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)

Soaring The Skies

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