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temples of bhuj: the grand and the familial

Above: The Soni family temple

Every day as I set off to explore one corner or another of Kutch I would pass a dazzling white edifice in Bhuj, my base during my travels in north-west Gujarat. 500 more words

Breakfree Journeys


“It is a system designed to control people. It makes those who suffer or are oppressed, blame themselves for their misery. Because you believe you are paying for sins committed either in your own previous lives or those committed by our ancestors, or even community.

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For the pooja at the temple. As he was about to leave, the king of this kingdom had a heart

attack. Madan who was present with the king sat by him as he was being treated by doctors. 529 more words

Guru Sahibaans

Review of Realm of the Goddess

I was thrilled to read this review of my book by Louise Pennington over at http://louisepennington.org/

Realm of the Goddess by Sabina Khan

I first heard of the… 642 more words

YA Paranormal Fantasy

the 18th century kamangari wall paintings of kutch

With this post I digress to another side of Kutch—the ornamental wall paintings which decorate the walls of homes, temples and work places in the vast… 447 more words


On Priya's Shakti, a comic about women's empowerment

This was originally posted on Firstpost.com.

To read Ram Devineni’s “augmented reality” comic book, Priya’s Shakti, you need a phone or a tablet and a good internet connection. 1,466 more words



Bandaraina who are better known as the Monkey-men of Delhi are a race of creatures primarily found in India who stalk and harass humans for purely entertainment reasons. 107 more words

Supernatural Creatures