If you were to witness a scene of a predator chasing a prey, with whom would your sympathies lay? Should you interfere? Here’s a lesson from an ancient mythological tale from India.
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!
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!
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.
Find out more about the association of Mahashivratri and Shiva with the Bilwa Tree.
Did you know that the Mahabharata, the world’s longest Epic, begins with Snakes? Read on to find out more about that fascinating Episode.
Snakes have been a popular Symbol across world cultures. What do they symbollize in India and its art forms?
“Why does the Indian team wear blue?” A question from my son prompts me to take a walk down Indian History.
Rituals are often connected with Myths and the ritual of Ayudha-Puja performed on Vijaydashmi is linked to an interesting story of the Mahabharata.
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!