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Navarathri

October 22, 2007

Being newly exposed to South India and Hinduism, my understanding of the icons, festivals and rituals is slowly developing. Visiting the Mylapore Trio last week during the Golu-doll-Goddess-worshipping festival of Navarathri helped my understanding deepen a little. Navarathri is a 9 day festival that worships three Goddesses (Durga, Lakshmi, Saraswathi) for three days each. Similar […]

Bloggled…

September 6, 2007

… “to be boggled by blogs”. This portmanteau of (boggled blog) was introduced in a comment under my post “Here I am” and it describes how I am feeling. The boom in social media with websites such as Facebook, Twitter, WordPress and Flickr has got the Sociologist in me questioning what impact this virtual world […]