Ganesha – The festival of the Elephant God

Ganesha – more commonly known as the Elephant god is one of the first gods to be prayed and worshipped at any celebration in Hinduism. Only post prayers to him do the main rituals start. Ganesh Chaturthi – is a festival that celebrates the presence of Ganesha and every year, sometime in the months of…

The Kite Festival of India

India is a country that boasts of a multitude of festivals. Every community, religion, sect have their set of beliefs, occasions and events that are celebrated with much pomp and splendor. It would take possibly more than a hundred posts if I were to experience and pen down all the festivals and happy events that…

Ganesha’s Modaks

Ganesha is famous world over as the “Elephant God” of India and pretty popular at that. I have had friends from Belgium, Germany and some other parts of the globe who love this Indian deity and have even set his statues up at their homes. For those unaware, Ganesha has a lot of stories to…