Category Archives: Special Occasion

admin Sep 06 2016

7 tips to recover from a long weekend holiday

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Huh! It’s been crazy long weekend. I have no idea about others, but it was for me at least. Chennai is Monsoon rains can turn any normal person mad (pun intended). I was getting back home from work on Thursday evening, was so elated thinking about the long weekend ahead. And then crap happened. I got trapped in a bus due to water logging on the roads, the traffic went stand still. I reached home somehow after two hours; usually, it takes only half an hour to reach my area by that road. When I reached home my roommate told […]

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admin Sep 02 2016

Ganesh Chaturthi celebration in 5 major cities

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The pandals are almost set in most of the places for Ganesh Chaturthi, the festivity which is dedicated to Ganesha or the Elephant head God, the second son of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. There are different versions of how Ganesha got elephant head. Long story short, it is believed that angry Shiva severed the head of Ganesha. The devtas could manage to find only a baby elephant’s head and this had to be fixed on Ganesha’s head to bring him back to life. This festival is celebrated for 10 days almost all over India. For many God believer or […]

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Hisham Barbhuiya Oct 14 2014

The Diwali platter from Ticketgoose

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Hisham Barbhuiya Oct 04 2014

What to Do, Where to Go on Eid al-Adha?

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Eid al-Adha, known as Bakr-Id in India, is considered to be the greater of the two Eid festivities held in the Muslim world. It stretches on for a period of four days across continents, based on the sighting of the moon. The motions of the day are more or less the same world over. However, when it comes to what exactly needs to be done on this day (these days rather) is a perplexing concern for many people in urban centers. Given that this day is marked as a national holiday, there are a couple of options to be tried […]

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Hisham Barbhuiya Sep 27 2014

Durga Puja – Visit, Eat and Worship

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Growing up in a region with a cosmopolitan nature gave me a chance to understand different cultures. The North-East is an area with a sizeable Bengali population. Thus, after Christmas, the major festival celebrated here is Durga Puja, popularly known as Sharadiya Utsav. The ethnic Assamese or Asomiya people also celebrate it. As the festive season approaches, my Bengali friends would say that they could easily smell the fragrance of puja in the air. It is an event to welcome goddess Durga into our homes from her husband Shiva’s abode. Truly so, as it is a time when we would […]

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