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Why is it important to know about Shankaracharya?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rBySaPAfiJg&t=39s Understanding Bhagwan Shankaracharya is to understand the avatar parampara of Sanatana Dharma. Understanding Shankaracharya is to understand, ‘unity in diversity’. Understanding Shankaracharya is to understand, national integration, to understand social reform. Understanding Shankaracharya is to understand the revival of Sanatana Dharma. To Shankarachya parampara goes the credit of protecting Sanatana Dharma

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The earliest Indianized kingdoms of South East Asia

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2000 BC chariots set to redefine Mahabharata Age [Excerpt]

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

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Knowledge transfer from India to China

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8OCO41T_lHM   Now I am coming to the knowledge transfers from India to China. A large number of Sanskrit manuscripts were carried to China either by Chinese scholars or by Indian scholars hired by Chinese kings. So, we spoke earlier about Huan-Tsang and the I-Tsing. Those were the scholars who came from

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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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Indian discoveries in Astronomy – A Talk by Raj Vedam

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hCKIhREdoiI   Some selected discoveries. Rigvedic calendar 360 days, 12x30, but average is 365 days over 6 years because of correction month. Jyotishya Vedanga records astronomical data 4000 BCE. Sage Yajnavalkya 3000 BCE, propounded the heliocentric model. Satapata Brahmana, he measured the distance from earth to sun, earth to moon at 108

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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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13th century inscription speaks of Chola king’s water management [Excerpts]

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

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Keezhadi and Arikamedu excavations indicate that South Indian Civilization is older than 500 BCE

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I9B7Vfq16W4   In recent times we have been told about the story of Keezhadi. Keezhadi has got an exciting story behind it. Archeologists had wanted to dig in Madurai. However, Madurai is like any other Indian city; settled, very expensive land, no place to obtain land for archaeology and so on. So

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Stephen Oppenheimer’s model of Human Migration from Africa

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fW-hLl1TXfM   I would like to talk to you about the work of Stephen Oppenheimer who in 2003 worked on the maternal mitochondrial DNA in an effort to establish who are we as a people, the homo sapeins. His story begins somewhere in 150,000 years ago but I prefer to start the

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Indian Civilization: The Untold Story — A Talk by Raj Vedam

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RGyjvyXEKdc   Thank you all for attending this talk today. So I will be talking about the Indian civilization and provocatively I have a title that there is an untold story there and I hope as I progress through the talk it will become clear that there is indeed something like that. Before

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The method adopted by the Ancient Indian astronomers for the computation of the value of Pi (π)

Source: - Balaji Santhanakrishnan / Youtube. The brilliance of Indian Mathematicians and the Indian Knowledge base on mathematics… Here, the method adopted by the ancient Indian astronomers for the computation of the value of Pi is explaining by Prof. K. Ramasubramanian, IIT Bombay. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EJuzCftzf80

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Hindu Religion and Nationalism – A Talk by Shankar Sharan

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=48EdyW4E9i0?cc_lang_pref=eng&cc_load_policy=1 Times have changed, need of the hour has changed, and the new generations that come do not get to decide everything by themselves; they get many things ready-made. There is this keenness for career orientation nowadays, because of which people have stopped taking interest in studying. Everything is available, fast,

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Rajasvala Paricharya – DO’s and DON’T’s during menstruation according to Ayurveda

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sVjUHQP7R4c&t=19s Ayurveda prescribes a series of Do’s and DON’T’s during menstruation called as Rajasvala Paricharya. Paricharya is the lifestyle. What lifestyle should women adopt during their three days of monthly periods? Charaka Samhita summarizes this and says, on the onset of menstruation for 3 days and nights the woman should observe celibacy,

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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 importance of Birth and why abortion is considered in Hinduism as Brahmahatya?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dO434gqkEt0&t=4s Why is giving birth important? In our entire Hindu tradition, giving birth is considered very highly sacred, very highly punya, the Dharmic activity which is enormous merit, why? Because, birth is not just making babies as we call it today. It’s not making babies just that. It is a giving

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Chausath Yogini Temple, Morena (MP) Built in 11th Century, has Inspired the Design of Indian Parliament

Source:- @mAbhinav_pandey / Twitter. https://twitter.com/mAbhinav_pandey/status/945557254123667456 https://twitter.com/mAbhinav_pandey/status/945557415671447552 https://twitter.com/mAbhinav_pandey/status/946039193788039168 https://twitter.com/mAbhinav_pandey/status/946039369818718209

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Exploring The Energy Centers of Cambodia And Vietnam — A Talk by Raja Chaudhury

Raja Choudhury as he takes us on a historical and spiritual journey into the making of Angkor Wat and the sacred history and power of Cambodia and Vietnam. Raja will guide us on an Indiana Jones style quest into this exotic and mysterious region of the World. We will discover: 1.How Indian

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Excavations at Pataliputra (Patna) have unveiled a city that was twice as large as contemporary Rome, the world’s largest city of its time

Source: - TrueIndology / Twitter. https://twitter.com/TrueIndology/status/902804049430380545 https://twitter.com/TrueIndology/status/902805393910317056 https://twitter.com/TrueIndology/status/902822688988643328 https://twitter.com/TrueIndology/status/902824074417643524 https://twitter.com/TrueIndology/status/902829926184755200

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‘Indian Scientific Methods’ – A talk by Dr. Raj Vedam

Source: - Rahul Dewan / Twitter. These three fellow propagated the Aryan Invasion Theory. Methods of linguistics largely the reason to draw conclusions. pic.twitter.com/kkVEpunV5d — Rahul Dewan (@rahuldewan) December 8, 2017 Linguistics have a very European centric view of development of languages. Simply depicts distance between languages. This ‘language tree’ could easily be

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The Aryan-Dravidian Divide Is A Political Myth

Source: - This article is originally published in Swarjya magazine, Author is Padmabhushan David Frawly. Snapshot Most pure Sanskrit names are found in Tamil Nadu and Sanskrit learning is best preserved in South India. Great Vedantic teachers have come from the south including Swami Dayananda, Swami Chinmayananda and Ramana Maharshi. Traveling

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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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India as a Nation and the fake arguments of Rohigya supporters to demean it

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-0bqgeIgRtg&t=1s Now, before that there is one thing we need to address. We live in a nation state. If we live in a nation state, certain assumptions and presumptions go along with the concept of a nation state, which means I am entitled to protect my borders. So, I have the

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