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Pushkar and the Price of Karma

INDIA | Sat, 1 Mar 2014 | By tnj4884 | Views [58]

According to the Hindu religion, the god Brahma dropped a lotus flower and the town of Pushkar sprouted up from where it landed. Unfortunately for the deity, he also had a love affair here which enraged his first wife. She cursed him, saying that only ... Read more >

Tags: hinduism, pushkar, religion

The Birth of Beliefs

SOUTH AFRICA | Thu, 4 Jul 2013 | By izzyabraham | Views [300]

It’s a cold night in early August and I’m standing outside shivering, looking up at a brightly-lit Hindu temple. I am here to take part in the annual celebration of Lord Krishna’s birth, an event known as Krishna Janmashtami . I’... Read more >

Tags: grahamstown, hindu, hinduism, india, indian, janmashtami, krishna, religion, south africa

Photos: Scholarship entry: Visit to Nepal - lessons in courage, friendship and happiness.

NEPAL | Wed, 9 Jan 2013 | By anthonyshock | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

I am a 20-year old Psychology student from England and I am currently stood at a crossroad in life. Do I jump into a career, make money and fill the fridge - or do I avoid the rat race, grapple for money to throw at my passions, and really experience ... Read more >
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Tags: asia, friendship, hindu, hinduism, kathmandu, life, nepal, nuwakot, photography

Day 10 - Ganges River Boat Ride

INDIA | Sat, 3 Dec 2011 | By davidrgaines | Views [543]

I think my numbering of days is all cockeyed at this point - today is definitely day 10. Up at 5:00am and dragged ourselves downstairs and onto the bus before dawn to see the Hindu devotees from all over India who come to Varanasi to bathe in the Ganges.... Read more >

Tags: ganges, hinduism, india, terrific wooden flutes, varanasi

 

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