultures whilst maintaining social distancing.
It's brought new hope It's brought gleeful cheer It's time to drop old gear And welcome the New Year It's brought resolutions It's brought commitments It's time to move forward In this brand New Year It's brought family love It's brought friendly joy It's time for celebration And wish a Happy New Year It's brought … Continue reading Happy New Year
Christmas is a festive period of holidays for many. Views expressed are those of a young poet here.
LHSG SPREAD HOLINESS ON HOLI By Monica Gokaldas The Lotus Healing Seva Group celebrated the festival of Holi in its own unique way. It was unique in two ways; it was celebrated by group members who were not necessarily Hindus, hence the festivity was enjoyed equally by ladies of various faiths. It was also … Continue reading LHSG Holi 2015
intrigued by the system of observance of certain days too being auspicious and observed in a pious manner. Very aware that Iwould be hurting many a sentiment, I dare to question the existence of those special days or weeks when when must pray more than other days, one must observe certain austerities such as skipping meals / going vegetarian / abstaining indulgence in sex, alcohol or even keep tabs on desires, anger,lust,greed,hatred and violence . How and when did we ever start considering only certain periods such as Navratri, Diwali, Ramadan, Paryushan, Lent, Vaisakhi to be of higher significance than others. What wrath have other days earned that they should be ignored.?Amusingly, what is considered an auspicious occasion for a certain sect of people could simultaneously be an indulgent period for another sect.