Oct 312013
desi Halloween and memories of Tesu and Jhanji

  Halloween in India  I remember when I was a kid in Delhi, we had a fun festival before Diwali in which boys will carry a small toy made of sticks with a clay head called Tesu, who was slain prince from Mahabharata to neighborhood  homes and ask for money or goodies. The girls in turn will have a small perforated clay pot with a small Diya lighted in it and they too will go to the homes in neighborhood and sing ” Jhanji do jee Jhanjee do” The boys will sing: “Tesu do jee Tesu do” and continue something [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]