BajiRao Mastani – Review

Guest article by Sumit Celly   I had absolutely no idea about the history of Bajirao, one of the greatest warriors and rulers of the Maratha dynasty. The only Marathi warrior or ruler I had heard about was Shivaji who I now know was the founder of the Maratha dynasty.…

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Happy Karwachauth

Guest Article By Meetu Gulati   The festive season is around the corner. Beginning of fall marks the beginning of all major festivities in India and gives us a reason to adorn ourselves in beautiful ethnic wear and accessories. One such festival is Karwachauth– one of the most awaited festival…

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Henna Tattoos : A Work Of Art

Guest article by Akanksha Mitesh Gaur   Mehndi / Henna in Indian tradition is typically applied during special Indian weddings and festivals like Karva Chauth, Vat Purnima, Diwali, Bhai Dooj and Teej. During festivals, many women have henna applied to their hands and feet and sometimes on the back of…

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Zucchini Bread

Guest Recipe by Susan Webb   Since it is the beginning of Fall, I am sharing my mother’s famous Zucchini Bread recipe that is so good with a cup of coffee in front of the fireplace. It can be a good after school / work snack too.       You…

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The DIY Mama : Restoration Of An Old Handbag

  Guest article by Arti Thakur   There are times when we  are not willing to get rid of our old handbags. Either we are emotionally attached to them or because  they are expensive. Recently, I found myself in a similar situation. This particular handbag was one of my favorites…

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“ARDHNARISHWARA IN HINDU MYTHOLOGY”

  Guest article by Dr. Ashok Celly.   One of the most fascinating things about Hindu mythology is its concept of Ardhnarishwara.  Shiva one of the three Gods of Hindu trinity is half-woman which signifies that even God in his maleness is incomplete.  No wonder Hindus have always worshipped gods…

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Wellness Fridays : Spiced Butter Milk

Guest recipe by Soumya Palivela   This low calorie and cooling drink can be enjoyed by adults and kids alike. And because it’s summer vacations and we all know how kids are super charged during summer vacations ( when are they not charged ????)  and super thirsty too, this is…

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Summertime Kids Crafts

Guest article by Meetu Gulati   Summer vacations are in full swing. It’s very important to keep kids busy in a way that can enhance their creativity and concentration. I have compiled few of my previous crafts which can be a fun activity for kids during their summer break.  …

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