The meal served in a temple is nothing short of Anna Brahma, a special gift from the Lord to His devotees.
A Vishnu temple has saltless items as naivedyam for the Lord, while another temple dedicated to Lord Murugan has Munch chocolates!
The concept of naivedyam goes beyond the mere act of offering, investing it with a sacred and spiritual significance
Much like how India was symbolized by elephants and snake charmers, the Kumbh had been reduced to a spectacle of the Naga Sadhus.
In the rose patches were tiny tight buds and bits of bright colour trying to burst through the green leaves holding them prisoners.
Born into a world where these products and more were already part of everyday life, it would be difficult for the younger generations to comprehend the momentous changes that these brands had brought into our lives.
Remember some of the brands of the mid 20th century? Come, walk back in time with me…
Come February, Cybernag would complete nine years, one shy of a decade. And just like that, I began thinking of the beginning…. I had started blogging at a time when blogging was still ‘web logging’ in practice, though the terms ‘blogging’ and ‘blogger’ had already been coined and in use. We bloggers were full of […]
While it is a known fact that recycling doesn’t reduce plastic waste, just delays its trash value, reducing and reusing are certainly are lasting solutions.
The exploits of Krishna were no doubt interesting, and he was a hero in my little eyes; but at six, it was Rama who appealed to my emotions when I heard his story as a six-year-old.
Did you know that Navadurgas are but the conceptual life phases of Devi Parvati, which begins with Siddhidaatri, whom we worship on the last day?
S was all excited about visiting ‘Shabarimala.’
He laid the foundation for my craft and so lives on, in every sentence I write.