Seeing five of the Kaurava brothers dead on the ground, Karna experienced a mix of sorrow and anger. Gathering his senses back, he rushed at Bhima and discharged five and then seventy sharp arrows at him.
Tilak was banned, janeu was forbidden, Hindu clothes could no longer be worn, temples could not be built or renovated...and of course a foreign tongue and script rode roughshod over Kashmiri and Sharada, despite such desperate attempts at usurping a beauteous land from its original inhabitants, it did not perish.
The night was endless, and the ground shaky, the waters seemed to invite her to jump in and not resurface ever, yet dawn broke with its promise for brightness, shining its orbs on the cragged edges of the Zabarwan, and as she looked towards Mahadev’s peak, she prayed for his assistance.
Contributions of Indian mathematicians are recognised at the highest level of science but the Indian populace seems to be totally unaware of these significant achievers.
The recent World Watch List by a company called Open Doors falsely implicates India as being a country where Christians encounter massive persecution.
The fables of the Panchatantra have had an immense influence over world culture, with over 200 translations showcasing India's unique outlook towards life.
The Padmavati controversy exposes the problem of intellectual exclusion amongst opinion makers in India.
A summary of the Padmanabhaswamy verdict and the progress made by Hindu society on the issue of Temple autonomy as a direct consequence of the historic judgement.
Equating Hindu dharma with proselytizing religions has been the bane of Hindu society.
Built by the Kakatiya rulers around the 13th century CE, this temple dedicated to Lord Shiva, has a marked influence of Hoysala architecture and yet has been given a unique personality by its chief architect cum sculptor, after whom the temple is named.
Notions of morality communicated through stories is a much more effective way of embedding values in a society as opposed to codifying them as commandments or laws.
A summary of exemplary females from history in the Vaishnava tradition.
Ramana Maharshi's influence is as strong today as it was during his lifetime.
A journey into the Himalayas is a life-altering experience for many as we realise our place in this existence.
The young Nachiketa approaches Yama as directed by his father and is granted three wishes for his bravery.
Krishna’s eternal message in the Bhagavadgita is the civilizational vision of India that inspired its freedom struggle and found a new expression in the writings of Sri Aurobindo.
Many cultures around the world hold nature and life sacred but India went further and integrated the concept into her art and rituals.
Various distinguished scholars in their travels have written about the honesty, idealism, and magnanimity of the followers of Sanatana Dharma.
Enslavement of women, children and men, followed by their sexual exploitation was an integral part of the Muslim rule in Medieval India.
Apart from being a profound spiritual and philosophical commentary, the Mahabharatam is deeply humane in its treatment of the ephemeral pleasures of life.
A look back at some of the major events from years gone by that have shaped our present..
Uniform Civil Code or the idea of a common civil law for the whole nation is not alien to the traditional principles of jurisprudence in India.
The influence of the Vedanta in this work of Friedrich Nietzsche is clearly visible.
Various applications use AI to only distract human users, not as a means of Tantra (software/meditative framework). But why not? According to the Indian philosophical thought, there is a very lofty ideal for the development of AI.
Art in Hindu culture brings out the magnificence of the cosmos as a manifestation of the divine.
survey of the origins of the various National Anthems in Europe and a study of the final choice for the Indian anthem throws up interesting questions and amusing answers.