Safe and Eco-friendly Alternatives to Fireworks. Make Deepwali a Pollution Free Affair

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With pollution levels on the rise, its only wise to reduce you carbon footprint this Deepawali. The colour of lights need not necessarily be all fireworks and crackers, but instead be a beautiful affair even without them. Here are a few safe and eco-friendly alternatives that work great as celebrations.   Balloon Fireworks: This is a fun substitute, where you fill balloons with confetti and blow them up. Kids might…

The Best Gift You Could Give Your Loved Ones This Deepawali

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The festival of Deepawali, along with several lights, also brings about the exchange of gifts. And what better a gift than a box of sweets that your loved one can gleefully dive into. At Sree Nandhini Sweets we have put together special boxes that have a variety of our signature sweets, making it a complete package. Here’s the list along with its contents so you can choose what you’d like…

Ghodi Huggi: One of Karnataka’s sweetest.

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Huggi, a sort of payasam is a popular dish of the state and comes in several variations. While the Kusubi Huggi is a spicier version the Ghodi Huggi is the sweeter one with a mix of dry fruits and coconut. As easy as it is to make this delicacy, it is also pretty simple to prepare. Here’s a simple recipe that’ll help you enjoy this dessert at home. For a…

Gulab Jamun: The King of Indian Sweets

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Gulab Jamun  is one of the most popular sweets among all the sweets available in Indian Tradition, and it is an all time favourite dessert for many folks. In parties, weddings and even in Indian Thali the Gulab Jamun is one of the most common desserts served after the meal.   Gulab Jamuns got their name from their shape they look like jamun balls which are always soaked in sugar…

History of Mysore Dasara

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Dasara the festival of good over evil is celebrated for ten days during the month of September or October. Vijayadashami is celebrated on the 10th day of Dasara. Vijayadashami signifies the victory of truth over immorality and in Mysore it was the day when Goddess Chamundeshwari killed the demon Mahishasura.

Dasara- the festival of good over evil

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India is a land known for celebrations and festivals. Many festivals are celebrated all over the country, one of the most important being Dasara, Dussehra or Navarathri. In the north, people celebrate Dussehra by burning an effigy of Ravana. In the south, Dasara is celebrated for the victory of Goddess Chamundeshwari against Narakasura. Though it is celebrated for different reasons it stands for the victory of good over anything malevolent.