Ancient tradition

The unsolved mystery of Skeleton Lake

The rising sun was not yet shining on the icy and snowy cirque where I rested after a morning walk towards a glacial tarn. Cold and miserable, at a dizzying height of 4,800m in the Indian Himalayas, I couldn’t muster the energy to take care of the pile of human skeletons piled up beside the frozen lake known as Roopkund. …

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The idea of ​​exporting democracy is undemocratic: Oxford professor

TEHRAN – A professor of history at the University of Oxford says the idea of ​​exporting democracy as a technique or technology is undemocratic. “The American idea of ​​democracy as an export element is not only undemocratic, but a product of neoliberalism,” Faisal Devji told The Tehran Times. Devji also says, “Democracy here has been redesigned as a repeatable technique …

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Revisiting the children of Macaulay

Many years ago I wrote an essay for the magazine called “The Children of Macaulay”. Thirty-five years later, I’m pleasantly surprised to still think essentially the same way. The main ideas of this essay were the need for roots, the English educational system that made us Brown Sahibs, the alluring appeal of the English literature I teach, and the need …

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The 4th of July parade: an ivory tradition

By Rita Christopher / Zip06.com • 06/29/2021 1:20 PM EST If it’s July 4th, there must be a parade down Main Street in Ivorton. At least for 14 years, there have been. This year marks the 15th year of the march. The parade will depart at 10 a.m. and will descend Main Street from Ivoryton to Ivoryton Green on Sunday …

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The Ultimate Guide to Mexican BBQ 2021

Kirt Edblom / Flickr The richness of Mexican cuisine is unmatched. In northern Mexico, beef dishes reign supreme due to a rich history of cattle ranching. In the southern peninsula state of Yucatan, seafood is a way of life. In bustling, bustling Mexico City, diners enjoy tacos al pastor on the busy streets. Because of this culinary diversity, it’s no …

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Buenos Aires Hours | Embassy of India leads International Yoga Day celebrations

The Indian Embassy in Argentina hosted a series of celebrations and commemorative events last week to mark International Yoga Day (June 21), raising awareness of the benefits of the ancient practice both offline and online. line. The main celebration took place last Sunday, with an event featuring art, music and dance performances broadcast live from the Indian Embassy. There was …

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The team resurrecting ancient Rome’s favorite condiment

On a sunny day at In May, a dozen people gathered in the Roman ruins of Troia, in present-day Portugal, with a recipe. The list of ingredients? 400 kilos of sardines, 150 kilos of sea salt and 350 liters of sea water. The group included archaeologists, nutritionists, palynologists, ichthyologists and, of course, a qualified chef. They had come together to …

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Just the beginning – The Sopris Sun

Para leer in español, presiona aquí. By Vanessa Porras This Friday, June 25, the “Identidad y Libertad” exhibition will end at the R2 gallery of the Launchpad. For those who were able to attend the opening of the exhibition, two of the artists, Tony Ortega and Armando Silva, were present and gave a brief introduction to their work and the …

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“Make every day a day of yoga”

International Yoga Day was celebrated on Monday by members of the Odia Society UAE in Dubai. Also this year, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), including Odias, participated in this occasion with total enthusiasm in programs with limited attendance, parks and houses while respecting the restriction. Regular yoga practice can dramatically transform our lives by boosting our immunity, self-esteem, and self-confidence. …

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