Thursday, November 14, 2019

The Spirit of Maharshi Valmiki and the Greatest Gift Indians can Offer to the Sri Rama Mandir

Part 1: The Tapas of Half a Millennium has Culminated in a Civilizational Landmark How Maharshi Valmiki and Bhagavan Veda Vyasa “wrote” the...

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NOTES ON CULTURE

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Aparigraha: India’s Unique Value Contribution to World Culture

It is only befitting to begin this essay with that timeless opening sloka of the first of the ten principal Upanishads, the Ishavasyam. ईशा वास्यमिदँ सर्वं यत्किञ्च...
T M Krishna

The Destruction and Christianization of Carnatic Music Might Occur Sooner than Anticipated

As expected, it has happened. There’s a proverb in Kannada which roughly means, “light up your beedi from the fire that is burning down your neighbour’s house.” The thoroughly agenda-driven #Metoo charade has hit the...
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Looting Hindu Temples: Suffer for 60,000 Years in the Gutter as a Worm

One of the distinctive features of the protracted Muslim rule in medieval India was the heartless manner in which it comprehensively impoverished Hindus—physically, spiritually, morally, culturally, and economically. This impoverishment was by design, and it...

The Shakespearean Mists that Cloud the Colonised Indian Elite

Apart from being a great leveller, social media like sunlight, is a great disinfectant. In the heydays of blogging, if you bluffed, you would be mercilessly called out but you had a safety valve...
Samrat

The Ideal, Conception and Practice of Chakravartin Shows the All-Encompassing Unity of Bharatavarsha

Read Part 1: 10 Features Showing the Fundamental and All-encompassing Unity of Bharatavarsha: A Ready Reckoner Chakravartin or Samrat: The Paramount Sovereign This...
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HISTORY VIGNETTES

The Loss of the Aryavarata Consciousness: Or the Lessons that 10th...

Ancient India vanished with the arrival of the barbaric Turkish Muslim hordes most notably led by the Islamic zealot and the proud destroyer...

Sri Krishnadevaraya’s Empire of Fragrance and Food

Without doubt, Sri Krishnadevaraya was the greatest emperor of the Vijayanagar kingdom. And perhaps one of the greatest emperors that the...

Acharya Jadunath Sarkar: The Brilliant Flower whose Fragrance Knows no Death

At the zenith of Bharatavarsha’s Modern Renaissance, scholarship of the highest degree was not only actively sought after but was passionately nurtured and...

SUBHASHITA SUNDAY

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