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Thursday, 05 September 2013 15:22

In Sync with Nature

Written by Asita Haq

Nitya Varadarajan

Exploring the intimate connection between the seasons, agriculture and Hindu festive practices.<...

Friday, 30 August 2013 15:45

Prayers, Celebrations and Festivals

Written by Asita Haq

Swami Tejomayananda

What is the need for prayers and celebrations during festivals? What is their significance and how can we make ...

Tuesday, 10 July 2012 12:33

Harvest Festivals Across India

Written by Asita Haq

Shaswathi Sandeep

With a song on the lips and a hop in each step, comes the season of spring. It is harvest time, and India, with its varied culture and rituals, celebrates...

Monday, 11 June 2012 11:13

Winter and the Festival of Lights

Written by Asita Haq

Smita Shenoy, Shashwathi Sandeep

During the dark, dreary and cold days of winter, communities across the globe unanimously get together to light up memorable evenings thro...

Tuesday, 05 June 2012 16:21

The Teacher as the Guru

Written by Asita Haq

Rangashree Srinivas

Significant days that celebrate teachers and learning

  • Teacher's Day September 5  - The Birth...
Tuesday, 05 June 2012 16:12

Navaratri Celebrations across India

Written by Asita Haq

Shashwathi Sandeep

Navaratri (or the nine-night festival of the Goddess Durga) is a much awaited festival in Tamil Nadu and is loved for the sheer colour of its celebration...

Tuesday, 05 June 2012 15:45

To salute the spirit of Independence Day

Written by Asita Haq

Rangashree Srinivas

Rabindranath Tagore dreamt of how independent India would be in this timeless poem, from his collection, ‘Gitanjali’

Where the mind is witho...

Tuesday, 05 June 2012 15:39

Understanding Lakshmi

Written by Asita Haq

Swami Dayananda Saraswati

Varalakshmi Vratham is observed by Hindu women, which falls on 12th August this year. We should meditate on the total significance of Goddess Laks...

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