11 Nov The girls go around it in a circle, holding each other’s hands and singing the Bhondla songs. All the Bhondla songs are traditional songs. 29 Apr The girls go around this arrangement in a circle, holding each other’s hands and singing the Bhondla songs. All the Bhondla songs are. 29 Sep For Bhondla, a picture of an elephant is drawn on a paat or a flat a circle around this wooden seat and sing the traditional Bhondla songs.

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This site uses cookies. Another song played upon the traditional mean image of the mother-in-lawwhen she guided her daughter-in-lawthrough planting the bitter gourd plant, watering it, watching it grow, to harvesting it, washing and cutting itfinally making a curry out of it, then eating it, and even washing up afterwards. It is still a few more days for Navaratri, and the air is already full of festivities.

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Kolkatta, Gujarat, maharashtra for the dances and songs, and lots of Golu’s and stuff in the south A lot of songs empathized with the girl’s childish firmness as she sons played favourites in her new family. This also coincides with the Chinese Nine Emperor God’s festival. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Bondala was celebrated with lot of enthusiasm by the staff and the kids.

The first day we sang one song, the second day 2, and so on till we had 9 songs on the last day. Navaratricelebrating the advent of the month of “hasta” according to the Hindu calendaris a celebration by women in honor of the Mother Goddess. Here in Mumbai, there is a distinct Gujarati Western Indian flavour to the proceedings. The enthusiasm has grown this year.


The song ended in an amazing turnaboutwhere the mother-in-law, fully aware of the age of her child-in-lawwould ask her to get a comb and come get her hair braided, sending her off to her parents sogs, for a visit, in what was probably then considered, style. Refrain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks, name calling or inciting hatred against any sojgs.

Very very interested to read of all the painstaking preparations that went on in those days. Activities — November I hope my songss celebrates Ira’s bhondla. Email required Address never made public. Vivek Patwardhan Wednesday, October 01, They had arranged a picture quiz and a drawing competition for the children. One of the major festivals of Hinduism, it spiritually signifies the victory of light over darkness, good over evil, knowledge over ignorance, and hope over despair.

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bhndla Very interesting and enlightening narration on Nava ratri. But if I used the customary “ji”, it would sound like I’m calling you Aji. Enjoyed reading ‘The colours of Navaratri’.

It is a Maharashtrian tradition and is celebrated over the nine days of Navaratri. My mother says that tradition is now almost gone. So we have a very vibrant and happy set of young girlslooking forward to all this enjoyable festivals.


Just click the green Download button above to start. Just looking at your questions You have a beautiful culture in so many ways. Navaratri happened when the Sun moved to the thirteenth constellation of the zodiac called “Hasta” Elephant.

I wrote the following for Aleta, who commented here, and am reproducing it for you here. See below the changes in each version:.

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Contrary to actual society where the girl dare not open her mouthlook up, or dare to answer unless asked, in front of her senior in laws, the songs had her dealing very playfully and being demanding, and them being indulgent. I never heard about this but seems so beautiful….

As can be expected, this is primarily a Womens’ festival.

Aleta Tuesday, September 30, 8: Awesome you truly brings out the cultural and festive moods hats off!!! Given the wide variety of geography, history and weather across the country, the celebratory customs vary. So we have Hindu’s flocking to churches and dargahs, Christians visiting temples and dargahs, and Moslems who wait to honor the Ganpati procession as it winds it way to the sea on immersion day.

Diwali or Deepavali is the Hindu festival of lights celebrated every year in autumn in the northern hemisphere spring in southern hemisphere.

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