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Top 5 Yoga Calendars for 2014

If you are one of the millions of people around the world, who have reaped the benefits of the ancient Indian physical-discipline of Yoga, here is a perfect New Year Gift idea for you.

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Karkidakka Vavu

Karkidakka Vavu is a Hindu festival that usually falls on a moonless day of July - when all Hindu families of Kerala pay homage to their dead ancestors and relatives.

Yoga & Ayurveda: Self-Healing and Self-Realization

Both Yoga and Ayurveda enjoy immense popularity across the globe. But both disciplines are also subject to considerable distortion. David Frawley’s book offers a valuable overview of the connecting points between Yoga and Ayurveda and shows how both disciplines are relevant to contemporary spiritual practice through logical understanding and practical pointers.

Role of Indian Army in Amarnath Yatra

The Indian Army plays a pivotal role in making the annual Amarnath Yatra possible for tens of thousands of pilgrims providing them safety, security, medical and humanitarian assistance.

Maharshi Veda Vyasa

Vyasa is perhaps the greatest sage in the history of Hindu religion. He edited the four Vedas, wrote the 18 Puranas, the epic Mahabharata and the Srimad Bhagavata. Read about the life and works of Maharshi Vyasa.

The Origin of Hindu Drama

How did Sankrit plays originate in ancient India? Learn about the character, construct, and performance of the Hindu drama in this knowledgeable article from 'Tales from the Hindu Dramatists' (1911) by R. N. Dutta.

The Origin of the Panchatantra Tales

The Panchatantra is one of India’s most important contributions to world literature and consists of five books of fables attributed to the ancient Indian scholar Vishnu Sharma. But what went behind the genesis of these stories. Here's the story behind the stories...

Maa Shashthi: The Folk Goddess of Woman Power

Maa Shashthi is a lesser known Hindu Goddess. She is considered an avatar of Goddess Durga and held in high esteem by the women folk of Bengal. Read about the 6 major festivals related to this Goddess, including Jamai Shasthi - a day dedicated to the son-in-law.

World No Tobacco Day: Is Smoking Sinful?

Yes. Harmful habits like consuming tobacco is considered immoral and sinful in Hinduism. The Chandogya Upanishad rightly says: "From purity of food follows the

The Panchatantra

The Panchatantra is one of India’s most important contributions to world literature. Read about the history, origin, authorship, and purpose of this immortal book of stories.

What is Vaastu Shastra?

Vaastu - the ancient Indian science of geopathy can help you live a happy and healthy life if your house is compliant to certain natural laws. Hindus believe

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