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Bizarre! Russian city associates yoga with spreading 'religious occultism', bans classes
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Bizarre! Russian city associates yoga with spreading 'religious occultism', bans classes

Yoga classes have been banned in a central Russian city by the authorities to check spread of 'religious occultism'.

No queerness please, we are Indian: Devdutt Pattanaik on the stories they don't tell us
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No queerness please, we are Indian: Devdutt Pattanaik on the stories they don't tell us

Mythologist Devdutt Pattanaik explores the stories that fall into the cracks between traditional notions of masculinity and femininity and discovers a treasure-trove of queerness in Hindu lore.

Of Kashi Yatras, childhood tales: Why Modi's choice of Varanasi is apt
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Of Kashi Yatras, childhood tales: Why Modi's choice of Varanasi is apt

Home to 330 million deities, there are as many colourful reasons for the choice of Varanasi. Why subject us to the boring line that it's election strategy?

Monsters Inc to Maharajas: Pixar animator draws his way back to Indian roots
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Monsters Inc to Maharajas: Pixar animator draws his way back to Indian roots

The Ramayana has never been as eye-popping as it is in the hands of Pixar artist Sanjay Patel. Now he's got a whole museum as his playground. But the artist almost didn't get out of his motel in California.

Destroyer and deliverer: The true meaning of Vishnu's Kalki avatar
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Destroyer and deliverer: The true meaning of Vishnu's Kalki avatar

Vishnu acknowledges the end of the world, engages with it, even participates in it. While as Parashurama and Ram and Krishna, he struggles to hold on to dharma, as Balarama and finally Kalki, he lets go and allows the world to collapse. This is wisdom, knowing when to act and when to withdraw.