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The King of the Spice Jungle

Spices were one of the earliest trade commodities in India.  Pepper was leading among the variety of spices cultivated in India. A native of India, pepper dates back to almost …

Divinity in Fragrance

This article is authored by Mrs Radhika Srinivasan. Mrs Srinivasan has authored four books on Asia’s art and thought. Presently, she runs an Institution called Kamalalayam in Manjakkudi, Tiruvarur for …

World Bows Down to Jagannatha, the Epitome of Bliss

According to the Shree Jagannath Temple in Puri, Odisha, the celebrations of this year’s Jagannatha Ratha Yatra began with routine rituals of the deities such as ‘Mangala Aarti’, ‘Mailam’, ‘Abakasha’, …

India Must Shape Yoga’s Global Outreach

This year’s theme: IDY 2021: Be with Yoga, Be at Home, hosted by India’s Ministry of Ayush and Ministry of Youth and Sports Affairs further encourages yoga practice from home. Over …