Mythologies of Kumaon – Chitai Golu Devta

Mythologies of Kumaon – Chitai Golu Devta

by Nitin Chandola In the Chid grooves of Kumaon, mythologies of the Chitai Golu devta plays an important role in maintaining the beliefs of Kumaoni residents and tribes of the region. Known as Manaskhand in Upanishads and Puranas, the region Kumaon’s name is derived from “Kurma Avatar” and signifies that most of the mythologies are ..

Editorial, June 2017

Editorial, June 2017

Indian mythologies revolve around epics, Puranas, and Vedas written eons back. Uttarakhand during ancient times was known as Uttar-Panchal in many Upanishads, it is a key origin of the Vedas and Shri Bhagavad Purana. Maharishi Manu recited Shrimad Bhagavad to all his disciples on the bank of River Ganga in Rishikesh. When Garhwal and Kumaon ..

Literates, too ,Lacks in Civic Sense – A limelight

Literates, too ,Lacks in Civic Sense – A limelight

by Priyanjali Bhalla Over years people have been counting literacy rates. The statistics state 74.4% people in India as literates. We see people becoming more aware about educating their younger generation but what they are looking for is just superficial knowledge .In a fact not even knowledge what they are preparing their kids for is ..

The Death of Creativity

The Death of Creativity

by Ayushi Nagalia Since the very day a child is born, the world around starts to contemplate what her future is going to be like, what she would grow up to be like, what skills and talents she would develop as an adult and what education system and stream she would follow. From the very ..

Education in Dehradun is Driven by “Medium” of School

Education in Dehradun is Driven by “Medium” of School

by Shivnetri Kushwaha An education system of a society is believed to produce students who grow to become the pillars of it. But what if under the same system its students are taught hogwash that decays the society from within? Or maybe are misled to follow norms that stand against the very ideology of education. ..

Donations, A Harsh Reality Of Dehradun’s Educational Societies

Donations, A Harsh Reality Of Dehradun’s Educational Societies

by Kushagra Mittal In today’s world, cities like Dehradun are neglected because most important media houses focus only on metropolitan cities. The social and educational issues in Dehradun remain unreported by most of the local and national newspapers; this is what drives the situation to a worse state. It has become an irony over the ..

Illusions In Educational And Educated Society of Uttarakhand

Illusions In Educational And Educated Society of Uttarakhand

by Nitin Chandola In today’s monetized society, getting educated is considered to be the most important step towards survival. For parents belonging to working class society, educational courses have become a subject that needs to be dealt with great sensitivity. Paying ransom to the deceptive institutions for the sake of getting a good education is ..

Editorial, May 2017

Editorial, May 2017

Every year we observe the season of results and admissions in educational institutions. Only a handful of students get clearance and success in the examinations while the rest suffer from disappointment and their expectations are turned to dust . Our parents always have a better option for us but, these better options are not of ..

Swami Vivekananda’s Teaching Of The Himalayas

Swami Vivekananda’s Teaching Of The Himalayas

by Priyanjali Bhalla He sat there like a statue , motionless and stiff ,as if life had gone out of it .But there was a deep state of vision and luminescence of the highest eternal bliss mirrored on his countenance. One could just sit there and watch his beautiful face beaming with ecstasy on knowing ..

Swami’s Land of Renunciation

Swami’s Land of Renunciation

by Shivnetri Kushwaha Swami Vivekananda’s inclination towards spirituality played a strong force in keeping him attracted to the Himalayas, a place where one can find peace and satisfaction. He made several visits to Almora, a district in the Kumaon region of Uttarakhand besides his long tour across the country as well as abroad. This played ..