Essence of Goa. These traditional Hindu and Catholic shrines still embellish the Goan landscape although they have to now share the space with newer dreck that is as hideous as can be.
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The wedding of Tulsi will be celebrated in all Hindu households across Goa today. These images of the festivities were taken in 2007 on the island of Chorão. By the way, the first Hindu member to the US House of Representatives was elected earlier this month and her name is Tulsi. Go here for photographs […]
The wedding of the sacred plant Tulsi – known as Tulsi lagna or Tulsi vivah – was celebrated in Hindu households throughout Goa on the evening of Oct 30. I meandered through the villages of Chorão and Tikhazana, sampling the primed Tulsi Vrindavans of varied designs and the associated festivities. […]