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The Appeal of Varanasi

Swapan Dasgupta

For the first time, pilgrims will be able to see the simple grandeur of the Kashi Vishwanath temple and its gold-topped dome

A Blend in the River

Kumbh Mela: A Photo Essay

Kumbh Mela: Leaps of Faith

The spiritual is at its most spectacular when sadhus, seers, seekers, nirvana junkies and tourists of religious kitsch descend on Hinduism’s biggest carnival. Aditya Iyer goes to the Kumbh Mela in Prayagraj

A Bridge to Eternity

The Kumbh infrastructure is a feat but we could still manage our temple tourism better

Prayagraj and Kumbh

The sacred and the civic on the Ganga

Clash at the Confluence

The two ideas of Prayagraj

God of the Year: Ayyappa – A Life

The evolution of the deity at Sabarimala

Pilgrimage Paradigm

The relationship between the secular everyday and the sacred perennial

A Journey to Shiva’s Abode

The magnificence of Mount Kailash

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