Surya Namaskar- An All Time Exercise for Everyone

Surya Namaskar or salutations to the Sun is essentially the worship of the Sun God. The Sun is the source of all energy and...

9 Things to know if going to the Pushkar Mela

On Kartik full moon (October-November), three hundred and thirty million Hindu Gods are said to take a ritual bath in the serene waters of...

You don’t buy this Warrior Shawl from Nagaland. You earn it.

The Ao-Naga warrior shawl is called Mangkotepsu. This is an exclusive male attire and in the olden days, a man had to earn the...

The big cats of Sasan Gir-Panthera leo persica

Exotically and rarely sometimes, The distinctive calmness of a moonless night in Sasan Gir National Park in the Junagadh district of  Gujarat is sometimes broken...

The river with the masculine gender: Brahmaputra

It is the only river referred to in the masculine; a river that has intrigued travellers and scholars alike for centuries. Over 3000 km...

Male Banyan, Female Wasp. Can I make it more obvious?

The Banyan is one of our most hospitable trees even though it often begins life as a killer. Though it has the capacity to...

How Ashoka became “the great”- The Beginning

Ashoka’s honorable days begin... Some kings are remembered for the battles they fought and won, others for the wisdom of their administration and statesmanship and...

Andal- The poet and her incomparable garland of verses

The tale of the birth of the famous poet The bare tale of Andal’s life is a short one. Vishnuchitta the son of Mukunda Bhattar...

A secret castle in India with a secret affair

If you ever have the good fortune of finding yourself in Orchha, remember to spare a while for a visit to Rai Praveen Mahal...