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Faith
Courting Disaster?

Record rush to the Hindu cave shrine has been complimented with record deaths this year. Permitting massive crowds on the treacherous…

Faith
For the Lingam to last longer

Along two difficult mountain trek routes, from security to availability of food, medicines and warm shelter, SASB and numerous state…

Faith
Buta Malik Is Out Of Business

History books credit a shepherd, Buta Malik for discovering the Amarnath Cave that attracts half a million pilgrims every summer.…

Faith
Crashed godhood

As Yoga guru Baba Ramdev continues to dominate news headlines across India, J&K has forgotten Dhirendra Brahmachari. Under patronage of…

Conflict
Home Coming

Two decades after the mass exodus of Kashmiri Pandits, a combo offer of employment and rehabilitation by the state government…

Faith
Outsourcing Qurbani

A new concept in the centuries old Islamic practice of offering sacrifice of animals on Eid-Ul-Azha is gaining popularity in…

Faith
Faith no barrier

A Muslim woman is taking Sikh boys and girls in Srinagar closer to their religion by teaching them kirtan singing.…

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In Baba’s Nagri

Every year thousands of Gujjars from all over the state congregate at Baba Nagri near Kangan for the annual Urs…

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A knot of faith

Their firm belief that wishes are granted at shrines takes the form of a unique ritual. Devotees tie votives for…

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