The Many Benefits of Tulsi

- November 25, 2021

Tulsi is a sacred plant for Hindus. Also known as the holy basil, it is usually planted in special pots or inside a special structure known as the Tulsi Vrindavan. Tulsi is also cultivated for its medicinal and anti-bacterial properties.

Illustration: Ketan Pal

Comic of The Month

Krishna and Narakasura

Indra was at his wit’s end – the impertinent demon Narakasura had stolen his mother’s earrings! Lord Krishna, always helpful, agreed to confront the enemy. But seated on Garuda, his trusty eagle, and accompanied by the gentle Satyabhama, would Krishna be able to overcome Narakasura’s formidable defences? Would his gleaming discus ever find its mark? This is the story of why the first of four days of Diwali - the Festival of Lights is named after Naraka!

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