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ODE TO MOTHER

Mabel Pais THERE IS ONE AND ONLY ONE, WHOSE LOVE SHALL FAIL ME NEVER. JUST ONE WHO LIVES FROM SUN TO SUN, WITH CONSTANT FOND ENDEAVOR. THERE IS JUST ONE, ON EARTH THERE IS NO […]

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Praying to Maa Bhudevi on Mother’s Day

Sunita Viswanath, Cofounder, Hindus for Human Rights This Mother’s Day, the country of my birth, India, is going through the nightmare of nightmares with a second covid surge. While my family in the South of […]

Incredible India

Coastal Karnataka: A journey through stunning beaches, temples

Karnataka is majestically bestowed with the lush green Western Ghats and the lovely white sandy beaches. At places both wonders meet and present the visitors with gorgeous and serene spots tailor made just for your […]

Festival

Varuthini Ekadashi

Varuthini Ekadashi, also known as Baruthani Ekadashi, holds great significance and importance for Hindus. On the day of Varuthini Ekadashi, devotees worship and offer prayers to Lord Vamana, who is an incarnation of Lord Vishnu. […]

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Eid ul Fitr is the prime festival of 1.8 billion Muslims across the world. We wish our readers a happy and festive Eid.

Eid Mubarak Eid means festivity and celebration. It is a joyful moment for Muslims to observe 30 days of fasting of every aspect of human life. They abstain from thinking, saying, doing bad things that […]

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Konark: The city of the Sun Temple

Being a UNESCO World Heritage site, Konark is a rich repository of ancient temples, traditional music & dance, monuments and beaches. The town is an admired tourist destination in Odisha which is loved by many […]

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The Making of a Martyr: Guru Teg Bahadur and his Times

By Rupinder S. Brar MD FACC Guru Teg Bahadur was preaching in faraway Assam when he received a short disquieting message from the Sangat of Burya, a small town near Sirhind, in Punjab. Some fanatic […]

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Lal Qila and Guru Teg Bahadur’s 400 th Anniversary: A Sikh History Perspective

On January 26, 2021, when Indian Republic Day celebrations were taking place at Rajpath, New Delhi – and the world Sikh community was preparing to celebrate GuruTeg Bahadur’s400thbirth anniversary – a young Sikh farmer from […]

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SRI GURU TEGH BAHADUR SAHIB A PROPHET AND A MARTYR

Special on the occasion of the 400th birth anniversary celebrations of Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur Ji By Dr. Amrit Kaur Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur Sahib was a protector of the oppressed class. He fought against […]

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Plan a trip to Ziro Valley in Arunachal Pradesh

Ziro Valley in Arunachal Pradesh sits at 1,500 metres above sea level. Located 15 kilometres from Itanagar, it is ornate with dense foliage of pine and bamboo trees. The hills in the valley are studded […]

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Mizoram: The land of Blue Mountains

Tucked away in the thickets of green on the southern tip of Northeast India, Mizoram, the “Land of Blue Mountains”, is a nature lover’s paradise. Sandwiched between Bangladesh and Myanmar, this fifth smallest state in […]

Hinduism

Chaitra Navratri: The first day of the Hindu New Year

Chaitra Navratri also known as Vasant Navratri is one of the most significant festivals and is observed on the first day of the Hindu New Year. Rama Navami, the birthday of Lord Rama usually falls […]

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Andaman & Nicobar Islands

One of the union territories of India, Andaman and Nicobar Islands is a breathtaking archipelago located in the Bay of Bengal. The exotic beaches blessed with coral reefs and amazing marine life making the landscape […]

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Baisakhi Mubarak

Memories are important for our personal and collective identity. We celebrate Baisakhi by remembering the phenomenal personality, life, and legacy of Guru Gobind Singh: “Whether he was at Anandpur riding his handsome blue charger, his […]

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Microsoft wins US$22 billion US Army contract for augmented reality gear

SAN FRANCISCO (TIP): Microsoft has won a Pentagon contract for augmented reality headgear for soldiers worth US$21.88 billion over the next decade, the company and the United States military announced on Wednesday (Mar 31). The […]

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LinkedIn working on Clubhouse-like audio networking feature

Inspired by the soaring success of invite-only audio chat app Clubhouse, Microsoft-owned LinkedIn is now working on a similar app for over 740 million members in more than 200 countries. The leading professional networking platform […]

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The Golden City Jaisalmer

So named for the yellow sandstone used in most of its buildings, the Golden City of Jaisalmer is an oasis of splendid old architecture that rises from the sand dunes of the Thar Desert. Once […]

Hinduism

 The Shraap of Vriddhakshatra

Interesting curses in Hindu scriptures In various Hindu scriptures, we can find some interesting Curses (shraaps) that have been addressed to gods and mortals that apparently changed the course of divine history. The Curse of […]

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Easter: The Resurrection of Jesus Christ

Easter is a Christian holiday that celebrates the belief in the resurrection of Jesus Christ. In the New Testament of the Bible, the event is said to have occurred three days after Jesus was crucified […]

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Regional names of Holi

Popularity of Holi can be gauged from the number of names Holi has in different states. Also of great interest is the story behind each of these names. As one moves across from one state […]

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Rainbow shades of Holi in Rajasthan desert 

By Dr Yash Goyal TIP Representative at Jaipur Geographically, in the largest desert of the country, not only the ‘dialect’ (dialect/language) changes on every twenty ‘Kos’ (less than Km), but also the manner and ritual […]