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Music Monday Diwali Songs

  Happy Diwali!

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Diwali Celebration

A woman arranged clay lamps, or ‘diyas,’ for the upcoming Diwali festival in Mumbai, Oct. 30. These diyas traditionally filled with mustard oil are placed are lit and placed around entrances to homes during the festival. Divyakant Solanki/European Pressphoto Agency Diwali in India … Continue reading

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Meet India’s Buttermilk Uncle

If you are in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, buttermilk is your quintessential quick-fix remedy to beat the sweltering heat. There’s no way that you can step out of the house without having your fill for the day. And just in … Continue reading

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“Earth” . . . . film about the partition of India

Studying this  map, it is pretty amazing to see  how much progress India and to some degree Pakistan has made in the 69 years after partition.  After 300 years, Britain finally left two independent nations of India and Pakistan in … Continue reading

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Baby Taj

Before leaving Aurangabad and the Ellora Caves,   we had more architecture to visit.  Bibi Ka Maqbara  is the main monument of the city of Aurangabad and is an imitation of the Taj Mahal , as you can see in … Continue reading

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Holy Cow. . . . Friend to Indians

Mother Cow is the queen in the pantheon of sacred Indian animals. In fact, she stands head and shoulders above the rest. There are group all over Indian demanding the government name the cow as the national animal to replace … Continue reading

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Festival of Lights

Diwali is the most popular holiday in India. It is  a Hindu holiday  but also celebrated by the Sikhs ( a Sikh shown at the Golden Temple.) One hope that most faith systems in the world share is victory of … Continue reading

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