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Raksha Bandhan: Akshay Kumar Gave Sister Alka The 'Greatest Gift' - Years Ago

Akshay Kumar and his sister Alka Bhatia made Raksha Bandhan special for the actor's fans two years in a row. Last year, they put together a hilarious video highlighting the funny aspect of a brother-sister relationship while on Rakhi 2017 Alka talked about an important life lesson Akshay gave her even before he became Akshay Kumar from Rajiv Bhatia. On Raksha Bandhan 2017, Alka Bhatia talked about how her brother 'Raju' annoyed her when they were young and this story (told in a video titled Direct Dil Se) is bound to bring a smile to your face. "Mummy-Daddy would insist that if I had to stay out late or attend a late night party then I'd have to ask Raju to accompany me. He would never go with me and always say, 'You have to take care of your own safety.' And I would be like, 'Why?'" Alka added that after their father died Akshay quietly took over his responsibilities but his motto never changed. "I realized the value of his words when I …

History of Raksha Bandhan

Have you ever wondered what the story behind Raksha Bandhan is? Why is it that every year, so many women go crazy looking for the perfect band for their brother? Well as you might have already guessed, there are many stories in the Indian history that mention about this festival, each with a similar morals but different contexts. Here's a compilation of the most renowned stories behind the grand festival of Rakhi!
Raksha Bandhan Festival History




Krishna and Draupadi
In all probability, the most popular story in Indian mythology is that of Lord Krishna and Draupadi, 'The wife of the five Pandavas'. The story goes, on Makar Sankranti, Krishna cut his little finger when handling sugarcane. His Queen, Rukmini immediately sent an official to get bandages. Meanwhile Draupadi, who was watching the entire incident, cut off a little bit of her Saree and tied his finger with it to stop the bleeding. In return, Krishna promised to help her out when required. That is the story behind the…

'Yoga Se Hoga' Dance Tribute To Baba Ramdev

Each member of the group can be seen performing some terrific dance moves. Also, most of them have successfully pulled of some difficult yoga postures. The dancing is good and so is the coordination among the members. Take a look.

Baba Ramdev is someone who never ceases to amaze. His fitness and energy have us all wondering what he does right to be able to beat even an Olympic medallist. The yoga guru recently displayed his wrestling skills when he beat 2008 Olympic silver medalist Andrey Stadnik in a promotional bout of the Patanjali Powervita Pro Wrestling League (PWL).

Bhang Thandai Recipe

Maha Shivaratri means "the Great Night of Shiva". It is observed by remembering Shiva and chanting prayers, fasting, doing Yoga and meditating on ethics and virtues such as self-restraint, honesty, noninjury to others, forgiveness and the discovery of Shiva. Bhang Thandai is most popular in Mahashivratri. Thandai made cannabis and aromatic Indian spices and herbs. A must try for all those who want to get tipsy the Indian way!


INGREDIENTS
1 litre milk 1/2 cup sugar 1 tablespoon almonds 1/2 handful saffron 12 tablespoon bhang seed powder 14 cup dry rose petals 2 cup water 12 tablespoon aniseed 11 peppercorns 2 green cardamom 1 tablespoon melon seeds
How to make Bhang Thandai
Step 1 Boil the milk and allow it to cool. Soak aniseeds, almonds, watermelon seeds, bhang and rose petals in 2 cups of water and grind to make a smooth paste.
Step 2 Pour water into the paste and strain using a piece of muslin.
Step 3 In the strained liquid, add sugar, peppercorns, powdered cardamom and saffron and mix well…

Incredible Benefits of Jeera Water

For the beginning of a Healthy Life “Start your day with a glass full of jeera water”, advises Bangalore-based Nutritionist Dr. Anju Sood. Cumin water is very easy to make. Take a glass of water and add cumin 1/2 spoon in it and boil it and allow it to cool, drink  it in the morning on  an empty stomach. This water can be used as a natural remedy for various health problems and this will get great benefit to our bodies.


Here are 15 incredible health benefits of jeera water:
1. Good for Stomach:According to Dr. Ashutosh Gautam, “Jeera water helps get rid of acidity and bloating, and provides relief from indigestion. It acts as a painkiller and is especially beneficial in curing stomach ache and abdominal pain.”





2. Improves Digestion During Pregnancy:“Jeera water improves digestion during pregnancy, as it acts as a stimulator for the enzymes which are required for digestion of carbohydrates and fats,” says Dr. Sood.





3. Promotes Lactation During Pregnancy:“Jeera water facilitates the secreti…