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 […]
Project Green Ganesha
Ganesha is the lord of power and wisdom. He is worshipped first before any auspicious work. Kids know him better since he is also referred to as the ‘Elephant God’. Now, the Ganesha Chaturthi is just round the corner and here is my attempt to spread the awareness on ‘Going Green‘ about the way we […]
Chekkala Bhajana – A Folk Art from Andhra
You all have heard of well known dance formats like Bharata Natyam, Mohiniaattam, Kathak, Kuchipudi, Kathakali and many more. But in those art formats, each person is associated with usually one of the task among singing, dancing and playing musical instruments. Of course, all these formats are Indian classical dances. There is more in our […]
26/11 – Are we solving it right?
In the early days people fought for independence because of slavery. Later on they fought for a similar independence because of religions/linguistics/communities. And now we have come very long way. Many are still striving for such variations in independence even after knowing that it has almost saturated. In fact this saturation has exceeded to an […]
Greetings to one and all on this special occasion of Deepavali. May millions of lamps illuminate your life with endless joy, love, prosperity, health, wealth and happiness. Wish you and your family a very happy Deepavali. This festival is celebrated to signify victory of good over the evil within an individual. The below quoted Gayathri […]