The Bhang word.

A msg from my buddy Relaxing in the north of India and writing abt the Bhang. It made me curious.
Bhang (Hindi is a preparation from the leaves and flowers (buds) of the female cannabis plant, smoked or consumed as a beverage in the Indian subcontinent.
Its the hindu festival krishna jayanthitoday. And during this festival its legal to drink or use that cannabis.I think most ppl who celebrate are a bit in the wind.
Hindus celebrate Janmashtami by fasting and staying up until midnight, the time when Krishna is believed to have been born. Images of Krishna’s infancy are placed in swings and cradles in temples and homes.
At midnight, devotees gather around for devotional songs, dance and exchange gifts
I dont know Exactly the whole story of course. But one thing took my attention.
The Govinda Its a kind of sport. Govinda players gather together under Dahi Handi to making a human pyramid to catch and then break an earthen pot (a matki or handi) hung high in the air with the help of a rope. The players are known as Govindas or BalGopals. The sport is based on the legends about Krishna stealing makhan (butter) or dahi (curd) from handis
Its so interesting to read abt Indian festivals.I dont know a country in this whole world with so much festivals.
Thats why Indian ppl. always sing and dance. YESSSSSSSSSSSSS
Enjoy the festivals My Indian Friends.

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16 Responses to The Bhang word.

  1. Joe Cutler says:

    I first heard of this drink in Thailand actually…whatever floats your boat I guess.

    • chicasl10 says:

      well Joe for me it was like Jesus whats that
      drinking with cannabis mix ??? is that allowed .
      seems legal at certain times and places.
      but i dont think im going to try that out.

  2. prenin says:

    Beats getting drunk on alkyfrol!!! LoL!!! 🙂

    Love the human pyramid to steal the butter!!! 🙂

    The indians had the right idea!!! 🙂

    Love and hugs!


    • chicasl10 says:

      these are athletes Ian A a sporty person cant do that
      its a sport without safety belts.hihi
      bang bang But thats another bhang

      • prenin says:

        I can tell – there’s no way I could do it! 🙂

        Ever tried a pan galactic gargle blaster? 😛

        It’s like having your brains smashed out by a slice of lemon wrapped round a large gold brick!!! 🙂

        Love and hugs!


  3. ajitpeter says:

    hahha but bhang is mostly enjoyed during the festival of holi

  4. natswans says:

    Gosh look at that! Wow! Well as long as they enjoy.
    Hugs Sheila x

  5. Fascinating learning about other cultures so diff from our own 🙂

  6. michiko says:

    The indians are all ways happy with sports in Australia . few people to coming in here.
    Have a good day Sweeti san!

  7. It is said in some countries (US) “what ever floats your boat”. When in India do as the Indian’s do???
    Interesting story and pictures MJ. Thank you opening my horizon.
    with love, Eddie

  8. I am always so interested in reading up on other peoples cultures and had not even heard of this one… So I enjoyed being enlightened MJ… xox Thank you 🙂 xxx

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