Hong Kong Desi

Onam Celebration: A Perspective

Onam is a major annual event for Malayali people in and outside Kerala. It is a harvest festival, one of three major annual Hindu celebrations along with Vishu and Thiruvathira, and it is observed with numerous festivities. Onam celebrations include Vallam Kali (boat races), Pulikali (tiger dances), Pookkalam (flower Rangoli), Onathappan (worship), Onam Kali, Tug of War, Thumbi Thullal (women’s dance), Kummattikali (mask dance), Onathallu (martial arts), Onavillu (music), Kazhchakkula (plantain offerings), Onapottan (costumes), Atthachamayam (folk songs and dance), and other celebrations.

Raising Modern Hindu Children Overseas: A perspective

Nothing is more scrutinized, criticized, debated or written about as parenting today. The world appears to obsess around raising the perfect generation and that has given rise to an entire ecosystem of child welfare ministries to specialists, pediatric nutritionists, therapists, pedodontics, psychiatrists. And yet 10-20% of children and adolescents worldwide are afflicted with mental disorders. The challenges and complexities of modern societies has only compounded the anxiety levels of parenting. At times of intense stress and confusion it is only prudent to fall back on the wisdom of our ancestors.

73rd Independence Day Celebration in Hong Kong

India celebrates its Independence Day on August 15 every year. After years of struggle and sacrifices by millions, the country got independence from the British Raj in the year 1947. President of India addresses the nation on August 14 at 7pm. Prime Minister of India, hoists the flag at 7.30 am on August 15.
The flag hoisting ceremonies are organized in India and abroad.

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