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The Grand Oak Manor, Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary

We at A Journalist Reveals were on the lookout for stories from the entrepreneurial sector that spelled of environmental conservation. We were contacted by Tree of Life Resorts and had the good fortune to interview Kavya Saxena, General Manager, Tree of Life Grand Oak Manor, Binsar about their practices. But, ...

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Lighting Environmentally Friendly Diyas

Environmentally Friendly Diya

Devout Hindus light diyas not only during Diwali, but also during the other days of the year. If you want to light plenty of diyas, why not light them with oil that is environmentally friendly? Method: Mix 2 litres of Palm oil, 1-2 litres of til oil, ½ litre mustard ...

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Eco-friendly Ganesha at Home

Eco-friendly Ganesha at Home

Every year during Ganesh Chaturthi, Mom makes clay idols of Ganapathi, which is consigned to water in a large bowl at home, when the time comes. With the topic of pollution and eco-friendliness going on, we decided to go the environment way this time. We had heard that Ganpathi idols ...

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Eco-Friendly Ganesha

Koldongricha Vighnaharta

Traditionally since Lokamanya Tilak started preaching the importance of the Sarvajanik Ganeshotsav in Maharashtra in 1894, the concept of the festival has been simple. Ganapathi idols made of clay and more recently Plaster of Paris (PoP) are brought to large pandals and worshiped for 3, 5, 7, 9, 10 or ...

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The Exotic and Unreachable Orchid

Purple Orchid

The beautiful orchid, a God’s gift to humans, is actually a group of plants consisting of 600-800 genera and 25,000-35,000 species. Theophrastus, the Father of Botany, gave the name Orchids to this group of plants due to the similarity of the paired underground tubers to the male anatomy. Indian Vedic ...

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