I –IJA

Welcome to the ninth day of the #BlogchatterAtoZ challenge. Ija – This is how mothers are addressed in Uttarakhand. We are all aware of the love, care and concern of our mothers. They are the ones who play a very important role in our lives. It is the indomitable spirit of the women that formsContinue reading “I –IJA”

H – HARELA

Welcome to the eighth day of the #BlogchatterA2Z challenge. Harela means green which symbolizes prosperity especially for the farming community. It falls thrice a year i.e. first in the Chaitra Navratras (Chaitra Month : March/April) just before the Bhitouli festival, Sharad Navratras (Ashwin Month : September/October) and in  Shravan Month ( Mid July). Read moreContinue reading “H – HARELA”

G – GOLU DEVTA

“Jai Nyay Devta Golu Apki Jai ho”. Welcome to the seventh day of the #BlogchatterA2Z challenge. Golu Devta is the God of Justice of Uttarakhand. In Kumaon he is referred to as Golu Devta and in Eastern Garhwal as Goril Devta. There are a few temples dedicated to Golu Devta in Kumaon,Uttarakhand. The Chitai GoluContinue reading “G – GOLU DEVTA”

F – FOOD

Welcome to the sixth day of the #BlogchatterA2Z challenge. Today my blogpost is a Foodies delight!!!! The cuisine of Kumaon and Garhwal (the two regions of  Uttarakhand) is mostly based on lentils, leafy vegetables and a variety of flour grains. Most of these items are produced locally. Food also changes according to the season basedContinue reading “F – FOOD”

E – EPIC MAHABHARATA

Welcome to the fifth day of the #BlogchatterAtoZ challenge!!!!!! The Epic Mahabharata is an ancient Indian epic which depicts the conflict between two branches in the family. The two groups of brothers  the Pandavas and the Kauravas, battled for the throne of Hastinapur .This led to the famous battle of Kurushestra.This epic is a descriptionContinue reading “E – EPIC MAHABHARATA”

D – DEAD ,YET ON DUTY

Welcome to the fourth day of the #BlogchatterA2Z Challenge-2020 This is the story of Service No. 4039009, Rifleman Jaswant Singh Rawat ,4 Garhwal Rifles, Uttarakhand. This brave soldier was born on August 19,1941 in Baryun, British Garhwal District (present day Pauri Garhwal District). In  Sela Pass on the Indo –China Border in Arunachal Pradesh nowContinue reading “D – DEAD ,YET ON DUTY”

C – CHAITRA HERALDS A HEARTWARMING TRADITION

Welcome to the third day of the #BlogchatterAtoZ challenge. The hills of Uttarakhand state have many unique traditions and festivals. So,today we will celebrate the  month of Chaitra with a joyous celebration called Bhitauli, a much awaited event by married women. Come join me. Chaitra is associated with the coming of spring and is consideredContinue reading “C – CHAITRA HERALDS A HEARTWARMING TRADITION”

B – BEDU FRUIT

Welcome to the second day of the #BlogchatterA2Z challenge!!!!!!! Today I will take you on a journey through the wilderness of Uttarakhand to search for a fruit.I also assure you that it is going to be a lyrical journey!!!! Come join me. BEDU FRUIT Botanical Name:- Ficus palmate Local name:- Khemri (Hindi); Bedu (Kumaon); IndianContinue reading “B – BEDU FRUIT”

A – AIPAN ART

Welcome to the first day of the #BlogchatterAtoZ challenge!!!!!! In the course of 26 days, together we will explore some known and unknown facts about Uttarakhand –The Abode of Gods. So, let us begin……. Every festivity in India is marked with various forms of auspicious floor decorations. It has various names and variations in theContinue reading “A – AIPAN ART”

GATHER YOUR FIGHTING SPIRIT OR THE DISEASE WILL DEFEAT YOU!!

#Longpostalert Today we are in the middle of a global crisis due to the Corona virus disease (COVID-19) Pandemic. What exactly is it? Through my post I would like to explain the scientific aspect as well as simple measures to protect ourselves from possible infection.This post is also useful for the children. The cause ofContinue reading “GATHER YOUR FIGHTING SPIRIT OR THE DISEASE WILL DEFEAT YOU!!”

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