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Nrisimhavatara

For someone alien to Sanātana-dharma or its allied faiths, the most curious feature is the multitude of gods and the curious forms they assume. Neither pantheism nor zoolatry or the worship of animals (in which humans are partly included) is restricted to Bhāratīya culture. Many religions . . .


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Sudyumna and Budha – A curious history

Sudyumna and Budha – A curious history

The word ‘medieval’ often brings pictures of horrific cruelty to mind; cruelty that would have any individual of the present-day vociferously denouncing the perpetrator. This analogy essentially highlights the ideology that the evolution is linear; the nearer it is to the present day, the more “sophisticated” the ideologies . . .


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Honouring Women – An Ancient Perspective

Honouring Women - An Ancient Perspective

Patriarchy is a universal problem that plagues all societies, irrespective of race or colour. We are led to believe that feminism is a modern-day phenomenon, launched to give women the dignity they deserve. However, there is textual evidence to suggest the contrary. It points out that modern-day is . . .


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