Monthly Archives: November 2012

The Sacred Festival – Guru Nanak Jayanthi

Guru Nanak Jayanthi is a very famous festival in India, which marks the birthday of Guru Nanak that is the first Guru of the Sikhs. Hence, this festival is very special among Sikhs. However, the festival is celebrated equally by all the followers of Guru Nanak.

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The celebrations among Sikhs are connected to the anniversaries of Gurus. There are 10 Gurus that were the founders of the religion. They shaped the beliefs of the religion. Hence, their birth anniversaries are celebrated. On these sacred days, Sikhs take part in several occasions like prayer and other celebrations. Continue reading

Bhai Dooj – Reflection of Brother-Sister Love

Diwali is the one of the important Hindu festivals. Advanced preparations are done to avoid last minute hurry. Shopping, sweet preparations and gifts are planned well in advance. Houses are cleaned to welcome the wealth goddess, Lakshmi. Colorful rangoli adorns the yard with beautiful rows of lamps in every house.

Delightful delicacies are the main part of the festival. The lady of the house looks after the preparations under her observation. Diwali festival is enjoyed for 4 to 5 days and the celebrations are in full swing on all these days.     Continue reading

Flowers and birds form an inseparable duo

The relationships between birds and flowers have derived from ages and they form an inseparable duo.  Flowers are the most distinct creation of nature and rightly so because of the variation in spectrum they exhibit. Flowers are built to possess fragrances, colors, textures and shapes. The very basic objective behind a flower looking attractive is to attract insects and birds which would help them in pollination. Flowers have indigenous roles to play in all our lives. Flowers are used for various occasions, birthdays, anniversaries, spiritual ceremonies or even to express love.  Continue reading

Flowers make life colorful

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It’s been a tradition since olden times to use flowers to express feelings and deliver messages.  Language of flowers is very powerful. It means differently for different occasions. Each color symbolizes different feelings and also based upon the pattern of flowers, the message changes. Lots of research does convey the message that flowers spread pleasure and ecstasy. It influences the mental sense of humans to a large extent. It acts like a natural room freshener from its fragrance.

Some of the occasions where gifting flowers can mean a lot are: Continue reading