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New Year Snippets

NEW YEAR TITBITS ANCIENT NEW YEARS New Year’s Day is the oldest of all holidays. About 4000 years ago the Babylonians celebration lasted for eleven days. January 1 celebrated world wide as New Year has no astronomical nor agricultural significance. … Continue reading

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In to the night–Diwali-Deepavali story

  Diwali is the biggest festival for Indians…it is like Christmas but has been in practice for more than 3000 years approx. The festival is associated with three stories. The one which we celebrate in South India—the TamBrams especially—is related … Continue reading

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