How the ancient ceremonies help in the first year of losing loved ones.
Why do we have funerals and cremation ceremonies? The old system of keeping genealogical records.
How Ganga descended from the heavens to the Earth.
Kalidas’s most famous play painted by India’s celebrated painter Ravi Varma.
Yama the God of death steals a fire drill to test the Pandavas.
How moon is tied to our mind and menstruation in women.
Supermoon that can be seen in the sky tonight, but what exactly is it? Is it really all that super? Let’s know more about it.
Flowers of Egypt and the East. One for afterlife and another for liberation within this life.
Four flowers that are scared to many faiths around the world. Not just offerings, they are symbols of philosophy.
The holy trinity ride a magical chariot to destroy three demon cities with one single arrow.
Famous Kalidas love story between Urvashi the celestial nymph and Pururava the mortal.
(To read the story from the beginning go to nal-and-damyanti-a-story-told-through-kathakali-and-raja-ravi-varma-paintings-part-1) Living in Kosala, Bahuka often worried what might have happened to Damyanti in the forest. One day when the other two servants were deep asleep, he cursed himself and sang a tragic separation song in her memory. Jeevalam was half awake and overheard this exceptional poetry….