‘Toilet’ gives village women opportunity to fly to Shiva’s abode

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VARANASI: When Shakuntala, a dalit woman hailing from a non-descript village Hirmithala in Haryana, decided to get a toilet in her house, little did she realize that it would enable her to fly to Varanasi to pay obeisance at Kashi Vishwanath temple. Shakuntala, along with 19 other women of her village got an opportunity to… Read more »

Weird and Unusual Museums

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    Have you ever wanted to visit museums that are interesting, unusual and maybe weird? We’ve seen the paintings and we’ve viewed the sculptures; we’ve gaped at the mummies and admired the half-ruined statuary dug out of who knows where. We've been on rounds of all the best museums- the Louvre and the Smithsonian… Read more »

Happy Holi!

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  The festival of Holi has always been a boisterous one, in which Indians wait the entire year for the one day when they can splash colors all over each other. It is a phenomenon that resonates equally across urban and rural societies but has many variations. While Holi, especially in north Indian cities like… Read more »

वृंदावन की विधवाओं के जीवन में पहली बार गुजरे खुशी के पल

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भारत मंदिरों व धार्मिक स्थलों का केंद्र है और इनमें यमुना के तट पर स्थित वृंदावन का विशेष महत्व है। लगभग 4 वर्ष पूर्व बटाला के प्रसिद्ध समाजसेवी महाशा गोकुल चंद जी के निमंत्रण पर मैं वहां गया था। वृंदावन में मैंने 88 वर्षीय महाशा गोकुल चंद जी द्वारा निर्मित ‘श्री राधा ब्रज रमण लाल… Read more »