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  • Shravan Kumar – A Grown-up Son

    Shravan Kumar Grown-up

    Shravan Kumar is a character in the great Hindu epic Ramayana. While taking his blind and disabled parents on a pilgrimage through the holy Hindu shrines, he... Read more

    Posted on 28 July 2015 TRAVEL
  • Judaism

    Judaism

    is one of the oldest monotheistic religions and was founded over 3500 years ago in the Middle East. Jews believe that God appointed the Jews to be his chosen... Read more

    Posted on 28 July 2015 TRAVEL
  • Ayodhya- an Ancient City of India

    Ayodhya- Ancient City India

    The history of Uttar Pradesh is very much associated with the broad history of India. It dates back to 4000 years.Formerly the area of Uttar Pradesh was occupie... Read more

    Posted on 28 July 2015 TRAVEL
  • Crucifixion of Jesus

    Crucifixion Jesus

    The crucifixion of Jesus occurred during the 1st century AD. According to the myths in the New Testament, Jesus, whom Christians believe to be the Son of God... Read more

    Posted on 28 July 2015 TRAVEL
  • A Cursed Village

    Cursed Village

    Rajasthan displays a picture of mystifying desert kingdom with many glorious forts, palaces and villages. Apart from this, Rajasthan has a marvelous history,... Read more

    Posted on 24 July 2015 TRAVEL
  • What is Jallikattu?

    What Jallikattu?

    The Indian Supreme Court has banned a version of bull fighting which has been popular for centuries in the southern state of Tamil Nadu. Read more

    Posted on 23 July 2015 TRAVEL
  • Thaipusam

    Thaipusam

    The word Thaipusam is a combination of the name of the month, Thai, and the name of a star, Pusam. This particular star is at its highest point during the... Read more

    Posted on 23 July 2015 TRAVEL
  • A Cursed River

    Cursed River

    Karmanasa River, is a tributary of the Ganges River. Karmanasa River originates in Kaimur district of Bihar and flows through Uttar Pradesh. Read more

    Posted on 21 July 2015 TRAVEL
  • Lonar Crater Lake

    Lonar Crater Lake

    Lonar Lake, a saltwater lake in Maharashtra, was created by a meteor hitting the Earth and is one of its kind in India. the Lonar Crater was first discovered... Read more

    Posted on 21 July 2015 TRAVEL
  • Which Festival on Earth is Visible from Space?

    Which Festival Earth Visible from Space?

    Did you Know The gathering is so large that the Kumbh Mela is visible from the space. Kumbh Mela is the greatest pilgrimage and festival in the Hindu religion. Read more

    Posted on 21 July 2015 TRAVEL
  • His Holiness, the Dalai Lama

    Holiness, Dalai Lama

    , the exiled spiritual leader of Tibetan Buddhists, runs his government in exile from Dharmashala in northern India.The Dalai Lama was born Lhamo Thondup on Jul... Read more

    Posted on 21 July 2015 TRAVEL
  • Top 15 Short Stories of the Month

    Short Stories Month

    Vikas Acharya’s Blog Post has been Selected in last month’s top 15 Short Stories Posts in India by Baggout.com I wanted to take a moment to extend my most... Read more

    Posted on 20 July 2015 TRAVEL
  • A Mermaid – JalPari

    Mermaid JalPari

    Originally posted on Vikas Acharya: JalPari is a Hindi word formed by two Hindi words ‘jal’ means water and ‘pari’ means fairy. Jalpari is also known... Read more

    Posted on 15 July 2015 TRAVEL
  • Shree Radha Krishna – A Great Mythical Love Story

    Shree Radha Krishna Great Mythical Love Story

    Originally posted on Vikas Acharya: The love of Radha Krishna is said to the highest form of love and devotion.There are numerous legends and stories of Radha... Read more

    Posted on 15 July 2015 TRAVEL
  • The Kinner Kailash – At the Height of 6500 Meters

    Kinner Kailash Height 6500 Meters

    Originally posted on Vikas Acharya: The Kinnaur Kailash ( known as Kinner Kailash) is a mountain in the Kinnaur district of the Indian state Himachal Pradesh. Read more

    Posted on 15 July 2015 TRAVEL
  • Lord of the Cremation – Shiva

    Lord Cremation Shiva

    Originally posted on Vikas Acharya: Shiva, the third god of the Hindu triad, has three eyes, the third one (between the eyebrows) being usually closed, except a... Read more

    Posted on 15 July 2015 TRAVEL
  • Raksha Bandhan

    Raksha Bandhan

    Saturday, August 29, 2015 Raksha Bandhan or Rakhi as it is popularly known is celebrated on a full moon day in August with great fervour all over India and the... Read more

    Posted on 11 July 2015 TRAVEL
  • Gayatri Mantra

    Gayatri Mantra

    ॐ भूर्भुवः स्वः तत्सवितुर्वरेण्यं । भर्गो देवस्य धीमहि धियो यो नः प्रचोदयात् ॥ AUM BHOOR BHUWAH SWAHA, TAT SAVITUR VARENYAM, BHARGO DEVASAYA DHEEMAHI, DHIYO YO... Read more

    Posted on 11 July 2015 TRAVEL
  • Mantra Meditation

    Mantra Meditation

    A mantra is therefore an instrument of the mind, a powerful sound or vibration that you can use to enter a deep state of meditation. Read more

    Posted on 11 July 2015 TRAVEL
  • What is Prayer?

    What Prayer?

    Prayer is the practice of the presence of God.  It is the place where pride is abandoned, hope is lifted, and supplication is made. Read more

    Posted on 11 July 2015 TRAVEL