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A story of Ganesh – Hindu Mythology

A story of Ganesh – Hindu Mythology

  Ganesh is born of divine parents and is himself a divine being. According to the Hindu mythology, in the snow-capped mountains of Kailash, Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvathi, the divine couple, live with...

Ganesh Chaturthi

Ganesh Chaturthi

Today is the beginning of a ten to twelve day celebration for the birthday of  the Hindu God,  Lord Ganesha. This celebration is also known as Vinayaka Chaturthi and it is believed that during...

Eid Mubarak! (May you enjoy a Blessed Festival)

Eid Mubarak! (May you enjoy a Blessed Festival)

As I mentioned in a previous blog post… almost every week there is a holiday in India. I suppose that’s to be expected in a country of 1.1 billion people with at least eight...

A Tale of two Independence Days

A Tale of two Independence Days

On August 6th, 1962, fifty (50) years ago Jamaica gained independence from British rule… Today August 15th, sixty five (65) years ago in 1947, India gained their independence and as I type this celebrations...

Giving thanks from far away…

Giving thanks from far away…

I had to interject between the Thailand updates to give a quick shout out to Thanksgiving Day… Fellow Foodies – this one is for you!!! As I said on my Facebook page – There is one universal...

Bangkok, Thailand – Part I

Bangkok, Thailand – Part I

So I know I have barely touched on life here in Mumbai, but I need to share the high lights of my trip to Bangkok before they disappear completely from my mind LOL. One...

My “hood”

My “hood”

My new home City Mumbai is a place teeming with humanity… the current population stands at approximately twenty one million people. it’s the capital of the State of Maharashtra, the most populated City in India and...