Most people may not put a lot of thought in deciding room colour, even if it influences us every day. Colours have the ability to affect our moods, according to science. And that is why it is so important to choose colours wisely when deciding the colour palette for your home and more so for your walls since they make up the majority of any room.
A colour is a powerful tool that can change your mood and impact how your favourite piece of furniture looks. Imagine yourself walking into your newly painted room and it looks terrible. You are disappointed and you think to yourself, “This cannot be the colour I chose and gave to the painters!” But yet it is a reality staring right at your face. What could have possibly gone wrong?
Some people just pick out colours that they like, while others like to spice things up by using the Colour of the Month to decorate their homes.
Love is in the air…Our colour of the month for February 2020 is Pink. In this blog, we are going to explore how Colour of the Month can be incorporated in homes.
Ayurveda has interpreted the subtle effects planetary positions have on our moods, personality and even our destiny for thousands of years. While modern science hasn’t validated or grasped the influence of planetary positions on circadian science, it has not contradicted or denied the influence either.
The festival of Holi perfectly demonstrates India’s incredibly flamboyant culture. What started as a ritual by married women for their family’s happiness thousands of years ago is now a full-blown colour carnival biding adieu to winter and welcoming spring. The mythological episode of Vishnu devotee Prahlad coming unharmed out of the fire that burnt the wicked Holika propagates the usual message of good’s triumph over evil through the festivity. Though, it was Lord Krishna’s playful act of applying colours to his beloved Radha and her companions that continues to be the heart of Holi celebrations even today.
Moatsu Mong is a colourful festival of the Ao Nagas of Nagaland. Read on to know everything about the festivities…
Moatsu is celebrated for about six days or less, starting from the 1st of May.
This may not be common knowledge but while the country of Indonesia follows Islam and then Christianity as the predominant religions, the island of Bali is 83% Hindu. This means that the Balinese people follow a lot of concepts prevalent in Hinduism and have a lot of festivals built around Hindu traditions and beliefs too.
Tucked away in the eastern Himalayas, between the plains of India and the cold Tibetan plateau is Bhutan. It is a country of legends, dragons and amazing landscapes. Punakha is located in the western part of Bhutan.
Magh Bihu is celebrated in the month of January to mark the end of the harvest season when there is an abundance of everything. This festival of food is also called Bhogali Bihu or Uruku. This is basically the season of eating and merrymaking. It is the period when the hard working agricultural folk of Assam sit down to reap the benefits of their labour.
Across the western nations of the world there is one holiday that aptly welcomes the onset of spring with pompous celebrations. The day is March 17th, the day St. Patrick left for his heavenly abode. He left behind his legacy to be known to the world with two hand-written letters that were addressed to himself.