Tag: Magh Bihu

Magh Bihu Bhogali

I am writing this blog with a smile on my face. I hope everyone who reads this blog feels the same joy while reliving the moments I am going to share here. I felt happiness and a great sense of belonging while celebrating Magh Bihu in Kolkata this year. Till the morning of Uruka day, the members of Sristir Ramdhenu...

First One of 2011

Today, while reading the newspaper, I suddenly realised that we have already spent more than 50% of the first month of the new year! …..And I am yet to find time to write! I remember a Sunday morning serial I used to watch when I was a small girl (TV in the morning was allowed only on Sundays. Yes, I...

Bihu is Bihu

  Today, we celebrate Bihu in our own little ways, feeling equally excited every time. Although the first thing we all would like to do on Bihu is to be at our parental home where we grew up and enjoyed the Bihus in their totality. But due to the many difficulties, obligations and responsibilities of modern lives, it is sometimes...

Bihu is Bihu

Khanapara Bihu Function “08 Everyone talks about Bihu – then and now. Everyone says it was better “then”, than “now”. I beg to differ. For me all the Bihu celebrations have something special to offer. So what, if the celebration of Bihu has changed over the ages? Change is inevitable. We all have to keep up with time and adjust...

Celebrating Prosperity – Bhugali Bihu

Magh Bihu Delicacies Winter is almost over in India. However, to bid a formal goodbye to the winter season, India celebrates a day that usually falls on the 13th day of January. This day is celebrated with different names in different parts of the country. Regardless of the names, all the celebrations have a connection with the agricultural activities of...