Vedas

Swami Sanand’s death would sit heavy on Modi’s conscience

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Swami Sanand - a life-long struggle for Ganges

We all need to go beyond the death of fasting Swami Sanand (October 11, 2018) and the disappointment he carried to his pyre at Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s

Are you “fringe or “mainstream”, Mr Varma?

Pavan Varma, Bharatiya Janata Party, fringe, mainstream, Dr. Subramaniam Swamy, Janata Dal (United), Taj Mahal, Islamic Invasion, Mohammedan rule, Ibn Batuta, Will Durant, VS Naipaul, Dina Nath Batra, Narendra Modi, Vedas, Fields Medal, Brahmagupta, Ram Setu

Varma: Fringe or Mainstream?

Pavan Varma--his snobbery must never be mistaken for gravitas, never homespun but unmistakably Western—writes in

Why Gandhi fell out with Arya Samaj

Swami Dayanand Saraswati, Mahatma Gandhi, Radhakrishnan, Kabir, Nanak, Chaitanya, Swami Vivekananda, Sri Aurobindo, Brahmo Samaj, Ramakrishna Mission, Adi Sankaracharya, Romain Rolland, Vedas, Vedanta, Purana, Upanishads, Islam, Christianity, Satyarth Prakash, Ram Prasad Bismal, Swami Shraddhanand, Bhai Parmanand, Nehru, K.M. Pannikar, Shyamji Krishna Varma, Har Dayal, Sohan Lal Pathak, Ghadar Party, Gurukul Kangri, Gopal Krishna Gokhale, Kathiawar, Banares, Lala Lajpat Rai, Bhagat Singh, Veer Savarkar, Mad

Swami Dayanand Saraswati death anniversary falls this week

Swami Dayanand Saraswati, whose death anniversary falls this week (October 30, 1883), deserves attention from all Indians.

Disorder and its role in Hinduism

Chaos, Order, Vedas, Upanishads, Being Different, Rajeev Malhotra, Genesis, Greek, Western mythology, Hebraic, Prajapati, sura, asura, diti, aditi, sat, asat, jami, Pancavimsa Brahmana, prthak, nantva, bandhuta, Samudra-manthan, kashyapa, Serpent, Cosmic creation, mountain, nectar, amrut, poison, nectar, Hymn of Creation, Rig Veda, Agni, Soma, Varuna, Holi, Ritam, Vishnu,  Brahma, Shiva, Lord Krishna, aisvarya, amdhurya-bhava

Being Different: A must-read book for all Indians by Rajiv Malhotra

(Chaos is an integral part of Vedas, Upanishads and the vast canon of classical writing in Sanskrit.

India’s "Second Independence": the real deal

India, Second Independence, BJP, 2019 General Elections, TINA, bhakt, saffron-brigade, Left, Bengal, Licence Raj, Goonda, Mafia, real-estate barons, Air India, benami properties, Britain, Anglo-Saxons, United States, CIA, imperialist, NGOs, Human Right Groups, Sanjeev Sanyal, Hindol Sengupta, Subhash Kak, Rajeev Malhotra, Delhi Sultanate, Mughals, British rule, socialist Congress, Orientalists, North-South Divide, Aryan-Dravidian divide, Aryan invasion theory, Vedas, Sanskrit, Narendra Modi, Hinduism

Young India Rising: The Second Independence

We are entering into a stretch of political landscape which could simply be termed as the “Second Independence” of India in coming years.

Why “Shaktimaan” matters and not cows

Shaktimaan the horse, cow-slaughter, Hindutva, RSS, BJP, VHP, Indian media, anti-Dalit, anti-Muslim, anti-beef, Hindu fundamentalist, Indian constitution, Supreme Court of India, Kerala cow-slaughter, NorthEast cow-slaughter, beef trade, wikipedia, Mughals, Babar, Akbar, Shahjahan, Jahangir, Ahmed Shah, Aurangzeb, Bahadur Shah Zafar, Hyder Ali, bakri-id, Indra, Agni, British Raj, communal riots, Arya Samaj, Dayananda Saraswathi, Sambhaji, Shivaji, Ranjit Singh, Sikh Empire, Mahatama Gandhi, Bal Gangadhar Ti

Why Shaktimaan matters; and not cows

When Shaktimaan the horse is injured to death, our media’s hysteria lasts over a month. When millions of cows are illegally slaughtered, not a word is written. Why?

Indus Era: The Aryan theory propaganda

Times of India, Indus Valley Civilization, Vedas, Upnishads, Sanskrit, Aryan, Dravidians, American Journal of Human Genetics, Geneticist Lalji Singh, Aryan-Dravidian divide, Jayalalitha, Karunanidhi, Shiva, Vishnu, Devi,  Ganesha, Madhva, Shankara, Ramanuja, Badrinath temple, Caste system in India, Badrinath temple, Char Dham, Michel Danino, D.K. Chakrabarti

Indus Era: Victim of Western propaganda

“Decolonisation of our minds could only begin when we start to consider that our history might be what the others did not write. “ --  R. C. Majumdar