Sri Ramanavami: Why do we celebrate it the way we do?

Many festivals in India carry traditions about making and sharing only certain food savouries as ‘Naivedyam’ – an offering to the deity being worshipped that specific day. Sri Ramanavami brings with it the wisdom to good health in the oncoming summer months.

Why we celebrate Ugadi

Wisdom in our festivals: Why do we celebrate Ugadi?

Why do we celebrate Ugadi: A festival of summer, Ugadi is one of the most looked-forward-to festivals in India. Also known as ‘Yugadi,” which literally means, ” Start of a new ‘Yug(Era in Sanskrit),” this festival marks the beginning of a New Year in the Southern states of Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Kerala.¬†