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Deep Pooja: The House Cleaning

Please do not confuse this with Diwali, Deep Pooja is an esoteric ritual celebrated by Maharashtrians. This day also coincides with the gastronomic Gatari as well. As we all know what follows Gatari is a month of diet control (much like Lint for Christians or Ramzan for Muslims), where we try and avoid eating non-vegetarian […]

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Happy New Year 2013!

Wishing all of you a very happy new year 2013 … and ohh .. resolutions!

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Happy Dussehra

Here’s wishing all of you a very happy Vijay Dashmi and a Happy Dussehra. When we were kids, we often used to say – Happy Dussra, Haath Paay pasra :) Today, is in essence, just that. It’s a holiday and everyone is relaxing. In Maharashtra, we have this tradition of exchanging leaves from the Shammi […]

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Happy Dussera

Here’s wishing all of you a very happy Dussera! May you drive back the demons of stupidity!!

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Ganpati Bappa Morya

It’s that part of the year again, the time when Mumbai rocks as one, and the sleeping Marathi Manus comes out of the house to celebrate with everyone. In case you are in Mumbai, then do consider this as a personal invitation to grace my abode for Ganesh Chaturthi for darshan (and ice-cream ;-)). Address […]

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Happy New Year!

Wishing you all a very happy and prosperous new year! May you do awesome work instead of making up useless resolutions, may your work be noticed by every one that matters and may all of us get more energy and inspiration to do great stuff!! PS – incidentally today also is the date 1/1/11 and […]

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Father’s Day

Happy father’s day to all the expecting, new and experienced fathers!