I got the wonderful opportunity to document the very traditional and beautiful Shasthiabdhapoorthi (60th birthday celebrations) of our family doctor a few months back.
Shashtiabdhapoorthi is a Sanskrit name for a special ceremony on a person's sixtieth birthday. Shashtiabdhapoorti is celebrated on completion of 60 years of age of a person. This term is derived from Sanskrit in which Shashti means sixty; Abda–year; Poorthi-completion.
Spanning 2 days, the event was held at Sri Sarada Vidya Kendra in Delhi. Their children and other relatives flew in from across the world to celebrate this big milestone function.Read More