Tag: hindu

Sanjhi Art: A Symbolic Gender Equalizer

 
/ December 1, 2010

Traditional Indian art form Sanjhi helps create gender sensitivity.

Eco-friendly Twist to Ancient Tradition

 
/ November 18, 2010

A spiritual leader from Fatehpur Β modifies an ancient tradition of idol-immersion to beat pollution.

Pilgrim Bearers Of Kedarnath

 
/ November 10, 2010

Old or sick pilgrims are carried up to the Kedarnath shrine on the backs of men who compromise their health in the process.

Himalaya Celebrates Shepherds’ Return

 
/ September 10, 2010

Andudi or Butter festival of Uttarakhand state is a celebration of the Shepherds’ homecoming by their community.

Girl and father burned alive by the upper caste

 
/ May 5, 2010

Β 20 dalit houses were burnt by people belonging to the upper caste in Mirjpur village of Harayana. A disabled girl and her father also lost their lives in this attack. The reason for the attack was that the upper caste Jat community did not want the Dalits(lower caste) to get...