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'Pind Daan' is a Hindu ritual that pays homage to the dead by offering food.
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While some devotees believe that the footwear offering protects them from evil, others say it relieves one of knee or leg pain.
Diwali is one of the biggest and most beautiful celebrations in India. Marking Hindu New Year, this ancient five day festival celebrates the triumph of light over dark and good over evil. Witne incre...
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Congress leader Pankaj Chaturvedi said that the BJP-led state govt was trying to humiliate the SC/ST students.
A stone slab that many Christians believe once held the body of Jesus Christ after the crucifixion has been unveiled for the first time in centuries. National Geographic, which was filming the restora...
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Rituals that involve self-flagellation, piercing body parts and walking on embers are still prevalent in some part of India.
Equality before all else.
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A progressive and secular stance.
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"Only when the Muslims accept the Uniform Civil Code, will they be truly accepted as 'true' Indian citizens."
Honouring French people and their resilience.
It sounds contradictory. A liberal outlook is often a ociated with a kind of wimpery that seeks to create a neutral space where regre ive, traditional, reform and liberal traditions and views co-exist...
Eid al-Adha (Qurbani/Bakr Eid) is one of the two major religio-social festivals the people of Bangladesh celebrate with a fair amount of grandeur. This festival is specifically characterized by its tr...
Chocolate, gobar, candy wrapper, seeds, vegetables, masalas, you name it.
The Janai Purnima, or sacred thread festival, is an important moment in the year for Hindus in Kathmandu, Nepal. Hindu devotees in the region have a tradition of wearing a sacred thread, known as a Ja...