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Kulbir Kaur

Mystic Mantra: My Mita, my friend

A person in love does not believe in any kind of distinction.

09 Feb 2019 2:15 AM

Radha: Not only a rasika, but a rebel in love

The book, not surprisingly, begins with a comparison between Radha and Sita. Radha, like Sita, is also a manifestation of Lakshmi.

03 Feb 2019 8:10 AM

Mystic Mantra: Right to have rights

He admonishes the rulers and their ministers and asks them to work for the welfare of the people.

26 Jan 2019 2:02 AM

Mystic Mantra: Guru Gobind Singh - A martyr

Guru Gobind Singh also composed poetry to put courage into his Sikhs.

12 Jan 2019 12:24 AM

Mystic Mantra: Four sahibzade, four martyrs

A martyr is one who chooses to suffer death rather than renounce his faith.

21 Dec 2018 12:05 AM


Battle between Kartikeya and Surapadma

The child, Kartikeya, son of Lord Shiva and Parvati, struggling with the mysteries of life.

16 Dec 2018 12:10 AM

Why are Vishnu’s avatars, Ram and Krishna, opposites?

Krishna married eight women and gave protection to 16,100 women.

09 Dec 2018 12:58 AM

Mystic Mantra: Guru Nanak and truthful living

Guru Nanak, the first Guru of the Sikhs, was born in 1469 AD in Talwandi who emphasised on the oneness of God.

23 Nov 2018 12:10 AM

Mystic Mantra: Celebrating Durga in sarad navratri

The nine manifestations, known as Navdurga, represent all the cosmic energy of the universe.

16 Oct 2018 12:52 AM

Gendered resistance meshes myth

The novel is of 242 pages, out of which 115 pages are devoted to myth only.

30 Sep 2018 1:41 AM


Mystic Mantra: Let’s embrace truth

The true path of realization can never be coloured by false rituals and superstitions.

21 Sep 2018 12:33 AM

Mystic Mantra: May this bond tie us together!

The word “raksha” means “protection” while “bandhan” is a “tie” or a relationship “which binds”.

25 Aug 2018 5:33 AM

A perfect bhel-puri of desire, betrayal, sex

Domestic violence, acid attack, purdah system witch hunting, environmental issues are presented in a drama form in the last story, “The End of Ages”.

19 Aug 2018 12:31 AM

Mystic Mantra: A childlike devotion

Bhagat Dhanna’s hymns are included in the Guru Granth Sahib under Asa and Dhanasari measures.

26 Jul 2018 6:20 AM

Mystic Mantra: Consoler of the mind

The central theme of the Bani is to understand the way of salvation and how to be a brahmgiani, or the enlightened one.

18 Jun 2018 5:41 AM


Mystic Mantra: When ocean merges into the drop

Kabir, a 15th century Indian saint, was a poet, social reformer and a revolutionary.

08 May 2018 12:59 AM

Mystic Mantra: Baisakhi — Harvest, happiness, holy

Baisakhi is celebrated all over the country since it marks the ripening of the rabi harvest.

14 Apr 2018 6:05 AM

Mystic Mantra: Show endurance in adversity

Guru Nanak gave Bhai Lehna a new name, “Angad”, which means a part of one’s body.

14 Mar 2018 1:50 AM

Mystic Mantra: Creator resides within self

Ramananda, a fourteenth century Vaishnava devotional poet sant, was born in 1366 in Allahabad.

23 Feb 2018 2:13 AM

Mystic Mantra: Service before self

Bhagat Puran Singh was born in 1904 in Rajeval village in Ludhiana district of the Punjab.

26 Jan 2018 1:54 AM