When I was 16 years old, I came to America. We moved here for good. Many years since, there are distinct memories I carry with me about the first time I landed in the United States: 1. The peculiar smell of the air freshener in the bathrooms 2. The first time I tried cheddar cheese 3. How clean everything looked A somewhat surreal experience, it felt much like I was transported to a movie set in downtown Los Angeles, complete with bright lights and people who actually followe
“Sabandh ane sampati,
Mutthi Bharo to reti chhe, ane
Vavataa raho to kheti chhe” Translation: Relationships and wealth, when held tightly in one’s palm is merely just some sand but if you work towards it and share it then it will grow like abundance of grain! Gujarati kehvat or Gujarati Proverbs are some of the fantastic ways of learning the value system of Gujarati people in general. This particular one is special to me as it reminds me to not hold onto relations and money
Here’s what NOT to do at a Gujarati Gathering… This video will help you prepare for some of the likely scenarios. Gujarati No-no’s Want more videos? Here’s another one with some fun tongue twisters.
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7 Things you are bound to hear from Gujju grandparents Having grandparents is a blessing and especially if you are able to see them often or live with them. Many Gujarati families, not just in India but globally live in extended families with Dada(grandpa), Ba(grandma), Kaka(paternal uncle), Kaki(Kaka’s wife) and other relatives. When you live in an extended family you are loved by many and you are surrounded by many opinions and beliefs. You learn from their experience and e