The Mahakavya of Krishna-Draupadi The mainstream Gotra Vashishthas of the GangaYamuna valley of that time viewed Parashara’s dalliance with the Nishada girl Satyavati as a scar to their Gotra pride; the Angiras particularly the Bharadvajas and Gautamas – the politically Continue Reading
Jai Shiva Shankara जटाटवीगलज्जलप्रवाहपावितस्थले गलेऽवलम्ब्यलम्बितां भुजंगतुंगमालिकाम्। डमड्डमड्डमड्डमन्निनादवड्डमर्वयं चकार चंडतांडवं तनोतु नः शिवः शिवम ॥1॥ Jatatavee gala jjala pravaha pavitha sthale, Gale avalabhya lambithaam bhujanga thunga malikaam, Dama ddama dama ddama Continue Reading
Since the Indian Constitution and the Indian Legal System has accepted the words Hindu and Hinduism, and we also have a glorious tradition of the Bengal/Indian Renaissance behind acceptance of such naming, nothing matters if believers in Hinduism call themselves Hindu.
The Riksharajas series – Indrarajas इन्द्रराजन् Part 1 Indra is the most famous figure in Vedas and Puranas. The number of names of Indra, I stopped counting at 500. The Continue Reading
There has always been discussion in the groups on the provenance of the various Puranas. People who would like to take a contrary position would decry them with few unsubstantiated Continue Reading
Manvantara and Time Paradox We are in the seventh manvantara of the current cycle but the events of future manvantaras (as in stories of Savarni family and Tulasi) have occurred. Continue Reading
The Prelude Part 0.2 Rgveda Shishyas Paila divided Rgveda into two samhitas and gave one each to Indra Pramati and Baskala. Indra Pramati is son/grandson of Ruru, step-grandson/great grandson of Continue Reading
The Prelude Part 0.1 The Division, Multiplication and the Shishyas At the time of creation the Veda was born from the face of God. It supposedly contained a Lakh of Continue Reading