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The divine chariots of jagannath puri!

June 29, 2022, 1:23 p.m.

The Jagannath Temple at Puri is among the most revered Vaishnava sites in India and the current temple was built by Anantavarman of the Chodaganga dynasty in the 12th century. The deities in the sanc…

Article by Dr Gayatri Mohapatra (171)

In search of perfection!

June 8, 2022, 4:24 p.m.

"We all are men, in our own natures frail, and capable of our flesh; few are angels". William Shakespeare, Henry VIII While he may not be an angel, Amir Khan is definitely a living legend in th…

Article by Karuwaki Speaks (175)

5 Ways you can become more Environmentally Conscious!

June 5, 2022, 9:13 a.m.

Climate Change, Pollution, and Environmental Responsibility are words that are becoming part of our day-to-day vocabulary. Human OR Artificially caused climate damage is said to be closing the poin…

Article by Karuwaki Speaks (220)

The science of determining Time!The Story behind "Aaj ki Tithi"

May 18, 2022, 4:46 p.m.

In the words of writer Jodi Picoult:"Parents aren’t the people you come from. They’re the people you want to be, when you grow up.” Well my Dad always told me" if you know where yo…

Article by Karuwaki Speaks (155)

The extraordinary Avatar Narasimha!

May 14, 2022, 10:57 a.m.

In Sanskrit, the word Narasimha consists of two words "nara" which means man, and "simha" which means lion. Together the term means "man-lion" Narasimha, who is the God of Protection, Destruction(Mah…

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The art of uninterpreted sounds:Dil ka Sukoon!

May 11, 2022, 3:26 p.m.

A pathbreaking artiste & visionary composer, Pandit Shiv Kumar Sharma was responsible for bringing the Santoor to the global centre stage.Santoor as an musical instrument had been an accompanimen…

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The Champa flower,Rabindranath Tagore!

May 7, 2022, 8:21 a.m.

This morning when I walked into the garden,the Champa tree was in full bloom.While taking a few pictures to send to my son,i remembered Tagore's poem on the Champa flower.7th May is also the poet's b…

Article by Karuwaki Speaks (263)

The Pity Of War!

April 27, 2022, 11:29 a.m.

Why do wars begin? It is usually because ‘Wars are good business’, according to Milo Minderbinder, Joseph Heller’s fictional character from the novel Catch 22. The lust for power…

Article by Karuwaki Speaks (182)

Health benefits of Fenugreek!

April 23, 2022, 2:12 p.m.

For thousands of years, fenugreek(methi dana)has been used in traditional Indian &  Chinese medicine to treat skin conditions and many other diseases. Nutrition facts:One tablespoon (11…

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Earth Day 2022

April 22, 2022, 12:58 p.m.

Earth Day is an annual event on April 22 to demonstrate support for environmental protection for the last fifty years.We have seen A spurt of climate changes that have affected millions of people, fr…

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The Climate Show...Scorching heat wave!

April 19, 2022, 12:35 p.m.

Heatwave occurs when a system of high atmospheric pressure moves into an area and lasts for more than two days. In such a high-pressure system, air from upper levels of our atmosphere is pulled tow…

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Significance of Chaitra Navratri!

March 30, 2022, 12:06 p.m.

The word Navaratri means 'nine nights' in Sanskrit, nava meaning nine and ratri meaning nights.While the Sharadiya navratri is more famous there are four Navratri festivals which are named after the …

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Chaiti Mangalabara Puja!

March 29, 2022, 9:55 a.m.

Chaitra Mangalabar or Chaiti Mangalabar is a series of vrat observed on Tuesdays during Chaitra month in Odisha.Women worship Ma Mangala  for the well being of their families. She is known …

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climate change due to air conditioning & the solution to keep the earth cool!

March 22, 2022, 12:27 p.m.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's announcement of five emissions pledges at the global climate meet in Glasgow in October 2021 was a promise to take steps towards controlling India's emissions. India…

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Gujjiya!The signature sweet of Holi!

March 16, 2022, 4:28 p.m.

With Holi festivities just around the corner,i came across a video with a catchy headline "Holi special Gujjiya making in mega factory in Ghaziabad "!The demand for this particular sweet has increa…

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World Wildlife Day!

March 3, 2022, 9:07 a.m.

Today,3rd march is world wildlife day....to protect and raise awareness of the multitude of benefits that we get from flora and fauna.Earth is home to innumerable species, and each one of them plays …

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Shiva, its symbolism, the significance and essence of Mahashivratri!

Feb. 28, 2022, 12:05 p.m.

Shiva the auspicious, as we know him today is an amalgamation of various older non-Vedic and Vedic deities. He is the great ascetic, the master of fertility, the master of poison and medicine, and L…

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Health benefits of turmeric

Feb. 26, 2022, 12:12 p.m.

Turmeric is a common spice that comes from the root of Curcuma longa and has been used in India for thousands of years as both a spice and medicinal herb. Recently, science has started to back up tra…

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The memory of a great name!

Feb. 23, 2022, 8:10 a.m.

Kavi Pradeep is widely regarded as one of the most well-respected patriotic poets and song writers during India’s freedom struggle.Born as Ramchandra Narayanji Dwivedi,Pradeep was an Indian poe…

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The wise poet Kalidasa & the grace of the goddess!

Feb. 16, 2022, 11:45 a.m.

Kalidasa,the classical Sanskrit author  is often considered ancient India's greatest poet and playwright.His plays and poetry are primarily based on the Vedas, the Rāmāyaṇa, the Mahābhārata and …

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Health benefits of Coriander & Cumin seeds! The natural way for curing gastritis!

Feb. 12, 2022, 12:11 p.m.

Coriander is packed with abundant antioxidants, minerals that promote healthy skin and vitamin C, it's anti-bacterial, detoxifier and anti-inflammatory agent. Flush out toxins: Coriander leaves are …

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The Battle of Rezang La! Story of Incredible Bravery!

Feb. 9, 2022, 11:36 a.m.

Almost everybody knows about the disastrous Sino India war in 1962 which was an embarrassing dark blot in Indian military history.However,the thing that really fascinated me is that through this trag…

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Benefits of Bathua/pigweed

Jan. 29, 2022, 10:11 a.m.

Bathua/pigweed or Chenopodium Album is closely related to Quinoa (Chenopodium Quinoa) its leaves are eaten in various forms mixed in saag,raitas,rotis especially in winters.Bathua is a powerhouse of …

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"Abide with me ...Change and decay in all around I see... O Thou who changest not, abide with me"

Jan. 26, 2022, 4:28 p.m.

The freedom which we enjoy today is the result of the toil and countless sacrifices made by thousands of sons and daughters of our country.In committing themselves to this mission with spirit and g…

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Health Benefits of Horse Gram(Kulath)

Jan. 22, 2022, 11:16 a.m.

Horse gram (kulath) known for its impressive nutrient profile and medicinal properties.Horse gram is rich in nutrients, including protein and fiber.also contains a variety of other essential vitami…

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Magawa the Hero Rat

Jan. 19, 2022, 12:33 p.m.

Rodents, particularly rats and mice, feature in literature, films, cartoons, myth and legends.Rodents are hugely prevalent throughout our audiovisual culture. Hollywood A-list actors, from Willem D…

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Climate hotspots...Causes of concern!

Jan. 18, 2022, 12:19 p.m.

The release of the biennial India State of Forest Report (ISFR) published by Forest Survey of India (FSI) is one of the most awaited events in India.The IFSR is an overall assessment of the country…

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Health Benefits of Garlic!

Jan. 15, 2022, 6:11 p.m.

Garlic (Allium sativum), is used widely in cooking, but it has also been used as a medicine throughout ancient and modern history.Studies show that roasting, boiling, heating, or pickling garlic ca…

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The curse of the sages-Samba Dashami!

Jan. 12, 2022, 11:44 a.m.

Konark or "konarka" refers to the corner that worships the SunGod,Aditya.The name of Konark temple is an amalgamation of two words--Kona meaning corner and Arka meaning the Sun.The region is also cal…

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Effervescence of Gulzar!

Jan. 5, 2022, 12:07 p.m.

Gulzar...The poet, philosopher, filmmaker and a charismatic soul.His awe-inspiring body of work has made him irreplaceable.  He started his career as a lyricist with Bimal Roy's Bandini and h…

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The world is getting Warmer!

Jan. 4, 2022, 11:01 a.m.

Contemporary climate change includes both the global warming caused by humans, and its impacts on Earth's weather patterns. COP26 is the most recent annual UN climate change conference held at G…

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Christmas is the day that holds all time together!

Dec. 22, 2021, 5:13 p.m.

It's that time of the year when the whole Christmas panoply–the trees, the lights, the Nativity scene, tinsel etcetera is for the central reason for celebrating Christmas: honouring the birth…

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Winter Skin Care to Follow Everyday!

Dec. 11, 2021, 3:29 p.m.

Winter Skincare Routine to follow Daily. As the season changes, changes our fashion, food, routine, then why not Skincare Routine! Due to transition in weather and temperature, our skin may become…

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Tragedy At AstroWorld!

Dec. 8, 2021, 11:35 a.m.

On the 5th of November, in Houston Texas thousands of young people had gathered to attend ‘Astroworld’. Astroworld is a theme-based concert and festival created by the American Rapper Tra…

Article by Dr Gayatri Mohapatra (329)

The beaver moon longest partial lunar Eclipse!

Nov. 19, 2021, 7:52 a.m.

Lunar eclipses always happen on a full moon day. The full moon on November 19 is described as a beaver moon or frost moon and the full moon day in November Karthik Purnima in India, which is a sacred…

Article by Dr Gayatri Mohapatra (398)

The five holy days of Panchuka!

Nov. 17, 2021, 12:14 p.m.

Gangaputra Devabrata/Bheesma was the supreme commander of the Kaurava forces and  the one who witnessed the Mahābhārata completely from the beginning since the reign of Shantanu. Bhisma was the …

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5 Songs to Light Up your Diwali 2021

Nov. 3, 2021, 6:15 p.m.

‘Diwali’ is the greatest festival or you can say festivals of festival is here.  It is one such day in India when the whole nation is lit up with diyas, colourful lights, and candles…

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The God of Urdu Poetry!

Oct. 27, 2021, 10:40 a.m.

I first read about Mir Taqi Mir in Kushwant Singh's historical book,Delhi, wherein he wrote about the various eras which have shaped Delhi.The book tells the story of how Mir fell in love with a marr…

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Words have Power: Choose Them Wisely!

Oct. 20, 2021, 2:31 p.m.

Disclaimer: Part of this work is inspired by the research of Mr Vivek Chaturvedi (ex Navy Officer), Ms Saj Smith (U.K based activist), Mr David Hilton & other independent contributors from across…

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Valmiki Jayanti

Oct. 20, 2021, 5:51 a.m.

For children growing up in the early seventies, Amar Chitra Katha comics were part of the childhood.The familiar storylines already heard from grandparents, were comforting and reinforcing the Indian…

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Bharat Milap!

Oct. 16, 2021, 7:58 a.m.

Brothers are knit together,heart & soul!So also, Sri Ram and his brother's Bharat,lakshman, Shatrughna shared a warm filial bond & Sri Ram being the eldest was respected by all his brothers, …

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Oct. 15, 2021, 6:02 a.m.

शारदीय नवरात्रि के बाद दशमी तिथि को दशहरा का त्योहार मनाया जाता है. दशहरे की तैयारियां काफी समय पहले से होनी शुरू हो जाती है. शारदीय नवरात्रि पर जगह- जगह रामलीला का आयोजन होता है और नाटक के रूप में …

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नवरात्रि का ९ वें दिन:माता सिद्धिदात्री

Oct. 14, 2021, 6:08 a.m.

नवरात्रि की नौवें दिन माता सिद्धिदात्री की पूजा अर्चना की जाती है. माता सिद्धिदात्री की पूजा करने से भक्तों के हर कष्ट मिट जाते हैं. मान्यता है कि इस दिन विधि पूर्वक पूजा करने से सभी प्रकार की सिद्धियां प्राप्त …

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नवरात्रि का ८ वें दिन:देवी महागौरी

Oct. 13, 2021, 6:10 a.m.

नवरात्रि का आठवाँ दिन देवी दुर्गा के महागौरी स्वरुप को समर्पित है नवरात्रि के आठवें दिन देवी महागौरी की आराधना करनी चाहिए| इनकी सच्चे मन और साफ़ ह्रदय से लोक कल्याण की भावना को ध्यान में रखते हुए आराधना करने…

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नवरात्रि ७ वें दिन:मां कालरात्रि

Oct. 12, 2021, 6:22 a.m.

नवरात्रि के सातवें दिन को महासप्तमी के नाम से भी जाना जाता है। इस दिन मां कालरात्रि की पूजा करने का विधान है. मां कालरात्रि की पूजा करने से भूतप्रेत भी भाग जाते हैं। मां कालरात्रि बेहद शक्तिशाली हैं, जो…

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नवरात्रि का ६ वें दिन:मां कात्यायनी

Oct. 11, 2021, 1:30 p.m.

नवरात्रि में छठे दिन मां कात्यायनी की पूजा की जाती है। इनकी उपासना और आराधना से भक्तों को बड़ी आसानी से अर्थ, धर्म, काम और मोक्ष चारों फलों की प्राप्ति होती है। उसके रोग, शोक, संताप और भय नष्ट हो जाते हैं। ज…

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नवरात्रि का ५ वां दिन:मां स्कंदमाता

Oct. 11, 2021, 6:12 a.m.

पहाड़ों पर रहकर सांसारिक जीवों में नवचेतना का निर्माण करने वालीं स्कंदमाता। नवरात्रि में पांचवें दिन इस देवी की पूजा-अर्चना की जाती है। कहते हैं कि इनकी कृपा से मूढ़ भी ज्ञानी हो जाता है। स्कंद कुमार का…

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नवरात्रि का ४ वां दिन:मां कुष्मांडा

Oct. 10, 2021, 5:52 a.m.

नवरात्रि के चौथे दिन मां दुर्गा के कुष्मांडा स्वरूप की पूजा की जाती है. मां कुष्मांडा की विधि विधान से पूजा करने से मनोवांछित फल प्राप्त होते हैं. मान्यता है कि मां कुष्मांडा संसार को अनेक कष्टों और संकटों स…

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नवरात्रि तीसरा दिन:मां चंद्रघंटा

Oct. 9, 2021, 8:05 a.m.

नवरात्रि के तृतीय दिवस यानि तीसरे दिन मां चंद्रघंटा की पूजा की जाती है. मां चंद्रघंटा को परम शांतिदायक और कल्याणकारी माना गया है. इनके मस्तक पर घंटे के आकार का आधा चंद्र है. इसीलिए इन्हें मां चंद्रघंटा कहा…

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नवरात्रि का दूसरा दिन:मां ब्रह्मचारिणी

Oct. 8, 2021, 5:57 a.m.

मां दुर्गा की नवशक्ति का दूसरा स्वरूप ब्रह्मचारिणी का है। यहां ब्रह्म का अर्थ तपस्या से है। मां दुर्गा का यह स्वरूप भक्तों और सिद्धों को अनंत फल देने वाला है। इनकी उपासना से तप, त्याग, वैराग्य, सदाचार और संयम की …

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नवरात्रि दिन १:माँ शैलपुत्री

Oct. 7, 2021, 6 a.m.

मां दुर्गा को सर्वप्रथम शैलपुत्री के रूप में पूजा जाता है। हिमालय के वहां पुत्री के रूप में जन्म लेने के कारण उनका नामकरण हुआ शैलपुत्री। इनका वाहन वृषभ है, इसलिए यह देवी वृषारूढ़ा के नाम से भी जानी जाती है…

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Mahalaya 2021: महालया महत्व व इतिहास

Oct. 5, 2021, 4:53 p.m.

सर्वमंगल मांगल्ये शिवे सर्वार्थ साधिके।शरण्ये त्र्यंबके गौरी नारायणि नमोऽस्तुते।। शारदीय नवरात्रि की दुर्गा पूजा में महालया का विशेष स्थान होता है. महालया के दिन से ही दुर्गा पूजा का प्रारंभ होता है. बंगाल के …

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Gandhi and the Copper Coin!

Oct. 2, 2021, 6:56 a.m.

Gunnar Myrdal,the Swedish economist, after his survey of the socioeconomic problems of the underdeveloped world, pronounced Gandhi “in practically all fields an enlightened liberal." illustr…

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World Heart Day 2021

Sept. 29, 2021, 7:07 p.m.

World Heart Day is celebrated on 29th September of every year. It is aimed at drawing people’s attention to heart illness and the range of associated health issues. The day is commemorated …

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Alys Faiz: An extraordinary life!

Sept. 22, 2021, 2:31 p.m.

Alys Faiz, nee George - 1915-2003 - was the English wife of the Pakistani poet, writer and leftist, Faiz Ahmad Faiz. Alys was born in London, but she later became a naturalized citizen of Pakistan…

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Pitru Paksha:The ritual of remembering our ancestors!

Sept. 20, 2021, 7:11 p.m.

This year, Pitru Paksha begins on September 21 and ends on October 6. The last day of Pitru Paksha is Sarva Pitru Amavasya or Mahalaya Amavasya. Pitru Paksha is a 16–lunar day period in the Hi…

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Faiz Ahmed Faiz: The renowned writer & poet!

Sept. 15, 2021, 4:27 p.m.

Faiz Ahmed Faiz is one of the greatest Urdu poets of the twentieth century. He is remembered for his revolutionary verses, soulful poems of love with a whimsical subtelty.Born on February 13, 1911…

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Sept. 11, 2021, 7:05 a.m.

Nuakhai festival is a symbol of Sambalpuri culture and it reminds people of the Odisha the importance of agriculture in one’s life. Nuakhai is observed on panchami tithi of the lunar fortnig…

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Sept. 10, 2021, 6:14 a.m.

Ganesha is a pan-Hindu god found in its various traditions. In the Ganapatya tradition of Hinduism, Ganesha is the supreme deity. The principal texts on Ganesha include the Ganesha Purana, the Mudg…

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Sept. 6, 2021, 6:35 p.m.

Ganesh Chaturthi or Vinayaka Chaturti, is a Hindu festival celebrating the arrival of Ganesh to earth from Kailash Parvat with his mother Goddess Parvati/Gauri. The festival of Ganesh Chaturthi start…

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Sept. 5, 2021, 6:13 p.m.

One day a teacher asked her students to list the names of the other students in the room on two sheets of paper, leaving a space between each name. Then she told them to think of the nicest thing th…

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Amrita Pritam ... a dance of purposeful chaos!

Sept. 1, 2021, 6:32 p.m.

"To feel the love of people whom we love is a fire that feeds our life" -Pablo Neruda Amrita Pritam is considered the first prominent female Punjabi poet, novelist, essayist and the leading 20th-c…

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Krishna Janmashtami

Aug. 30, 2021, 11:30 a.m.

THE SIXTEEN KALAS Five Kalas like 1) Anna Maya (with cereals), 2) Pranamaya (with breath), 3) Mano Maya (with mind), 4) Vigyanamaya (with knowledge) and 5) Anandamaya (with joy) are present in eve…

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Flower therapy: Aparajita flowers!

Aug. 28, 2021, 5:51 p.m.

Butterfly flower power tea has several health benefits. Consuming this tea regularly can improve the overall health of the brain, skin, hair, and body. 1. Anti-Diabetic: A cup of blue tea take…

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Kajari Teej 2021

Aug. 25, 2021, 6:29 p.m.

Teej is one of the most celebrated festivals and the celebrations, observed by married women who worship Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati, take place during the monsoon season. Teej, also known as Boor…

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Aug. 23, 2021, 5 p.m.

Sheikh Muhammad Ibrahim Zauq was an Urdu poet who wrote poetry under nom de plume "Zauq", and was appointed poet laureate of the Mughal Court in Delhi just at the age of 19.Later he was awarded the t…

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July 24, 2021, 6:01 p.m.

Guru or teacher has always been considered akin to a God in the Hindu culture. This festival is traditionally observed by Hindus, Buddhists and Jains to revere their chosen spiritual teachers / lea…

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July 24, 2021, 5:41 p.m.

Dates, known as khajoor or kharjura might look like humble fruits, but they are packed with nutrition and have a lot of health benefits. Additionally, they are high in fibre which is good in clearing…

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July 19, 2021, 5 p.m.

Mirza Ghalib is a name that is synonymous with Urdu poetry & considered the last of the stalwarts of the 'Ganga jamuni' tehzeeb of Mughal era. Born as Mirza Asadullah Khan, Ghalib was a pen na…

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July 17, 2021, 5:50 p.m.

Pineapple is said to have originated from South America and is rich in nutrients and antioxidants that can fight inflammation. Also, known as Ananas comosus, this healthy fruit has loads of health…

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A friend in need is a friend indeed! The divine friendship!

July 14, 2021, 3:27 p.m.

"Knock, And He'll open the doorVanish, And He'll make you shine like the sunFall, And He'll raise you to the heavensBecome nothing, And He'll turn you into everything."Jalal Ad-Din Rumi When I was…

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July 12, 2021, 6:06 p.m.

Govardhan Math is one amongst the four cardinal peethams established by the philosopher-saint Adi Shankaracharya to preserve and propagate Sanatana Dharma and Advaita Vedanta, the doctrine of non…

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Somewhere in Northern California

July 1, 2020, 7:13 p.m.

The heat had fallen away in the dark. The humidity had gripped the air; guarded it, protected, and patrolled it like an invisible prison warden. The night had negotiated its release. The air now fe…

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The world of Bipolars

July 1, 2020, 11:51 a.m.

Bipolar disorder or bipolar affective disorder(BPAD) previously known as manic depressive psychosis (MDP) is the most important neuropsychiatric disorder not because it is so common affecting aroun…

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Hypertension... understanding the basics!

July 1, 2020, 11:48 a.m.

Hypertension or high blood pressure (BP) is a condition where the pressure on the blood vessel wall is increased from inside. It is a common condition worldwide. We all know someone in the family …

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Exercise Is Medicine- Being Active For A Better Life

July 1, 2020, 11:45 a.m.

The three major factors that influence our health and longevity are genetics, the environment, and behavior. Because we have very little control over genetic factors, it is critical that we focus o…

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Epilepsy... by Dr.Nandita Bajaj(Consultant paediatric neurologist, Germany)

June 19, 2020, 5:29 p.m.

Epilepsy, also known as “Mirgirog”or“Apasmar rog” in the Ayurvedic literature of Charaka Samhita, is a brain condition that causes repeated episodes of sudden, brief changes…

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How little we know about the feelings of old people!June 15th is world elderly abuse awareness day!

June 15, 2020, 7:47 p.m.

Oscar Wilde said "The tragedy of old age is not that one is old, but that one is young". Our elders have lived and seen life & form the strong fabric of our society. Some are fortunate eno…

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We will fight this together!

June 14, 2020, 8:09 p.m.

SUICIDE! The word caught all our attention, didn't it! Especially a young, talented, celebrity committing suicide is so unbelievable! The truth is suicide attracts everybody's attention but not the…

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June 6, 2020, 12:23 p.m.

Alarnath temple, in Brahmagiri, Puri district is a temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu. The great saint, Sri Ramanuja visited this temple & Lord Vishnu is worshipped as Alarnath. According to fo…

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June 5, 2020, 9:24 p.m.

  Water is vital for all forms of life. Although it provides no calories or organic nutrients, water plays a crucial role in our world. It is the centre piece of all life."We forget tha…

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June 5, 2020, 12:26 p.m.

Lord Jagannath holds a unique place, not only in the history of Orissa, but also in the lives of its people, symbolizing the state & society.W.W.Hunter, the famous historian has written"In ever…

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May 22, 2020, 12:31 p.m.

On Jyestha amavasya,Shani jayanti celebrating the birth anniversary of Shani dev is held with a lot of religious fervour. Shani is commonly the most dreaded planet in Astrology. Physically the planet…

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May 14, 2020, 9:17 p.m.

The effects of air pollution are worrisome and are known to create several respiratory and heart conditions. Due to lockdown we have all been cooped up in our homes but outside the natural worl…