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Diwali Reflections…. Happy & Sad

For us South Indians, Deepavali was yesterday. Since we live in the north, we celebrate on both the days – yesterday and today. Some of the traditions that we follow for Diwali celebrations are – applying sesame oil heated with peppercorns, on our heads early in the morning and taking bath; eating “Deepavali marundu” a … Read more Diwali Reflections…. Happy & Sad

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Sabarimalai – Tradition not gender equality

A lady with her young daughter tried to enter the Sabarimalai temple today and police personnel tried to provide her some protection. A bunch of men fell at her feet and requested her to go back and she did …. strange ? If it was a gender equality issue, she would not have backed out. … Read more Sabarimalai – Tradition not gender equality