Sinopse

Decoding the strange histories and Indian mythologies that Grandma told you about!

Episódios

  • Holy Cow! The lady (and the river) Ganga

    Holy Cow! The lady (and the river) Ganga

    05/05/2017 Duração: 05min

    In the eighth episode of Holy Cow! we talk about Goddess Ganga and God Shiva. Ganga disobeys Shiva, and so he locks her up in his hair and divides her into seven - does that sit well with you? Because it does not sit well with me. Listen to find out more on the story, and get back to me with you outraged reactions! Holy Cow!, covers all of india’s favourite festivals, weirdest rituals, eye-rolling superstitions and really digs into where they really come from. So hit “Subscribe”, and/or visit us at @holycowpodcast

  • Krishna + Sudama, Friendship 101

    Krishna + Sudama, Friendship 101

    05/05/2017 Duração: 05min

    In the seventh episode of Holy Cow! we talk about Krishna and Sudama's and all the lessons we can learn from it. Krishna's a god, Sudama's a mere mortal; Krishna is rich, and Sudama is poor. Can the two overcome all of that? Find out! Holy Cow!, covers all of india’s favourite festivals, weirdest rituals, eye-rolling superstitions and really digs into where they really come from. So hit “Subscribe”, and/or visit us at @holycowpodcast

  • The Ganesha Origin Story

    The Ganesha Origin Story

    25/04/2017 Duração: 07min

    In the sixth episode of Holy Cow! we talk about Ganesha! Ganesha's origin story is one of my favourites. He's also one my favourite gods - cute, cuddly, powerful, lucky, and all around, just nice. We talk about how he went from normal head to elephant head, and which other two major gods are his parents! Holy Cow!, covers all of india’s favourite festivals, weirdest rituals, eye-rolling superstitions and really digs into where they really come from. So hit “Subscribe”, and/or visit us at @holycowpodcast

  • Holy Cow! Those Angry Indian Goddesses

    Holy Cow! Those Angry Indian Goddesses

    12/04/2017 Duração: 12min

    In the fifth episode of Holy Cow! we talk about Goddesses! We have Durga, the warrior goddess, Lakshmi, the goddess of light, Saraswati, the goddess of knowledge, Parvati, the mother goddess and Kali, the goddess who wear men's heads as a belt (ok, so that might not be her official power :P) We get into how the goddesses exist in relation to gods, and why we should pay more attention to them. Holy Cow!, covers all of india’s favourite festivals, weirdest rituals, eye-rolling superstitions and really digs into where they really come from. So hit “Subscribe”, and/or visit us at @holycowpodcast

  • Holy Cow! Let’s talk about those (Kal)Yugas

    Holy Cow! Let’s talk about those (Kal)Yugas

    29/03/2017 Duração: 09min

    In the fourth episode of Holy Cow! we talk about Yugas, and I especially take time out to freak out about Kalyug! Are we the immoral, greedy, heathens they predicted?! We talk about how we got to the Kalyug, whether is such a thing as a Kalyug, and how since, everything is a cycle and out of our control, we should probably just chill out. Holy Cow!, covers all of india’s favourite festivals, weirdest rituals, eye-rolling superstitions and really digs into where they really come from. So hit “Subscribe”, and/or visit us at @holycowpodcast

  • Holy Cow! Lets talk about Holi and Holika!

    Holy Cow! Let's talk about Holi and Holika!

    15/03/2017 Duração: 10min

    In the third episode of Holy Cow! we talk about Holi, the festival of colours that just took place on Sunday! Did you know that people celebrate Holi for different reasons? And in many different parts of the world? Listen to find out more! Holy Cow!, covers all of india’s favourite festivals, weirdest rituals, eye-rolling superstitions and really digs into where they really come from. So hit “Subscribe”, and/or visit us at @holycowpodcast

  • Holy Cow! So what’s up with Dussehra and Diwali?

    Holy Cow! So what’s up with Dussehra and Diwali?

    23/02/2017 Duração: 11min

    Dussehra and Diwali: Two indians festivals that fall a few days apart that celebrate good over evil. But Is Dussehra about Ram vs Ravan or Goddess Durga vs Mahishasura? We break it down in this episode! Find us on Twitter @holycowpodcast and on Facebook at facebook.com/holycowpodcast

  • Holy Cow! It’s here!

    Holy Cow! It’s here!

    15/02/2017 Duração: 08min

    In the first episode of Holy Cow! I tell you who I am, what I'm doing here, why I'm doing this and why you should be listening. We also talk about why in India people hang green chilis and lemons outside their homes. You've probably seen it! And now you'll know why. Holy Cow!, covers all of india's favourite festivals, weirdest rituals, eye-rolling superstitions and really digs into where they really come from. So hit “Subscribe”, and/or visit us at https://soundcloud.com/holycowpodcast

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