A Fruit of Wisdom — A Sliver of Life (a lovely Diwali post by my fellow blogger Narendra Nayak)

The karit (कारिट) fruit (Cucumis melo var. agrestis) plays a small but significant part in the Diwali festivities. After the traditional bath at dawn on the morning of Diwali, it is customary to stamp and split open the fruit by the heel of the foot and taste a little of the bitter juice before commencing […]

A Fruit of Wisdom — A Sliver of Life

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