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Mariamma Mela 2019 in Jalandhar: Devotees Worship Goddess Mariamman By Walking Barefoot on Burning Coal (Watch Video)

Devotees run on coal in Mariamma Mela (Photo Credits: Twitter and YouTube grab) A three-day Mother Mariamma Mela 2019 took place in Jalandhar in Punjab from May 11 and concluded on May 13. Organised by the South Indian Welfare Society it is a fair of Tamil Goddess Mari or Maariamman. Also called as Mother Mari or Mariaai,… Read More »

Walking for health benefits just got easier to track: UMass Amherst researchers create simple guidelines to measure walking intensity – Science Daily

In an ongoing study exploring walking for health across the adult lifespan, University of Massachusetts Amherst kinesiology researchers found that walking cadence is a reliable measure of exercise intensity and set simple steps-per-minute guidelines for moderate and vigorous intensity. Catrine Tudor-Locke, professor of kinesiology, and postdoctoral researchers Elroy Aguiar and Scott Ducharme concluded that for… Read More »