Archive for May, 2014

‘Celebrating Sangken’

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‘India’ is a country of great multiplicity. People inspite of being from different religion, caste and creed lives together untidily. Thus, the great proverb goes very perfectly for country like India – ‘Unity in Diversity’. It described as a land of diverse religions and innumerable languages. At the same time it also described as a land of festivals as well. Indians love celebrating. Every little occasion from the harvesting of crops, welcoming the spring, expressing devotion to the deities of different religions, lends itself to joyous celebrations splashed with colours, music, folk dances and songs. Even the birthdays of divine beings are also celebrated by relating them with particular festivals. Every celebration in India centres on rituals of prayer, seeking blessing, exchanging goodwill, decorations, wearing new clothes, music, dance, Read more

An Interview With Ira Trivedi

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Ira Trivedi is the bestselling author of What Would You Do to Save the World? (2006), The Great Indian Love Story (2009) and There Is No Love on Wall Street (2011). Her latest book and first work of non-fiction is India in Love: Marriage and Sexuality in the 21st century, a landmark book on India’s new social revolution in marriage and sexuality. Thousand Miles Team had a nice conversation regarding her past novels and upcoming one along with her hobbies and interests  TM: What was the inspiration behind writing your novels ‘What Would You Do to Save the World? (2006), The Great Indian Love Story (2009) and There Is No Love on Wall Street (2011) ‘? Ira: The story for these three novels was my own life, Read more