By Naturenomics Team
Mon, 06/27/2016 - 05:18
Elephants have had and continue to have an important role in the culture across South Asia. While their uses have changed during the millennia - from war and construction to present-day tourist rides - a wide variety of elephant uses continues today.
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By Naturenomics Team
Mon, 06/27/2016 - 05:49
Elephants in the Bible. Ivory is mentioned several times in the 0. T. and once in the N. T. The animal itself is named only in the Apocrypha, always as an engine of war. The Indian species was used for this purpose. - Animal Life in the Scriptures  Ancient Elephant.
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By Naturenomics Team
Wed, 06/29/2016 - 08:10
The Asian elephant appears in various religious traditions and mythologies. They are treated positively and are sometimes revered as deities, often symbolising strength and wisdom. Similarly, the African elephant is seen as the wise chief who impartially settles disputes among the forest creatures in African fables, and the Ashanti tradition holds that they are human chiefs from the past.
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By Naturenomics Team
Wed, 08/10/2016 - 06:20
The Elephant Festival takes over the city of Jaipur every year. The animals are draped with jewellery and given majestic multicolour makeovers (complete with pedicures), before doing a procession through the streets. Later they race, play elephant polo and take part in a human v animal tug-of-war. Charles Freger travelled to Rajasthan to get a sneak peek
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By Naturenomics Team
Wed, 08/24/2016 - 10:18

The Elephant Festival is an annual festival which is held every year in the Pink City, Jaipur. This matchless event is organised on the full moon day of Phalgun Purnima which falls in the month of February/March. It is celebrated on the day before the festivals of colours i.e. Holi. From the ancient times, elephants have always been an important part of the Indian society. The Elephant-headed God, Ganesha, believed to be the remover of obstacles and foremost to all the gods, is revered and devotedly worshipped in all the parts of India.

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