A story of love, loss and second chances by Nikita Singh, releasing this Valentine’s Day.
Are you taking care of the calcium needs of your child ?
God is to all and not just for married couples. Author Anindita Nag shares her personal experience during the recent Ganesha Chaturthi festival.
A few days ago, we celebrated Ganesh Chaturthi in our building. The Ganapati idol was placed and then married couples were asked to decorate the God one by one. One couple placed garlands, one lighted the diya etc. Then came the time for the aarati. Again the married couple came forward.
My husband is an atheist. I also did not like that the woman who were single or married (husbands had not come) and were standing looking sad. I went forward and held the aarati plate (which had the lighted diya, flowers, etc) and did the aarati myself. I did not care what other people said or felt. After me, other women also came forward and did the aarati alone. There is no harm in doing a puja alone. Why should a woman be bound to her husband to do even an aarati. Doesn’t she have any value of her own? Is she not capable of praying to god alone? Do god only respects or listens to those who are married?
It is not a simple action. We should always appreciate everyone’s relationship status irrespective of what it is.
Image source – Pexels
Women's Web is an open platform that publishes a diversity of views. Individual posts do not necessarily represent the platform's views and opinions at all times. If you have a complementary or differing point of view, you can request to be a Women's Web contributor too!
I love to write on women's issues. I strongly believe that every woman is
5 Things That Older Women In A Relationship With Younger Men Want You To Know
Don’t Mock Me Just Because I Got A Divorce… Walk In My Shoes Instead!
Married To A Feminist Man: Why Is That So Surprising?
The Aunty From The Corner Of The Street
Stay updated with our Weekly Newsletter or Daily Summary - or both!
Sign in/Register & Get personalised recommendations