‘Religion’

Mount Kailash, the Himalayan peak, is shrouded in mysticism. Besides being the religious seat of various religions, viz., Hinduism, the various sects of Buddhism and Jainism, the peak nestled in the Western parts of Tibet, has evoked great curiosity among scientists and mystics alike. Hindus revere Mount...

I’m mortified and painfully disgusted by the bigotry of these people. They have adopted a malicious vendetta against a respectable citizen based on a...

This is not breaking news, though! Having already hosted over 14, 000 deaths so far, Mukti Bhavan is quite popular among those staring at their imminent...

Amidst the sea of devotees, I stood transfixed by the glitter. I was staring at the idol, loaded from top to bottom, in precious stones. I was with my...

A person takes oath and stops eating till he dies of starvation. This practice, according to the Jain community, offers salvation. But aren’t there peaceful...

It’s a bloodcurdling thought, I know, but should I ignore it just because my fellow Muslim brothers will likely find the idea blasphemous? I need to...

I am a Parsi and I feel offended when I see concern turn into sheer stupidity. Just read this: ‘Be responsible, don’t use a condom tonight’.  This...

Women on periods in India have always been ostracised & quarantined. It’s degrading for a woman on period to be told she’s dirty and polluted,...

I am going to tread on dangerous grounds here, but I have God on my side. Even He says it’s okay to question. In fact, in Geeta, Bible and Koran, He...

I experienced an awakening during my recent visit to my Grandma. It was my first visit after marriage and as we were about to leave, I touched her feet....