Festivals in India – Can’t we have them free of pollution?

Let me admit, I am no saint. It is not that I don’t believe in God but I just don’t agree with this idea of blind faith, idol worship etc. Fine these are my thoughts so people who don’t like this concept please leave this post now. My pet peeve has always been the noiseContinue reading “Festivals in India – Can’t we have them free of pollution?”

Ganesh Visarjan – The after effects

Saturday, September 29, 2012 was the day of Ganesh Visarjan. This is the last day of Ganeshotsav when the Ganesh idols are immersed into the sea. This is accompanied by lots of people dancing on the streets, blaring music, lights etc. For the past few years I had been hearing about the harmful effects theContinue reading “Ganesh Visarjan – The after effects”

Ganesh Chaturthi 2011

It is that time of the year when the elephant God, Lord Ganesh visits us for Ganesh Chaturthi and as usual I have my pet peeves which has nothing against the Lord but against the celebrations by us, lesser mortals. Firstly day 1 is a mad house with the traffic going bonkers and then the deafening noise.Continue reading “Ganesh Chaturthi 2011”