Vrindavan, spiritual abode of Lord Krishna

Vrindavan is among the most divine cities in India. It is believed that Lord Vishnu incarnated himself as Krishna to live among humans and guide them to the path of spirituality. The name ‘Vrindavan’ is inspired from Vrinda which means ‘Holy Basil’, a sacred plant associated with the gods. The city is an important centre of various wonderful temples devoted to Vaishnava sect. These temples showcase multiple personality traits of Lord Krishna highlighting his power and his divine love for Radha. Devotees from all parts of the world visit Vrindavan…

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Lord Briggs: Churchill aide and code-breaker dies aged 94

Lord Asa Briggs was one of Britain’s leading historians and a pioneer of adult education University of Sussex/PA Lord Briggs, one of Britain’s leading historians and adult education pioneers, has died aged 94. Lord Briggs of Lewes led a long and varied life, having checked Winston Churchill’s book proofs for historical accuracy and worked alongside code breaker Alan Turing at Bletchley Park during the Second World War. He passed away peacefully on 15 March at his home in Lewes, East Sussex. After studying at Yorkshire’s Keighley Grammar School, Asa Briggs…

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