Archive for October, 2011

Diwali Festival

Diwali or Deepavali is Hindu’s most celebrated festival. It is a festival of lights when people pray, light clay lamps with oils and firecrackers, wear new clothes, and share sweets and food with family and friends. It is a celebration indeed that every Hindu looks forward every year, and this year, it will be on […]

Prayers for Turkey Earthquake Victims

The eastern part of Turkey has been greatly affected by the 7.2 magnitude earthquake yesterday leaving hundreds dead and infrastructures damaged. I have several students in Turkey and today I am relieved to know that one of my students is fine. I am yet to inquire from the others, though I hope that everybody is […]