Vinayagar Chaturthi

In the beginning of September, India celebrates the birthday of the God Ganesh. Ganesh is probably the most recognizable and most well-known Hindu God outside of India - he's the one with the elephant head. Like most other Hindu Gods, he has many names. One of them is Vinayagar, and Chaturthi is the celebration of …

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Teachers’ Day

On September 5th across India, schools, teachers, and students celebrate Teachers' Day. This is a day to thank and honor teachers and their work in the classroom and for their students. This is something that, in the last two and a half months, I have come to appreciate more and more. Teaching really is undervalued, …

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