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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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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