Topic Tag: Hinduism

Festivals and Events, Trinidad and Tobago

Dancing with Ganesh | Backstory

Ganesh Chaturthi is one of Trinidad’s least known but most fascinating festivals. Sharda Patasar reports on its origins, significance, and growth from humble observances in south Trinidad into a festival celebrated by Hindu communities across the island

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Music, Festivals and Events, Trinidad and Tobago

Going Ramayn in Trinidad

“Survival is the triumph of stubbornness, and spiritual stubbornness, a sublime stupidity, is what makes the occupation of poetry...

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Culture, Literature, Reviews

Caribbean Bookshelf (Autumn 1992)

The Islands and the Sea John A. Murray (ed.) (Oxford University Press, hardback, 1991) Subtitled Five Centuries of Nature Writing from the...

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Culture, History, Trinidad and Tobago

Trinidad’s Temple in the Sea

Quarter of a mile off the west coast of Trinidad there stands an extraordinary monument to the human spirit: a magnificent Hindu temple,...

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