Tag: Assam

Assam Culture : Gateway to The Rich Tradition, Art, Music, Food and Festivals

Exploring the beautiful and rich Assam culture, the Gateway to the North-East, which boasts of tea gardens and mighty rivers.

Celebrating Menstruation in Assam – A New Form of Consumerism

Celebrating Menstruation in Assam - Tuloni biya in Assam has revolved around certain rituals that vary regionally but persist. As soon as a girl has her first period, she is kept in a separate room where men are not allowed.

Bakul flowers : The Divine Fragrance of Nostalgia

The Bakul flowers too remain scattered below, waiting to be picked and stitched into a garland so that it can be offered to the Lord, thus fulfilling its purpose of its existence in this world.

Tuloni Biya: A Moment To Rejoice Menstruation?

In our country where topics like menstruation is considered a big taboo, the Tuloni Biya ceremony shows there are few places where it is celebrated

Tripping Amidst the Greens – Guwahati to Shillong

Speckled with beautiful valleys and lush green plateaus, Meghalaya (abode of the clouds in Sanskrit) rests cozily in the lap of Mother Nature

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