The day of Ashura

The day of Ashura

The day of Ashura is a day of remembrance and lament for a man the Muslims would call a hero. That man was Hussain ibn Ali. Hussain was the last prophet of Islam and the grandson of Muhammad, the father of Islam. On October 10th, 680 AD, Hussain was killed for holding...
William Pettigrew

William Pettigrew

William Pettigrew was a British missionary with a desire to see the country of India saved. He accomplished many things, such as introducing Western education in the city of Hunphun, serving in the corps as a captain, and being a member of the Asiatic Linguistic...
Independence Day

Independence Day

A celebration of freedom and liberty, India’s Independence Day is recognized on August 15th. Businesses and offices close for the day as activities take place to commemorate this special day. After many, long years, India was declared independence from British rule...
Eid al-Adha

Eid al-Adha

Schools are closed, workplaces are vacant and the world is put on pause for Eid al-Adha. Possibly one of the most important festivals for Muslims worldwide, Eid al-Adha is commemorated on the tenth day of the twelfth month of the Islamic calendar. Four days are spent...
Superstitions

Superstitions

Those with flat feet bring bad luck. Putting onions under your pillow will keep bad dreams away. Having itchy hands means you will soon receive money. These are just a few of the thousands, perhaps millions, of superstitions the people of India believe. Though some of...
William Bampton

William Bampton

William Bampton’s life counted. His life was impactful. Because of his willingness to serve God in any capacity, his life made an eternal difference. Bampton was the first missionary to take the gospel to a place where it had never been before: Puri, India. When...