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Happy Onam!

Happy Onam

Wishing all my blog readers a very happy, prosperous, colorful, healthy, wealthy and fun filled Onam! May this season bring you all a lot of good luck, peace of mind, happiness and all that you wish! I have not been so regular on here for a while. Hoping for a renewed spirit with this Onam […]

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Coming out of writers block!

Seasonal greetings to all my readers! Hope everyone is having a fantastic 2012 so far and here is my wishing for all the good health, success and the best of everything you do through out the year! It has been a long time since I wrote here, hoping to revive it all over again and […]

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Durga

Navaratri Special : Dasara Toys

Dasara wishes to everyone. This festival signifies the victory of good over evil. The word ‘Dasara’ is derived from the Sanskrit phrase ‘Dasha-hara’ which means ‘remover of bad fate’. The festival is celebrated in many ways across India. Predominant form being offering prayers to goddess Chamundeshwari (Durga), who fought Mahishasura. The battle raged for nine […]

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On this day in ‘Freedom Thought’

Independence day wishes to everyone. Hope you are all celebrating India’s 65th independence day by taking part in flag hoist functions. The independence day celebrations at our school used to a big event! Be at school by 8 in the morning in a very neatly dressed school uniform, take part in singing the national anthem, […]

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The ‘Art of Gifting’

Who does not like to receive gifts? They bring more meaning when thoughtfully chosen by the people around us. The bronze show piece of Lord Shiva included in this post was gifted to me by previous team mates. This happened when I moved internally to a different team at work around mid January. The choice […]

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Sankranti

Sankranti Muggulu (Rangoli)

Sankranti, the so called harvesting festival isn’t that colorful without Rangoli’s. The same festival is celebrated with more joy in the villages, especially if you hail from Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh or Tamilnadu you would know it better! I had posted some of the pics clicked during my previous visits to country side during festive season. […]

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