Indian festivals are a great gastronomical delight, and Pongal is no exception.
I wish all my readers a very Happy New Year, filled with positivity, health, joy and contentment.
When are you going back to the future in terms of cooking utensils? They are all the rage now.
Snacks need not be laden with calories. They can be light and tasty too, as this laddoo.
It is about time for us to find and showcase our treasures, from yoga to khichdi. Why wait for a foreigner to point them out to us or worse, sell them back to us, neatly packaged and labelled?
Back in my childhood, Durga Puja brought with it drumbeats and terror. I don’t know why we were so terrified of the drums, but we used to rush blindly in the opposite direction of the drums when we heard the beats.
A teacher might be a Guru, but a Guru is not just a teacher….A Guru Purnima tribute to our great Gurus.
There is no motivation for the bad dogs to reform, for no matter what they do, they will be demonized and vilified and might even end up turning into criminals.
It is a pity that many of the games that were played a couple of generations ago have become virtually ‘extinct’ today.
The tradition of lighting candles and lamps during various festivals around the world, all have behind them the figurative significance of dispelling the darkness of the mind and ushering in wisdom.
Mama is resourceful when it comes to finding financial solutions. After all, she had two banks, didn’t she?
The Navratri kolu itself is a showcase of the artistic and aesthetic sensibilities of the people and is a combined effort of all the members of the family.celebrated in different ways around the country.