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Fifth Day of Navratri: Unveiling the Essence of Maa Skandamata

The vibrant festival of Navratri, celebrated with fervour and devotion, unfolds over a span of nine auspicious days. Each day holds a unique significance, and on the fifth day of this grand celebration, devotees pay homage to Maa Skandamata, the fifth form of the revered goddess Durga. The name "Skandamata" is a composite of two...

Day Four of Navratri: Celebrating Five Women Activists Championing the Cause of Environment Conservation #WomenCan

The fourth day of Navratri is dedicated to the worship of Maa Kushmanda. Maa Kushmanda is believed to be the creative power of the universe. She is associated with the endowment of vegetation on earth. On this day, let us celebrate the contribution of five women who have played a significant role in environment...
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Day Three of Navratri: Celebrating Five Brave and Beautiful Women of India #WomenCan

The auspicious festival of Navratri is a celebration of the triumph of good over evil. The word Navratri is derived from the Sanskrit words Nav and Ratri which means nine nights. On the third day of Navratri, devotees pay homage to Chandraghanta, which translates to "one who has a crescent moon on her forehead." Maa...
Navratri Day two - Wisdom

Day Two of Navratri: Embracing Wisdom with Goddess Brahmacharini

Navratri, a nine-night Hindu festival celebrated with fervour and devotion, presents a rich array of spirituality, culture, and tradition. It is a time when devotees across the world come together to worship the divine feminine energy, embodied in the goddess Durga. Each day of Navratri is dedicated to a different manifestation of the goddess,...
Navratri Day one - Artisans Prosperity

Day One of Navratri: Maa Shailputri’s Blessings Unleash Prosperity for Artisans and Small Businesses

The Indian festival of Navratri, a nine-night celebration dedicated to the worship of the divine goddess Durga, holds deep spiritual significance for millions of people across the country. It is a time of prayer, devotion, and reflection, marked by colourful dances, music, and religious ceremonies. Each of the nine days represents a different form...
International Day of Girl Child

Equality Begins at Home: Nurturing Gender Equality in Indian Families

Every year, on October 11th, the world observes the International Day of the Girl Child. This day serves as a poignant reminder of the need to prioritize and promote the rights and well-being of girl children globally. In a nation as diverse and culturally rich as India, this observance carries significant weight, highlighting the...
Dear Zindagi - Mental Health

Mental Health in Indian Cinema: Portrayals, Impact, and Changing Narratives

In the vast and diverse landscape of Indian cinema, mental health has emerged as a compelling and thought-provoking theme. It delves into the depths of human psychology, unravels the intricacies of emotional well-being, and often serves as a mirror reflecting societal stigmas surrounding mental health issues. Over the years, Indian cinema has embarked on...
Skills-Based Volunteering

Philanthropy Beyond Money: The Power of Skills-Based Volunteering in India

In the world of philanthropy, the traditional concept of giving money is evolving into a more dynamic and impactful form - skills-based volunteering. This innovative approach to philanthropy is gaining momentum in India, where professionals and experts are harnessing their knowledge and expertise to support non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and social enterprises. Skills-based volunteering not...
Animal Welfare India

Innovative Tech Solutions for Animal Welfare: Indian Startups Leading the Way

India has always been a land where tradition and innovation coexist, and this synergy is now being harnessed to address critical issues, including animal welfare. In recent years, a wave of innovative technology startups has emerged, leveraging advanced solutions such as Artificial Intelligence (AI), Internet of Things (IoT), and other cutting-edge technologies to make...

Mahatma Gandhi’s Legacy: Promoting Non-Violence in Corporate Culture

Mahatma Gandhi, an icon of peace and non-violence, left an indelible mark on the world with his unwavering commitment to Ahimsa, the principle of non-violence. His philosophy was instrumental in India's struggle for independence and continues to inspire individuals and organizations globally. On the occasion of the International Day of Non-Violence, it is pertinent...
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World Heart Day: Educating the Next Generation About Heart Health in India

India is undergoing a health transition. With a significant increase in lifestyle-related diseases, especially cardiovascular diseases, it is crucial to empower the youth with knowledge and skills to make informed choices for a heart-healthy future. Let us explore the importance of educating India's youth about heart health, the initiatives being taken to promote awareness,...
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World Tourism Day: Embracing Sustainable Travel and the Vital Role of Responsible Travellers

Every year, on September 27th, World Tourism Day calls us to celebrate the immense influence of tourism on global economies, cultures, and environments. It's a day to reflect on the profound impact that our travels can have, both positively and negatively. In recent years, the concept of sustainable travel has emerged as a guiding...

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