Thandai – Holi Festival

Thandai – Holi Festival

March is the season of Holi, the festival of color, similar to the beautiful colors of spring. This is the Indian festival welcoming spring. In different regions of India, people perform different rituals. On the eve of Holi, typically at or after sunset, the holy pyre is lit, signifying Holika Dahan. This ritual symbolizes the [...]

Sweet Delicacies for Raksha Bandhan

Sweet Delicacies for Raksha Bandhan

Raksha Bandhan is almost here! Raksha Bandhan is a traditional Hindu festival symbolic of the love and the lifetime bond of sisters and brothers. It is also known as threads of love. This festival is celebrated every year in the Hindu month of Shravan on full moon day. Sisters perform puja and tie a Rakhi [...]