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Top 7 Reasons why Ghar Ghar Diwali is Pure Delight!

By | October 25th, 2019|Categories: Celebrations, Diwali, Festival|

Food Waking up to the smell of freshly made treats wafting through the house…what a feeling! Every household, every family has a different recipe but they are all equally delicious. Nothing beats the joy (and taste!) you get from homemade goodies and sharing them with your loved ones! Lanterns Different shapes, different sizes, different colours… lanterns [...]

Navratri – Celebrating power

By | October 1st, 2019|Categories: Celebrations, Festival|

The time to welcome Navratri, the festival of divine power, is here! Traditionally, the festival is celebrated for 9 nights and the 10th day is celebrated as Vijayadashmi. It is observed for different reasons and celebrated differently in various parts of India. In the eastern and north eastern states of India, Durga Puja is synonymous with Navaratri, [...]

Ganesh mohatsav and our rivers

By | September 10th, 2019|Categories: Festival|

For as long as one can remember, we have enjoyed ten days of Ganesh Mahotsav in our homes before it is time for the idols to return to their more permanent homes - water. It is quite permanent, I assure you, because these idols do not decompose easily. The toxic chemicals in the PoP used is [...]

Raksha Bandhan

By | August 17th, 2019|Categories: Celebrations, Festival|

Celebrating Togetherness Raksha Bandhan or Rakhi, is a festival that celebrates the bond of love between brothers and sisters. According to custom, sisters tie a rakhi around their brothers’ wrists, getting a gift in return. This rakhi symbolises the brother’s duty to protect and care for his sister. It is a joyful time and is celebrated [...]

Prepare Your House For The Festive Season

By | October 22nd, 2018|Categories: Festival|Tags: , , |

Someone has said "Prepare for everything and be prepared for anything" and that should be the mantra when preparing for the upcoming festive season. Being 21st century women, we have greater responsibilities within the home and outside as well. So we would like to be prepared well in advance for the festive season. We not only want [...]

Ganeshotsav celebration in Pune

By | September 20th, 2018|Categories: Celebrations, Festival|

  Lord Ganesha, the God of wisdom and prosperity has been worshipped from the Vedic times. Every religious ceremony we start with the blessings of Lord Ganesha. BalGangadharTilak initiated the concept of “SarvajanikGaneshotsav” and mobilized people through public Ganesh Festival. Pune being the birthplace of Ganesh Festival, now celebrated all over India, has its own unique way of [...]

Top 10 Lessons learnt from India’s Freedom Struggle

By | August 14th, 2018|Categories: Celebrations, Festival|

India will complete 71 glorious years of independence from British rule. In  its  struggle for independence  from 1857 onwards, India faced numerous hardships and losses. The struggle was challenging and heartbreaking, nevertheless, the country has learnt some significant lessons from this struggle. August is a month which takes us back to the past, to our freedom [...]

Five great reasons to make paper boats with your children!

By | July 26th, 2018|Categories: Festival|

“A single twig breaks, but a bundle of twigs is strong.” – Tecumseh. And that is what a family is. A bundle of twigs, woven with the strong bonds that make up the relationship we have with the people we have known since the start. Above all, there is no bond greater than that of a [...]

THE REPUBLIC INDIA!

By | January 26th, 2018|Categories: Celebrations, Festival|

India has been through a myriad of struggles to reach its Republic status! The journey of India from a mere dominion status to a sovereign republic country was not at all easy. The sacrifice of life by our freedom fighters and the intellectual wars of violence and non-violence have helped gain our country thesovereign status. We are [...]

Happy Skies – The Annual Kite Festival at our project Ganga Legend Bavdhan!

By | January 22nd, 2018|Categories: Festival, Legend|

Makar Sankranti is an important pan-Indian solar festival, known by different names marks the beginning of warmer and longer days. It is the day when the sun heads northwards towards the Tropic of Cancer and on the day of the festival, the night and day time become equal. It is an auspicious festival which is celebrated [...]