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Karma..watch your actions!

What is Karma?

Karma is a Sanskrit word meaning “action” or “deed”. Karma is understood as- ‘that which causes the entire cycle of cause and effect.  628 more words

We The Humans...

OGOH-OGOH Parade - Bali's "New Years Eve"

The famous OGOH-OGOH parade is where Balinese men and boys parade large, mythological (mostly demonic) creatures through the streets on the eve of Nyepi.  This is known as Bali’s ‘New Year’s Eve” and is accompanied by much noise and gamelan music. 219 more words

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Holi Hai

Holi, the Festival of Colors, is one of the most known, most celebrated and probably one of the most fun of all Hindu holidays.  Today, it is synonymous with the tradition of throwing powdered colors at each other (in fact, I personally think it’s the inspiration behind the concept of The Color Run).   850 more words

Bollywood Music

Happy Maha Shivratri

Maha Shivratri (Great Night of Shiva or Night of Shiva) is a festival celebrated every year on the 13th night/14th day in the Krishna Paksha (waning moon) of the month of February-Maagha (as per Shalivahana or Gujarati Vikrama) or March-Phalguna (as per Vikrama) in the Hindu Calendar (that is, the night before and day of the new moon). 268 more words