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How the Kinnar community created history at Prayagraj during 2019 Kumbh Mela
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How the Kinnar community created history at Prayagraj during 2019 Kumbh Mela

After centuries of ostracism, the Kinnar community’s challenge to the Hindu establishment at the Kumbh Mela reached fruition when they became part of the Juna Akhara at Prayag. The Kinnars — trans and intersex people and hijras — performed the Aghori Puja and took holy dips

Reza Aslan under fire for controversial CNN show Believer: Is he misrepresenting Hinduism?
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Reza Aslan under fire for controversial CNN show Believer: Is he misrepresenting Hinduism?

Reza Aslan has received alot of flak for his interview with the Aghori sect in CNN's Believer.

Watch: Devotion hits a new high at Ujjain Kumbh, thanks to a 121-feet-long agarbatti
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Watch: Devotion hits a new high at Ujjain Kumbh, thanks to a 121-feet-long agarbatti

The Ujjain Kumbh was home to the world's largest incense stick. Watch its story in episode 3 of Firstpost's documentary web series #ColoursOfKumbh.

The colours of Kumbh: A search for knowledge and salvation
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The colours of Kumbh: A search for knowledge and salvation

The story of Kumbh is the second episode in the documentary web series explores the experience of attaining wisdom

Caped crusaders: How the Indian superhero is coming into his own
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Caped crusaders: How the Indian superhero is coming into his own

In India, the superhero has always struggled to find his face, to cement his place. But that is slowly changing.