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Nine Nights of the Goddess

Tonight is the ninth evening of the Indian holiday of Navaratri (also spelled Navratri). Navaratri marks nine days of celebrating the goddesses Durga, Lakshmi, and Saraswati. It is time of celebration, dance, feast, and devotion. Friends and families get together to commemorate these nine nights. They attend large dances, called garbas, where they dance to […]

Declaring Your Independence

Happy 4th of July. It’s the 222nd anniversary of the birth of this nation. July 4, 1776 was a historic moment that has been commemorated annually. It marked a beginning for the country and fresh new start for the people of the U.S.  People declared their freedom from what was previously restricting and holding them […]