You are refreshing and vital as the air, graceful and tender as sparkling water, lustrous and consuming as flames of fire, generous and enveloping as space and stable and deep as the earth.. you elemental woman are perfect beauty itself. *Ancient essay on the five elemental women of Indian mythology*


Saturday, July 16, 2011

Indian Goverment to introduce Draft bill against witch hunts*

The site South Asia Citizens Wire posted on June 22,2011 an article regarding a Draft bill against with-hunts:
India needs a national law against witch hunts and other superstitious practices
The Rajasthan government has introduced a draft bill to tackle the social evil of witch hunts. However, a national law aimed at eradicating the practice may be more effective, argues Hemchhaya De
evil doings: A protest against the recent killings of women branded as ‘witches’ in Assam

To read the whole article go to

Some of the accounts coming from India are horrifying and I have no words to describe this atrocity against human life. A law is but a small step in gaining ground against this excuse for depravity. Let us hope that all of us, in India and around the world can stop looking for excuses to hate.

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