Thursday, July 18, 2013

Announcement of Spotlight, July-Aug. :Theme Raksha Bandhan

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It's time to announce another episode of Spotlight. Last month the spotlight was on "Beans & Lentil" and we received a lot of unique recipes from fellow bloggers. Thank you all, I'll post the round-up soon.
The month of August is dedicated to two main occassions in Hindu calender, One is India's Independence day and another is a festival named "Raksha Bandhan". The later one is a festival which celebrates the sacred and unconditional bond between sisters and brothers. On this festival, as a ritual, a sister ties a colourful Rakhi, a sacred thread that symbolizes love between siblings, around her brother's wrist. Sisters pray for their brother's long life and brother takes vows to guide and protect her throughout the life. Brother presents his sister exciting gifts which symbolizes token of love and affection. As a tradition, Food also plays an important role in every celebration. Sisters also prepare their brother's favorite dishes and serve. On the whole, Raksha Bandhan signifies that the strong must protect the weak from all that’s evil.
So, we thought, Why not we focus on this festival for this edition of "Spotlight". Wouldn't it be nice if we prepare our sister or brother's favorite dishes and remember and relive those valuable moments we shared together? This year, August 21st is Raksha Bandhan

 The theme for this month's Spotlight is "Raksha Bandhan"
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Rules of this event :
1. Prepare any dish which is your brother or sister loves to eat, their favorite dishes. Veg and Non-veg, both are allowed.
2. Post it in your blog between 16th July to 15th August, 2013. Archived posts are allowed if that fits the theme, but repost newly with this announcement link. 
3. All posts should include this announcement link and the logo. The use of use is mandatory as it helps to spread the word.
4. Non-bloggers can also send their recipes Send your recipes to below mentioned email address with a pic.
5. Use the linky tools below to link your entries...if you are having any problem linking your entries, send them to my email address, riappyayan (at) gmail (com) with subject line "Raksha Bandhan" in below format
Name :
Blog name :
Recipe Name :
Recipe URL :
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So friends, relive your childhood memories and whip up your brother or sister's favorite dishes and link them here.
NOTE : This linky tools is without pictures. So, which bloggers have their blogs right-click protected, please send me a picture of your post to my above mentioned email address. Others no need to do that, as I'll collect from your blog. Thanks for your understanding. 

Announcement : We have extended the deadline of Spotlight : Raksha Bandhan till September 15th...so you all have plenty of time to share your recipes...Please share
 
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10 comments:

  1. For being Loyal Customer, I’ve just received flat 15% off coupon code for buying Rakhi online this season through http://www.BuyRakhiOnlinbe.com. I’ve just ordered Rakhi for my brother in India and so I can confirm that it’s working. Also, all the products seems to be at reasonable rates.

    So, you can also order your Rakhi online using Coupon Code “EMBRO2013” and get flat 15% off!

    Spread the words to your nearer and dearer ones.

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  2. If you are going to Buy Online Rakhi From India then you can prefer Blezzclick. They are providing an amazing services to get delivered your Rakhi As soon as possible. They are also sending the Rakhi to USA, Canada, & UK too. I think that would be rally amazing one.

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  3. Great event!! I linked up Malai Kulfi, but gave the wrong name...could you please change it? I gave the name 'minnie@thelady8home' and have no way to change it.

    Please check my weekly event out:

    http://www.thelady8home.com/2013/08/23/weekend-gala-dinner-extravaganza/

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  4. Hi

    A nice event. Have linked my first entry. Will try to link more.

    Gook luck

    regards

    nandoos

    ongoing event : healthy breakfast

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  5. Hi,
    I like verity of Food and fast food.
    Thank for sharing usefull information about food, Here i recommended site www.khaugalideals.com for best online restaurants deals with food voucher and discount coupons for your restaurants bill in major city of Delhi/NCR,Mumbai, Pune, Hyderabad, Ahmadabad, Bengalore.

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  6. Hi
    posting my second entry here chakka varatti.

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  7. Send rakhi to USA and give the smile on the faces of your brother.

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  8. Raksha Bandhan is the festival of brother and sister and exchange the gifts increase the love between them. So, on this rakhi festival buy online Rakhi gifts with free shipping and give surprise to brother.

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