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The role of indigenous women in the preservation and transmission of traditional knowledge Indigenous women are the backbone of indigenous peoples’ communities and play a crucial role in the preservation and transmission of traditional ancestral knowledge. They have an integral collective and community role as carers of natural resources and keepers of scientific knowledge. Many […]

Celebrated to acknowledge the selfless induction of wisdom and knowledge by teachers, today, July 13, marks the 2022 edition of Guru Purnima. The word ‘Guru’ has its roots in the Sanskrit language, where ‘Gu’ means darkness and ‘Ru’ stands for the removal of darkness. Hence, it becomes only understandable for an entire day to be […]

This community in southeast China is home to 7,000 fishermen refusing to conform to modern lives, remaining in their traditional floating homes on the sea. The Tanka people, also called boat people or ‘gypsies of the sea’ can be traced back to the Tang Dynasty when local fishermen settled on their vessels to avoid wartime […]

Woh Meri Bad Suloki Par Bhi Mujhe Dua Deti Hai Aagosh Main Le Kar Sub Gham Bhula Deti Hai Yun Lagta Hai Jaise Jannat Se Aa Rahi Hai Khushbo Jab Woh Apne Pallu Ki Mujhe Hawa Deti Hai Main Jo Anjane Main Karo Koi Galti Meri Maa Is Par Bhi Muskura Deti Hai Kya Khoob […]

In a series of unfortunate events, a groom married the sister of his bride after she collapsed and died earlier in the wedding ceremony. The incident happened in Uttar Pradesh, India when a woman named Surabhi and a man named Mangesh Kumar were tying the knot in a Hindu ceremony on May 27, 2021. During […]

Hindus throughout Fiji and former residents abroad will tonight mark the conclusion of the Holi festival with the Budhwa Mangal. Rather than being a part of the Sanatan Hindu religion in the Fijian Diaspora the practice of Budhwa Mangal is more of a culture. It records and relates us back to our roots- originating from […]

North Korea never ceases to amaze the whole world. Despite the fact that this country is closed to ordinary tourists, and you are unlikely to see a photo from there on Instagram, nevertheless, sometimes interesting information about this country does get out. The country is considered the most closed country, which is not surprising given […]

A person only feels trapped when he knows what exists beyond the walls. Knowledge about the outside world is what makes us restless to venture and discover. Legend has it that a Greek Orthodox monk called Michael Tolotos died in 1938 at the age of 82, without EVER seeing a woman. Be very surprised, the […]

Name: Shivaji Bhonsle Date of Birth: February 19, 1630 Birthplace: Shivneri Fort, Pune district, Maharashtra Parents: Shahaji Bhonsle (Father) and Jijabai (Mother) Reign: 1674–1680 Spouse: Saibai, Soyarabai, Putalabai, Sakvarbai, Laxmibai, Kashibai Children: Sambhaji, Rajaram, Sakhubai Nimbalkar, Ranubai Jadhav, Ambikabai Mahadik, Rajkumaribai Shirke Religion: Hinduism Death: April 3, 1680 The seat of Power: Raigad Fort, Maharashtra […]

Like in Fiji, February 14th is celebrated as Valentine’s Day in South Korea. But in South Korea, Japan and Taiwan, only women give gifts. Traditionally, women give men chocolates as a sign of affection. And rather than be economical with their purchases, women may actually benefit by spending a lot on men. How? A month […]