Journalism that propelled me into blogging

by Dushiyanthini Kanagasabapathipillai

My blog is a non-partisan site with diverse views. It is dedicated to the promotion of ethical journalism—a conscious decision on my part. It captures conflict, culture, events, nature, peace, people, tradition, and other subjects, in articles and photos. I travelled solo to the war zone to capture images—a first for a Tamil woman journalist in Sri Lanka.

Tuesday, November 30, 2010

South Asian Women’s Day 2010 Celebrations @ Kirulapone

International campaign on Violence Against Women (VAW) is carried out from 25th November to 10th December every year.

Women from different South Asian countries decided in 2002 to celebrate 30th November as South Asian Women’s Day. [Click to read & & see more]

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Kantha Shahsti: Strictest Fast for Spiritual Bliss and Blessing

“Kantha Shashti” is observed in the Tamil month of “Aippasi”, which falls either in October or November on the new moon. Hindus all around the world fast for six days for Lord Murugan. This year Kantha Shasti was observed from 6th of November to 12th of November. [click to see & read more]

Monday, November 22, 2010

"Kaarthigai Theepam"~ Triumph of Light over Dark

“Kaarthigai” is a month of purity and devotion. Hindu devotees in Sri Lanka celebrated the festival of “Kaarthigai Theepam” in the temples and houses on 21t of November 2010 amidst a heavy downpour. It falls on IL Poya day, which coincides with Karthigai star. [click to see & read more]

Sunday, November 21, 2010

Thursday, November 11, 2010

Dazzling Lord Aarumugaswamy @ Sooran por 2010

Sooran Por was held today (11th of November 2010) at Naattukkottai Nagaraththaar Sri Kathirvelaayuthaswamy temple (New Kathiresan temple) in Bambalapitty.~ [Click to see & read more]