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Beneath the drapes of red 

Painted red, 
Draped in costumes of holiness. 
Nostrils catch zeal in air
Even in alcove of disarray. 

The feminine ‘tandav’
Banks on limited freedom 
Her unlaboring hands,  33 more words


Hartalika Teej

Hartalika Teej, a festival for women to impress Goddess Parvati who blesses them with a marriage like Shiva & Parvati, or healthy life of their husbands. 298 more words


Happy Teej!

For those of you who celebrate, wishing you a beautiful few days! For those of those of you who don’t celebrate, check out our past entries on the holiday. 35 more words


Fifth Annual Mela Teeyan Teej Draws Over 800 Women and Girls in Washington Area

Punjabi Festival of Teej is a Resounding Success in the National Capital Region

By Geeta Goindi

Oakton, Virginia, August 6, 2016 – The fifth edition of Mela Teeyan Teej, a popular festival for ladies, organized by Moni Gill of Punjabi Women Culture Association (PWCA), in the Washington area, was a resounding success. 298 more words


Diaries of a British-Nepalese Bride: Namesake

By Bandana Upadhya

Marriage has uncovered – with full force – personal vulnerabilities that I had not anticipated. At each step I have been overwhelmed with an intense need to question and subsequently reorganise my sense of personal identity. 827 more words


Friday Fellow: Giant red velvet mite

by Piter Kehoma Boll

While walking through an Indian market, you may end up finding something like this being sold as food:

It may look as some sort of crispy seed or dried fruit, some local chips, maybe? 288 more words

Friday Fellow