Indian Festivals

Diwali Greetings

Today, November 14th in India, is Diwali, or Deepaval. Diwali is a pretty big deal all across India and even outside India. Here’s what the all-knowing wiki says about this Indian festival (edted): The five-day long festival originated in the… Read More ›

Ganesh Chaturthi Greetings

So Sri Ganesh is back in town. वक्रतुण्ड महाकाय सूर्यकोटि समप्रभ । निर्विघ्नं कुरु मे देव सर्वकार्येषु सर्वदा ॥ Vakratunda Mahakaya Suryakoti Samaprabha | Nirvighnam Kuru Me Deva Sarva-Karyesu Sarvada || Translated, the prayer to Ganesh says: [One with the] curved trunk, immense body, and the splendor of a million… Read More ›

Happy Holi

Happy Holi. Among the dozens of Hindu festivals, holi and diwali are the most fun. Holi is also a wonderful Hindu export — like yoga, meditation, ayurveda, the Hindu number system. Here’s holi in Utah: