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Introduction There is no denying the fact that this is the era of powerful women. Some of the greatest leaders and change-makers in the world are women. Women have more rights and opportunities than ever before. However, crimes against women are also at an all-time high. In 2013 itself, the …

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This Diwali, the widows of Vrindavan spent Diwali 2014¬†lighting diyas along the banks of the Yamuna. They have decided to use the holiday to spread awareness about the need for environmental conservation of the river. Their celebration is significant not only for the environmental consciousness they preach, but also because …

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Widow Plays Holi

Vrindavan is considered to be the hometown of two Hindu deities, Radha and Krishna.¬†The story of Holi goes that Krishna, who was blue-skinned, was upset that Radha was fair-skinned. Mother Yashoda tells him to color her face, so he applies color to her face and their love initiates. Holi is …

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