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Essence of the Geeta

Preachings of Geeta are not temporal but permanent, especially in the time when we are totally cutoff from our magnificent past.

The Turbonators

The turban is an inseparable part of the Sikh identity. The Sikh Rehat Maryada (Sikh Code of Conduct) says that all Sikhs must wear a Turban. It is an ideal headgear for all seasons. In the winter, it keeps the head and ears warm while protecting the wearer from harsh sun ray and dust in summer.

Does God really help those who help themselves?

Moral of the story: God always helps those in need, but never expects them to stop trying.

Hindu population to grow to 1.4 billion by 2050: Study

The share of Christians in India's total population during the period is projected by PRC to decrease by 0.3 percent, from 2.5 percent in 2010 to 2.2 percent in 2050. The number of Christians is likely to increase by 5.61 million, from 31.13 million in 2010 to 36.74 million in 2050.

Why did Shri Krishna curse Ashwathama?

Ashwathama was so overwhelmed with rage when he came to know that Duryodhan was seriously wounded and was about to die that he along with Kripacharya and Kritavarma attacked the Pandava camp in the middle of the night

Shakuni — villain behind the battle of Mahabharata # 1

After every battle historical facts, folksongs and biographies are written to project a larger than life image of the winner while the loser or vanquished doesn’t get adequate space to justify what he did, and why? This, however, doesn’t apply to Shakuni the dramatis personae behind every act of Mahabharata -- which lasted 18 days and witnessed average 166,667 deaths per day – biggest in the history of warfare.

Shakuni — villain behind the battle of Mahabharata # 2

He didn’t care who won or lost the war. His evil aim was to set Hastinapur aflame. All he wanted to do was to inject poison in the minds of Pandavas and Kauravas and watch them fight each other. He wanted to take revenge for how his beloved sister Gandhari was married to a blind man

Jagannath Temple ‘Mahaprasad’: 700 cooks, 50,000 mouths, Rs. 10 lakh business

Nearly 40 to 50 quintals rice and 20 quintal dal are cooked together to make Mahaprasad on the premises of Ananda Bazar temple - the biggest open-air eatery in the world

Face is the index of the mind; eyes are the mirror of the soul

One can virtually speak through the eyes.Silence, they say, is the climax of speech, and eyes are the medium for that.Eyes can smile,express love, hatred, sympathy and many more emotions that develop within us. It is said that no river flows deeper than the tears from our eyes,because eyes shed tears in diametrically opposite states of joy and grief.

Spirituality or religion- which road should you take?

Spiritualism is like a huge elephant. People manage to touch one part of its body and start feeling as if they know all that there is to know about it. The person holding the trunk thinks - spiritualism is long and flexible like the truck, the person holding the tail feels spiritualism is short and keeps swinging from one end to another. Likewise, the person holding the leg has the perception that it is something hard and rigid.

Awakening the Divine within

Inner strength also comes when we interact with others in such a way that love, peace and happiness are honestly expressed and experienced.

Top 10 qualities why Krishna is relevant today – 1

Why is Lord Krishna the naughtiest characters in Indian mythology, one of the most happening Gods in Hindu religion? Why, given a chance every mother in India would like to be Devki or Yashoda and nurse a child like Krishna? What makes him relevant even today?

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