The observance of the Parivartini Ekadasi vrata on this day is equal in merit to performing the Ashvamedha yajna
Kashmir, the Land of Śāradā considered as Sarvajna Peetha ‘The seat of all Knowledge’ has always been the land of Rishis just as it has been the home to scholars in various fields of knowledge, writes Rakesh Koul
The first part of our series on ‘Rajadharma’ – a treatise on basic philosophy of statecraft aimed at good governance, takes us through Yudhishthira’s desire to abandon all Karma to finally upholding the principles of Rajadharma after the Great War
The Agnihotri families survived the gruesome Bhopal gas tragedy owing to the practice of Agnihotram – Agni, Ved and Gau Samrakshana is essential for Lokakshemam.
From this week onwards, we will traverse through the beautiful world of Indian Textile Motifs and their significance through the gaze of Shefali Vaidya. This week we will talk about the exquisite Nava Nari Kunjara motif, a composite animal figure of an elephant that is composed by nine women that depicts not only the artist’s skill but also its deep spiritual context.
This is a Yagna. Our success depends on our ability to build a Discourse with all aspiring Indic Communities around us. The destination is very far and the journey complex. We will make it only when we indulge in this with each other respectfully
We are starting a new series Editor’s Note which will be a commentary on current social or political issues that have a direct impact on Indic civilization. This series will be penned either by our editors or invited scholars. It will attempt to comment with an intent to bring a Shastric and Ancient gaze on contemporary reality.
We have vast amounts of oral, literary, historic, artistic and cultural traditions in each region – nay each hamlet – of Bhārata. Each aspect in each of these traditions in each of these regions in each of these hamlets can be interpreted in innumerable ways: within the domain of dharma.
‘Kalaris’ formed the backbone of martial training in Kerala, with them playing a crucial role in GROOMING and OUTSOURCING warriors that PROLIFERATED ACROSS the landscape in the pre-British era
Rishi Viśvāmitra cursed Apsara Menaka to part from him forever and she parted ways never to return. He initiated his penance for achieving the goal of becoming a Maharishi and Indra was nervous again.