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A successful Teej Celebration for Single Women!

Teej, a festival where the color ‘red’ is the ultimate favorite! Single Women (widows) are restricted from the color and the festival. Single Women from WHR celebrated Teej on 22nd August, 2014 trying to break the social and cultural barriers. 146 more words

Teej: A Reflection on Social Changes

Dinesh Sharu

According to Hindu religious texts, Teej reflects the union of lord Shiva and goddess Parvati. According to Hindu mythological stories, Parvati practised a severely strict Vrata (a religious fasting) for 107 years to prove her devotion towards lord Shiva. 822 more words


I am a Dessertarian

I keep telling my guy, my utterly beloved Shams,that his alpha maleness is  decidedly hotter because he has a sweet tooth :) There is something incredibly appealing about this as it does tend to reveal a softer and tender side  to him :) I of course am as Bill Waterson, of Calvin & Hobbes fame, says ” I am not a vegetarian! 338 more words


Festival of Teej – Celebrating Eternal Love between Wife and Husband

The monsoon in India is a season of celebrations. It marks the beginning of the festival seasons all across India. One such festival that is celebrated on the third day after the new moon or Amavasya of Shraavana Maas (Monsoon Month), is the Teej Festival. 424 more words

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Tum Teej ka tyohar manawo
fast rakho ya jhule khawo

sawan ki barish me bheeg jawo
bundo k sang muskrawo…

Family k sath raho
is haryali ka lutf uthawo… 25 more words