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The sacred BASIL

Experimenting in the dim light of diyas, trying to capture the subtle emotions of  faith and reverence magnified midst the smoke of incense sticks , and stirring sound of prayer bells. 116 more words


Ananya's Story (Chapter 16)

She felt cheated, she felt like she had lost a confidante and she felt like life was mean. Does life have to take away everything she liked, what that the deal?? 814 more words


A Beginning

The word Hindu was derived from the word ‘Sindhu’ which is the Sanskrit word for the Indus River which borders the nation of Bharat or India. 815 more words


After the Clouds Have Gone

In mera Bharat mahaan, there’s always one artistic work or the other in the news for being deemed incongruous with religious sentiments, Indian tradition, morality or another of those heavy words no one seems to grasp with great clarity. 155 more words

Arts & Entertainment

Sri Lanka in pictures

Sri Lanka is a gem that has emerged from the shadows of war and the tsunami. Its pristine beaches, tea plantations, characterful elephants, tasty food and affordable prices have yet to be appreciated by the hoards, making it the perfect time to visit. 163 more words


Sports of the soil take root

Kabbadi, goti and other traditional sports are emerging out of the shadows of the popular ones and how!

Search the records of any kabbadi tournament from the past. 815 more words


Exploring Sigiriya during Sri Lanka Vacation Tours

Sri Lanka is the southernmost country and holiday paradise in South Asia. This island nation is bordered by the Indian Ocean on all sides. It is of high historic and religious significance, being mentioned in Hindu and Buddhist texts. 285 more words