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Can You Bhoga All Night Long? An Introduction to Tantra, East and West
When you hear the word Tantra, what images come to mind? Turbans and Sitar music? Mind-blowing sex? Most people in the Western world have heard the word Tantra, but few know anything in detail about what it means. The situation in India isn't much different....
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The Concept of Sarasvati
In my young age, on every occasion of the Sarasvati-Puja, I used to wonder how the goddess Sarasvati came to be associated with learning. There is no story of her birth as in case of Lakshmi and Parvati, for example. Therefore, the period of her appearing as...
Deities & Heros >> Indic

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Mae Sai Border Packed with Shoppers on Asanha Puja Holiday
The Asanha Puja and Buddhist Lent holiday has stimulated economic activity in the border province of Chiang Rai. Aside from inexpensive goods, what has made the Mae Sai- Tha Khilek border crossing a must-see spot for vacationers is the scenery of ...
Happy(?) National No Drinking Day!
Your paycheck will have to sit idle until the weekend hits, as it will be very difficult to buy any booze Thursday and Friday. Thursday and Friday mark the Buddhist holidays of Asanha Puja day and Buddhist Lent day.
Photos of the Day, July 15, 2011
Buddhists carry candles while encircling a large Buddha statue during Asanha Puja Day, the eve. REUTERS/Chaiwat SubprasomBuddhists carry candles while encircling a large Buddha statue during Asanha Puja Day, the eve of the Buddhist Lent, at a ...
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