Tag Archives: Ramzan

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Let there be Light!

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.

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Old Customs, New Names – 2

When fitness enthusiasts go through their exercise routines, they often forget or are even unaware that our ancestors of various faiths did them too, only as part of religious rituals.

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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.