The story of Navratri festival

Navratri – worship of Maa Durga Navratri is nine days of worship done to thank Goddess Durga. Whole of Iindia celebrates this festival. The festival of Navratri is celebrated twice in India.  Once in the Hindi month of Chaitra which is the month of March-April. Secondly, in the month of Ashwin  i.e.  September-October.  It is a nine days long festival in […]

Important herbs – Milk thistle

Useful herbs – Milk Thistle Dioscorides, a first century Greek physician, gave milk thistlethe name Silybum marianum. Silybum relates to a number of edible thistles and marianumhonors the symbolic associations to the Virgin Mary. This is one of the important herbs which nature has provided to us. This is one of the herbs, which is […]

Homo sapiens stealing Lion’s food

Lion’s of Cameroon’s National Park are having their kills stolen from under their noses by hungry villagers. Incident of such kleptoparasitism, the stealing of food from another usually occurs between top predators such as lions, hyena and cheetah. But now humans are increasingly getting into this act. This may have a serious impact on lion’s […]