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Nāsadīya Sūkta – Vedantic Commentary
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Nāsadīya Sūkta – Vedantic Commentary

Srinivasan- August 29, 2018

This write-up endeavors to explain the meanings of Nāsadīya Sūkta in accordance with the Vishishtadvaita school of Vedanta. Read More

AncientVoice: A Digital Portal to Veda-Itihāsa-Purānas
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AncientVoice: A Digital Portal to Veda-Itihāsa-Purānas

Jijith Nadumuri Ravi- July 19, 2018

AncientVoice is an online portal containing 23,000 plus wikified pages on Mahābhārata, Rāmāyana, Ṛgveda, Yajurveda (both Kṛṣna and Sukla recensions), Sāmaveda, Atharvaveda and Vishnu Purāna. ... Read More

After millennia a Tradition is Reborn
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After millennia a Tradition is Reborn

Surendra Chandra- June 12, 2018

Such is Banswada, a small town in Rajasthan. It was here that a whole recension of the Rig Veda has been discovered, thought to have ... Read More

The Agnostic God and the Problem of Evil: Examining the Hindu view
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The Agnostic God and the Problem of Evil: Examining the Hindu view

Shrikanth Krishnamachary- May 8, 2018

While the origin of evil was deemed not to be a huge concern to the Indian mind, the rationalization of evil outcomes definitely has been ... Read More

The memory of a lost civilization
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The memory of a lost civilization

Joseph T Noony- March 30, 2018

The darkness and silence shrouding the Vedic/Harappan history is not only possible to dispel, doing so will yield us marvelous insights and clarity of understanding ... Read More

Bhoota Aradhane: Where ‘possession’ is an art
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Bhoota Aradhane: Where ‘possession’ is an art

Vignesh Killur and Sachin Bangera- March 5, 2018

Bhoota Aradhane, also called ‘Bhoota Kola’ or ‘Nema’, is characterized by storytelling (in ballads or ‘paddanas’), which extols the virtues and deeds of the spirits, ... Read More

River Sarasvati as Eulogised in Rig Veda
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River Sarasvati as Eulogised in Rig Veda

Rekha Rao- November 4, 2017

Sarasvati is celebrated both as a river deity, as her name and as the goddess of knowledge and ‘vak’-speech personified, is so identified because of ... Read More