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Varamahalakshmi vratha

Varamahalakshmi is the goddess of wealth and prosperity. Pooja of Varamahalakshmi (Vara Mahalakshmi Vratha) is celebrated by Hindu’s in South India, on Friday, in the month of Sravana. Goddess Lakshmi has 8  different forms and performing this particular vratha is said to impress all her forms, hence, good health will be bestowed to the family. Pooja is performed by married […]

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Fear

  I open my eyes and see the world of fear, Finding no one near! Hoping for the world to disappear, I close my eyes with tear! -namitha   P.S : This is the sculpture of ‘Tomorrow’s Man’ by artist Catherine Francois at Knokke-Heist, Belgium. Word challenge: Disappear,  Liquid  

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Ghungroo, a musical anklet

Ghungroo is one of the many small metallic bells strung together, to form a musical anklet, tied to the feet of Indian classical dancers of Bharatanatyam, Kathak, Kuchipudi, odissi, etc. Sometimes, it is also worn by Indian folk dancers and also used as a piece of orchestra. A single string of ghungroos can range from 50 to greater than 200 bells knotted together. Ghungroos […]

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Awakening

The most awakening moment in my life is when I realised life is all about making choices. We are what we choose to become. The decision of what we want, is solely ours. There are people who have made bad choices in life and later regret. But the choice is ours to either move on or repent. It is normal […]

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Rama Navami

According to Hindu religion, Rama is considered as the 7th avatar of Lord Vishnu who was born to queen Kaushalya and king Dasharath in Ayodhya, destined to destroy Ravana, a demon king who ruled Lanka. Birth of Lord Rama is celebrated as Rama Navami in the beginning of spring season. Lord Rama is always worshipped with his sibling – Laxman, […]

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Motherhood

It’s a beautiful evening with my hair blowing in wind. I feel sun-kissed! Barefoot, I  walk on the sand. I feel the tickle in my feet!  Putting some sunscreen, I lie down on sand. I feel at peace with myself! Hearing children giggle, I smile. I feel suspicious! Oops! Something heavy fell on my legs. Its 3 a.m. and my children […]

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Unexpected friendship

Raima missed her train to Berlin and was in a dilemma whether to spend the night in a hotel or in the railway station’s waiting room. Just then, a man bumped into her. ‘Oh crap! did I miss the train?’, he was panting. Raima nodded her head. He sat on the bench and started playing flute, attracting the near by crowd. Raima […]

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