Culture


An âshram is a temple where yoga class and meditation are teached by a guru also called “yogi”. Âshrams are often located in laces off from the world. There were âshrams in India since more than 4000 years bc. Most famous âshrams of the XX th century are the âshram […]

Experience Ashrams in India


Yesterday, Indians began to celebrate the famous festival Navaratri. This Hindu festival goes on during 9 nights and 10 days. It celebrates the female pantheon and ends on 22th of October. The word Navaratri comes from two Sanskrit words: “nava” and “ratri” which mean respectively “nine” and “nights”. During those […]

Navaratri, Hindu Goddesses’ Festival


old Gandhi
Today Gandhi Jayanati is celebrated all across the country for 146th Gandhi’s anniversary. Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was born in 1869 in the current State of Gujarat. The honorific Mahatma, “high-souled” in Sanskri, applied to him in 1914 in South Africa. He is one the first leaders and theoricians of nonviolent civil […]

Today is Gandhi’s birthday!



For the last years, Indian capital has become a new cultural centre. Contemporary Art has conquered this city by convincing its inhabitants and travellers from the world. Multiplication of art galleries, expositions and artistic installations proves contemporary art success. Street art, which belongs to this movement, is specially echoed in […]

Dehi, a new artistic capital?


Joyeux Ganesh Chaturthi
This year Ganesh Chaturthi occurs on the 17th December 2015. This Hindu festival celebrates Ganesh’s birth, the God with elephant head, son of Shiva and Pârvatî. This celebration is also known under the name of Vinayaka Chaturthi or Vinayaka Chavithi according to the tongues. The date of Ganesh Chaturthi celebration […]

Happy Ganesh Chaturthi


A state where women’s birth is not a doom but a gift, where most of the men stay at homme to take care of their children while their wifes manage business, it is not a fiction. In the autonomous state of Meghalaya, in the North-east of India, Khasi People live […]

A world for women in India



Although cricket is not the official national sport in India, it creates much more excitement and a greater fan following than the official national sport, hockey. In fact, no other sport in India can claim the position of cricket regarding popularity and revenue generation. The cricket mania in India would leave a stranger […]

The Gods’ game : Cricket in India


During July and August in northern India, you may encounter Indians, often young, wearing orange and walking around a cart. These Indians are celebrating kanwar yatra. Every year, those celebrating Shiva get together at the Ganga’s sources, at Haridwar, Guamukh, and Gogotri in Uttarkhand and at Sultangan in Bihar. They […]

who are these safran-orange Hindu?


India’s population is now close to 1.3 billion inhabitants. It is the second most populated country in the world. Its population nowadays represents 17.5% of the world’s population and demographists expect it to exceed China’s before 2025. Contrarily t the Malthusians pessimistic forecasts, the population’s growth did not lead to […]

Obesity in India : state of crisis