History & Religions

history and religions

Delhi was already a green city when the English occupied India, and decided to make the capital of the British Raj into a green haven. But the rapid urbanization of the XXth century challenged that equilibrium. Today, in the literal sense of the word, New Delhi is a green city. […]

New Delhi, a green city ?

Aïd el-Fitr is celebrated on the 18th of July 2015 in India. For Muslims, it marks the end of the Ramadan, month of fast and prayers. The Aïd takes place the day after the end of the Ramadan, as in the morning of the 18th, together in the city’s biggest […]

Aïd in India

A small religious community, which exists mostly in Mumbai, is called Zoroastrianism. The follower of Zoroastrianism is called Parsi, because the religion arrives in India from Persia. This religion was established by Zarathustra in 6th or 7th century BC. The followers of Zoroastrianism were exiled from Iran in the 7th century […]

Zoroastrianism in India

Buddhism evolved in India. There were periods in India’s past when Buddhism was dominant in this country. Today less then 1% of India’s population is Buddhist. Buddhism was established in about 500 BC. The religion began with a prince called Siddhartha Gautama. He belonged to an aristocratic family. As a prince […]

Buddhism in India

When you think about India, you think automatically about Bollywood, about the kingdom of holi cows and of corse about yoga. Moreover we recieve many recommendation requests for ashrams from our clients. Thus we decided to give you a list of ashrams as well as spiritual masters located in India. […]

Eat, pray, love or Ashrams guide book for yoga in ...

Jainism was born in India about the same period as Buddhism and today Jains are 0,05% of India’s population. It was established by Mahavira in about 500 B. C. Mahavira like Buddha belonged to the warrior caste. Mahavira was called Jinameaning meanings the Big Winner and from this name was […]

What is jainism?

You could see in India or abroad that men wearing a turban and with a beard more or less long. In our small chain of articles about Indian religions, it’s high time to speak about sikhism. The word “Sikh” means “disciple”. A Sikh believes in only one God and in […]

What is Sikhism?

After its electrifying 1st edition in 2014, [inlinetweet prefix=”” tweeter=”” suffix=””]The Jodhpur Flamenco and Gypsy festival is coming back to Jodhpur for another three days of musical magic[/inlinetweet]. Between the 3rd and 5th of April 2015, worldwide known musicians will play together in the prestigious Mehrangarh Fort, 400 mt above […]

Jodhpur Flamenco and Gypsy Festival 2015 edition

Hinduism is the religion of the majority people in India and Nepal. This is the 3rd largest religion after Christianity and Islam. Unlike most other major religions, the Hindu religion has no single founder, no single scripture and no commonly agreed set of teachings. This is not a single religion, […]

What is Hinduism?