Monthly Archives: April 2014

Varusha Pirappu—Tamizh New Year and Panchangam or Almanac

An Indian New Year’s Day is an occasion when generations come together to give and receive blessings and best wishes. Children also look forward to this day as it brings gifts and money from the elders in the family. Called … Continue reading

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The Garuda Story

Yesterday, my friend Pavitra Srinivasan put up a photo of a religious icon on Facebook. The picture was so good that I requested her to use it as my Cover Photo. I inadvertently called the picture Dwarapalaka, a figure that can be … Continue reading

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