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Kulbir Kaur

Mystic Mantra: The journey to shahidi

Udham Singh was a noble soul and all the hardships of his life did not deter him from following the path of sacrifice, justice and the right cause.

16 May 2019 2:36 AM

Science fiction all too preoccupied with political griefs

In the modern world driven by technology, self-interest and consumerism, even the sea can vanish overnight (Stealing the Sea by Asif Aslam Farrukhi).

12 May 2019 12:11 AM

Mystic Mantra — Baisakhi: A harbinger of sacred and secular

The day of Baisakhi marks a new beginning and falls on 13th April as per the Gregorian calendar.

13 Apr 2019 1:33 AM

Mystic Mantra: Bhagat Trilochan

Bhagat Trilochan not only condemned superstitions, useless rituals but also criticised fake sadhus.

26 Mar 2019 5:29 AM

Following in the noble footsteps of Sikh Gurus

Khalsa Aid attracts a large number of volunteers and presently there are around 18,000 volunteers working for it.

09 Mar 2019 12:35 AM

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Mystic Mantra: Compassion - A divine trait

Compassion is a divine quality and is viewed as the highest moral virtue.

23 Feb 2019 12:55 AM

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

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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

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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

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