Why was cutting nails at night considered bad luck.

In the good old days, cutting nails at night was something to scream and shout about!! My Granny would say “How can you even think of cutting your nails at night?? Bad luck….absolutely NOT!!!”  Then she would be muttering something under her breath…something that I would not understand, but surely comprehend that I should just forget about it….and leave it when the morning comes around….. Why is that?? Why...

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Traditional Dining customs in India

Traditional Dining customs in India

The Traditional dining customs in India is not just a tradition or a custom its packed with scientific reasons to do so.  Some houses in India still follow the custom of  taking meals, sitting crossed legs on a wooden plank placed on the floor and the diner usually wears a silk pants called ‘Dhoti’ and bear top. The meals were eaten in leaves from trees joined together to form a round shaped plate known as ‘Patal’ or banana leaves placed on the...

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Idol Worshipers

Idol Worshipers

Are we a Idol Worshipers? This is a question running in the minds of millions of people and we wonder way so many idols. Idols are symbols used to remind us of The Super Energy Prevailing in this Universe. They are just pointers or signs which tell you where something is. Worshipping the idols is not the game. Following the directions….knowing that they are pointers that point to The Super Energy or the Source. What we are doing is...

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Mothering -The ultimate thankless job on planet earth!

Mothering -The ultimate thankless job on planet earth!

“What do you do at home the whole day?” asks my husband Atul to me. Most of the Indian housewife have heard these lines from their husbands. A man feels that he works much more harder than his wife because he is the bread earner of the family. It’s not easy for a business man to go out, talk to all types of people, sell his product, get the money, manage the staff, the bills and much more. For a person into service, life is...

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TEACHING No more a noble profession

TEACHING No more a noble profession

  GURUR BRAMHA GURUR VISHNU, GURUR DEVO MAHESHWARA, GURUR SAKSHAT PARABRAMHA, TASMAY SHRI GURUVEY NAMAH! This means Teacher is GOD. These are the lines which we have heard since childhood and grown up with but do we still believe in these lines? Are we respecting our child”s teacher as much as we respected our own teachers? Many people complain that their child does not respect them like we did. They say, “We never had the guts...

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