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Legends of Dussehra

According to popular belief, Dussehra celebrates the victory of Goddess Durga over the wicked demon Mahishasura who, according to legend, belonged to Mysore. The history ofthe festivalhas its origin in a Puranic story concerning the killing of ... Afternoon Despatch & Courier, 1 month ago
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Student groups come to blows over Mahishasura issue at JNU once again

In a repeat of a 2011 incident, different student groups came to blows at Jawaharlal Nehru University on Thursday night over the topic of demon Mahishasura, whose slaying by Goddess Durga is celebrated as Dussehra in some parts of the country. The ...
 The Hindu1 month ago
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Experts unearth Champa artifacts

Dressed to kill: A relief of the Mahishasura Mardini Goddess, well armed to destroy demons, was recently unearthed in Binh Dinh Province. — VNS Photo Ly Kha BINH DINH (VNS) — Numerous rare Champa artifacts have been found at the excavation ...
 Viet Nam News1 month ago
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Why We Need To Celebrate Mahishasur (or Ravana) Shahadat Diwas

Countercurrents.org Until the lions have their own historians, the history of the hunt will always glorify the hunter… - Chinua Achebe Let me first introduce you the turn of events unfolding in Jawaharlal Nehru University with regard to the ...
 Counter Currents1 month ago

Bird-watching in Gujarat or skiing in Himachal Pradesh: What's your pick for a quick getaway?

FROM MUMBAI: DHORDO, GUJARAT Visiting Rann during the Rann Utsav and feel like indulging yourself with a luxury tent stay? Then head to Dhordo, this grand tent city with over 350 Luxury Tents in Dhordo Village is situated about 85 kms from Bhuj ...
 Economic Times1 week ago

Children present scintillating show

Comment · print · T T T+· T- The Hindu Students participating in classical dance competition in Visakhapatnam on Wednesday.Photo: C.V. Subrahmanyam Students from 34 schools take part in dance competitions Decked up in colourful ...
 The Hindu2 weeks ago
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Why This Celebration of Death?

Countercurrents.org When Asuras are a tribe, to defeat them or to kill their hero- how can it become a festival to celebrate? What sort of a psyche does that symbolize? If someone made a festival of the massacre in Gujarat or the massacres of ...
 Counter Currents2 weeks ago ISW, UIA, MIlan and India Association of Rhode Island to Celebrate Diwali This Weekend  India New England1 month ago Muslims participate in Dusshera festivities, promote communal harmony  International Business Times India1 month ago Dussehra 2014: People Across the Country Celebrate Festival, Burn Ravana Effigies  International Business Times India1 month ago
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Even Gods Get Angry

A bit of anger for the right reasons is actually good, for it can right a lot of wrongs, writes ASHOK CELLY Anger is generally viewed as a negative or destructive emotion harmful to both individual and community. For most wise people, anger is ...
 Speaking Tree2 weeks ago

Finding Meaning in Mythology to Create Dance

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: For many, the name Karna rings only a mythological character. But for Bharatanatyam danseuse Navia Natarajan, Karna is the embodiment of every orphan who is in a quest for his identity. In the city to perform at the annual ...
 New Indian Express3 weeks ago

View from the right : JNU venom

An article in the Organiser says that behind the veil of right to freedom of expression, some elements at JNU have been spreading venom along religious and cultural lines. The article, called A Campus that Spreads Venom, reminds students and ...
 Indian Express4 weeks ago
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