Wishing you all a very Happy Diwali! 🪔🪔🪔 Sharing a brief information about this festival...hope you find it interesting! Diwali (or Deepavali i.e. Festival of Lights) consists of 5 days. Day 1: Dhanateras (Dhana Trayodashi) Day 2: Naraka Chaturdhashi Day 3: Diwali / Laxmi Pujan Day 4: Padwa Day 5: Bhai Duj (or Bhau Beej)... Continue Reading →
My Week-end Is “Book”ed
I wrote in a recent blog post that I have stopped buying books in 2018 since there is a long backlog of unread books. But it seems books chase me as much as I chase them! Today, I received a parcel from a dear friend. And to my surprise it contained a book! Now my... Continue Reading →
Year end is about holidays and New Year wishes. But it is also about Calendars. I don't know about others but I like to "read" new calendar, immediately check few dates or events, festivals! I remember having written a couple of blog posts about Calendar. One, written in 2007, was a light take on Calendar... Continue Reading →
Ancient Indian Wisdom series
I often come across many Sanskrit Shloka, Subhashit, pearls of wisdom which say mostly what modern (Western?) thinkers have said...and much later.Will try to post such stuff in a series/category - "Ancient Indian Wisdom"Here's the first...