Category: traditional

Invite for the traditional first birthday function 3

Invite for the traditional first birthday function

It was time for Akshara’s ayush-homam function, the one that is done on the first star-birthday and sometimes accompanied by the ear-piercing ceremony (pictures of this in a separate post). The “english-birthday” party in...

Kholu during Navratri in Pune 2

Kholu during Navratri in Pune

Kholu time is the time to dress up well (at least for the girls of the house) every day. But, this doesnt mean that the guy in the house could have a field day....

Small step for Gokulashtami, big leap for Akshara! 2

Small step for Gokulashtami, big leap for Akshara!

One year ago (Not according to the English Calendar), on the day of Gokulashtami (or Krishna Jayanti or Janmashtami, basically the day we have murukku/Cheedai at home!), Akshara was born. Last year, before we...