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The Kumbh: The grandest spectacle on earth

It is an incredible sight. As our small boat moves towards the Sangam (the confluence of the river Ganga, Yamuna and mythical Saraswati at Prayagraj) much before the break of the dawn, a sea of hum

Kumbh: Soul and Sangam

Nothing can be as humbling as getting lost in a sea of humanity surging on waves of faith. The Kumbh Mela at Allahabad (now Prayagraj) is an incredible sight. Millions are thronging to the banks of

Spell of Aquarius

The Kumbh Mela being held in Prayagraj this year has seen lakhs and lakhs of visitors, drawn here by faith. They believe a holy dip in the Sangam, during this auspicious period, can rid them of sin

Kumbh: Lost at the mela

Indian movies have often used the idea of brothers separated from each other at melas. Sometimes it is members of a family who get separated. Events like the Kumbh mela, now on in Prayagraj, pr

How Gita can help you address challenges of life

Finding Meaning in Life with the Bhagavad Gita By Neema Majumdar, Nandini Mirani & Saloni Jhaveri Aleph, xv+152 pages, Rs 399 Neem

What Ramayan and Mahabharat teach us about modern times

When I was a young child, I used to read the Panchtantra and the English stories and fairy tales. They taught me many things, like never to speak to strangers, never to trust anybody blindly, alway

An inquisitive reader’s guide to Ramayana, Mahabharata and the Puranas

Essence of the Fifth Veda By Gaurang Damani Divine

Volcano has erupted with `The Kashmir Files`: Ashoke Pandit

Filmmaker and social activist Ashok Pandit has said that the genocide of Kashmiri Hindus was known to everyone for over 32 years, but political leaders, political parties and celebrities refused to

Why do we celebrate the Navaratri festival?

Hindus are celebrating the Navaratri festival these days. Known

Visionary Talk: Arvind Sawant, Member of Parliament with Kailashnath Adhikari, MD, Governance Now


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