Society is organized as communities for individuals to pursue their Purushartha.
While criticism is a necessary evil in a public discourse today, it must not result in negative outcomes – at least between Dharmic entities
In spite of 1000s of years being erased from the timeline of Bharatiya itihasa, Vyasa’s Mahabharata & Puranas quench our thirst for knowledge of the past.
Our Itihasa-Puranas though not the same – are like twins, overlapping each other significantly yet with some exclusive areas. The pertinent question here is “How do we read our Itihasa-Puranas?”
In today’s installment of Indic-Uvacha, Shivakumar GV Discuss Cultural Integration of Bharateeya Samudayas and Purushartha approach.
VarNāshrama and Satidharma is shāshwat dharma (SD). Utilitarian Hindutva is āpaddharma (AD). We are living in times of āpadā (crisis). In times of crisis, āpaddharma trumps shāshwat dharma.
This is a Yagna. Our success depends on our ability to build a Discourse with all aspiring Indic Communities around us. The destination is very far and the journey complex. We will make it only when we indulge in this with each other respectfully
We are starting a new series Editor’s Note which will be a commentary on current social or political issues that have a direct impact on Indic civilization. This series will be penned either by our editors or invited scholars. It will attempt to comment with an intent to bring a Shastric and Ancient gaze on contemporary reality.