Much has been written about the process and methods of radicalization of Muslims in this age of ISIS and Al-Qaeda. Intellectuals and politicians alike are eager to lay the mistake at the door of Saudi Wahhabism, funded by oil money, radicalizing by appropriating the tools of modern technology, namely, Read More
Source: - Nepali Times.
BBC Nepali, 15 August
The new Civil Code has sparked a lot of debate. Anyone involved in proselytising will face a five year jail term and Rs50,000 fine. The BBC’s Sharad KC spoke to KB Rokaya, a pioneer Christian and former member of the National Human Rights Commission, Read More
Source: - The Indian Express.
The Great Pyramid of Giza is remarkable not only as an architectural marvel. The four sides of its square base are in almost perfect alignment with the cardinal directions, just a fraction of a degree off, counter-clockwise, from the true geographic north, south, east and west.
Two Read More
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The Belgian orientalist and indologist Koenraad Elst was with us, to tell his story. The writer of several books like, “The Saffron Swastika” and “Decolonizing Hindu Mind” talked about his childhood, his upbringing and his love for India, in this interview. He also answered several Read More
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Source: - The Pioneer.
Some 60 km drive from Delhi, at Sanauli in Uttar Pradesh’s Baghpat, the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has stumbled upon “royal burials” with remains of chariots dating 2000BC-1800BC.
The first-of-its-kind findings in the Indian sub-continent dating back to the Bronze Age suggest that people of that era Read More
Source: - 'A Life of Erwin Schrödinger' by Walter J Moore.
""Vedanta and Gnosticism are beliefs likely to appeal to a mathematical physicist, a brilliant only child, tempted on occasion by intellectual pride. Such factors may help to explain why Schrodinger became a believer in Vedanta, but they do not detract Read More
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The book of Veles has this riddle:
Jer tajna je velika, kako to Svarog biva u isto vreme i Perun i Svetovid.
Translated into English it means:
Because it is a great secret how come Svarog (hevenly and earthly fire) is at the same time Perun (thunder) and Read More
Source: - Times of India.
KHARAGPUR: The Indus Valley civilisation was wiped out 4,350 years ago by a 900-year-long drought, scientists at the Indian Institute of Technology in Kharagpur (IIT-Kgp) have found. Evidence gathered during their study also put to rest the widely accepted theory that the said drought lasted for Read More
Source: - The Hindu.
The samadhi of Kannada aadikavi (original poet) Pampa or Pampadu, one among the three poets who translated the epic Mahabharata into Kannada from Sanskrit remains totally neglected with stones strewn all around it at Basavatarakanagar in the town of Bodhan in Nizamabad district.
The samadhi was ‘discovered’ only Read More
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In India's hinterlands, a new and worrying phenomenon is brewing.
Sleepy, laid-back cities are the focus of violent clashes between moderate and radical Muslim groups. ISIS recruiters have been caught in cities like Jaipur and Ajmer, and several youngsters from relatively prosperous states like Kerala, Karnataka and metro Read More
Source: - Mail Online.
Genes reveal that a wave of Indian migrants arrived 4,230 years ago
Up to 11 per cent of Aboriginal DNA derives from Indians
An earlier wave of migrants arrived about 45,000 years ago
Australia was settled by a wave of immigrants from India little more than 4,000 years ago, a Read More
Courtesy: - Times of India.
COIMBATORE: While conflicts between riparian states over water have become common today, a historian reminds us of a Kongu Chola king, who laid down rules for water management in the 13th century.
When the region faced a water crisis in 1249AD, Perur residents had sought king Veerarajendra’s permission Read More
Source: This article is originally published in Hindustan Times.
While a majority of Indian farmers cultivate their own land, Dalit farmers in much of the country continue to work for wages, data released last week by the Census of India confirms.
The census separates farmers into two categories — cultivators, who have Read More
Source: - The Hindu.
Explaining the concepts behind the grand new Secretariat complex in Chennai, Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi referred to the great inspiration Tamil Nadu can draw from the Uttaramerur inscription. It testifies to the historical fact that nearly 1,100 years ago, a village had an elaborate and highly refined Read More
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From the Aryans to Aurangzeb, from St Xavier to Shivaji, our historians have chosen what to hide, what to invent, and what to disclose. The singular reason for this is the craving for patronage – of an ideology, a government, an ecosystem, or a clique. And once Read More
Courtesy: - DNA India.
The first few months of the year 1689 saw the Marathas pass through their toughest time. Chhatrapati Sambhaji, who had ably led them against the Mughals for almost a decade, had been captured and cruelly put to death. The capital fort — Raigad — had been besieged Read More
Courtesy:- True Indology / Twitter.
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Courtesy:- Shashikant Joshi / Swarajya.
The history of mathematics is a vast topic which can never be studied perfectly since much of the work of ancient times remains undiscovered or has been lost through time. However, there is also much that is known and many important discoveries have been made over Read More
Source: Vihaga Veekshanam Blog.
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The methods adopted by the invaders have left behind them their aftermath. One aftermath is the bitterness between the Hindus and the Muslims which they have caused. This bitterness, between the two, is so deep-seated that a century of Read More
Courtesy: The Telegraph
George Gheverghese Joseph is on a mission to reclaim India’s pride of place in the world of mathematics. An emeritus professor at Manchester University in the UK, his book, The Crest of the Peacock; Non-European roots of Mathematics, has challenged the status quo and persuaded the West to Read More
Courtesy:- India Today Report on Kerala's Conversion Mafia and YouTube
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In public, it proclaims to be a champion of diversity and equality. Kerala's Popular Front of India (PFI) has consistently denied accusations of religious conversions, hawala funding, murderous assaults and terror links.
But India Today Read More
Source:- 'The Valley of Kashmir' written by Walter Lawrence.
"Sultan Sikandar came to the throne, and soon earned the nickname of Butshikan or Iconoclast, from the intense zeal he showed in destroying the grand old temples which the Hindu Rajas had bequeathed to Kashmir. Sikandar was brave and cultured, but all Read More
Source: - Oriental Memoires by James Forbes / Google Books
""There are doubtless many alterations and of late years in the Mahratta tactics which to this campaign at that time when to besiege a town they generally round the walls and having by that measure the garrison of all external means Read More
Encased in a glass cabinet at the Sangeet Natak Akademi’s headquarters in New Delhi is a unique instrument. The Datta veena, which was once played by the country’s first president, Rajendra Prasad, is the only known piece of its kind today. It bears the inscription “1961”. The instrument appears Read More
Source: - The Telegraph India.
I am beholden to P.V. Rawal of Jammu for sending me a photograph of Allama Iqbal’s Kashmiri Brahmin family taken in Sialkot in 1931. At this time Iqbal was in his mid-fifties. He had already risen to the top as the greatest Urdu poet, at par Read More
Absolutely must-read excerpts from Dr. B.R. Ambedkar's book titled "Pakistan or the Partition of India".
In the controversy that went on between Mr. Jinnah and the Congress in the year 1938, Mr. Jinnah was asked to disclose his demands which he refused to do. But these demands have come to Read More
Excepts from "Pakistan or the Partition of India" by BR Ambedkar.
In particular they should note that there is a difference between Macht Politic [Power politics] and Gravamin Politic [in which the main strategy is to gain power by manufacturing grievances] ; that there is a difference between Communitas Communitatum and Read More
Sanjeev Sanyal opened his talk, organized by the Srijan Foundation, by countering the fundamental argument raised by Indian History students, lovers and researchers that Indians' aren't interested in their history.
Here is what the amazing Sanjeev Sanyal says.
The genesis of this topic (Topic-How much of Indian History is really true) comes Read More