If it seems like there’s a never ending supply or festivals and celebrations in India, that’s because there is. If you want to know what’s happening, where, when and why, this article offers the answers.
Wondering what Maha Shivratri on Friday 24th February is all about and who Lord Shiva is? Here’s a 101 introduction to Lord Shiva, the Lord of Dance, the husband of Parvati, the father of Ganesha and the God that saved the world but turned blue in the process.
From massive Kumbh Melas held at sacred waters all the way through to huge gatherings in the Himalayan range, India is a place where epic pilgrimages see millions of people on the move. Gaynor O’Flynn, an artist from the UK, presents Pilgrimage, an exhibition of her extensive personal pilgrimages in the Himalayan range.
Who know’s how many festivals and celebrations take place in India each year, but if you want to know what happens, where, when and why, look here.
A tradition focusing on personal spiritual development, Buddhists do not worship Gods but seek enlightenment following the truths told by the Buddha, Siddhartha Gautama, who lived in the sixth century BC
Founded in the 15th century by Guru Nanak in the Punjab district, Sikhism stresses the importance of doing good and not only carrying out rituals.
An ancient religion offering its followers the chance to liberate their souls, the number of Jains is India is small but they exert powerful influence in politics, business and everyday life.