Hinduism, Hinduism 101

Nine Nights of Shakti – Celebrating Navaratri

Navaratri is  one of my most favorite Hindu festival. This year, Navaratri will be celebrated from 13th October to 21st October. So what is Navaratri really? It, arguably, is the longest religious worship through rhythmic movements. It is the festival of nine nights when, through dance, the Goddess (the Female aspect of Divinity)  is worshipped. Most… Continue reading Nine Nights of Shakti – Celebrating Navaratri

Generally Speaking

On this day…to the mothers

To the mothers. First, the biological mother or the adoptive mother (The Mata, Maa, Mommy): the one who gives birth to you. She is the one who bring you in this world and looks after you until you no longer need her (or that’s what you think!) Second, the Mother Land (The Matrubhoomi): the country,… Continue reading On this day…to the mothers