Culture

The Four Key Pillars of Sanatana India that Sustains it

The first Europeans who set foot in India were astonished at the kind of diversity they noticed…indeed, it is also the first thing every...

The Cultural Weakening of India and the Hindu Civilisational Continuum

What is common to the two avoidable events that occurred recently, viz, the so-called #MeToo dog-and-pony show, and second, the pushback against and persecution...

How the Bhakti Movement Gave Hindus a Breather and the New...

Beginning with the so-called Arab invasion of Sindh and even today (albeit in a different form), the single biggest failure of Hindus has been...

Elements of the Cultural Unity of Bharata

In an earlier essay, I had remarked with some alarm about the shocking extent of de-Hinduisation that has occurred in the last seventy years...

The Incurables who are Chopping Hindu Traditions and Temples

Prologue I distinctly recall an anecdote a veteran scholar once told me. The incident in the anecdote occurred sometime in the 1960s, the nascent stages...

Podcast: Congratulations to Yogi Adityanath for restoring the Sanctity of Prayagraj

Amid the ongoing, spirited protest by the Hindu community against the SC Verdict on Sabarimala, is some good news of sorts. Uttar Pradesh Chief...

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

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...

Profound Prefaces: Mahabrahmana

It will be an interesting topic in a study of literary history to trace the first book—fiction or non-fiction—for which a preface was written....

The Story of Sthambheshwara

In the present era where Europe is desperately struggling to keep its civilization and history alive, the Seven Years’ War is largely consigned to...

The Hindu Code of War Ethics and Jihad

In the previous essay, we have seen the three main classifications and ethics of war and their respective features as defined and explained by...