Navratri – A festival of Nine Days, Colors & Food

With the season of onset of Navratri festival, people worship goddess Durga till nine sacred days and in the nine forms of Maa Shakti.  Navratri festival comes twice a year one is called as Chaitra Navratri and the other one is known as Sharad Navratri. The word Nav’ means nine and ‘Ratri’ means night in... Continue Reading →

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A weekend before the holi, we used to visit the wholesale market Sadar Bazaar to shop and stock up dry gulal colors or wet water colors, colour sprays and pichkaris (water jets) and packets of water baloons. Of course, a lot of bargaining. Holi, the festival of colours, is celebrated to mark the beginning of... Continue Reading →

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