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