Festivals
How I Decided Upon My Feminist Raksha Bandhan

A personal account of disillusionment through the Rakhi tying at school - this will resonate with so many of you!

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Odisha’s ‘Raja Parba’ Festival Shows The Way By Celebrating Menstruation And Womanhood
Raja Parba

In a country where it is common to shun menstruating women from social life, Odisha stands out by celebrating them in its Raja Parba.

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3 Delicious Christmas Cake Recipes With A Desi Twist – Baking One This Year?
Christmas cake recipes

'Tis the weeks before Christmas, and preparations involve using a traditional Christmas cake recipe to bake your own, a tastier proposition that the store bought. Here's a desi twist.

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Why The Story Behind The Manabasa Gurubar Festival Could Be India’s First Feminist Text
Manabasa Gurubar

We need to look beyond the obvious in the rituals of our festivals, that can reveal hidden feminist meanings that question traditional beliefs. Like the Manabasa Gurubar festival taught me.

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When I Realised That The Festivities I Cribbed About Were About Celebration & Family

As I grew up I rebelled against the ingrained sexism I perceived in festivals and traditions. But recently, I realised that it is about the celebration, and meeting up with family and friends, changing my outlook. 

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These 10 Indian Food Bloggers Have Shared Recipes Of Festive Food You Should Try Today

Festival food is always in a class of its own. Here are 10 top Indian women bloggers who have shared their recipes of festive food, that can be made at Navaratri, and in the festive days ahead.

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