Discover Myths and Legends of the sacred fig tree at the Mahabodhi Temple Complex, Bodh Gaya where Buddha sat for enlightenment under Maha Bodhi Tree.
In the month of Shravan, cities and towns of the Gangetic plains are inundated with people, dressed in orange, bearing saffron flags, marching to loud music, and carrying a stick sling with pots or bottles tied to either end. They are fetching Ganga water and bringing to the local Shiva temple, a ritual that marks…
Discover Myths and Folklore of Harela or day of green – Festival of the Kumaoni people of Uttarakhand. Harela is celebrated for welcoming the rainy season, the new harvest and to commemorate the wedding anniversary of goddess Parvati and Lord Shiva.
Discover Myth and Folklore of Buddhas Tooth Relic and the Kandy Esala Perahera Festival in Sri Lanka. Legend of Princess Hemamali bringing the sacred tooth relic to Sri Lanka from India.
Discover Myths and Legends of the Thaipusam – Tamil Nadu’s Lord Murugan festival. Where Devotees carry the kavadi and pierce their backs, cheeks and mouths.
Discover treelore from Nepal The Toothache tree of Kathmandu, where you can pray to Danteshwori Devi, the Goddess alleviating toothache, if it does not help visit the dental clinics nearby.
Discover legend, myth and folklore of the Bodhi or Ashwattha tree in India and its use in Indian culture.