Paduka Sahasram – A Divine Odyssey

As we witness the momentous occasion of Pranpratishtha of Rama Mandir in Ayodhya today, author pauses to reflect on Rama’s PAdukA through the Divine Odyssey of Paduka Sahasram by Swami Vedanta Desika

Benevolent Kings of Bharatam: Tales of Generosity

This article resonates with the soul of Bharatam, where Kṛpālu (benevolent) kings were not just rulers but embodiments of kṛtajñatā (generosity). King Raghu’s audacious pursuit of gold coins to honor a Brahmana’s dedication, Kautsa’s humble acceptance of just what he needed, and King Nala’s unwavering karuṇā weave the tapestry of dāna & praapti, rooted deeply in our ancient Sanskriti.