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A Health Body is the Temple of a Healthy Soul

Our body is no less than a temple and our soul is its god. To preserve this temple and keep it healthy daily exercise and sports is the only key. No amount of medicines or external tricks will ever help you achieve a healthy body. Prevention is always better than cure and hence good food and enough exercise should be everyone’s life mantra. In Japan the 2nd Monday of October month is celebrated as the national health and sports day. All schools and offices and colleges celebrate this day by organizing various sports events like, races, long jumps, various sports matches etc. the day is a national holiday. It honors the opening of the 1964 Summer Olympics being held in Tokyo, and promotes sports and an active lifestyle. The first Health and Sports Day was celebrated on October 10, 1966. It is celebrated in October so as to avoid the Japanese heavy rainy season. In 2000, due to Read more [...]

Celebrate the Triumph of Good Over Evil; Happy Dussehra!

Once again it that time of the year when we all celebrate the victory of good over evil. Once again it’s time for Ravan Dahan. Once again it Dussehra!! Dussehra is also called as Vijayadashmi as it is a festival of celebrating ‘Vijay’ meaning victory ‘Dashmi’ meaning 10th day of Hindu lunar calendar. On this day Lord Rama had won the battle against Ravan and saved Sita. This also the day when Lord Rama, brother Lakshman and wife Sita had returned to the kingdom of Ayodhya after their 14 years exile. Hence people celebrate this day joyously to celebrate the return of their humble king. Greenpro India wishes all its patrons a happy Dussehra. Every year on Dussehra we wish for god to take away all our sorrows and pain. We wish for God to scare away our enemies and fight our battles. This year let us pray collectively and ask god to give us strength to fight the evils of society. Read more [...]

Celebrate Happy and Meaningful Navratri

It’s time to pull out your brightly colored and embroidered clothes and dandiyas. It’s time to celebrate Navaratri. A Hindu festival celebrated in the name of Ma Durga and her 9 major avatars. The word Navratri means nine nights. For these nine nights, the goddess is worshiped and Garba dance are performed to celebrate the arrival of Goddess Durga from heavenly abodes to the humble earthian’s house. Celebrating Navaratri is symbolic to celebration of womanhood, motherhood and also power popularly known as ‘Shakti’. Our culture has forever respected women in forms of mothers, daughters, sisters and wives. In Indian culture any unrelated women if older is looked at as a mother and younger or similar aged woman is looked at as a daughter or sister. But somewhere in time this humble culture has been lost. Today India stands as one of the most unsafe country for women. The very Read more [...]

“My life is my message” Happy Gandhi Jayanti

Says the man whose life was world known legend. Today is 'Gandhi Jayanti' the word jayanti means birth anniversary in Hindi. The man who achieved world renowned greatness through a simple law of ‘ahimsa’ was born today in the year 1869. Mahatma was the prefix he earned and bappu was the love he received. A lawyer by qualification he left his life of abundance for the welfare of the deprived. Mahatma Gandhi born as Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi went on to become the father of nation. His contribution in Indian freedom struggle was immeasurable. Apart from Indian freedom his work to ease the racism in South Africa and his work towards its people have also been commendable. So let us celebrate the birthday of this great man of history who taught humanity the importance of simplicity. He started the phenomenon of ‘satyagrah’ meaning the fight for truth. He preferred inconvenience to Read more [...]

Celebrating Knowledge, Love and Togetherness, Happy Ganesh Chathurti!

Finally! Lord Ganesha has arrived with much gusto and he has brought along with him the gifts of knowledge, success and humility. At Greenpro India we welcome our most beloved Ganapati Bappa not only in our homes but also in our hearts. It’s time for yummy modaks, exciting and unique decorations and family get-togethers. But let’s not forget that our celebrations can become a cause for someone else’s agony. Hence let’s make this year’s Ganesh Chathurti more sacred and less scared. Let us pledge to celebrate in the most eco-friendly and civic manner. For years we have been celebrating our festivals with no consideration for nature and other living beings who share this planet with us. Our religion says that God does not differentiate amongst his children, also humans and animals are all his children. So let us not disappoint Lord Ganesha. Let’s worship him not by loud aartis Read more [...]

The Bond of ‘Sibling Rivalry’!

India is a country of festivals. We Indians love to celebrate everything from little events, to nature, to every aspect in our lives. One such celebration is the love-hate relationship of siblings. ‘Rakshabandhan’ is the festival that celebrates the bond of brothers and sisters. It is celebrated on the full moon day of Hindu month ‘Shravan’. The word ‘rakshabandhan’ means the bond of protection. Sisters tie a ‘rakhi’ that is a decorative band on their brothers wrist as a symbol of her love and care to which the brother responds with a promise to forever protect his sister. These celebrations begin by worshiping the gods and then the rakhi tying ritual. Several delicacies and sweets are prepared and all siblings and cousins gather together to enjoy the day in each other’s company. It is one of the most fun and lively events as usually all youngsters and adults of a family Read more [...]
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