A Janmashtami Journey

Janmashtami or Gokulashtami, is one of the most popular and important Hindu festivals. It marks the birthday of Lord Krishna, the eighth re-incarnation of Lord Vishnu, who gave the vital message of the Bhagwat Gita – the guiding principles for every Hindu. It is celebrated with great enthusiasm by Hindus. In this article, we take […]

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This is our Independence Day!

Thursday July 4th 2019 is Independence day in the USA, marking 243 years since America declared its independence from Great Britain. Did you know that 150 other countries have their own Independence Day? Looking at the 151 Independence Days, it turns out that nationalist urges have a seasonal bent with 44% of all Independence Days […]

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Broken Heart

No love for Valentine’s Day?

On February 14th, lovers and sweethearts around the world will exchange gifts and cards to mark Valentine’s Day. For many it is a harmless day to encourage some romance. However, in some parts of the world, actively celebrating St. Valentine’s Day is frowned upon and even banned. Cool down in Cambodia This year, the Khmer […]

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