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India

Pictures from 2012 Kanwarias Annual Journey

Kanwarias are devotees of Lord Shiva who walk hundreds of kilometers in North India carrying water from different rivers.  The annual journey known as Kanvad Yatra  ( काँवर यात्रा or कांवड़ यात्रा) is taken from as far as Bihar to Ganges in Haridwar, Gaumukh, Gangotri

14 Jul 12 1 min read
Religion

Death Rituals in Hinduism

In the last week, I performed the last rites of my Mother. Since most of us were not much knowledgeable in the sequence and the process, and nothing was available on the net, we had to keep on asking. Here is how we did and the notes on various steps,

02 Jan 10 6 min read

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