Thursday, November 14, 2019

Culture

Revisiting Baahubali in a Quest for Rasa: An Analysis

It’s more than two years since the nonstop, deafening noise-hype over the two-part Telugu film Baahubali has finally died out. Fresh in the...

The Genius of Sanatana Polity and Statecraft: Decolonising Indian Governance

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel’s vision of and eulogy to the Indian Civil Services in his inspirational speech on April 21, 1947 to the first batch...

Remembering Acharya Ramesh Chandra Majumdar: A Century of Spotless Scholarship and Inspiration

In its noblest definition, History is the conscience of society and the function of a historian is to test the events of an...

Luminaries of the Modern Indian Renaissance: Or a Commentary on Our Civilisational Amnesia

When we reminisce about the Indian freedom movement, the year 1858 is a turning point of sorts. That was the year...

D.V. Gundappa’s Caution and Lessons to Political Leaders

D V Gundappa or DVG as he is affectionately known in Karnataka remains one of the cultural colossuses in the state,...

Leftist Destruction of the Indian Aesthetic Tradition through Institutional Capture: The Indian People’s Theatre Association

A Communist is commonly a zealot, moved by the intensity of his faith or of his personal commitment to the Party to assume...

The Cool Ganesha of the New-Age Surgeons of Sanatana Dharma

A New Being has descended upon us. It is a noxious alloy which combines within itself the revival of that dead genre...

A Vice Chancellor Demonstrates the Essence of Sahanāvavatu Sahanaubhunaktu

When Ananda Coomaraswamy prophetically declared about eighty years ago that education was the most unfortunate and tragic of all problems that...

The Concept of Širk: What it Meant Before the Advent of Islam

The cardinal sin in Islam is Širk, ‘associating (a creature with the Creator)’ or ‘polytheism’. Thus, sun-worship means offering worship to a creature, putting...

The Last Days of a Contemporary Rishi and Vedacharya Sri Sheshanna Shrauti

In this Series The Sanatana Life of Sri Sheshanna Shrauti – A Contemporary VedacharyaVedacharya Sri Sheshanna Shrauti: A...

The Vow of Aparigraha of Vedacharya Sri Sheshanna Shrauti

In this Series The Sanatana Life of Sri Sheshanna Shrauti – A Contemporary VedacharyaVedacharya Sri Sheshanna Shrauti: A...

Subashita Sunday Episode 3: Vemana, Kalidasa and Vedanta

We’re back again with Episode 3 of the Subhāṣita Sunday on The Dharma Dispatch. Like always, we have curated a handpicked collection of...
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