The Joy Of Christmas Carols – A Merry Point Of View
It is nothing short of extraordinary, the sense of elation and wellbeing that a song can instil, somewhere deep within. Emotions soar. Whatever you are doing, decorating your Christmas tree, baking your gingerbread, or just enjoying the pleasant weather, Christmas carols acts as the perfect backdrop. One reason why they bring such a sense of consolation and connection is the element of familiarity. Even in India, for those of us who have attended Catholic schools, we have sung them since our formative years in kindergarten. We pride ourselves on knowing the words. We feel the irresistible need to join in. […]
6 Mindful Books We’re Relaxing With This December
The changing seasons are a lovely time to rework our lifestyles, from eating seasonal foods and embracing lifestyle choices to picking up habits that are an absolute must for the season. A book, a blanket, and a warm beverage are what our December dreams are made of. There’s something comforting about the cold, grey sky outdoors and staying inside in the warmth of your home while you enjoy some time to yourself. Find your inner hygge with these literary companions that are bound to keep you company on a cold winter evening. 1. The Book of Joy by Dalai Lama […]
Indian Women Olympians Steal The Show
Female athletes have done India proud with their performance at the Tokyo Olympics. With the overall contingent of 228 people, so far we have won 2 medals. One silver by Chani Saikhon Mirabai in Women’s 49 kg weightlifting and another bronze by PV Sindhu who also won her second Olympic medal. Who are the other female Olympians? India has won 15 Olympic medals out of which 7 have been bagged by women. Weightlifter Karnam Malleswari is the first Indian woman to win an individual Olympic medal at the Olympics in 2000. This year, more Indian female athletes have had success […]
Zoom Backgrounds Let’s You Add A Virtual Backdrop While Video Calling
Explore the virtual backdrops during video calling with Zoom Backgrounds.
11 Of The Most Iconic Indian TV Shows
Go back in time with the most iconic shows Indian television has ever produced.
5 Things That Diwali Teaches Us
Diwali, the festival of lights, teaches us some valuable life lessons. Read on to know!
The Ultimate Guide To Throwing A Mindful Diwali Get Together
It’s that time of the year again, to gear up for the festival of lights, Diwali. For candy-coloured kandils to adorn windowsills, for besan laddoos to be enjoyed, for rangolis to be drawn delicately in front of home entrances, and for family and friends to finally come together after 2 anxiety-ridden years of lockdown and COVID-19. With celebrations being held in full swing, we thought what better way to come together than for a mindful evening of love and laughter with family and friends? We love a get-together – especially on a chilly evening, encircled with glorious food and even […]
Why Is Ram Leela Such An Important Part Of Dussehra Celebrations?
Most of us grew up watching Ram Leela during Dussehra celebrations but have you ever wondered what the significance behind watching the retelling of this epic story is?
Durga Puja: How Two Countries Come Together To Honour A Shared Legacy
For Bengalis, Durga Puja marks the beginning of the biggest festival of the year, celebrating the Mother Goddess who, as the ‘destroyer of all evil’, protects us all.
Navratri Fasting Rules: What To Eat & What Not To Eat
Navratri is an auspicious Hindu festival that occurs four times in a year. Sharada Navratri which falls during autumn is the most celebrated of them all. Navratri is a festival celebrated in honour of Goddess Durga. As the name goes, Navratri (nav = nine and ratri = nights) spans over nine nights and the tenth day is celebrated as Dusshera. The nine different manifestations of Goddess Durga are worshipped during Navratri. Based on individual beliefs, people offer prayers, prasad and observe fasts to express their devotion to the Holy Mother. Significance of Fasting During Navratri There is a scientific logic […]
7 Restaurants Offering Delicious Onam Sadhya Feasts In India
Onam is a massive affair for Malayalis across the country and commemorates Vamana, an avatar of Lord Vishnu. The legendary Sadhya, a delicious vegetarian feast featuring over 25 dishes, is a traditional Kerala meal served on a banana leaf. Sometimes the number of dishes served can go up to 64. Perhaps, that’s why it attracts not just Keralites but foodies from all over the country. A Sadhya meal is prepared in every Malayali household and enjoyed with family and friends so consider yourself lucky if you’re invited to one. If not, bookmark these lovely restaurants across India that are offering […]