India

Karni Mata Temple, where rats are sacred

13 February, 2013 0 Comments
Karni Mata Temple, where rats are sacred

There is a temple in India where thousands of rats live and move with absolute freedom. This temple is situated 30 kilometres south of Bikaner, in the city of Deshnok, India, and its name is Karni Mata. The Karni Mata Temple, Mughal style, was completed in the early 20th century by Maharaja Ganga Singh of […]

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Testing the Indian cuisine

26 November, 2012 0 Comments
Testing the Indian cuisine

It’s difficult to talk about a single Indian cuisine when there are great diversity of cultures, religions and regions in India. It is more appropriate to talk about the cuisine of northern India, Bengal, for example. In any case, all of these Hindus cuisines have in common the fact of being rich in vegetables and […]

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Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights

14 November, 2012 0 Comments
Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights

During the Hindu month of Ashwin (it ends on the month of Bhaubeej) there are four days in which the light of the candles, and fireworks illuminate the nights of India. This ritual evokes the way in which the light of knowledge conquers the darkness of ignorance. If we speak of the Gregorian calendar, this […]

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