Tag Archive: Gujarat

Orchha: Celebrating Dussehra Madhya Praddesh Style

Navratri is a Hindu festival that means 9 nights and is a celebration of the Goddess Durga as Autumn begins (at least in very simplistic terms). For me growing up in Australia, Navratri… Continue reading

Foodie Post: Bhel

Bhel is one of those dishes that my mother makes very rarely, usually when we have some family around for a casual Sunday lunch. My cousin here in Delhi refers to it as… Continue reading

Raksha Bandhan… My Day

This weekend was Raksha Bandhan. It is a festival where a sister ties a Rakhi (which is like a wristband made from coloured thread and beads), around her brother’s wrist.  This is to… Continue reading

Foodie Post: The Art of Paan

I must confess I am a foodie. I love food, I enjoy trying all sorts of delicacies and am that annoying person who takes photos of the food they are about to eat.… Continue reading

Are women really impure in the eyes of god?

In my last post (here) I talked about how the temple is the centre of the community in India.  However I have now found myself banned from entering.  Yes, banned from the temple…..… Continue reading