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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

Why is There A Husband Reverance Festival in India

India is a land of myriad customs and cultures. It is a blend of amazing unity amidst cultural diversity. This is truly a wonderful potpourri of mixed traditions and imbibed customs. 738 more words


..A new adventure!


It was time to begin my new adventure some place new, and where better than here! After studying an extra year at college, I finally felt ready to face university and the huge journey it presented. 442 more words


Hartalika Teej Vrat : हरतालिका तीज व्रत

Hartalika Teej is a Hindu fasting observed by Hindu women. It is dedicated to Goddess Parvati. Hartalika Teej falls on the third day of the first fortnight of the month of ‘Bhadra’. 482 more words



Aug 30, 2015

We all have our talents and Mr. S.S’s talent is finding new places. It’s almost end of summer and we are still looking for new places to bathe and grill. 421 more words

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