Why Is Ganesh Chaturthi Celebrated?
Also called Rakhi, Raksha Bandhan is one of the two Hindu festivals that celebrates the brother-sister ties. The tie of sibling love is recapitulated with the tying of Rakhi, a string that can be very elaborate and decorative or it can even be a very plain and simple thread. Rakhi falls on the full moon day of the holy month of shravan, the month of monsoons.
DFWSAFF (the Dallas/Fort Worth South Asian Film Festival) hosted its 3rd annual event last weekend in Dallas from March 3rd to 5th, 2017. "Here's to the fools who dare to dream", Jitin Hingorani, the founder of DFWSAFF, quoted from one of his favorite movies La La Land as he kicked off the Opening Night screenings, "Yellow Tin Can Telephone" (short film) followed by the main feature, "A Billion Colour Story".
In India, the upper middle class and up get to experience the luxury of being driven around by a chaeuffer. Most people who prefer not to drive themselves have a full-time driver.
(Picture : Sunil driver on way to haridwar)
Rishabh is 12 and his little cousin sister, Naina, is 6. From the moment I met them at their apartment next door to my parents, I sensed an instant affection from them. They kids affectionately call my parents dadu and dadi (grandparents), so by extention, I am bua (an aunt). Throughout the
'Brotherhood', published in 2013, is a book by the Chopra brothers, Deepak and Sanjiv, about their journey through life, about 'Dharma, Destiny and the American Dream', revealing 'their personal struggles and triumphs as doctors, immigrants, and brothers'.
A book by Amulya Malladi
A friend loaned me the book and I couldn't keep it down. It's one of those book that you just have to complete within a day.
by Sonal Kulshrestha
Panchaali's Mahabarat, The Palace of Illusions by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni, published in 2008, went on to become an international best seller. It is the story of Mahabharata from Draupadi's perspective - or you could say it's Draupadi's stroy from birth and before to death and after, told by her!