Monthly Archives: August 2012

India : children married to puppies

In Jharkhand ( one of the indian states), man’s best friend sometimes become his lifelong partner too. Recently, three boys and two girls ( all of them are tribals) were married to puppies in a village. Salu, the mother of one of … Continue reading

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India : the slow death of the minstrels

Minstrels are the custodians of a dying art. Formerly, Kasturi ( the woman above) accompanied her husband when he was visiting the villages of Rajasthan ( a state in western India) to perform. She used to sing and dance while he … Continue reading

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Indian spirituality : follow your goal

“When someone has a goal in life, whatever he does to attain it is moral. If you have no goal, whatever you do is immoral.” This is one of the many teachings of Swami Prajnanpad, an hindu spiritual master who lived … Continue reading

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India : gambling on riots

In the indian state of Madhya pradesh, the Chief Minister has accused a most unlikely group of people of triggering communal riots : bookies. At Indore ( one of the main towns of the state), there is a tradition of … Continue reading

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Ahmadiyya : the renewal of Islam

Among the minorities of Pakistan, one is the Ahmadiyya movement, an offshoot of the Shia muslims, that has be founded in 1889 by a mystic from western India, Mirza Ghulam Ahmad in reaction to the Arya Samaj, an hindu revivalist movement, and … Continue reading

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India : a 5 year old boy gets a police job

In the state of Chhattisgarh, a 5 year old boy has got a job as a policeman ! He got the job under special rules according to which a family member can take the job of a relative if the … Continue reading

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Hard work, not holidays, is the key for happiness

Hard work is the path to happiness. Money, love and success bring only temporary joy whereas the effort taken to achieve a goal provides more satisfaction than the goal itself. Striving to achieve something gives a purpose to life. And this … Continue reading

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