Tag Archives: earthen pot

Karva Chauth—when the women fast for the well being of their husbands

Karva Chauth is a one-day festival celebrated by Nort Indian married ladies for the health, well-being and long life of their husbands. The fast is observed from sunrise to moonrise on the fourth day after the full moon, in the … Continue reading

Posted in Heritage, Spirituality, Women | Tagged , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Pongal and the Earthen Pot

Pongal is the harvest festival in Tamil Nadu, a thanksgiving to nature for all her bounty. Pongal means overflowing and a special dish is cooked with rice, mung dhal, ghee (clarified butter), molasses (gur) and milk and garnished with cashewnuts, … Continue reading

Posted in Current Events, Food and Beverages, Heritage, Society, Wellness and health | Tagged , , , | 6 Comments