Festivals, Kids

Have You Heard of Birthday Special Pancake?

The moment we talk about birthday celebration, the first thing that pops up in our mind is Birthday Cake. But, birthday cake is more westernized concept that we Asians have adopted in recent past. There are few states and countries who celebrate it in their own indigenous style. To mention a few, Chinese celebrate it with the longevity noodles, wishing…

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“Raja Parbo” – Festival of menstruation, womanhood and fertility in Odisha.

Menstruation in India is still a hush-hush topic. Wonder why? The question that haunts every woman. Why a biological process which is the foundation of creation has to be considered impure? In this fast paced world, menstruating women is still considered to be impure . Last year, we witnessed the fracas that was created for giving permission for the entry…

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