Sanskrit

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The Need for Sanskritising Hindi

Union Home Minister Amit Shah, last month speaking at a rally on Hindi Diwas, triggered a chain reaction from ultra-harbingers of diversity, when he insisted on promoting Hindi in nation….



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Why Sanskrit Should Be The National Language

Sanskrit is the ancient devabhāshā spanning millennials of history and development possessing incredibly valuable insights and timeless, limitless knowledge of religion, theology, culture, intellectual thinking, philosophy, sociology, science, mathematics, astronomy,…



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Doom and dharma

I often feel challenged when asked to speak at climate change gatherings. Especially so, at events like the five-day Rebel Camp that Extinction Rebellion recently held outside the Scottish Parliament….


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The Magnetic Pull of Bharat’s Soft Power

The word “soft power” was first coined by Harvard scholar Joseph Nye. He described this term as the ability to attract and co-opt, rather than using coercion which was called…


Traditional Knowledge

Bharatiya Traditional Knowledge: A Public Policy Perspective

Recently, twitter witnessed huge outrage over an article tweeted by American Scientific Association which referred to the ancient yogic technique of Pranayam as “Cardiac Coherent Breathing”. This article raises the…