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5 Traditional Indian Sarees You Can't Miss This Festive Season

5 Traditional Indian Sarees You Can't Miss This Festive Season

  Why do I talk about sarees all the time?  Because for me, a saree is synonymous with elegance and grace. They are magic! This nine-yard staple is a magic wand that can transform you into a graceful bride, a trendy teenager out for the day or an all-time glamour diva  And when you wear a saree, it completely redefines you from a regular woman into a true ‘woman of substance’ (at least in my eyes). Their versatility is what makes them timeless and one of the season's favorites. Whether it is festivals, marriages, or celebrations, sarees are timeless. With...

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A Valentine's Day Guide to Wearing Red Sarees

A Valentine's Day Guide to Wearing Red Sarees

Valentine's Day is right around the corner, and with February being the month of love, what could be more fitting than to surprise your significant other in an Indian outfit? We all love to wear clothes that make us look good, but there is no denying that sarees are the epitome of style and grace.  Sarees are a wonderful addition to Valentine's Day outfits, especially for women who adore wearing them.  When a man sees his partner wearing a Western outfit, he might appreciate it at first. But, it is the sight of her in a saree that truly melts...

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Vāk

Navami - SpeechSpeech has always remained the most preferred medium of communication in the natural world and the human world. The humans alone have thousands of languages. The animal world has so many that it is impossible to count them. We have invented various scripts, various codes and many more kinds of media of conversation, yet we have not stopped speaking. Every day new words are created, old words are forgotten and new dialects are created, old dialects are lost. But we have not stopped speaking. So many letters have been posted and so many emails have been sent, but...

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Vidyā

Vidyā

Ashtami - KnowledgeThere is a famous saying in Sanskrit, ‘वयाधनं सवध नं धानम’्. Both in the East and West, knowledge is highly valued. In the Graeco-Roman culture, the philosophers were given utmost respect. In ancient times throughout the world, philosophers studied everything: physics, astronomy, natural sciences, political science, history, medicine and not to forget, the big philosophical questions.Knowledge traditions have never gone extinct. Countries and kingdoms have risen and fallen. Economies have flourished and crashed. Wars have been fought and peace has been brokered. Religions have been practiced and religions have been forgotten. Art has been created and art has...

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Srí

Srí

Sapthami - WealthWealth is a universally consented illusion. Yet, it has become an inseparable part of our life. Wealth in ancient times had a wider connotation than it has today. Cattle, grain, certain skills, land, trees all these were considered as wealth as equally as currency. Yes, all these are considered as wealth even today. But, they are no longer are as important as currency.When we take the wider meaning of wealth into account, it keeps a person well fed, well clothed and well sheltered in a society. Cattle provide with milk and fuel. Land can be cultivated to grow...

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