Tag Archives: Holidays

Independence Day

Today the people of Gujarat and all of India are celebrating, rejoicing in their Independence.  This is ironic, when the majority of the people of India are captive to their religions and the beliefs that keep them from knowing the … Continue reading

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Holi, not Holy

 During the third week of March, Hindus throughout the world will celebrate the festival known as Holi, an annual celebration during which participants build bonfires and enjoy throwing colored powder and colored water at each other. Also known as the … Continue reading

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A Great Light

Diwali, the ‘Festival of Lights’, will soon be over, the celebrating done, the lights put away. How sad it is to know that, no matter how much the Hindus have celebrated this year, no matter how many lights they put … Continue reading

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Festival of lights

Diwali, celebrated in early November , is one of the most important religious celebrations in Gujarat. It is called ‘the Festival of Lights.’ People decorate their homes with special candles and electric lights and fireworks are displayed for days without … Continue reading

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