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Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulates ISRO scientists

Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulates ISRO scientists

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday congratulated scientists for the successful launch of the PSLV C23 rocket carrying five foreign satellites at the Satish Dhawan space centre in Sriharikota and said India’s Mars mission is cheaper than the hit Hollywood movie ‘Gravity’. Modi witnessed the PSLV launch at Sriharikota. The indigenous PSLV C23 rocket, carrying […]

Pankaj Advani wins 9th world title

Pankaj Advani wins 9th world title

Pankaj Advani has made winning a habit. At 28, the poster boy of the Indian cue sport has already won nine world titles — seven in billiards and two in snooker. A resounding 6-1 win over Poland’s Kacper Flilpiak in the IBSF World 6-Red snooker Championship on Sunday earned him his ninth world title — […]

Saina Nehwal wins Australia Open title

Saina Nehwal wins Australia Open title

Ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal produced a dominating performance to lift her second title of the season, winning the $750,000 Star Australian Super Series after beating Spain’s Carolina Marin in the summit clash on Sunday. The sixth seeded Indian, who had won the India Open Grand Prix Gold earlier this year, prevailed 21-18, 21-11 in […]

Time to get Disillusioned

Time to get Disillusioned

Scientists have proven that the whole of existence is a certain reverberation of energies, an assimilation of vibrations. Where there is vibration there is bound to be sound. Scientists arrived at the fact that everything is vibration through mathematical deductions. But when a yogi experienced it, he naturally saw the whole existence as a complex […]

Vastu Shastra and Directions

Vastu Shastra and Directions

The East in Vastu Shastra Indra is the lord of the East. He is a God of wealth. He is a Rajbhogh. He enjoys good positions and power. He enjoys all the eight types of wealth and prosperity. If the site has excess of the eastern side, the owner of the house will have male […]

Hindu Wedding Rituals

Hindu Wedding Rituals

While various regional steps are followed by different sects of Hindus across India, the following 13 steps form the core of a Vedic wedding ceremony: 1.  Vara Satkaarah Reception of the bridegroom and his kinsmen at the entrance gate of the wedding hall where the officiating priest chants a few mantras and the bride’s mother […]

Natural Home Remedies for Arthritis

Natural Home Remedies for Arthritis

As a disease affecting the joints, arthritis is marked by painfulness, and swelling of joints. There are various kinds of arthritis; but the common ones include “osteoarthritis”,” rheumatoid arthritis “and “septic arthritis”. Irrespective of their variety, the common symptoms of arthritis are pain and stiffness around the inflated joints. These in turn give way to […]

The wounded child within us

The wounded child within us

In each of us, there is a young, suffering child.  We have all had times of difficulty as children and many of us have experienced trauma.  To protect and defend ourselves against future suffering, we often try to forget those painful times.  Every time we’re in touch with the experience of suffering, we believe we […]

Old Delhi to regain lost glory

Old Delhi to regain lost glory

The long-awaited Chandni Chowk redevelopment plan has finally started on the ground, with various agencies like the Public Works Department and traffic police working in tandem with locals to make Old Delhi’s facelift a reality in record time. The first phase of work, which started on Sunday, entails the removal of all overhead wires, mostly […]

The Politics of Dalit conversions

The Politics of Dalit conversions

~ By Sandeep Balakrishn About eight years ago, a BBC report barely managed to conceal its glee over a ceremony where “hundreds of Hindu Dalits” converted to Buddhism and/or Christianity. Among other things, the BBC report repeated the oft-heard canards about the unjust caste system and how laws against Dalits are ineffective, and therefore, converting out of Hinduism made […]

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