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Mirrors An Enigma for Humans
...od with the example of the famous paintings of the goddess
Venus, looking in a small mirror. If you look at these paintings it would look as if goddess
Venus is admiring herself because the reflection of her face is seen in the mirror. On the other h...
Measles Outbreak In Bihar Creates Panic
...incerely worship the village deity hoping that the goddess
would answer their prayers. // Some people even feel that the disease is a divine curse commonly referred to as 'khasra' by local community members. Around 120 children in Mirzapur village near the state capital are suffering from measles, and exhi...
Drawing from Myth to Become Mistress of Spices
... Lord Shiva is said to have married Meenakshi, the goddess
of Madurai. The next morning the transvestites mark a period of widowhood, when Aravan goes to war and dies. In a society where myth and superstition make for a heady mix, the real mistress of spices is Mathana from Ukakadam. She took to cooking a...
Nepal Gets Its First Graduate Goddess
...ding to legend, Kathmandu Valley's presiding deity goddess
Taleju Bhavani decided to forsake the king when he made overtures at her, or, some say, when a jealous queen suspected her of a liaison with the king. However, the king, whose fortunes ebbed with her disappearance, managed to pacify her and she agre...