Embracing the Urban Flow: The Joy of Cycling in Cities


In the hustle and bustle of city life, amidst the honking horns and crowded sidewalks, lies a serene and sustainable mode of transportation: cycling. While the idea of navigating city streets on two wheels might seem daunting to some, the experience of cycling in urban environments offers a unique blend of freedom, efficiency, and connection with the vibrant pulse...

Barca, Inter share spoils in 3-3 thriller!


Inter Milan travelled to Barcelona in the Champions League Group Stages as 2nd-place holders in Group C. They were at 6 points out of a total 9, putting them in a more favourable position to qualify compared to Barca's 3. Inter Milan was still without their solid CDM, Marcelo Brozovic. FC Barcelona was missing several key defenders due to...

Haaland strikes twice in 5-0 Man City win!


Manchester City hosted FC Copenhagen in the Champions League group stages at the Etihad Stadium. The hosts and the visitors were at the first and the third position in the Group G table, respectively. City was coming off a fantastic run of games in the Premier League as well as the UCL. Their star striker Erling Haaland having netted...

Inter humbles high-flying Barcelona


FC Barcelona travelled to the San Siro in Milan as second place in group C in an attempt to further secure their place among the top 2 of Group C which has been dubbed as this season's UCL 'Group of Death'. They were coming off the highs of a victory against Mallorca in LaLiga which saw them overtake Real...

Nepo, Caruana snatch wins in Round 6 of FIDE 2022 Candidates Tournament


Round 6 of the FIDE 2022 Candidates held on 23/05 featured exciting games as if to make up for all the draws in the previous round. The players engaged in bouts of exciting and creative chess with a high degree of engine-like precision in their moves. Nepomniachtchi- Duda 1-0 The clash between the winner of last years' Candidates and the...

Day of Draws in Round 5 of FIDE 2022 Candidates Tournament

FIDE 2022 Candidates Tournament

The round 5 of the “Candidates” tournament concluded in a manner not unexpected from a competition with classical time controls. In particular, a tourney with 8 elite, 2700+ rated individuals. Liren vs Radjabov The top seed, GM Ding Liren from China, had the black pieces against Azerbaijani GM Teimour Radjabov. The opening that Liren opted for featured a queenside fianchetto bishop...

Why no temples of Lord Brahma?

Why no temple of Lord Brahma

A curse of Lord Shiva, casted upon Lord Brahma, is believed to be the reason for Hindus not builing temples of Lord Brahma and worshipping him. The story is explained in chapter 6, 7, and 8 of Vidyeshvara Samhita of Shiva Purana.

Pradakshina in temple – A divine ritual


ISKCON scholars explain to us that, meaning of Pradakshina is explained in the verses of Skanda purana. The word pradakshina is coining of four syllable, as follows Pra-da-ksi-na, the syllable “Pra represents dispelling of sin” the syllable “Da offers the desired” , the syllable “Ksi reflects destruction of bad karma and the syllable “Na represents salvation”.

The Family Man – Season 2, A must for Thriller lovers


The Family Man: season 2 – Thriller of the year! Amazon nailed it, with this one. In otherwise boring OTT world, this one has stirred excitement.

Why do we break coconut in temple ?

Why do Hindus break coconut

there is a sense of SACRIFICE behind offering and then smashing to break coconut, in front of God or Goddess. In ancient times, people used to offer live animals or even human beings, as a sacrifices to the Gods and Goddesses.

Peepal – a tree of life !


Peepal tree finds its roots in India, with aberrations like, Pimpal, peepul, Ashvattha, Bodhi, etc., depending on region and religion in India. In English, it is known as Sacred-Fig or Ficus-Religiosa.

Social Media during Pandemic

social media in pandemic

in times like Pandemic, social media has turned out to be a boon, for mankind.

Why are all Hanuman idols covered with Sindoor (Vermilion) ?


Hanuman started thinking that, by Sita mata applying pinch of sindoor, if life of Lord Rama increases with happiness. Then if he applies sindoor on his whole body, Lord Rama will be immortal.

Why do Hindu women apply sindoor ?

Why hindu women wear Sindoor

As per Hindu tradition, married women apply Sindoor (Vermilion) in the parting line of their hair (called Maang in Hindi), forming a small red stripe.