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.
People often find themselves inadequate in coping with both change and the lack of it, depending upon their temperament and attitude towards life.
Call me old-fashioned, but I am one of those who don’t like to see our temples becoming ‘must-see’ spots in the itinerary of a tourist.
Soon, I became a knife-fiend, making a beeline for the knife-counter in any department store I happened to pass by.
When Hodge Podge talked of taking his cousins with him back to Canada, there were squeals of delight from his cousins.
The efforts to secularize a culturally rich religious festival like Deepavali have taken away much of its civilizational value.
The humble idli has gone places and is even celebrating a World Idli Day! #WorldIdliDay
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 […]