Twice enjoying life cycles
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Twice enjoying life cycles

In India, Rajasthan in the west is 2.377km far away from Tamil Nadu in the south. Yesterday, in Dhofar, in the south of Oman, in the morning at Dahariz beach I witnessed the ‘Kite festival’ of the Rajasthan wing. In the evening I watched “Pongal Visha,” of the Tamil Wing in the Indian Social Club … Continue reading

Gathering (part 2)
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Gathering (part 2)

Delightful food brings people together. During the holidays of  Eid al-Adha, the parish communities in Salalah, Dhofar in the south of Oman, celebrate their ‘10th Food Festival’ with delicious food, dance, music, games and even an auction. In Oman there are several houses of worship where non-Muslims – Christian, Hindus and others- can practice their … Continue reading

Fest of joy
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Fest of joy

Till the 13th of October, every evening, nine days long, the Indian Social Club in Salalah, Dhofar witnesses the ‘Rangma Navrati Festival.’ A colorful event full of devotion, joy and passion for almost 28 years organized by the Gujarati  wing – one of the twelve linguistic regional wings of the Indian Social Club. During Navratri festival, in … Continue reading