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Crossing the Difficult Ocean

When the Puranas and Itihasas refer to the name of some god or the other—Hari, Hara, Vishnu or Shiva—they may sound like different names, but are in fact pointing out to the one sustaining life source that every being comes from. The sound that ... New Indian Express, 1 month ago
Mid Day

From intellectual Gita to sensory Gita

In the Uttara-khand (later section) of the Padma Purana, Shiva tells Parvati that Vishnu told Lakshmi that the first five chapters of the Gita are his five heads, the next 10 chapters are his 10 arms, the 16th chapter is his trunk and the last two ...
 Mid Day2 weeks ago
Hindustan Times

Book Review: 7 Secrets of the Goddess

Goddess Lakshmi massages Lord Vishnu's feet; is this male domination? Goddess Kali stands on Lord Shiva's chest; is this female domination? Lord Shiva is half a woman; is this gender equality? Devdutt Pattanaik, a medical doctor by education and a ...
 Hindustan Times2 months ago Book Review: 7 secrets of Goddess & Shikhandi and Other Tales They Don't Tell You  Economic Times2 months ago
Indian Express

A hotel in CP, a city divided and a failed bid to kill the Mahatma

Radisson Blu Marina (then Marina Hotel) in New Delhi where Godse and Apte checked in. Their rooms don't exist now . Theview of Connaught Place's Outer Circle from the Radisson Blu Marina reveals a city centre which has seen better days. In 1948, it ...
 Indian Express6 hours ago Retracing Godse's journey: A hotel in CP, a city divided and a failed bid to kill the Mahatma  Indian Express4 hours ago
Indian News Link

On history and religion

Recent offerings from the bookshelves take us back to our roots Trees and plants mingle with religion and medicine Sacred Plants of India , by Nanditha Krishna and M. Amirthalingam, is a fascinating account of tree and plant worship in ...
 Indian News Link1 day ago

Picturing the frame

I am tempted to shift the lens to the recent exhibition Jagannatha by 13 artists of Raghurajpur at Vinnyasa Art Gallery to explore patachitra's structural devices. Encountering these traditional artworks of Odisha, one is overwhelmed by a sense of ...
 The Hindu6 days ago
Calcutta Telegraph

Mythology ties ropeway dream

The Mandar hills in Banka. Picture by Ashok Sinha The state is poised to get its second ropeway after a wait of almost 50 years. Chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi would lay the foundation stone for the ropeway at Mandar hill in Banka district, ...
 Calcutta Telegraph1 week ago

Documentary explores caste-based violence

In January 2012, Ganesh Suna a young Dalit boy was allegedly beaten up by a shopkeeper who alleged him of stealing a shirt. When Suna's grandfather, along with male members of his community, decided to file an FIR against the accused, the entire Gandapara ...
 Deccan Herald1 week ago

Of myths & reality

Author Devdutt Pattanaik, physician-turned-author of best-sellers on mythology, recently released Pashu, his book of short stories for children, which he has also illustrated, in New Delhi. Here are excerpts from an interview: Why have you taken to ...
 Deccan Herald1 week ago

Nobody has seen Mahavtar

Lahiri Mahasaya created Mahavtar Babaji from within himself, Kriya Yoga master ASHOKE KUMAR CHATTERJEE tells SONAL SRIVASTAVA in Mumbai Hum swayam Bhagvan, hum hi Nirakar Brahmn, says Kriya Yoga master Ashoke Kumar Chatterjee discussing the most ...
 Speaking Tree2 weeks ago
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