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 […]

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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

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

Woodblock printing is a technique for printing text, images or patterns widely used in Eastern Asia. Originating in China in antiquity, this is a method of printing on textiles and later paper. The woodblock printing remained the most common East Asian method of printing books and other texts, as well as images, […]

Woodblock printing 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. […]

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Top 10 Reasons Why You Should Visit India India is an incredible nation; one that should be on the list of every travel enthusiast’s must see places. The many treasures of India will fascinate the art, history, and culture buffs. That said, India is also home to some of the […]

10 reasons to visit India