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Narasimha Jayanthi 2016

Narasimha is the fourth incarnation of Lord Vishnu and is popularly known as ‘man-lion’ or ‘half man – half lion’ incarnation. In 2016, the date of Narasimha Jayanthi is May 20. 191 more words

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Market Diaries!

We have more than often experienced the feeling of losing track of time when in our favourite markets. Wandering around and enjoying the scenes around, we are unaware as a ten-minute walk takes us hours. 1,188 more words

Everyday Events

How does your perception of arranged marriage change after you got married?

I’m a non-Indian lady & Indian guy friends tells me about their quest on arranged marriage. While I don’t know sufficient cases to draw correlations POV (<30), I do know enough to have idiosyncrasies in psychological and perceptions about marriage before & after which comes to me as cultural shock. 1,325 more words



If I was asked under what sky the human mind has most fully developed some of its choicest gifts, has most deeply pondered on the greatest problems of life and found solutions, I should point to India.                                       1,075 more words


Guru 'Aruna ji Mohanty'

Words stop. On the full stop junction, there are diversions.On the diversions, there are ‘pathgamis’. And those connoisseurs are reflections of spirituality,unison & celebration.

*Aruna ji…

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What was that one moment when you felt like saying "Indians will remain Indians"?

Answer by Raakhee Venugopal:

Thank you for the A2A.

Having lived outside of India for a major chunk of my life so far, I do come across several instances when this phrase inadvertently pops up in my mind ^_^ 372 more words


Doors and windows of India, Rajasthan

Walking through little alleys and side streets in Rajasthan, seemed  like opening a treasure box. Every morning starting out for a new adventure I had to double check my camera equipment making sure taking two fully charged batteries and two camera chips, never knowing what’s out there to capture. 168 more words