Tag Archives: mythology
Read Why People Carry Frogs Marriage In Some Parts Of India
Two frogs were married in India so that a drought might end – and a village might live happily ever after. It’s custom in some parts of India to perform frog marriages during water shortages to invoke rain gods. According to mythological belief, holding a frog marriage ensures ample rainfa..
Science, Mythology And The Andaman Islands (Books This Weekend)
Books This Weekend Reassess how you live your life on a day-to-day basis by knowing about genetic research,..
Blind Faith Killing Owls Ahead of Diwali
Agra: Owls are in high demand during tantrik and black magic rituals done on Diwali night. Experts say this is affecting the bird population. An expert associated with the Wildlife SOS in Agra told that countless owls face a cruel fate at the hands of poachers who cater to ignorance and misguided..
History: Mughal Emperor Has Banned Cow Slaughtering
Cow slaughtering is burning issue in India and Indian politics. And many political party is willing to gain as much as vote gain raising this issue. Many recent incidents have shocked and rocked the Indian political ground with cow slaughtering incidents and Cow vigilantes have faced much critici..
Know What is Weed, Marijuana, Cannabis According To Indian Vedas? How It Became Lord Shiva’s Favourite?
Cannabis has a long history in India, veiled in legends and religion. The earliest mention of cannabis has been found in The Vedas, or sacred Hindu texts. These writings may have been compiled as early as 2000 to 1400 B.C. According to the Vedas, Cannabis was one of five sacred plants a..
Wade Into the Ocean of the Hindu Mythology for Some Food for Thought
New Delhi: Mythology is the flavour of the season and our favourite writer Devdutt Pattanaik is back with 'Devlok', a book based on his popular TV show. Readers will be further treated to another mythological fare with 'The Secret of God's Son' by Usha Narayan where she narrates many a tale. For ..
Women Who Attend Religious Services Live Longer: Study
Women who attend religious services more than once per week are more likely to live longer and may lower the risk of death from heart disease and cancer, a study has found. Middle-aged and older professional women who attended religious services more than once a week had a 27 percent lower risk ..