Christmas, Plum Cake and Much More!

Why is Plum Cake called Plum Cake when it does not contain Plums? An innocuous question from the kids leads me into the past and prompts a walk along the annals of Christianity in India.

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Ayudha Puja and the Legend of Arjuna

Rituals are often connected with Myths and the ritual of Ayudha-Puja performed on Vijaydashmi is linked to an interesting story of the Mahabharata.

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This Navratri, meet Mahishasura’s Children!

The Asurs, a tribe in Central India that trace their ancestry to Mahishasur, the Buffalo Demon beheaded by Durga during Navratri, treat the festival as a period of mourning. As with everything in India, there is always another side!

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Why is Krishna Blue?

As you travel around India and discover Indian Art, tell your children about the stories behind the symbols.

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An Epic Travel Story of Onam

Read about a Unique Travel Journey of a Legendary King who travels all the way from the Underworld to meet his people each year. You can also listen to the story on the podcast.

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