बृहस्पतिवार व्रत कथा (Brihaspatiwar Vrat Katha)

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I have been reading religious stories since I was 6.

Belonging to the Hindu faith- keeping regular fasts and performing puja was a norm in our household.

No matter who kept the fast, the whole family used to come together in the evening and read the day’s story and do aarti before breaking bread.

To instil the love of reading in us and teach us moral values, my parents encouraged these stories as casual reading too. But as I got older and started understanding more than the moral of the story, I noticed the patriarchal undertones of these tales.

While…


सोमवार व्रत कथा (Somwar Vrat Katha)

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I have been reading religious stories since I was 6.

Belonging to the Hindu faith- keeping regular fasts and performing puja was a norm in our household.

No matter who kept the fast, the whole family used to come together in the evening and read the day’s story and do aarti before breaking bread.

To instil the love of reading in us and teach us moral values, my parents encouraged these stories as casual reading too. But as I got older and started understanding more than the moral of the story, I noticed the patriarchal undertones of these tales.

While…


Climate change is the hottest term right now after probably Pandemic and Covid-19. But ‘Human Driven Climate Change’ should be used more.

Before we proceed any further, let me start off by stating that Climate Change and Global Warming are both natural phenomena, it is the enhanced version of them that has resulted in the Climate Crisis we see today.

So how can we be sure that what we are experiencing now is the result of our own deeds and not the natural course of how things should be.? Well, science tells us. I have tried to Here are some signs that science has been able to charge the felony of destroying our own home on us humans.

I have tried to…


Check your non-profit email newsletters before starting your daily work to get a broader and humbler perspective of the day.

Now, this is what I have been practicing myself for some time and thus can vouch for its effectiveness. This one simple habit every morning makes me more humble, gives me a bigger perspective of life and my role in this world; and that eventually sets the tone of my whole day.

Do this and it might give you the same benefits.

So every morning, I wake up and while sipping my hot cup of fresh coffee I browse my email — the UPDATES part of the email. This is where most of my subscribed newsletters from non-profit organizations go.


Sure singing and clapping are a great way to show your appreciation for the thousands of daily workers fighting to save the world right now, but you can make it more meaningful. Let’s explore how:

Last month has been tough for practically everyone on the planet. While some people are fighting for toilet paper rolls in the supermarkets, others are fighting for their lives in the hospitals. There is however an elite class of humans that has arisen in these dire times to rescue humanity from the grips of this pandemic.

While many are calling them heroes and warriors for their unspeakable selfless acts, one can not help comparing them to the Greek titan Atlas, who was condemned to bear the weight of the cosmic heavens for all of eternity as a punishment by Zeus.

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“The more you feed your mind with positive thoughts, the more you can attract great things into your life.”

I have heard this quote one too many times now and all I want to say to those who preach such lines to people with anxiety — Please don’t!

Having struggled with anxiety issues almost all my life, I am not someone who has the most positive outlook on everything in her life, even if the situation is happy. This doesn’t mean that I do not feel happy over my achievements, or love another human being, or that I am a…


So you travel a lot. Good for you!

According to the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), a record 1.4 billion people traveled internationally in 2018. That means 1 in every 7 people in the world visited another country either for work or pleasure. This figure, of course, does not include the domestic travelers which can round up in a few billion too.

I was one petite woman among these 1.4 billion. As I traveled some, I realized how my trips subtly shaped my perspective and gave me more insight into the world and the people I share it with. As I…

Bhanu Gupta

A sustainability student trying to fit into the bigger world while identifying ways to save it. Believes the masses have the power to make all the difference.

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