Author Nanditha Krishna on the close relationship between Hinduism and Nature

There is a close symbiotic relationship between Hinduism and Nature. The basis of Hindu culture is dharma or righteousness, incorporating duty, cosmic law and justice. Every person must act for the general welfare of the earth, humanity, all creation and all aspects of life. Dharma is meant for the well-being of all living creatures. The verses…

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Lahore: A Shared Legacy

By Haroon Khalid It is a beautiful specimen of traditional “Hindu” architecture accommodated in a modern context. Much emphasis was laid on the design and the construction of the structure. It was meant to be a statement, a symbol of Hindu revivalism, seen to be synonymous with a revival of Indian civilization, after the darkness…

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Certain Seamlessness

By Meena Menon Can you stop Lata Mangeshkar’s voice at the border?  asked Farooq Sattar, a politician from the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) when I first met him in Karachi as part of a Mumbai Press Club delegation in 2011.  Like her songs, music, art,  culture and books have a seamless quality of seeping in…

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