THE SEASON OF PROSPERITY – AKSHAY TRITIYA

The Season of Prosperity

Akshaya Tritiya or AkhaTeej, falls on the third lunar day of the waxing phase of the moon (Shukla Paksha) of the Indian month of Vaishakha. The word “Akshaya” in Sanskrit symbolizes the never diminishing, as is exemplified in Draupadi’s Akshayapatra that had a never-ending supply of food till Draupadi herself partook off its offerings. Akshaya Tritiya is also called NavannaParvam. Akshaya Tritiya that occurs with …

THE GIRL AT FIRST AVENUE GETS READY FOR SPRING WITH GEHNA

Gehna sapphire

This blog was originally posted here. It’s been a chaotic few weeks for me and I am craving a vacation to some far off place more than ever now. And do you realize that we are already more than half way through February! Also summer has started and its beginning to get quite unbearably hot. And since I am going on stating things that are …

GEM GOSSIP – AMETHYST

Gem Gossip Amethyst

The February born shall find Sincerity and peace of mind, Freedom from passion and from care, If they, the Amethyst will wear.. The planet Uranus rules the sign of Aquarius and governs the month of February. Those born in February are original and fairly eccentric people. Strong and fixed, they have inherited from the stars, an accurate intuition, a tremendous common sense, ingeniousness, and a …

P.S. I LOVE YOU…

P.S. I love you

It is the magical month of love, of expressing your appreciation to those around you… St. Valentine summons all to spread his message of love, and feel as you may about the holiday (some may think it is cheesy, some may plan for the day months in advance), no harm has ever come from letting someone know you love and appreciate them. True that you …

BE TRENDY, BE YOU!

Be trendu be you

And a new year is upon us with a promise to be exciting, prosperous, and of course trendy! What better way to welcome the New Year with Gehna, than a comprehensive look at what will place you right on top of that list of the chic and stylish? Trends in apparel and accessories are what the wearer makes of them. While we attempt to keep you, …

GEM GOSSIP – GARNET

Gem Gossip Garnet

By her who in January was born No gem save Garnets shall be worn They will ensure her constancy True friendship and fidelity. A new year commences… and with our best wishes for prosperity and happiness, we bring to you this month’s Gem Gossip on a gemstone that brings to its wearer hope, happiness, and good fortune! Saturn rules the practical sign of Capricorn and …

THE GIRL AT FIRST AVENUE GOES DESI WITH GEHNA

The Girl At First Avenue Goes Desi With Gehna

The blog was originally posted here  It’s that month when festive occasions come rushing one after the other like tsunami waves. I see some of my friends attending eight to ten engagements and weddings within a span of two weeks. Add to that Christmas and New Yearhappy new year 2019 celebrations, family get-togethers, vacations and December becomes one big happy concoction of family, friends, laughter and …

GEM GOSSIP – TURQUOISE

Gem Gossip turquoise

If cold December gave you birth The month of snow and ice and mirth Place on your hand a Turquoise blue; Success will bless whate’er you do. The planet Jupiter and the sign of Sagittarius govern the month of December. December borns are philosophers, natural teachers, and classified in Divine Astrology as a Truth Seekers. They are also attracted to holistic healing and travel to foreign lands. They can …

GEM GOSSIP – CITRINE

citrine

The planet Pluto and the intense sign of Scorpio govern the month of November. November borns inherit a powerful will and are attracted to the unknown, the medical professions, the police force, metaphysics, politics, and general investigations. They are quite private, secretive, and like all other water signs they excel in the study of metaphysics. They carry in their souls the element of life and …