Wonder what happened The sanskaras went into hiding A proud Sindhi I am for sure In this world strangely obscure Some traditions became so by practice As culture was passed on to the offspring Why then are we risking that rich culture? Following varied cultures, forget not yours Live through your own language, forget it … Continue reading Being Sindhi
December’s unique celebration Hearts full of worship and jubilation A family time for the entire clan Their celebratory customs need a plan Involving heightened economic activity Christmas celebrated as per one’s Nativity The songs pre-Christmas get played plenty Origins of customs and themed music gaiety The bringing in of the Christmas Tree Adornment with … Continue reading CHRISTMAS : Celebrating the birth of Christ
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.