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Cancer Treatment

National Cancer Awareness Day: The Role of Lifestyle and Environmental Factors in Preventing Cancer

Cancer, a formidable adversary, touches the lives of millions across the world. In India, the burden of cancer continues to rise, and its impact is deeply felt. However, amidst the sobering statistics and challenges, there is room for hope and proactive measures. While genetics undoubtedly play a role in cancer risk, lifestyle and environmental...
Environment Conservation

International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict

War and armed conflict often bring to mind images of destruction, loss of life, and chaos. While these are the most visible and immediate consequences, there is another casualty of conflict that is often overlooked: the environment. International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict, observed on November...
Maa Durga

Last Day of Navratri: Lessons to Learn from Maa Durga #WomenCan

The last day of Navratri is celebrated as Dussehra or Vijayadashmi, to mark the victory of Goddess Durga over the buffalo demon Mahishasura. It is the day to celebrate the victory of good over evil and of dharma over adharma. Goddess Durga is the epitome of power and strength. It is her confidence, humility and determination...
Successful Woman

Day Nine of Navratri: Celebrating Maa Siddhidatri with Stories of Successful Women

Maa Siddhidatri, the ninth form of Goddess Durga, is revered for her ability to bestow supernatural powers and achievements upon her devotees. As we celebrate Navratri and worship Maa Siddhidatri, it is an apt occasion to reflect on the powerful stories of women who have harnessed their own inner strength and achieved extraordinary success...
Indian Woman in White Saree

Day 8 of Navratri: Embracing Maa Mahagauri’s Purity and Transformation

As the joyous festival of Navratri continues, we celebrate Day 8, dedicated to Maa Mahagauri, an embodiment of purity and transformation. Her story and qualities are a source of inspiration for all of us, teaching us to embrace purity and the potential for positive change. In this article, we'll explore the legend of Maa...
Queen Velu Nachiyar

Day 7 of Navratri: Honouring the Ferociousness of Goddess Kalaratri in Women #WomenCan

Day 7 of Navratri is dedicated to the worship of Kalaratri. Kalaratri is considered to be the most ferocious form of Goddess Durga. It is believed that Parvati removed her fair skin to kill the demons Sumbha and Nisumbha. This form of the Mother Goddess is mounted on a donkey. Since she blesses all...
Navratri Day 6

Day Six of Navratri: Maa Katyayani Inspiring Modern Women with Strength, Courage, Unity, Grace, and Empowerment

As the joyous festival of Navratri continues its vibrant journey, we now arrive at Day 6, dedicated to the awe-inspiring Goddess Katyayani. This day is a celebration of one of the fiercest incarnations of Goddess Durga, known as "Maa Katyayani," or "Mahishasurmardini" - the Slayer of the Buffalo Demon. She's often seen riding a...
Nurturing

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...
Environment

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...
Strong confident woman

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...

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