Dusshera: the triumph of goodness over evil

Dusshera or Vijayadashami is the tenth day of Durga Puja. It is preceded by Navratri.  Durga Puja is a ten-day long festival of Hindus that takes place in the month of Ashwin (September – October) of Hindu calendar. Throughout India, people fast and worship during nine days of Navratri.  Legend has it that Durga Devi … Read more

Durga Ashtami – Eighth day of Navratri

Druga ashtami is the eight day of the ten days long festival of Dusherra, celebrated throughout India. Ashtami literally means eighth day. This falls in the Ashwin (September- October) month of Hindu calendar. Goddess Durga is considered as a consolidation of eight forms of Shaktis (or powers). Throughout India, Durga is interpreted and worshipped with … Read more

The Whirly Winds named Titli storms over Bay of Bengal

Named by Pakistan, Titli- meaning butterfly, is a surprisingly delicate name. Foreseeing its harsh consequences, The National weather Office of India has issued a Rain Red Alert. The Trail Opposing its name, this disastrous Titli has hit hard on the coastal Odisha at Gopalpur in the early hours of dawn. Rushing winds and heavy downpour … Read more