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Celebrate festivals with joy, not pain!
Festivals need not be tension-ridden because they come with a whole lot of rituals attached to them. Why not follow our own rituals and make them enjoyable and meaningful?
F(e)asting through festivals
Don’t you fast during Navaratras? my maid asked me. ‘No, we make a feast for the goddess and eat it,’ I replied, much to her disgust.
Celebrating the New Year with a bittersweet dish
The mango pachadi has a dash of neem flowers in it and symbolises life itself — with the good and the bad, the sorrows and the joys, sweetness and bitterness by incorporating the six tastes advocated by Ayurveda for perfect health.