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The Conquest of Power

The Conquest of Power

Do you seek power? Do you wish to conquer your world? Is the whole world your adversary? Do you seek the power of wealth and control over others? Does the world seem full of unsympathetic, unjust people, always criticizing you, attacking you? Are you anxieties and worries of the past or of the future? Once […]

The hanging pillar and wonders of Lepakshi

The hanging pillar and wonders of Lepakshi

Time has not withered the magnificent sculptures and murals of the village of Lepakshi, also known for its silk weaving, located in Andhra Pradesh… Wonders, they say, never cease. India is a land of ceaseless wonders, often waiting to be discovered by the world. Lepakshi is one such wonder. Located 110 kilometres from Bangalore, about […]

Chiranjivis: The Eight Immortals of Hinduism

Chiranjivis:  The Eight Immortals of Hinduism

Chiranjivi are permanent lived beings in Hinduism who are to remain alive through this Kali Yuga until the next Satya Yuga.  The term is a combination of chiram, or ‘permanent’, and jīvi, or ‘lived’. It is same as’amaratva, which refers to true immortality. At the end of the last Kalpa, a demon attempted to become […]

Mould for the Mind

Mould for the Mind

The body with its organs is none other than the mind. The physical body is the outward manifestation of the mind. The mind is the subtle form of this physical body. The mind contemplating upon the body becomes the body itself and, enmeshed in it, is afflicted by it. All the bodies have their seat […]

Know Your INDIA

Know Your INDIA

No matter how our self-styled secularists vilify ancient Indian or Hindu wisdom, there is an element of eternity and universality about that treasure trove. It is a great work of reason and analysis. And there is no confusion in the discourse. Such is its universality that the intelligent Westerner woke up to it long ago […]

The Reconquest of India

The Reconquest of India

Religious conversion through evangelism has usually been an instrument for states to gain control of other states. It has also been used to ensure the political loyalty of those living within their own borders, repeatedly leading to orgies of persecution in Europe during the medieval era. This is how the Emperor Constantine originally initiated the […]

Genetics behind Hindu Gotra System

Genetics behind Hindu Gotra System

In Hindu society, the term gotra means clan. It broadly refers to people who are descendants in an unbroken male line from a common male ancestor. However, all families having same gotra need not be cousins. They can be descendants of sons or disciples or even adopted sons of the Rishi(Seer), who is the root […]

What would it take to crack the Indus Valley script ?

What would it take to crack the Indus Valley script ?

India’s place in history as a cradle of ancient civilisation rests with the more than 5,000 year old Indus Valley Civilisation – comprising over 1,000 city/settlement sites stretching from the northwest to Gujarat. Astonishingly, we know very little about how this ancient society gained such sophisticated urban planning, hydraulic engineering, metallurgy and craftsmen skills – […]

Awakening the Prana Shakti

Awakening the Prana Shakti

I have read many books from time to time written by eminent authors on this most transcendental and yet immediately useful topic. It is not necessary for me to agree with everything that they write. We definitely have our own experience, but the experience of spiritual life, beyond a certain stage, is common. In the […]

Goddess Bhadrakali of Warangal Original Owner of Kohinoor Diamond

Goddess Bhadrakali of Warangal Original Owner of Kohinoor Diamond

Koh-i-Noor (Persian meaning : “Mountain of Light”) is a diamond that was originally installed as left eye of Goddess Bhadrakali in town of Warangal, India. Koh-i-Noor was originally mined from world famous diamond mine “Kollur mine (Coulour or Gani)” in the Guntur District, Andhra Pradesh, India. Kakatiya rulers who ruled most of the Telugu speaking […]

Real Conversion Is what happens within

Real Conversion Is what happens within

The purpose of religion is to bring enlightenment to the individual,happiness in society and to move from limited individual identity to universality and communion with the Divine. At their core, all religions havewisdom and human values which are universal. Customs and traditions were moulded by people and their way of life at the time; that […]

What is Civilization?

What is Civilization?

Life has become entirely dependent and freedom is unknown. When the switch fails, there is no light in the house. When you want it badly, there is no water in the tap. Some years ago, we had never heard of high blood pressure. Today a vast number of people suffer this terrible malady. Panorama of […]

Lord Shiva was worshipped in Ancient China

Lord Shiva was worshipped in Ancient China

Civilizations of China and India have a long history of interaction. The links between these two ancient civilizations were numerous and were sustained for thousands of years. The Chinese tell of a tradition in “Schuking” in which it is stated that the ancestors of the Chinese people came to China after crossing the high mountain […]

Kiran Modi for Delhi!

Kiran Modi for Delhi!

~by BINOY THOMAS (Weekly Voice Newspaper, Canada) Delhiwalas, there and here (a rather huge number) are all eyes and ears for what’s shaping up to be a prestige fight over who will rule New Delhi. No, not that New Delhi, this one is the smaller state of New Delhi which is also where the seat of […]

Saudi Wahhabism As the Fountainhead of Islamist Terrorism

Saudi Wahhabism As the Fountainhead of Islamist Terrorism

LONDON — The horrific terrorist attacks on the Charlie Hebdo weekly in Paris have led to speculation as to whether the killers — the brothers Chérif and Saïd Kouachi — were lone wolves or tied to masterminds in ISIS or its rival, Al-Qaeda. Although Al-Qaeda in Yemen has taken credit for the attack, it is […]

Ten Names of Arjuna and their relevance in today’s world

Ten Names of Arjuna and their relevance in today’s world

In the dawn of the twenty first century, dark clouds in the form of rising fanaticism, Islamofascism, terrorism, mindless violence and criminality are intimidating Humanity. These vicious assaults on civilization have the potential of launching a new catastrophic world war, a war to the finish and it would be wise for India and its eternal […]

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