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Archive for December, 2021

How Does Ladakh Celebrate New Year? Posted by on Dec 29, 2021

Where is Ladakh? Ladakh sits में स्थित in the northern part of India above Jammu and Kashmir. 3 countries administer प्रशासित Ladakh: India, Pakistan and China. The Indian part of Ladakh is toward the southeast. Kargil is the gateway to Ladakh for India and has the Line of Control between Pakistan and India. It is…

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A Music Festival in a Palace Posted by on Dec 28, 2021

The whole world celebrates winter in some form or the other. For Christians, December means Christmas – even in India. The fact that 85% of the country is non-Christian does not matter. Everyone takes part in the festivities. People buy Christmas trees and wreaths, sweets and stockings. But did you know that there are a…

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Kuswar at Christmas Posted by on Dec 22, 2021

Tray of Sweets

At this time of the year, kitchens in India, are bustling हलचल centers of sweet-making activity called Kuswar. It is Christmas time and for the many Christians and Catholics who make up about 2.5 percent of the population आबादी, it is an exciting time of year. These communities समुदाय prepare food unlike the common food…

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Elements of an Effective Hindi Lesson Posted by on Dec 17, 2021

Spotting a Good Lesson What is the most effective प्रभावी way to teach or for that matter learn सीखना Hindi? With the millions of apps, courses पाठ्यक्रम, books and videos out there, how do you pick the proverbial कहावत needle out of the haystack when it comes to learning or for that matter teaching the…

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How to spend Christmas in Mumbai Posted by on Dec 14, 2021

Christmas in Mumbai was and will still remain a magical experience जादुई अनुभव for this writer. The weather in Mumbai is a nice 75 degrees Farenheit and not humid, (I know that does not sound like Christmas to most Americans). Actually this is one of the best times to go to India. Ex patriates प्रवासियों…

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Christmas in India Posted by on Dec 7, 2021

People tend to forget that the Christian Apostle Thomas went to India to spread the Christian message संदेश. The Indians killed him for his efforts. But, his message remained स्थिर रहा and is still thriving today. Christianity spread throughout India and there are stories of many devout धार्मिक Christians martyred for their faith, even today…

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