The Green Ramayana

Not only is the Ramayana a part of India’s living culture, it is also a text that reveals much about India’s geography, landscape and forests. Read on!

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Did you chew on Neem leaves this Gudi Padwa?

Why do some Indian Festivals begin by eating or chewing something bitter? Here’s a peek into how people in Maharashtra begin their New Year with the taste of the bitter Neem!

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Bring Colour to Holi with Flowers

Indian Festivals have a strong association with India’s flora and fauna. Find out more about the Tree that gave colour to Holi – India’s festival of Colours.

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Ayudha Puja and the Legend of Arjuna

Rituals are often connected with Myths and the ritual of Ayudha-Puja performed on Vijaydashmi is linked to an interesting story of the Mahabharata.

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This Navratri, meet Mahishasura’s Children!

The Asurs, a tribe in Central India that trace their ancestry to Mahishasur, the Buffalo Demon beheaded by Durga during Navratri, treat the festival as a period of mourning. As with everything in India, there is always another side!

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