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Navratri is a celebration of the triumph of good over evil.
Standing at the threshold of his door, a 42-year-old Charan Das passed me a smile. We were standing across him photographing the stall of Hindu deities.
This was how I learned womanhood, in step behind my sister, my mother, and her mothers. This was how I learned confidence, slowly but surely. This was where I fit seamlessly in a circle, a tradition passed down from generations past.
"The idea is to explore the gendered lines, keeping within the traditional framework."
Navratri is observed in the Hindu calendar month of Ashwin. In 2015, Navratri starts on October 13 and lasts until October
Once upon a time, a tattoo was a sign of an outlaw or an outlaw wannabe. And at the same time -- in this country at least -- outward signs of faith or references to God were often thought hopelessly dorky and prudish.
As long as possible. In India, local community boards decide how walls are used. They manage the villages, and we got permission
"It has been my privilege to be a key protagonist in the renaissance of the Marwari. The confidence to actualize ideals, to
During Navratri, many Hindus in Gujarat and elsewhere wear colorful costumes and perform a special type of vigorous dance
Connecting with the goddesses who call to you -- in the form of jewelry or art, words and music, or simply your thoughts -- can sweeten and enhance your days with bright threads of unity, wonder, and female power.
Durga is the supreme Mother Goddess in Hinduism who represents unified divine energy. In addition to her compassion, Durga
Many in India worship Sherawali Mata or Durga, the divine "Mother Goddess" who comes mounted on a tiger, making the king of the jungle the chosen vehicle of one of India's most powerful and revered religious deities.
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In Asura's Wrath, Hindu themes and images have been appropriated and lifted out of a religious and cultural context. Yet by appropriating these images, the game also works as a subtle critique of the religious text.
The word God was used a total of 57 times during the recent Republican and Democratic National Conventions. Just for fun, let's imagine if the word Goddess were used instead.
Vasant Panchami is celebrated every year on the 5th day or 'Panchami' of the bright fortnight of the lunar month of Magha. "Vasant" heralds the beginning of spring.
The authorities in Nepal have ordered officials to find more goats for ritual slaughter ahead of the country's biggest religious