Remember how our elders narrated the stories of Rama and as a kid, you listened to them with fascination? Or maybe you enjoyed reading Amar Chitra Katha’s illustrative Ramayana? Either way, you became aware of Indian mythology at an early age and you surely know the significant role it has played in your overall development. However, in case you haven’t given a thought to this, allow us to tell you the importance of Indian mythology for children. Read more
The Mahabharata a.k.a. Jaya is a story of brotherhood, deceit, love, and sacrifice, which teaches the importance of duty (dharma). Read more
Who is Adi Shakti?
Adi Shakti is the supreme goddess, who is the original creator, protector, and destroyer of the entire universe. It is believed that when there was nothing in existence, a light appeared and took the form of adishakti. Read more
Among themselves, to each other
Breathe aloud, breathe out fire,
My countrymen! Bring it on! Read more
India is a land of Bravehearts who gave all they could including their lives for the country. Each year there are hundreds of names added in the list of martyrs. Param Vir Chakra is the highest military decoration awarded to those brave soldiers who display the utmost courage in the battle on land, at sea, or in the air. Param Vir Chakra translates to “Wheel of the Ultimate Brave”.
Makar Sankranti is primarily a harvest festival celebrated in India on 14th January every year. The date is set according to the solar cycle, unlike most other festivals which follow the lunar calendar.
The history of India is filled with names of legendary women freedom fighters who battled all odds to protect their motherland. They were courageous and revolutionary and their life stories are still a source of inspiration to many. Their intelligence and bravery were a major contribution to India’s freedom movement.
India is a treasure-chest of folk arts. Different styles of folk art have been passed down from ancient times and are today practised not only in India but also in other parts of the world. Each art form is unique but shares common roots of tradition and culture. Some have evolved over the years, adapting to modern and contemporary art forms; while others remain untouched.
Mapui Kawlim led a fairly regular life; she was a 13 year old from Aizwa, Mizoram. She hates Maths, loves a good hot fudge sundae and enjoys having sleepovers with her best friends, Fiona and Zobia. Not just that, Mapui also loves and adores her parents and shares an adorable relationship with them.
But, things took a turn when her father, Tashi Kawlim, an inventor, gave her some gizmos and a superhero suit.
The teenager Mapui thehn turns into the superhero WingStar. Mapui’s mother, Khyati Kawlim, is a martial arts teacher and equips Mapui with physical skills that she can fall back upon when her suit isn’t with her.
So now, other than having to do her homework and making it on time for her first period in school, Mapui also fights robbers, brings down corrupt ministers and protects her family and friends from all evil. Read more