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Importance of Kartigai Month

Importance of Kartigai Month

We have been offline for a few months now because of various reasons. Finally, we have been able to sort most of them and here we are with – the importance of Kartigai month. We thought that this would be an auspicious restart to our website. Importance of Kartigai Month ...

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Moving Toward an Eco-Friendly Ganeshotsav

Moving Toward an Eco-Friendly Ganeshotsav

India is steadily moving toward an eco-friendly Ganeshotsav, in the real sense. Many people have adopted bio-degradable stuff in a big way during the decoration during these celebrations. Subhashchandra Sakroji and his family are one of them. Sakroji Uncle used to live in the same building as we did before ...

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Diwali in Navaratri-Style

Diwali in Navaratri-Style

We had placed the Golu at home during Navaratri and we decided not to dismantle the metal steps since it is a little cumbersome. Come Diwali, we placed the idols on the steps and celebrated the Diwali in Navaratri-Style. We also thought that this could be a new way of ...

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Eid-e-Milad 2018

Eid-e-Milad 2018

Eid-e-Milad is the birthday of Prophet Mohammad. Besides Eid-e-Milad, Hindus are celebrating Dev Diwali or Tulasi Vivaha for the last few days. Housing and commercial complexes are being illuminated everywhere. The illuminations and celebrations are worthy of a dekho. It truly shows India’s secularity, I feel so proud of. I ...

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Divine Navaratri Glimpses

Divine Navaratri Glimpses

A Journalist Reveals has posted interviews of several people keeping Golu. We also have kept it. Initially, we thought we would not post information about our Golu. But, I am sharing it due to the enthusiasm of my cousin sister, Pushpa Vasudev. Divine Navaratri Glimpses: This time Devi’s vehicle was ...

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Navaratri Togetherness

Navaratri Togetherness

A Journalist Reveals has been receiving opportunities to interview several South Indians this year regarding their celebrations of Navaratri with Golu. In this process, we received the contact of Thane-based Chandrika Acharya and she was kind enough to share inputs regarding the above. She shared about Navaratri togetherness. Navaratri Togetherness: ...

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Navaratri Scenes Galore

Navaratri Scenes Galore

A Journalist Reveals has been sourcing inputs from different South Indian families on Navaratri celebrations. We received a good response and have published about how many of them keep Golus. Out of the blue, one day, we received a mail from Vanitha Srinivasan from Chennai. She shared some information about ...

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Innovative Navaratri Gifts

Innovative Navaratri Gifts

A Journalist Reveals got the contact of Vanita Vyas from Thane. Vanita Vyas has kept a small Golu in her home, this year. But, she insists on giving innovative Navaratri gifts to guests during this time. She agreed to a short interview and here are some of the things she ...

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Navaratri Golu Promotes Enthusiasm

Navaratri Golu Promotes Enthusiasm

A Journalist Reveals is running a series of interviews of Golu-keepers this Navaratri. We, recently, got acquainted with Rama Rao, who insists that Navaratri Golu promotes enthusiasm at her home. Rama Rao has been staying in Thane from 2004 and has been inspired to keep Golu since childhood. She took ...

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Salt Lake Ravana Effigy Burnt on Dussehra

Salt Lake Ravana Effigy Burnt on Dussehra

The Sanmarg and Salt Lake Sanskritik Sansad continued their tradition of burning the Ravana effigy again this year at the Central Park (Salt Lake), Kolkata. The event – Ravana Effigy burnt – was a reflection of the rich cultural heritage and tradition of West Bengal. Devotees thronged the event in ...

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