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The discovery of Indraprastha

The ASI's excavation that is underway at Purana Quila. Photo: Sandeep Saxena The Hindu An artefact that was found during the ASI's excavation. Photo: Sandeep Saxena The Hindu A 12th Century Vishnu idol found during the excavation. Photo: ... The Hindu, 2 months ago
Calcutta Telegraph


Durga Puja is that heady smell of shiuli phool on a crisp autumn morning; Durga Puja is listening to the mesmerising chants of Mahalaya; Durga Puja is that sudden surge of childhood nostalgia after year-long slog; Durga Puja is getting groovy to ...
 Calcutta Telegraph3 days ago
International Business Times India

Beef row: Markandey Katju calls for ban on killing of fish, snakes, rats and crows

Markandey Katju Reuters Retired Justice Markandey Katju has asked for a law that prohibitsmaltreatment or killing of rats, snakes, fishes, monkeys among a few others as these animals are part of the Hindu mythology. "I suggest a law should be ...
 International Business Times India5 days ago
New Indian Express

'Chakra Snanam' Caps Brahmotsavam

TIRUMALA:Curtains have come down on the nine-day mega religious annual Brahmotsavams of Lord Venkateswara in Tirumala with Chakrasnana Mahotsavam on Thursday morning. The temple priests performed Snapana Tirumanjanam to Utsavarulu and Sri ...
 New Indian Express2 weeks ago Brahmotsavam Ends with 'Chakra Snanam'  New Indian Express2 weeks ago

An existential, modernist text

Here is a fascinating exploration of what the Mahabharata (MBH) attempted, how, and its success. James Hegarty argues that it had a specific socio-religious and exegetical agenda. Placing itself above the Vedas and Vedanta as the sine qua non of ...
 The Statesman2 weeks ago
Bangalore Mirror

First among the gods?

Of all the gods in the Hindu pantheon, Ganesha is the most complex, absurd and yet he is worshipped by all sects. He has been adopted by other religions and become universal. Remember when in the US Ganesha toys were sold as "Indian monster" and ...
 Bangalore Mirror3 weeks ago
Bangalore Mirror

Stealing from the gods

It is a very simple question. If we are god fearing then why do temple jewels and hundis get stolen? Does the devotion stop short at the treasure? Just as there are a number of devotees donating unlimited amount of jewels and land to temples, ...
 Bangalore Mirror1 month ago
Speaking Tree

Biology of smart growth: Adaptability and empathy are the keys to survival

In Gita, we find the concept differentiating deha (body) from dehi (soul). Everyone's body is different, but everyone's soul is the same. Science presents us with a similar thought at a cellular level. All the cells in our body look different ...
 Speaking Tree1 month ago
Broadway World

Art Institute of Chicago Features Lord Krishna in 'Gates of the Lord: The Tradition of Krishna Paintings, 9/13

The prestigious Art Institute of Chicago (AIC) is showcasing Lord Krishna in the "Gates of the Lord: The Tradition of Krishna Paintings" exhibition from September 13 to January three next. This first of its kind exhibition will reportedly include ...
 Broadway World1 month ago
Hindustan Times

Bangalore Muslim boy asked to recite Hindu prayer, 'humiliated'

A 15-year-old Muslim boy studying in a south Bengaluru school has retreated into a shell and needs counselling. And it is all because of a prayer. Naushad Kashimji's (name changed) school adopted a few Sanskrit shlokas as its official prayer for ...
 Hindustan Times2 months ago
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