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Navaratris of my childhood-Kolu, haldi-kumkum, sundal and more!
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.
Old customs, new names – 1
If only we didn’t sneer at everything traditional as being regressive and patriarchal!, we would find much wisdom – especially pertaining to health – in many customs, if not all of them, .
Is ‘big fat’ a status symbol?
Gifting has now become a crazy game of catch-me-if-you-can, where the sentiment behind the gift is lost in the competition to show off. Weren’t gifts supposed to be something to be selected lovingly, given with a lot of love and cherished?