An extraordinary picture: a female without vanity, a bigot without intolerance; a mind imbued with the deepest superstition, yet receiving no impressions except what promoted the happiness of those under its influence; a being exercising, in the most active and able manner, despotic power, not merely with sincere humility, but under severest moral restraint that a strict conscience could impose on human action; and all this combined with the greatest indulgence for the weakness and faults of others. Such, at least is the account which the natives of Malwa give of Ahilyabai; with them her name is sainted, and she is styled an Avatar, or incarnation of the divinity.
M. C. Vaijayanthi writes about her experiences and learning at the Weekend With Wisdom with Padma Shri Dr. Meenakshi Jain.
MC Vaijayanthi writes about her visit to Adi Keshava Temple, and a failed attempt to locate and visit Pakistani Mahadeva Temple.
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.
Kashi, the eternal city that attracted scholars and seekers from time immemorial, and set in that city within the walls where “मधुर मनोहर अतीव सुन्दर, यह सर्वविद्या की राजधानी” refrain…