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A Rakshasa in Rameswaram

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It could not have been easy being Vibhishan. For many he is the symbol of a traitor because he abandoned his elder brother Ravan, the king of Lanka, at a time of war and then joined the opposition. In the Ramayana the actions of Vibhishan raise the moral question of what is more important –… Read More »

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Ram in Rameswaram

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He is called Maryada Purushottam, the perfect man who respects and upholds dharma, the rules of society. He proves this as a young prince and then as a king when he gives priority to his duties over his personal wishes. Ramachandra, son of King Dasharath and Queen Kaushalya of Ayodhya remains the ideal for many… Read More »

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A Saint and An Emperor

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The mausoleum of the Sufi saint Sheikh Salim Chishti stands in the middle of the courtyard of the Jami Masjid in Fatehpur Sikri. It is a marble tomb that glows like a jewel in the heart of the complex of red sandstone arches, domes and minarets and has a fascinating story to tell. In the… Read More »

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