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Alka Pratap

Community volunteer, traveler and yoga-nut!

Alka is a community volunteer, traveler and yoga-nut! When she isn't busy teaching or meditating, she can be found enjoying what’s left of the planet’s pristine natural surroundings.

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Mahashivratri: Making the Most of the Great Night of Shiva

It has been the tradition in India over thousands of years, for temples, ashrams and other sacred places to organise sathsangs or spiritual gatherings on this night, to help everyone stay awake and aware. This practice continues even today. Though almost every town and city will likely have its own celebration, there are a few major centres that stand out in the country.
17/02/2015 1:33 PM IST