Environmental Issues, Festivals

Panchuka : The Festival that celebrates Sustainability

Odisha, the land of temples, culture and art has unique festivals to it’s credit that celebrates true spirits of life. One such unique festival is Panchuka which is celebrated in the holy month of Kartika of the Hindu calendar. This festival overlaps from the month of October-November. The month of Kartika is considered to be the most sacred and holy…

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4 Easy Paper Diya for kids this diwali
Festivals, Kids

4 Easy Paper Diya For Kids This Diwali

Kids are always fascinated by the festival of lights, Diwali. One can say diyas and Diwali are almost synonyms to each other. This festival is all about delicacies, diyas, rangolis and decorating our cosy corners of the house. One of the most awaited festival in our house, diwali. As my kids are preschoolers and they don’t get chance to lit…

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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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Festivals

“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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