Raj Thandhi

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The Last Queen: Book Review

If you’ve been following along for a while now, it is no secret that I’m a huge fan of Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni’s writing, so I was clearly excited for the release of The Last Queen. From Mistress of the Spices…

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Summer Seva Jar: Random Acts of Kindness

Earlier this year we shared the idea of creating a Seva Jar for the month of April as a Vaisakhi activity for the family. So many of you were interested in trying the idea, so we thought we would bring…

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Smash Hit Pasoori Unites Through Music

The following is a guest post from Vishala and Kamakshi Khurrana of The Sound Space. Music has the ability to trigger emotional and physiological responses in the listener. A sound that has a touch of familiarity along with the excitement…

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Anandpur Sahib Activity Sheets: 13 Days of Vaisakhi

Today, let’s visit the birthplace of the Khalsa, and the first place Vaisakhi was celebrated by Sikhs – Anandpur Sahib. Day Three of our 13 Days of Vaisakhi Countdown is the perfect day to learn about this historic city and…

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Colouring Flowers: 13 Days of Vaisakhi

Can you believe we are on Day Seven of our 13 Days of Vaisakhi Countdown? Today we get to learn more about Guru Gobind Singh Ji.  One of the most important elements of Vaisakhi is the story of Guru Gobind…

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Vaisakhi Colouring Pages: 13 Days of Vaisakhi

Today’s activity is an easy and fun one – Vaisakhi colouring pages! Today, we’ll talk about the story and importance of Vaisakhi, all while colouring and creating our own masterpieces. A big thank you to My Punjabi Roots for providing…

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Take Care of a Plant: 13 Days of Vaisakhi

On day two of our 13 Days of Vaisakhi Countdown, let’s learn about the importance of the spring harvest! While Sikhs celebrate the birth of the Khalsa on Vaisakhi, it’s also an important harvest festival for farmers. Because it falls…

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Ek Onkar Tissue Paper Craft: 13 Days of Vaisakhi

Many of us probably remember making puffy tissue paper crafts as kids. Here we’ve taken that classic kids craft and reimagined it as a way to help introduce your kids to the concept of Ek Onkar, for Day One of…

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13 Days of Vaisakhi – Kid’s Activity Calendar

Vaisakhi is the Sikh New Year festival and one of the most important dates in the Sikh calendar. Yet I find that parents often struggle to get their little ones excited about it. I can totally relate, when my kids…

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Vaisakhi Countdown Calendar

How fun is this hanging Vaisakhi countdown calendar? It’s a simple DIY made with just a few Dollar Store supplies, but it’s sure to get your kids interested in and excited about Vaisakhi! When it comes to cultural and religious…

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Releasing Into the Lohri Bonfire

In most cultures across the world, the element of fire is an important one. While fire is capable of destruction and damage, it also represents a renewal, release and purification for many. Fire is also an important element in the…

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