Lal Kranti – The Protocol of Naxalism

The term ‘Maoist’ has now become part of the Indian lexicon. A Naxal or Naxalites is a member of any of the Communist guerrilla groups in India, mostly associated with the Communist Party of India (Maoist). Maoist movement in India has a long history, dating back almost 40 years. The birth of the Naxalite movement…

Romeo and Juliet

The play Romeo and Juliet is a tragedy written by William Shakespeare early in his career about two young star-crossed lovers whose deaths ultimately reconcile their feuding families. It was among … Source: Romeo and Juliet

Charlie Chaplin – Creator of comedy

The creator of comedy was born in London in April of 1889. His parents, Charles Chaplin and Hanna Hill were music hall entertainers but separated shortly after Charlie was born, leaving Hanna to pr… Source: Charlie Chaplin – Creator of comedy

Do you know the real name of Mr Bean?

A rubber-faced comedian and actor, Rowan Atkinson is especially famous in Great Britain, first as a cult favorite in the television series Blackadder, then as an even bigger star in the series Mr. Bean. Rowan Atkinson was born on January 6, 1955, in Durham, England. Rowan was the youngest of four boys. He was sent…

Pirates of Caribbean

Pirates of the Caribbean is a Walt Disney Company franchise encompassing a series of films, numerous theme park attractions, and spin-off novels as well as a number of related video games and other… Source: Pirates of Caribbean

Harrison Ford – An American actor and film producer

Harrison Ford is an American actor and film producer. He gained worldwide fame for his starring roles as Han Solo in the original Star Wars epic space opera trilogy and the title character of the I… Source: Harrison Ford – An American actor and film producer

Tom Cruise – An American actor and filmmaker.

I’ve been… chased by paparazzi, and they run lights, and they chase you and harass you the whole time. It happens all over the world, and it has certainly gotten worse. You don’t … Source: Tom Cruise – An American actor and filmmaker.

The great English Dramatist and Poet – William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare was probably born on about April 23, 1564, the date that is traditionally given for his birth. He was John and Mary Shakespeare’s oldest surviving child; their first two c… Source: The great English Dramatist and Poet – William Shakespeare

What is chillum? why sadhu smoke this?

A chillum, or chilam, is a straight conical pipe with end-to-end channel, traditionally made of clay and used since at least the eighteenth century by as sadhus in India. It was invented in India. Traditionally, chillums are made of clay, stone or wood and have been used by the Sadhus (Holy Men) in India and…

Respect Elders! Don’t Abuse

Elder abuse tends to take place where the senior lives: most often in the home where abusers are often adult children, other family members such as grandchildren, or spouses/partners of elders. Elder abuse can also occur in institutional settings, especially long-term care facilities. Or in other form Elder abuse is the infliction of physical, emotional/psychological,…

Benefits of Surya namaskar

Surya Namaskar or sun salutation is an ancient technique of paying respect or expressing gratitude to the sun, which contributes to mental, emotional, physical, and spiritual well-being. Source: Benefits of Surya namaskar

What is Herb Arjunarishta?

Arjuna is a large size deciduous tree. The height of the Arjuna tree reaches upto 60 -85 feet. It is an evergreen tree with the yellow flowers and conical leaves. It has a smooth gray bark. Fruit is 2.5 -3.5 cm long, fibrous woody, glabrous with 5 hard wings, striated with numerous curved veins. It…

The Ancient tradition of Narbali [Human sacrificing]

There was an ancient tradition of Narbali [Human sacrificing] ,  for the purpose of pleasing the God, was an orthodoxy and crime due to ignorance in human society. It was  practised  throughout the world even in highly civilised societies due to ignorance and blind faith. Uttarakhand the land of kind hearted rulers and public was also influenced…

A churel – a female ghost of South Asian folklore

A churel, also spelled as churail, chudail or chudel is a female ghost of South Asian folklore, which is equivalent of Lilith and well known in North India, Bangladesh and Pakistan. The word “churel” is also used colloquially for a witch. Source: A churel – a female ghost of South Asian folklore

Indru Nag – The God of Snakes and Rains

This Temple is located on way to Khaniyara Village about 3 kms from Kotwali Bazaar. 2 kms road route upto the village Chola and 1 km trek route to the Indrunag temple. This temple is dedicated to Nag, the Lord of Snakes, and the Lord of Rains. In the Month of July many devotees of…

The Jyotish – oldest system of astrology in the world

Jyotish is the oldest system of astrology in the world. It’s derived from  the  Sanskrit  word  “jyoti”  which means light.  As the pure light of  scientific knowledge, the word Jyotish implies studying a person’s  character,  health,  habits  and  even the future on the basis of his or her birth chart. Jyotish  is  practiced  by  a  skilled   astrologer …

Incredible benefits of Green Tea

Incredible benefits of Green Tea– Green tea is the healthiest beverage on the planet. Green tea is a product made from the Camellia sinensis plant. It can be prepared as a beverage, which can have some health effects. Or an “extract” can be made from the leaves to use as medicine. The leaves are supposedly…

The Queen of Awadh- Begum Hazrat Mahal

लखनऊ में ‘1857 की क्रांति’ का नेतृत्व बेगम हज़रत महल ने किया था। अपने नाबालिग पुत्र बिरजिस कादर को गद्दी पर बिठाकर उन्होंने अंग्रेज़ी सेना का स्वयं मुक़ाबला किया। Begum Hazrat Mahal, also known as the ‘Begum of Awadh’, was one of the earliest female staunch freedom fighter during the First Indian War of Independence. She…