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 ..

From Colombo To Almora With Swami Vivekananda

From Colombo To Almora With Swami Vivekananda

by Nitin Chandola The journey of Vedas to the west started by Swami Vivekananda in late nineteenth century is still on its way to create new horizons of understanding spirituality. In May 2017, Ramakrishna Mission will be observing its 120th anniversary. Swami, after a successful journey to the west continued his effort to aware the ..

Editorial, April 2017

Editorial, April 2017

To know that a great personality once walked on the same land as you, a man of character once visited your region, city and state, is always astonishing. For the Doon Mozaic team, working on this issue has not only been interesting and informative, but also overwhelming and impressive, as all of us felt the ..

Chandrashila Trek

Chandrashila Trek

“We live in a beautiful world that is full OF charm and adventure. There is no end to adventures, if only we seek them with our eyes and hearts open.” New Year’s Eve is one of the most hyped event of the year and greatest dilemma of all time are the questions; what’s the plan? ..

The Ghost Villages – A result of political ignorance

The Ghost Villages – A result of political ignorance

by Priyanjali Bhalla  People living in the cities live together in a society and crib about growing population due to immigration of people. But do we do anything about it ?Just comment and turn a blind eye to the issue of immigration unaware of the fact the somewhere in the isolated hills a lonely soul ..

An Unstable Journey Of The Uttarakhand Government

An Unstable Journey Of The Uttarakhand Government

It wouldn’t be not wise to pronounce the term political instability synonymous with our state, Uttarakhand. It all began on the eve of inception of Uttarakhand on November 9 2000. Ever since has the structure of Uttarakhand government been engineered by the leaders dissenting from  BJP and Congress, respectively. The political game began when B. S. ..

Scenic beauty of hills asking for healthier environment

Scenic beauty of hills asking for healthier environment

by Anubhuti Agrawal The findings from a study by Frances Kuo, a professor of landscape and human health, published in a research series for the National Recreational and Park Association, states that the health benefits come irrespective of other factors and, once we are deprived of green space, our health suffers dramatically. The greener environment ..

Illicit quarrying in Garh region

Illicit quarrying in Garh region

by Shivani Sharma We talk about the environment, we talk about nature, we talk about conservation we talk so much and we sound too wise when we discuss Mother Earth because we claim to care about the human race and its supporting system. But the truth is we are not. When we know that we ..

Green Vote Bank – Environment’s call to vote wisely

Green Vote Bank – Environment’s call to vote wisely

by Ayushi Nagalia Don’t you just love the sensation of walking barefoot on green lands, breathing in cool, fresh air, drinking safe, clean water to quench the thirst acquired after enjoying a delicious, healthy meal, made from fresh vegetables straight from your backyard garden? Don’t you like to go on such peaceful outings with the ..

The Hypocrisy behind Politics in Uttarakhand – Issue Story

The Hypocrisy behind Politics in Uttarakhand – Issue Story

by Nitin Chandola On the 15th of February, 2017, the fourth legislative assembly polls were held in Uttarakhand to select the state’s ninth chief minister. Our state is not only in a satirical but also in a pitiful state. Political parties have ruled our state to increase its instability and disabilities. Uttarakhand, with the badges ..