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Smrithi Adinarayanan

Smrithi Adinarayanan

Smrithi Adinarayanan is the Co-Founder of Anaadi Foundation, a social organization offering programs based on Indian principles. Several of Anaadi Foundation’s programs are based on the Ithihasa especially the Mahabharata. Smrithi can be reached at smrithi@anaadifoundation.org

The Neuro-Cognitive Science of Itihasa and Purana
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The Neuro-Cognitive Science of Itihasa and Purana

Smrithi Adinarayanan- August 24, 2018

While the benefits of the Itihasa-Purana go much beyond neuroscience, furthering research along these lines can help develop a contemporary understanding and appreciation for these ... Read More

What will it take for the widespread adoption of the Gurukul Model?
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What will it take for the widespread adoption of the Gurukul Model?

Smrithi Adinarayanan- May 1, 2018

Several parents oriented to Indic values, see the limitations of the current education system in terms of distorted Indian history, westernized curriculum and pseudo-secular values. ... Read More

Hanuman’s Strength is Awesomeness not Militancy
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Hanuman’s Strength is Awesomeness not Militancy

Smrithi Adinarayanan- April 7, 2018

Hashtag #BajrangiTwitter is trending on Twitter, thanks to article in The Wire that talks of “militant Hinduism”. Social media is seeing an upsurge of Hanuman ... Read More

A Memo about Women in Mahabharata
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A Memo about Women in Mahabharata

Smrithi Adinarayanan- August 21, 2017

This article will look at some inspirational women from the Mahabharata, who have broken away from stereotypical roles. Read More

Bahubali’s Mahishmati: A glimpse into magnificent architecture of ancient India
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Bahubali’s Mahishmati: A glimpse into magnificent architecture of ancient India

Smrithi Adinarayanan- May 9, 2017

One cannot ignore the inspiration from the Indian Ithihasa and Purana that Bahubali draws from, specifically in architecture, governance structures and security measures. Read More

Remembering the Great Pitamaha on Bhishma Ashtami
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Remembering the Great Pitamaha on Bhishma Ashtami

Smrithi Adinarayanan- February 4, 2017

Even now we remember Bhishma’s life, message and liberation from the earth with great reverence. Read More