2019 – New Year Inspirations
And so another fresh beginning … one more chance to rejuvenate one’s mind…. Because we simply cannot allow ourselves to stagnate. If we are lucky the seeds of refreshing ideas … Continue reading
A Culture Celebrates Identity! Happy New Year!
I have grown up in Mumbai …. in a neighborhood that was made of up mainly Maharashtrian and Gujarati residents (us). I learnt both language even before I knew what … Continue reading
Let’s Celebrate the Rooster!
A Very Happy New Year from Singapore! Wishing everyone a year of Prosperity & Good Health in the Year of the Rooster! Gong Xi Fa Cai embroidery; costume; antiques; artifact; … Continue reading
So Far yet So Close – The Culture of Bali
Bali is about 4500 km away from India by flight. So far. Yet the seeds of culture planted centuries ago have thrived in that soil and the culture today is … Continue reading
Burning the Old Man
A fantastic memorable quiet New Year’s Eve party with strangers – carrying on the old tradition of burning an old man dummy. Goa, India
“Sarava Mangalam…” Happy New Year – Vikram Samvat 2071
A Sanskrit Shloka – a perfect prayer for an auspicious new year Vikram Samvat 2071