Yoga or the union with God brings inner peace, inner happiness and well being of a person. India being the home of many schools of yoga, a majority of population irrespective of age and gender practices it. These schools also attract the foreigners to India.
Come December and the much celebrated festival worldwide vibrates the way of live. The preparation of special Christmas cake begins, market gets busy with selling of Christmas trees, nativity scenes, Christmas lights, gifts etc. along with prayers and carols.
In the midst of today's busy lifestyle, Diwali gives an opportunity to pause and be grateful for what we have, to make special memories with family and friends, to laugh and enjoy what life offers us.
1789, 14th July is a French popular revolt against royalty through the storming of the Bastille, a prison symbolizing the ruthless use of royal power.
India is a land of festivals and colourful celebrations continue the whole year round. There is never a month in the Hindu calendar that goes by without having a ‘Holy’ day marked on it. Ganesh Chaturthi also known as Vinayagar Chaturthi in Pondicherry (Tamil Nadu) is a very popular festival.
August 15th is the founding date of modern India. It's the departure of British administration and troops, the new autonomy of a millennial culture, but the bloody separation of the subcontinent between two new political entities ...
As per the Indian lunar calendar in the month of Kartik (between Ashwin & Margshirsha) the full moon is known as Kartik Purnima and sometimes it is also referred as “Deva Diwali”... As per the solar calendar it corresponds to November–December. It comes exactly after 15 days of the celebration of Diwali.
Thaipusam is a important hindu festival celebrated mostly by the Tamils, in honour of Murugan, the first child of Shiva and Parvati (also the brother of Ganesh, the god with the elephant head)...
Transgender, transsexual, transvestite... many terms exist, and one must admit that sometimes we have trouble knowing what they define. These are new terminologies now commonly used, but which nonetheless describe physical and psychological transformations that have always existed.