Uttanasana for kidney health and stress reduction

Uttanasana is a relaxing, if slightly challenging yogasana for a beginner. This mobilizes the lower limbs, improves working of the kidneys, decreases pain in menstrual cramps, and reduces overall stress in body and mind. This asana rejuvenates the

10 May, 2008 | Views: 5878

In Greece for a week

In Greece with Prof Nishi Pandey

Prof. Nishi Pandey from Lucknow University visited Greece. She tracked eminent temples, theatres and art while here at this epitome of ancient European civilization. Athens, Acropolis, Nafplion, Arachova and Delphi revealed their secrets on a week

01 May, 2008 | Views: 5051

Valley of Flowers, Garhwal Himalaya

Valley of Flowers, Garhwal

In the Himalayan region of Garhwal, in Uttranchal state, the captivating Valley of Flowers is a paradise on Earth. With a touch of mystique and divine solitude, it inspires equanimity. A World Heritage Site since the year 1988, the Valley of

28 April, 2008 | Views: 24754

A Punjabi wedding

Punjabi culture is a synonym for fun. Wherever the Punjabis go, they take with them a hearty appetite for good food and warm company. A wedding being an opportunity to indulge in both, Balle balle is the way to go! This was the wedding-season’s

27 April, 2008 | Views: 4435

Destination Malaysia for our girl gang

Kuala Lumpur and Genting Heights, Malaysia, proved a perfect getaway for an all girls' trip, regales, Nalini Garg. The culture and people here are very tourist-friendly. The discipline, cleanliness and civic sense of citizens forced us to

26 April, 2008 | Views: 4704

1857 revisited: Uttar Pradesh, India

Visitors to Uttar Pradesh in North India, find the year 1857 freedom struggle’s relics strewn all over the state. Anandway takes a quick round up… 24th April 1857 was the fateful day when Meerut city near Delhi, sparked the fire which

25 April, 2008 | Views: 12590

Wellness begins with me: Charaka Samhita

Ayurveda suggests (Charaka Samhita): "What the patient knows about himself is more important than what the physician knows." Neuropsychiatrist, Dr Sanjay Chugh, explains: “Developing self-awareness can help us recognize when we are

24 April, 2008 | Views: 6043



36 leafy greens for a fibre rich diet from Chattisgarh, India

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