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A story from Maha'bha'rata

Svarńanakula Kathá 25 February 1966 evening,Jamalpur Yudhisthira was performing Rájasúya Yajiṋa. ( 1 ) Kings, courtiers, men and women from all over had come to witness the great performance of King Yudhisthira. Shrii Krśńa was ... Speaking Tree, 1 day ago

Why Yudhisthira refused Heaven for his dog

Previous Next Use ← → keys to navigate In life, one is often torn between two polar opposites - one road is the one much travelled upon, while the other is the one less travelled. Usually, the less trodden one is the hallmark of the ...
 Speaking Tree2 months ago

Lessons drawn from Kartikeya

NO one embodies the spirit of Hinduism, which, for me, means the worship of all life on the planet as much as Kartikeya, the second son of Shiva and Parvati, now reduced to being the God of War. Kartikeya's birth, his symbolism, embraces all ...
 The Statesman1 week ago
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How India can escape the dry spell doom

Since 2000, India has had three serious droughts. The World Bank has estimated that the 2012 drought reduced the country's gross domestic product by half a percentage point, even though it was not extensive, say Asit K Biswas and Cecilia Tortajada.   Acording to the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), droughts are the world's costliest natural disasters, inflicting $6-8 billion of annual losses. Because of their extent, magnitude and frequency, their effects are felt by more people ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago India not home and dry on drought  Business Standard India1 week ago Cecilia Tortajada & Asit K Biswas: India not home and dry on drought  Sify2 weeks ago

The crisis of identity

Imagine a buzzer that goes off every time a part of the globe clashes over ethnic, religious or linguistic identities. Given the frequency and spread of such battles in recent months, from Iraq to the US, not to forget the daily battles over caste, ...
 Business Standard India2 weeks ago

Lessons learned from mahabharata

1. Promises should be kept, but make sure they do not get outdated The classic example for this is Pitamaha Bheeshma. Under one context of getting his father married to Satyavati, he took a vow of lifelong celibacy, but when the circumstances ...
 CAclubindia3 weeks ago
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Book review: Historic Temples in Pakistan by Reema Abbasi and Madiha Aijaz

For many Indians, especially those who are Hindu or Sikh, reading anything about Pakistan's religious minorities can be a painful affair. As if Partition was not enough, subsequent events have brought death and destruction to these beleaguered ...
 Business Standard India1 month ago

Spiritual Atheist: A Curse Too Far

Category Name Friend(s) email id:(Max 5 email ids.) Personalized Message Your email has been sent. Can women not be entrusted with a secret? As ridiculous and politically indecorous as that absurd observation sounds, it has — in a part ...
 Speaking Tree1 month ago A curse too far  Economic Times1 month ago

When man comprehends what dharma is?

masters' blogs seekers' blogs By: Dr Ashoke Kumar Chatterjee on Jul 21, 2014 | 21 Views | Post Response Category Name Friend(s) email id:(Max 5 email ids.) Personalized Message Your email has been sent. Man surely comprehends what ...
 Speaking Tree1 month ago

Failure is Not the Last Word in Life

masters' blogs seekers' blogs By: Maulana Wahiduddin Khan on Jul 21, 2014 | 15 Views | Post Response Category Name Friend(s) email id:(Max 5 email ids.) Personalized Message Your email has been sent. Bidhan Chandra Roy (1882-1962) was ...
 Speaking Tree1 month ago Not Ease, But Effort  Speaking Tree2 months ago
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