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Manabasa Gurubar || Famous Festival of Odisha

The story of “ Manabasa Gurubar ” teaches us against the evil practices of Untouchability in ancient society. It also stresses the importance of feminism and empowers the female power to not get suppressed by male hegemony. The word Manabasa comes from two words Mana (a measuring unit to measure paddy in olden days) a pot made of Bamboo cane is filled with freshly harvested paddy, and Basa(to keep it as a designated place for worship). The doors and walls are decorated with chita (rangoli used nowadays, but earlier a thin mix of water and rice paste was sprinkled on the walls by hand to form beautiful white designs) beautifully. It’s believed goddess Lakshmi won’t visit if the house is not clean. It’s also called “ Margashira Masa Gurubara “; Gurubara is “Thursday” and Margashira is the month of “ मार्गशीर्ष ” in Hindi. Legend of Manabasa Gurubar is based on the ancient scripture “ Lakshmi Puran ”. Since the untouchables were not allowed to pray, worship and do rituals to God in

Mind Numbing Facts About Dropshipping with AliExpress

AliExpress – does the name sound familiar? I’m sure it does, if you’re already into electronics accessories business or exploring about it. Besides, if you’re a gadget freak and the ultimate latest gadgets that you’re looking for aren’t available in India, then you might have researched and found them on AliExpress. People who’re exploring new business ideas must have come across something called “dropshipping”. Go to YouTube and search for this word and you’ll find hundreds of videos teaching you how to make hundreds of Dollars by dropshipping to the US from AliExpress. There are even people showing their flashy Ferrari car and huge bunglows they could afford out of the money they earned from dropshipping business. That too from the comfort of your home, without travelling anywhere. Dropshipping means you don’t stock the items, you take the order from the customer and forward it to the actual seller who then ships it directly to the customer on your behalf. Then naturally the questi