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Tuesday, October 15, 2013
Thoughts on Dashami
As a kid, I always wondered why they immersed the idols of Goddess Durga in water on Dashami- the 5th day after Durga puja begins on Shasti. So much effort and resources go into making the pandal and idols only to be drowned (traditionally; doesn't happen in US) at the end of the celebration. A meaningless exercise until you realize why it is important. It is like building a sand castle at low tide and then watching it wash away on high tide.
Dashami. Time for immersion. Time to let go. So that you can rebuild again.