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Rajaraja I Chola

The military campaigns of Rajaraja I Chola

In the first part of our series on Rajaraja I Chola we had explained his lineage and accession in detail. The accession of Rajaraja I marked the beginning of the…






Bengal from Bakhtiyar Khilji to Mamata Banerjee

There is a lament among Hindu Bengalis about the decline in Bengal’s intellectual and cultural life and its rapid Islamisation under Mamata Banerjee that merits careful examination. The question posed…



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Yoga: The Endeavour of Bhimasena

This post is that last post in continuation of the series of posts highlighting the ten guNas that Bhimasena displays in the Mahabharata. The ten gunas have been explained by Sri…


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Bhima Sthairya: Steadfastness in Bhagavata Dharma

We continue the series of posts highlighting the ten guNas that Bhimasena displays in the Mahabharata. The ten gunas have been explained by Sri Madhwacharya in his Mahabharata Tatparya Nirnaya as follows भक्तिर्ज्ञानं…


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Majority South Asians are descendants of Harappans

Majority of South Asians today are descendants of Harappans, says veteran archaeologist Prof Vasant Shinde. “The genetic evidence coupled with archaeological evidence indicates continuity till today,” said Prof Shinde, former…