Jainism

The ruins of Purulia temples

The ruins of Purulia temples

November 1, 2019

Purulia district, located in the east Indian state of West Bengal, possesses a diverse amount of culture and heritage. Surrounded by Midnapore, Bankura and Burdwan district, this place has undergone significant changes over the past few decades from what was originally known as V...

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Jainism

Jainism

October 30, 2018

Jainism is based on respect for all living beings and living life in a minimalistic way, just as the modern-day greens try to emulate. With sustainable development becoming a key word again across the globe, Jainism can play the role of a lighthouse through its well-established p...

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Rajputs’ pride: Kumbhalgarh, Rajasthan

Rajputs’ pride: Kumbhalgarh, Rajasthan

March 17, 2018

Many of us have heard of the Great Wall of China but very few know the second longest wall in the world is located in the west Indian state of Rajasthan. We are talking about the Kumbhalgarh Fort, which extends to the length of 36 kilometers is also known as the “Great Wall of ...

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Experiencing Bahubali Mahamastakabhisheka at Shravanabelagola

Experiencing Bahubali Mahamastakabhisheka at Shravanabelagola

March 1, 2018

Shravanabelagola is a Jain pilgrimage in the south Indian state of Karnataka. It is known for its Vindyagiri Hills, which are the mount for the gigantic and the most sacred of Jain idols - the Gommateshwara statue of Lord Bahubali.

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Ministry of Tourism includes new sites under PRASAD scheme

Ministry of Tourism includes new sites under PRASAD scheme

April 1, 2017

Government of India has launched the PRASAD (Pilgrimage Rejuvenation and Spiritual Augmentation Drive) scheme to identify and develop pilgrimage tourist destinations on the principles of high tourist visits, competitiveness and sustainability to enrich the religious tourism exper...

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River Narmada – a spell work by the nature

River Narmada – a spell work by the nature

December 28, 2016

Emerging from central India in the Amarkantak Plateau, River Narmada is considered the holiest among all other sacred rivers in India. It holds a rich, diverse religious significance and geology and the locals have a book full of stories associated with its formations and existen...

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UNESCO

UNESCO

March 4, 2016

The Permanent Delegation of India to UNESCO has organised on Thursday a special conference with a focus on “Sanskrit, A classical Language- Beyond Heritage” with Indologist, economist and member of the prestigious NITI (National Institution for Transforming India) Aayog, Dr. ...

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