Living Root Bridges Meghalaya

Meghalaya’s Living Bridges

- June 23, 2020


We are all aware that biological diversity is an asset to a secure future for generations.  International Day for Biological Diversity is celebrated on May 22 every year to increase awareness and educate the public about the rapidly decreasing and disappearing species and their importance in biological diversity. The United Nations chose “Our solutions are in nature” as the theme for 2020. “This slogan emphasizes hope, solidarity and the importance of working together at all levels to build a future of life in harmony with nature.” The United Nations While there are but a few well-executed examples of this slogan in the real world, one of the best models of this would be the living root bridges of North East India. ...

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Prahlad

Prahlad drove his monstrous father to a murderous rage. He insisted on praising Lord Vishnu who was considered a sworn enemy by his father Hiranyakashipu. When he tried to punish his disobedient son, Hiranyakashipu's potent poisons turned to nectar while his lethal weapons fell harmlessly away. In this tale of bloodthirsty revenge, Prahlad's only defence is his devotion which dramatically puts an end to all evil.

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