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Do I celebrate Teej?

Teej is a Hindu women’s festival celebrated in Nepal and some parts of India. The origins of Teej and its real significance is a topic of debate depending on who you talk to. 1,409 more words


Bhadau: Monthly Update

The heat rages on here in Nepal, although it is starting to cool up during the evenings. I can’t wait for the days when I get to layer on the sweaters and cuddle in my bed (that must be the Minnesotan in me). 539 more words

Peace Corps

Speaking Up & Teej

By: Rhijuta D

This week, we have a two part series  on the festival of Teej. Please share your thoughts as this is a festival that has varying opinions. 803 more words


Women on Earth: A Year Among the Green-Thumbed Mothers of America

It’s really happening! On Friday, I officially finished my work as the editor of the Southern New England Weddings blog after a year and a half at the company, and am embarking on a year long project documenting sustainable farms and earth-related businesses run by women. 305 more words



I have to admit that I am not a very emotional person for most of the time.
I joke when we are watching a film or something on the tv and Allan has tears welling in his eyes.
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Daily Life

Festival #4 Teej

August 28th 2014 was a public holiday in Nepal in honour of the Teej festival.

“Teej is the fasting festival of women in Nepal… Married women observe Teej fast to honor Lord Shiva and for long and healthy life of their husband. 611 more words


In my grief I saw myself being held,

us  all holding one another in this

incredible web of loving kindness.

Grief and love in the same place.

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Daily Living