Thadri 2022

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

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.

The Threads

Raksha Bandhan Threads Published in The Asian Weekly The threads of the festive bond Some silky smooth, some rugged uncouth Some curly frilly, Some pert straight The threads no brother can ever abscond Some hand made Some purchased Some parceled out Some personalized The threads that sing the sibling song Some older ones Some younger … Continue reading The Threads

विध्वत्व होली Vidhvatv Holi

आया होली का रंगीला त्यौहार क्या उनका होगा रंगों से साकार क्या उनके सपनों को मिलेगा आकार क्या होली खेलने आएगा कोई उन संग क्या उन पर डालेगा आके कोई रंग