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A valiant warrior goddess

Amongst all the female deities enumerated in Hindu texts, perhaps no other goddess occupies a position as impressive and formidable as that of Durga. Texts like Durga Mahatmya, Durga Saptasati, Kalika Purana and several others extol her innumerable ... Deccan Herald, 3 days ago

The Meaning of Lakshmi

The Wealth Issue: Book Devdutt Pattnaik is the author of 25 books on mythology The Goddess shows how wealth can be liberation As Hinduism made its journey from Vedic ritualism to Puranic devotion, it became increasingly ...
 Open4 days ago


sandhya sen reports on a sparkling concert KUDAMBALAM, or the Temple of Dance, an orthodox academy of Bharatnatyam, is well known for imparting disciplined and accurate lessons to a select group of youngsters and is solely dedicated to ...
 The Statesman6 days ago

For connoisseurs and commoners

The Hindu Gauri Diwakar's group performing at Ananya. Photo: Ajay Lal The Hindu File photo of Leela Samson and her group Spanda. Photo:C.V. Subrahmanyam TOPICS The thronging crowds at Ananya proved the hard work of its organisers is paying off ...
 The Hindu1 week ago

25 Shocking facts about Lord Hanuman no one knows!

Previous Next Use ← → keys to navigate 1. The Sanskrit texts mention several legends about how Sri Hanuman got his name. One legend is that Indra, the king of the deities, struck Sri Hanuman's jaw during his childhood (see below). The ...
 Speaking Tree1 week ago

Fourth volume of Wadiyar's encylopedia soon

The Oriental Research Institute, University of Mysore, which has taken up transliteration works penned by Krishnaraja Wadiyar III, a patron of arts, is on the verge of completing another volume of the "peculiar manuscripts" of the ruler. Unlike other ...
 Deccan Herald1 week ago

Dattatreya's attachment to all the elements of nature

7 Oct. 2014 1:34 AM IST I became a grandmother last month - Anasuyaa which means without envy- and that introduced me to yet another Hindu avatar Dattatreya, the son of Anasuyaa and Sage ...
 Nagaland Post2 weeks ago

On staying grounded

Which one of us would not like to succeed in life? Power and wealth are considered to be worldly symbols of success. People who hope to attain their goals do not hesitate to go that extra mile in order to realise their ambitions. Once the dearest ...
 Deccan Herald2 weeks ago
New Indian Express

The Difficulty of Being Kama

Kama is deva, a god, but he hardly gets his due anymore. Agni, Vayu, Indra are all invoked with mantras on some earthly business or the other, but Kama's name is uttered furtively and then greeted with titters. He is one half of a modern byword for ...
 New Indian Express2 weeks ago
Bangladesh Daily Star

A Story Retold

Robert Capa, Loyalist Militiaman at the Moment of Death, Cerro Muriano, September 5, 1936. I am about to tell you a story but before that shut down your laptop and mobile phone. Now close your eyes and try to dispel every other thought. Let the ...
 Bangladesh Daily Star3 weeks ago
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