Browsing: Faith

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When Believing ‘Heals’

Despite great advances in medicine, something has remained unchanged. The tradition of faith healing has survived in Kashmir. Shams Irfan caught…

Faith
Cheated by kin

Women, as a group in Muslim majority Kashmir are the poorest section of society with little land holdings or property…

Faith
Faith Accompli

Christian missionary activity in Kashmir has come under a scanner after conversion of some vulnerable individuals. The extremely skewed sex…

Conflict
Pounds, Dollars, and Dinars

A large destitute population notwithstanding, J&K receives only a fraction of the foreign contributions coming into India every year. Kashmir…

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Wealth of Faith

Religious endowments and various Trusts managing them for the people of different faiths often function as autocratic systems. But as…

Conflict
The Grace of Charity

Orphans and destitute widows pose a huge moral challenge to the people in Kashmir. The society has responded through personal…

Business
Business And Blessings

Some businesses go into a month-long hibernation during Ramadan but the fasting month also means brisk business in some food…

Faith
Moses in Butho village?

A myth brought hundreds of devotees from across continents to a remote Bandipore village looking for the grave of Moses.…

Faith
Courting Disaster?

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

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