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CC Cycle 1 - Week 7: Hinduism, Buddhism, and Adorable Animal Babies


My last blog post detailed our family’s struggle to transition from skip counting to reciting multiplication facts in their entirety. After some serious tears (and not just from my kids), I came up with a method that has been working well with my nine year old daughter. 804 more words

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Postcards #66 from Ganesha

We walked out from a Café and turned to a hidden passway that connects two streets. Then he was there, looking up from the ground, and it was an unexpected gift, a message from the Unknown Universe, from the gods. 358 more words


Bappa Moriya!

Lalbagcha Raja (The King of Lalbaug) is one of the most famous Sarvajanik Ganapatis from Lalbaug, Mumbai, which is set up during Ganesh Chaturthi. Known as a Navsacha Ganpati (the one who has the ability to fulfill all wishes”), the idol is open to visitors for 10 days; and it is then immersed in water on Anant Chaturdashi. 37 more words


Curiosity calmed the cow.

Faintest noise

of disorder

coos and chirps

behind the eyes

of bird-songs for

dehydrated Gods of the balcony

as curious cows poke into fires.

It subsides… 132 more words


Hindu Muslim Unity: Nepali Muslims join Daishan celebrations

NEPALGUNJ:  In the spirit of “communal harmony” and interreligious dialogue, hundreds of Muslims have joined Hindu believers to celebrate the feast of Dashain. The feast is underway now in Nepal, and is one of the most important observances for local Hindu tradition, connected to the worship of the goddess Durga. 46 more words



Like I mentioned in my earlier post, this is my first golu in my new den, and it is tiny by most standards. Since I needed to have odd-numbered steps, three was the starting point. 57 more words


The Goddess and Motherhood

I dedicate this post before the lotus feet of the Divine Mother. May the Goddess bless us with her grace and love.

Last 9 days, millions of Hindus across the globe observed Navratri, paying obeisance to the Universal Mother and celebrating the victory of the good over evil. 460 more words

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