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Thai? Chinese? Japanese? Food options in Bangalore

In case you are in Bangalore and are looking for a place which can offer options of Thai, Chinese and Japanese all under one roof, in a graceful ambience, then ‘Zen’ at The Leela Palace is where you should head … Continue reading

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KarvaChauth; one Indian tradition which evokes strong reactions

Many a married lady across India, and even those living outside the country, of Indian origin, will be fasting today on the occasion of Karvachauth. Popularly it is believed that if the wife keeps a fast today the whole day, … Continue reading

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Sightseeing in Pondicherry

The biggest attraction of Pondicherry, according to me personally is Auroville. But, then one cannot really ‘sightsee’ Auroville. One has to experience it, by staying there and being part of the Auroville community.  I will come to Auroville in a … Continue reading

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Pondicherry, The French Riviera of the East

Pondicherry or Puducherry as it is known as now, is a quaint Indian town with many French hues, situated on the Bay of Bengal, the eastern seaboard of India. Easily accessible by road from major Indian cities like Chennai and … Continue reading

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12.12.12 ; Are you doing anything special?

12.12.12, the date looks beautiful in its synchronized state. Does it not? It does to me! For me the liking of this date is similar to why one likes synchronized swimming; a special favorite feature of mine during the Olympic … Continue reading

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Thank you? What’s so great about saying Thank You?

Culturally in India, we do not have the habit of saying thank you. As a child one is not taught that really. Or should I say, it was not taught when I was growing up. Now, of course, I see … Continue reading

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On seeing her cast away in water

  The sight of the beautifully adorned and lovingly worshipped Durga idol being pushed (yes pushed, as the idol is very heavy, and most of the times, it is next to impossible to remain graceful under all that weight) in … Continue reading

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