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Bhowanipur Durga Pooja

Bhowanipur Durga Pooja

As everybody knows, A Journalist Reveals has been on the lookout for Navaratri celebrations all over India, this year. A PR Agency Media Connect shared information about Bhowanipur Durga Pooja, some days back. We are sharing that information with our readers today. Bhowanipur Durga Pooja: The Durga Pooja at Bhowanipur ...

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Navaratri Marapachi Bommai

Navaratri Marapachi Bommai

Today, I am going to share the inputs from someone close to our family. Pushpa Vasudev from Bangalore is not my cousin (maternal aunt’s daughter). She is closer than that, almost like a real elder sister. We have a special bond between us that was created during the vacations we ...

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Positive Vibrations Due to Devi’s Presence

Positive Vibrations Due to Devi’s Presence

By Meenakshi Jayaraman We are in Mumbai since the year 2000. I have loved celebrating Navaratri with golu from my childhood. I received inspiration from our neighbors of Brahmin Agraharam where these are celebrated with enthusiasm. I feel that the Devi is present all these 10 days at our home. ...

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We Chant Lalita Sahasranamam during Navaratri

We Chant Lalita Sahasranamam during Navaratri

By Lavanya Balasubramaniyan, Bangalore Navaratri means nine nights for the Devi. It’s one of my favorite festivals from my childhood. My Mom used to keep golu. We would dress ourselves like Radha, Krishna, etc. and go to invite our neighbors. One new doll is bought every year.  After marriage, I ...

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Active Family Support

Active Family Support

As everybody is aware, this Navaratri, A Journalist Reveals has been going around interviewing South Indians involved in Golu-activity. We came across Chitra Sriram from Thane (Mumbai), who enjoys Active Family Support, during these activities. Active Family Support is equal to success. We interviewed Chitra, recently. Excerpts from the interview: ...

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Mahalaya Paksha

Mahalaya Paksha

A Journalist Reveals have been trying to find more information on the concept of the Mahalaya Paksha among Hindus since last year. Currently, Mahalaya Paksha is going on. It began from September 24-25 and it will continue till the coming Tuesday, October 9. We, finally, got in touch with K ...

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Awesome Navaratri Feedback

Awesome Navaratri Feedback

A Journalist Reveals has been on the lookout for South Indians celebrating Navaratri with golu or koluvu. We came across Shobha Ratnakar from Bangalore, who has received awesome Navaratri feedback from visitors to her home during the festival. She has an issue common with most of us – the dearth ...

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Navaratri Kanya Pooja

Navaratri Kanya Pooja

A Journalist Reveals’ request for inputs from South Indian Navaratri celebrators has been making rounds of the different WhatsApp groups. Through one of our contacts, we found Padma Ramesh from Bangalore. The significant part of her celebration is the Navaratri Kanya Pooja performed on the tenth day. Excerpts from the ...

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Innovative Navaratri Scenes

Innovative Navaratri Scenes

This year, we at A Journalist Reveals are on the lookout for South Indians celebrating Navaratri with golu or koluvu. Somehow, my niece Tejaswini from Bangalore contacted me and said that she would be celebrating the festival in the said way (Tejaswini is the daughter of my paternal cousin Sampath ...

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Anant Chaturdashi (IInd and Concluding Part)

Anant Chaturdashi

The story of Anant Chaturdashi goes thus: Brahmin Sumant and his wife Diksha had a daughter called Sushila. Diksha dies and Sumant married Karkash, who ill-treated her step-daughter. Sushila married Kaundinya and left the house to avoid the harassment of Karkash. They reached a river and Kaundinya went to take ...

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