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Gondeshwar

Gondeshwar Temple – Lesser known temples

28/11/2018 0

Kamal Kumar Bandyopadhyay visits the Gondeshwar temple near Nashik in Maharashtra. He loves to travel and explore lesser known places of our country. Here, he shares his fascination with this […]

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1948: Odyssey Called Life – Aftermath of Gandhiji’s assasination

27/11/2018 0

K S. Krishnan, 92 years, recalls the aftermath of Mahatma Gandhi’s assassination, and almost 70 years later, shares his personal experiences as a student of BHU. 1948: The passing of […]

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Goa Overview: Introduction to Goa

26/11/2018 0

Goa – Overview The 130 km long coastline of Goa on the golden Konkan coast of the Western Ghats is along the Arabian Sea. This small former Portuguese enclave is […]

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Akhadas of Sadhu Sannyasins at Kumbh

24/11/2018 0

The Kumbh Mela area is broadly separated according to the various Sannyas or Shaiva akhadas and Vairagi/Sadhu or Vaishnav Akhadas as well as other Sampradayas. At Prayagraj, there is also […]

Travelogues

Mumbai - City Never Sleeps

Mumbai – Impressions of the Commercial Capital

02/12/2018 1

Romola Butalia pens her impressions of Mumbai, where she lived eighteen years, between travelling, working, ideating. The City of Sri Mahalakshmi Mumbai, the city of Sri Mahalakshmi, where the goddess […]

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Almora: On the Wings of Dreams

01/12/2018 0

Almora Now Almora in Kumaon, Uttarakhand is 35 kms from where I now live. Notably, when I need to shop for provisions, vegetables, fruits, even an envelope to post a […]

People & Culture

Gondeshwar

Gondeshwar Temple – Lesser known temples

28/11/2018 0

Kamal Kumar Bandyopadhyay visits the Gondeshwar temple near Nashik in Maharashtra. He loves to travel and explore lesser known places of our country. Here, he shares his fascination with this […]

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Sacred Space

Durga Devi

Navaratri: Nine Nights of Devi

24/03/2020 1

Navaratri is from 25th March to 2nd April  2020 Prathamam Shailaputri ca dvitiyam brahmacharini |Tritiyam chandra ghanteti kusmandeti chaturhakam || Panchamam skandamaateti shashtam katyayaniti ca |Saptamam kalaratriti mahagauriti chastamam || […]

Guru Purnima – Festival & Spiritual Significance

12/07/2019 0

“Guru Brahma Guru Vishnu Gurudeva Maheshwara Guru Sakshat Para Brahman Tasmay Sri Guruve Namah” The Guru is the Eternal Supreme Being We offer our salutations to the Guru The full […]

Kumbha March of Time

Notes from the Kumbh – Vignettes

30/11/2018 0

Kumbh Prayagraj: The city prepares for the Ardhkumbha beginning in January 2019. Journalist Raman Nanda’s recollections of the Mahakumbha in 2001, are shared here. The Kumbh is an experience. Shared […]

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Akhadas of Sadhu Sannyasins at Kumbh

24/11/2018 0

The Kumbh Mela area is broadly separated according to the various Sannyas or Shaiva akhadas and Vairagi/Sadhu or Vaishnav Akhadas as well as other Sampradayas. At Prayagraj, there is also […]

Awareness - Sunset in Himalayas

Mindfulness – The Path of Awareness

21/11/2018 0

Discussion, reading, meditation, prayers will not enlighten us. The traveller on the journey needs to walk with one-pointedness, mindfulness and ceaseless determination. The rest is Grace. There are as many […]

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