Magh Bihu – Harvest Festival of Assam

Magh Bihu is known as the harvest festival of Assam. It is celebrated in the month of Magha marking the end of the harvest season in Assam. It falls around mid- January and is a time of abundance which we celebrate with lot of festivities and feasting. Hence this Bihu is also called Bhogali Bihu… Continue reading Magh Bihu – Harvest Festival of Assam

Choklong – The Ahom Wedding Rituals & Dress

Choklong is the unique marriage ceremony of the Tai – Ahom community of Assam which is performed by lighting 101 earthen lamps.

Why do you Travel?

Indian Railways - The lifeline of Indian travelers

Travelling – it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller. – Ibn Battuta Travelling enriches us with knowledge that comes from experience. It broadens our mind as we come in contact with different cultures. Our perspective changes and we become better as human beings. And in the words of Ibn Battuta, we become… Continue reading Why do you Travel?

Dibrugarh University – The True Indomitable Spirit

My alma mater Dibrugarh University

Jyoti Prasad Agarwala, the cultural icon of Assam, was a playwright, poet, songwriter, writer, and filmmaker. In his popular song, “Ture Mure alukore jatra Abyartha Abyartha  Ami palu jibonor artha abhinav Swagat swagat xateertha”  he sums up the beautiful journey of a student. This journey towards enlightenment is unfailing and would add meaning to our… Continue reading Dibrugarh University – The True Indomitable Spirit