With the motherly affection in their hearts, These women release their love darts. The Human form of Santa Claus comes, Not just at Christmas, at day to day runs........
published in The Asian Weekly, Edition 582 ( 29th Oct to 4th Nov 2021) The Festival of LightsBy Sikiladi It’s time once again to be celebratingEach Hindu household’s spring cleaningDharma teaches hygiene and clean livingAlong with prayers and family gathering The festival of Lights brings sorts of delightsMithai and traditional farsan tasty bitesThe rows of … Continue reading The Festival of Lights
Published in The Asian Weekly, Edition 582 (
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)
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
Vijayadashami By Sikiladi The Durga Puja concluded in all vibrancy Giving way to yet another festive austerity Marking the victory of good over evil Comes the Hindu festival of Vijayadashami Tales are told to the young and the old Ram Lila theatricals depict Ravana as bold Yet his misdeeds imparting a lesson to all He … Continue reading Vijayadashami
She’s The Shakti By Sikiladi They say she’s here, she’s back They say she has returned But I know and they know too She never went away from us We celebrate her, we adore her We mark a festivity period for her For she’s the Shakti, she’s Amba She is our beholder Maa Durga A … Continue reading She’s The Shakti
The popular weekly paperzine from Kenya "The Asian weekly" celebrates it's 11th Anniversary. The poem depicts various aspects of the paperzine in a subtle manner.
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
They need their rights. They have their dreams. They have to thrive. They deserve a life. They must earn livelihood.