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Bhuntar, Himachal
Monday, June 26, 2017

The invincible buffalo demon.

Thousands of miles away from the labyrinth of the Minotaur in Crete, comes another legendary tale of a bull-man creature that in mythological times rose from the underworld to terrorize heaven and earth.

The gods come to town.

Held in the month of October each year, Dusshera is Himachal’s equivalent to the Christian Carnival and celebrated with equal pomp and show
Origin of Durgostava

The untimely awakening.

For eons now, Bengal’s most popular festival has been repeatedly celebrated during the wrong time of the year. Spring not autumn is the historical season for invoking the goddess Durga. Yet, both priestly class and devotees hardly give a hoot.

The wrath of God.

Narasimha the 'man animal' avtaar of the Hindu god Vishnu, sits at the entrance of the National Museum Delhi with a story every Indian is familiar with.