One of the wonderful things about India is that there is a festival to celebrate almost every few weeks. One of the biggest festivals celebrated in Hyderabad is Ganesh Chaturthi; a ten-day festival celebrated to honour the elephant-headed God Ganesha’s birthday. There is something about Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations in Hyderabad that fills up the air with a festive cheer. It conjures the thought of Ganpati idols, delightful food, cheerful faces, and brightly dressed people celebrating it. However, with the pandemic yet to recede, and India still struggling to quell their increasing numbers, the preparations for Lord Ganesh’s arrival this year have got a COVID filter. For this week’s Feature Story, Six families share how they will celebrate this year and what makes it
On our cover, we have the graceful Shanta Krishnamurthy, vivacious Priya Rajiv, and the pretty Krisha Rajiv in all their ethnic splendour.
A perfectly designed pooja room is as beautiful as it is transitional and serene. An integral part of Indian households, a mandir room design can be a challenge. Luckily, consulting with an experienced interior designer can help you avoid costly decorating blunders that impact the look and feel of your home. The Special Feature celebrates the power of temples and deities with nine women who share a glimpse of their room of worship, its significance and a lot more.
People in Focus has Sakshi Nyssa, the brains behind Buzz Kya, an entertainment house that organises, conceptualise and execute events. The entrepreneur tells us more about her company, the challenges of event planning during the pandemic, and to share with us her journey. There’s never been a better time to discover your green fingers and to try growing your herbs than now. Mind & Body has tips on how to grow your own produce at home.
Moving on, Grand Getaways takes us to Ooty and Mysore with Anand Maloo and his family. The four-day road trip in the exotic destination was nothing short of a beautiful collection of memories.
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