indian beliefs

The tale of Mathura’s Govardhan Hill

The tale of Mathura’s Govardhan Hill

August 10, 2018

According to Hindu mythology, Lord Krishna protected the residents of Govardhan in Uttar Pradesh (north India) from harsh rains and thunderstorms by lifting the Govardhan Hill on his finger. Today, people from various parts of the world visit the place to circumambulate the hill,...

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Shani Shignapur: The doorless suburb

Shani Shignapur: The doorless suburb

March 2, 2017

While most of us are becoming increasingly watchful of our possessions and prefer to keep our houses and shops safely locked, there are others who decline to stay behind closed doors and windows. Welcome to the 'door-less' village - Shani Shignapur!

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