Indian New Year and Chaitra Navratri The next day(following sunrise) after Amavasya( No Moon) of Chaitra month marks the beginning of Hindu Vedic New Year also known as Chaitra Pratipada and Indian New Year. This is significant in places around India that follow the Lunar calendar. Today is Chaitra Pratipada which marks the beginning of... Continue Reading →

Source: Hinduamerican.org Recently, I came across an advertisement that portrayed the meaning of Kanyadāna as giving away the bride thus showcasing the girl as an 'object'. My concern isn’t the advertisement because I understand how poorly researched such advertisements are including the people who work for them. I am also well aware of the fact... Continue Reading →

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