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Onam is a celebration of victory & birth of Lord Vishnu/Vamana & of return of his devotee, King Bali, to celebrate Vamana’s birth at Vamana Temple in Thrikkakara, Kochi.

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The story of son’s of Kadru and Vinata, from the Mahabharat

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Accomplishments of Bhagwan Shankaracharya

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T-pBRf9GU1g Bhagwan Shankaracharya was 8 years old when he left his house. He took sanyas at the age of 9 years. After that what he accomplished cannot even be conceived of today. Between the ages of 12 and 16 years, Bhagwan Shankaracharya wrote commentaries on Prasthanatrayi, 3 types of Prasthaan and

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Rama Worship In 2nd Millenium BCE Zoroastrian Literature

Source: Subhash Kak/Twitter https://twitter.com/subhashkak1/status/1016889907338448899 Disclaimer: - All content contained within the blog post, posted above is based on the personal opinions of the speaker. This article is provided for general informational and educational purposes only. The information, facts, opinions and other content appearing in the article do not reflect the official position of

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Timeline of 17000+ Years of Unbroken Indian Civilization — A Talk by Nilesh Nilakanth Oak

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3tsyzrDg2n4 Namaskar! So just talking about the mentoring on one of the forum, number of you might be aware of it. If not there is one forum called Bharat Rakshak Forum, some of you might know this, BRF. Of course you can have a handle there, it doesn't have to be your

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When did Kaliyuga start and the comment about Abhijit in Mahabharata

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1flVV3bSoyM&t=5s   I would like to talk to you about the start of Kaliyuga. People at this point wonder what on earth am I doing, why am I talking about Kaliyuga? Well, it turns out that Kaliyuga is an absolute marker for all the Indian calendars. So, for example Aryabhatta gives his

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Tridosha Concept – The Ayurvedic Rationale and elements in the Menstruation Practices

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XNXjaKQ4Heo&t=5s?cc_lang_pref=eng&cc_load_policy=1 In fact, even the people who practice this menstruation practices, they have forgotten there is an Ayurvedic rationale, Ayurvedic element to most of the menstruation practices that is mentioned in Vedas, Dharmasathra-s or any other texts. Ayurveda recognizes menstruation as a physiological process governed by the Tridosha-s. I spoke about

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Which deity presides menstruation in Hindu Dharma

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w56PbxY0_1o So, these practices give a positive perceptionand add to this the fact thatThe Hindus consider their goddesses has menstruation and celebrate festivals in honour of them. There is a festival Kamakhya, well known festival in Assam. The Kamakhya festival, I think Ambubachi, it is called where the goddess undergo yearly menstruation for three days

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The five layers of Individuality according to Hinduism

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TN-aVw1mCTw?cc_lang_pref=eng&cc_load_policy=1 Today, most of the, all our understanding is based on modern science. We say, we have a physical body and even our mind is denied an independent existence. They say the brain activity makes us think, but this is not how our Hindu tradition understands. This is not how our

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Menstruation Practices in Hinduism: What & Why? — A Talk by Nithin Sridhar

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YFpVu3e-N9A?cc_lang_pref=ta&cc_load_policy=1 So, today’s topic is Menstruation Practices in Hinduism, What & Why? Yes, it is an offbeat topic, but I think nevertheless it is equally a very important topic. Menstruation is one of the, you know, all the adult woman go through it, affects them, influences them at a very deeper

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‘SANSKRIT : THE LANGUAGE OF THE SOUL’ — A Talk by Sampadananda Mishra

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=40uaJAGj3bc&t=1049s Namaste to everyone. I was asked to tell the audience something about Sanskrit Language. Sanskrit is such a language, I have not come here to boast about Sanskrit, to preach about its greatness. The experience which I have gained from worshipping this Sanskrit language, the experience which I understand is my

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Mahabharata Battle Rule – ” ‘Wounded Soldiers Should be Cured by Victors and Then Set Free’

Source:- @Chandrapida1 / Twitter. This is Brahamanical Mahabharata Shanti Parva where Bhishma instructs fair practises of battles. 'wounded soldiers should be cured by victors and then set free'. I challenge any hindu hater to show such noble rules of war anywhere else in world at that time. pic.twitter.com/MUcxUcpxfo — Chandrapida (@Chandrapida1) 12

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Opinion of Eminent Personalities on Ramayana

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KN7x5VidkIs&t=15s Now, the importance of the Ramayana in Indian civilization has been emphasized by many religious leaders, public thinkers through the ages, and what is the Ramayana? It is a manual of morals; it is to instruct a people in right conduct and right values. It is a national code. Ram

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A Vedic Touch To Logic In Indian Thought – Part Two

Courtesy:- Subhash Kak / Swarajya Magazine SNAPSHOT The important role that logic has enjoyed in the Indian cultural area is due to belief in the overarching Vedic system that knowledge is of two kinds: objective and subjective. All objective knowledge is governed by logic, whereas the knowledge related to the experiencing subject is

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The Prevalence Of Indic Ideas In The Graeco-Roman World

Courtesy:- Subhash Kak / Pragyata / Swarajya Magazine Snapshot This paper reviewed some elements of Indian astronomy in Greece; also, a study of art has provided evidence of the Indic element in the Graeco-Roman world. We believe that ancient Eurasia had considerable trade and interaction within its regions. This interaction was a complex

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Contribution Of Hindu Scriptures To Archaeoastronomy

Courtesy: Subhash Kak / Swarajya Magazine SNAPSHOT:- The continuing analysis of the astronomical references in Hindu texts imply that astronomical ideas developed in India in stages. These stages can be seen in the different layers of the Vedic texts, the Brahmanas and the Vedanga Jyotisa. Astronomers were interested in information related to eclipses, supernovae

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Why Followers Of Sanatan Dharma Must Help The Yazidis?

Courtesy: Subhash Kak / Swarajya Magazine SNAPSHOT The Yazidis were denounced as infidels by al-Qaeda in Iraq who sanctioned their indiscriminate killing. The Islamic State began a campaign of destroying Yazidi cities and villages in 2014. The Yazidis claim to have originated in India, and the veneration of the peacock may be a

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What Does Archaeological Evidence Tell Us About Ram Janmabhoomi – Babri Masjid?

Kicking off a series of talks and interviews on the Ayodhya Ram Mandir issue, Srijan Foundation organised a Srijan Talk titled, "Case For Ram Mandir At Ayodhya" by Dr. Meenakshi Jain at INTACH, New Delhi. The esteemed speaker, Dr. Meenakshi Jain holds a Ph.D from Delhi University and specialises in Cultural Studies. She

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Cracking The Indus Script: A Potential Breakthrough

Courtesy:- Suzanne Radalia / Swarajya Magazine. SNAPSHOT:- Does your name appear on an Indus Valley seal? Read to find out. Back in the 1970s, my family lived in southern California. The infamous smog there often caused school closings in summer. I can recall walking home through the caustic, murky air, choking, eyes streaming

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Case for Ram Mandir at Ayodhya – A talk by Dr. Meenakshi Jain

Srijan Foundation organised a talk on Ayodhya Ram Mandir issue, kicking of a series of talks and interviews on this topic at INTACH, Lodhi Estate. The speaker, Dr. Meenakshi Jain is Ph.D from Delhi Univeristy. She specialises in Cultural Studies. She is presently a member of the Governing Council, ICHR. Here is the

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When did the Ramayana and Mahabharata Occur : Dating Based on Astronomical References in the Epics — A Talk by Nilesh Oak

Srijan Foundation organised a talk by Nilesh Oak at the Press Club of India. The topic of the talk was 'Dating of the Ramayana and Mahabharata'. The speaker, Nilesh Nilkanth Oak is the author of 'When did the Mahabharata war happen?: The Mystery of Arundhati' and 'The Historic Rama: Indian civilization

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