A land that is enshrined in the Ramayana and is also known for being the resting place of one of India’s greatest scientists – Rameswaram has more to it than meets the eye
What does a spiritual aspirant in today’s world need? Openness to learning, humility and a true desire to look beyond this life, says spiritual teacher Sri M
India celebrates New Year not only on January 1 but at multiple times during the year – and each of these occasions is marked with particular customs and activities
Short cultural snippets for an easily digestible India Art/textile/craft: Ahimsa Silk India is the largest consumer of silk in the world, as well the world’s second largest producer of the luxury fabric. However, the traditional process of manufacturing silk used in India and elsewhere has long been criticised by animal …
What does it take to spread the message of cleanliness? The enthusiasm and effort of one person, apparently
We visit some of the old, iconic churches of India, and explore their unique architectural influences and the legends associated with them.
The spirit of giving, an integral part of the Indian Christian community, is best observed and felt during Christmas, especially in the generous food hampers filled with regional goodies. these hampers are distributed to family and friends (of the same and other faiths)
Humans and animals, gods and demons – tales that are meant to entertain and educate are an intrinsic part of the subcontinent. We present a select few for your reading pleasure
Dal is among the most important ingredients of most Indians’ food. Dal is made from several different varieties of pulses, lentils, peas and beans.
Colours have different meanings for different cultures