9 days & 9 changes for a better health

Navaratri is the festival of nine nights where the feminine form of power is worshipped in the form of 9 different goddesses. It all began when Goddess Durga emerged victorious after battling the buffalo demon Mahishasuri. I am sure we all know this story as we have all grown up listening to these but what […]

The Wholesome Holi Guide

Holi is the festival of colors also known as Rang Panchami and is celebrated in two parts. Like we discussed in the Diwali article, https://amitamishra.com/diwali-our-way-of-looking-at-it/ there is an internal transformation that happens with each festival as each festival marks the beginning of a new season. Let us see what this festival brings us:   Holika […]

Diwali- Our way of looking at it

Diwali is a celebration of lights and no celebration goes without eating sweets and all the delicious snack items. The concept of light is to overcome the dark right? Now, in this case, the light holds symbolism of knowledge and wisdom and the darkness being a symbol of destruction, violence, lust, envy, greed, suffering, etc. […]

Abhyanga Snan- Health importance of this holy bath

Abhyanga snan or the holy bath is what is practiced across India for centuries during the festival of Diwali. Since childhood we have been woken up by our parents early in the morning to apply oil, massage it in and to clean our bodies on this day.  It is a bathing ritual which includes full […]

Destroy your modern-day demons this Dussehra

Dussehra also known as Vijayadashmi, dasara or Dashain, a festival that celebrates the victory of good over evil.  The History behind Dussehra and its origin is when Lord Rama defeated Ravana and overcame the evil.  This victory of good over evil has been over the years celebrated in many different ways which includes night long […]