Kalyani Nandurkar

Location Pune
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I am a homemaker cum gardener cum writer on boddunan.


Are We Socially Responsible?

What is Social Responsibility? The phrase Social Responsibility definitely needs no definition as most of us claim ourselves to be socially responsible. Yet, the question is, are we really being responsible citizens, of our society? of our...

The Philosophy of Varkari Sampraday The Varkaris believe in Supreme devotion to Lord Viththala and that true atonement or Moksha can only be reached by Bhakti or devotion. This bhakti is duty based and is conveyed through means of remaining loyal...

Introduction Pandharichi Vari is an annual pilgrimage in Maharashtra that starts from Alandi near Pune and ends in Pandharpur, a distance of more than 205 kilometres. The word ‘Vari’ in Marathi literally means ‘to visit at regular intervals’,...

Uttarakhand - The Dance of Death!

When news first started pouring in, no one must have ever thought of the magnitude the disaster that struck Uttarakhand would eventually reach. The very first news piece that I saw on TV was of Hrishikesh where continuous broadcast was being shown...

Play a Safe Holi This Year!

The festival of Holi is almost at our doorsteps only a few days away closely followed by Rang Panchami. Both these festivals are the most favorite occasions for the young and the young at hearts equally. Holi is celebrated in India and Nepal in the...

Smart Tips For Buying a Washing Machine!

Washing machine like most other appliances is an indispensable part of most homes. Having a washing machine in the house frees a woman from the tedious hassles of washing clothes, bulky curtains, heavy bedsheets etc. and if there is a maid, then...

Planning the Perfect Bathroom!

No longer are bathrooms banished outside homes in a far away corner of your yards. Bathrooms now are an integral part of your overall decor and a place to relax and wash your worries away in a tubful of hot water. Luxury bathrooms are no longer a...

Buying a Refrigerator? Read this....

A refrigerator or what we normally call a fridge is an integral part in all homes. It is used for storing food stuff, vegetables, fruits, meats, poultry and dairy products etc. for longer shelf life and to keep them fresh. There are now a wide...

Light Up Your Home!

Lighting is an integral part of your home decor and it plays a huge role in making your home cheerful and bright. But it is also essential to understand some basic rules of lighting otherwise you may end up with either too harsh or too less light...

Old is Gold!

"Old is Gold" is a much familiar proverb which means that old things are  always not waste and they should be valued. There is a lot of stuff in our homes which is old and most of which is out of condition, so one wonders, how can it be valued...

Smart Gadgets for a Modern Kitchen!

In most kitchens we have a variety of appliances such as a refrigerator, microwave oven, mixer-grinder, food processor etc. without which a housewife feels really disabled. Apart from making her job easy, these gadgets have made it possible for her...

Economical and Natural Cleaning Methods

There is a whole range of cleaning products that is available in the market. Products that claim to make your home squeaky clean and banish all kinds of stains, odours and make stuff sparkle like new. We are bombarded with pretty heavy...

The Art of Creating Bonsai

Bonsai is a term derived from bon meaning a tray-like pot or receptacle and sai which means planting or plantings. The art of Bonsai as we know is mainly practiced in Japan but it has also been found in the Chinese culture. In easy terms, Bonsai is...

Planting Your Own Kitchen Garden!

What is a kitchen garden? A separated area in your garden which is dedicated solely for the purpose of raising herbs and vegetables for cooking is called kitchen garden. Since the increasing awareness about benefits of eating fresh veggies and...

Prepare Your Garden For The Spring

Yesterday the twig was brown and bare; To-day the glint of green is there;Tomorrow will be leaflets spare;I know no thing so wondrous fair,No miracle so strangely rare.I wonder what will next be there! ~~L.H. BaileyI love this particular verse by...

Singapore is the most favoured and popular destination in Asia for travellers across the world. Republic of Singapore or Republik Singapura in Malay dialect, is a tiny city cum state situated off southern tip of Malay Peninsula, made of a group of...

Indore - Fusion of the Old and the New!

Indore is the largest city in Madhya Pradesh, a fastest growing economic region. Together with its satellite towns of Pithampur and Dewas, Indore is considered the commercial capital of Madhya Pradesh. The major factor that has contributed to its...

Norwich, a large city on the East Coast of England, the East Anglia, used to be the largest provincial town in England three centuries ago. Even today it remains prosperous and attractive with a beautiful mix of the old and the new. The old...

What is Art Tourism? "Art tourism is a term that is used when people travel in order to visit, explore and engage in activities related to art. It includes traveling to art festivals, concerts, wine and cuisine events, to explore famous museums,...

Maharashtra can easily be described as the state of Forts - those silent sentinels of the bygone era, witnesses to the deeds of bravery and courage of thousands of men and women, each uprooted and broken stone within them speaking of the glory that...