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The Bishnoi Community: Environmental Conservation and Spiritual Traditions in Rajasthan

The Bishnoi community, that was established by in the 15th century by Guru Jambeshwar is a steadfast guardian of environmental conservation with its population that has now reached about approximately 1.5 million. Their ethos is deeply rooted in their sanctity of life. This provides a window for us to see the harmonious relationship between humans […]Read More

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Gond Art and Culture: The Indigenous Aesthetics of Central India

India’s cultural landscape has various threads of traditions, spirituality and creativity that is said to be connected with the stories of tribal communities. Among these communities, the Gonds stand strong as an example of resilience, creativity and cultural richness. Comprising just over 9 million, out of the total tribal population of India, the Gonds represent […]Read More

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Monuments of Morality: Unraveling the Legacy of the Ashokan Pillar

“Dhammaghosha is now replacing Bherighosha…” The significance of this statement found in Ashokan inscriptions is monumental. For the first time in world history, there was a King who understood the futility of war and instead considered looking after his subjects as the true aim of a KIng. Rightly known as “The Great”, this King was […]Read More

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Sunshine, Daisies, Butter Mellow: Cultural Significance of Yellow

In a world adorned with the vibrant hues of nature’s palette, few colours command attention quite like yellow. It dances through the air in the golden radiance of autumn leaves, whispers secrets in the gentle flutter of canary wings, and bursts forth in the cheerful petals of daffodils heralding the arrival of spring. From the […]Read More

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Awakening Devotion: The Life and Works of Tulsidas

Tulsidas, born Rambola Dubey on August 11, 1511, in Soron, Delhi Sultanate (present-day Uttar Pradesh, India), was a revered Vaishnava Hindu saint and poet. Renowned for his unwavering devotion to the deity Rama, he left an indelible mark on Indian literature, spirituality, and culture. Tulsidas is best known for his magnum opus, the epic “Ramcharitmanas,” […]Read More