Navarathri

This is my third post of the same title!! đŸ™‚ Trivia… This made me look at what I had written earlier & when… 2007 & 2008. 2007 I have written about going back & following the tradition (don’t know if I have to laugh or cry at reading this!). 2008 just a wikipedia like note … Continue reading Navarathri

Navarathri

Navarathri(9 nights) or Dusshera is celebrated in various ways in different parts of India. Had read Reema’s entry on Durga Pujo. Decided to write this on how it is in South India, especially Tamil Nadu. This Hindu festival is celebrated in Purattasi month (tamil lunar month  around Sep -October) starting from the Mahalaya Amavaasai (no … Continue reading Navarathri

Navarathri

It is navarathri time. Now that I am in India on my really extended vacation, my son gets to see the kolu at home. He enjoyed setting it up, doing the namaskarams…now gets upset when we ask him not to touch the dolls!! lol!! Luckily though, he obeys. Amma reminiscing about how she started keeping … Continue reading Navarathri