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Shri Naina Devi Temple

Shri Naina Devi Temple is located on an altitude of 1177 meters in Distt. Bilaspur, Himachal Pradesh. Several mythological stories are associated with the establishment of the temple.According to a legend, Goddess Sati burnt herself alive in Yagna, which distressed Lord Shiva. 56 more words


Weekly Photo Challenge: Ephemeral

When I saw the theme for this week’s photo challenge Ephemeral, the first word that came to my mind was “What?!” Hahaha, sorry folks, I hardly come across the word Ephemeral, so please excuse my ignorance :-) 118 more words


Daily News Recap (3-27-15)

Compiled by Holly Henrichsen
Assistant Web Content Manager

NCAA President Mark Emmert has expressed concern over a recent Indiana bill that has been signed into law. 438 more words


Making the Bhagavad Gita Work for You

After years of yoga, retreats and sessions with spiritual teachers, I was finally motivated to read the Bhagavad Gita, one of the oldest and most relevant Hindu texts ever written. 275 more words


Maharashtra bans Beef

The government of Maharashtra has banned beef on the pretext of cows being holy to Hindus. This has not affected only minorities and dalits (so called untouchables) but also poor people for whom beef is the only affordable non-vegetarian food. 324 more words


Turtles and Traditional Medicine

To soak up our last few days in beautiful Sri Lanka, Dave and I decided to have touristy day! That might sound strange considering we are tourists and have done the ‘tourist route’ of Sri Lanka, but our experience so far of Sri Lanka has actually been incredibly authentic and ‘off the beaten track’. 528 more words