‘The Pillars of Indian Culture- Ṛta, Ṛna, Dharma’ is the fourth part of a series of articles on Hinduism.
The role of samanya dharma in any spiritual path is foundational in nature. It acts as a basic requisite that imparts required qualities to a practitioner that make him eligible to practice any genuine spiritual path that ultimately leads to moksha.
What is the one great unifying factor that distinguishes this ancient country whose history goes back several thousand years? It is spirituality. Highlighted by language and religion, enriched by saints…
Madhulika Sagaram introduces basic facets of Tantras.
This paper is a scholarly practitioner’s perspective of the Yogasutras and their association with health, and role of performing arts in clubbing the two.
Foundations of Hinduism is the second part of a series of articles on Hinduism.
Talk presented by M. C. Vaijayanthi on Ranga Yatra in the Yatra Conference at BHU, Varanasi, between 15th and 17th November, 2019, Jointly organised by Indic Academy and Bharat Adhyayan Kendra, BHU.
Introduction to Hinduism is the first part of a series of articles on Hinduism.
First aphorism from the second chapter of Patañjali’s Yogasūtra says तपःस्वाध्यायेश्वरप्रणिधानानि क्रियायोगः i.e., penance, self- study, and devotion to the Lord are called Kriyāyoga. So with full devotion and immense…
Having set the theoretical background, the article explains the intricacies of interpreting Sanskrit compositions with multiple examples from canonical and literary texts.