Shaiva Agama-s are said to have originated from the five faces of Shiva to establish the four Purushartha-s, that is goals of human pursuit, namely Dharma, Artha, Kaam and Moksha
Through an articulate argument Pankaj Saxena successfully demolishes the age-old charge that the Brahmins monopolized the knowledge system in ancient India.
The figures of Divyanganas are beyond physical beauty and decorations. They secretly mirror an advanced stage of spiritual insight and yogic subtlety.
शैव सम्प्रदायों में लिङ्गार्चा का विशेष महत्त्व है। सामान्य जन के लिए स्वयम्भू लिङ्ग तथा ज्योतिर्लिंगों का दर्शन दुर्लभ है इसीलिए मानवसर्जित लिङ्गपूजा का प्रारम्भ हुआ। शिवालयों में स्थापित मानुष लिङ्गों के निर्माण, आकार तथा प्रतिष्ठा के भी विशेष विधान हैं।
Morena witnessed the last great bout of temple-building activity in the Kachhapaghata Era, lasting from the late 10th century to late 12th-century C.E.
contextualization of “Technology” when it comes to elements of Dharmic Civilization.
Countless temples of India have suffered brutal fate and then, the Devas smiled on them.They sent their most esteemed sons of the soil, to the rescue of the temples
How the Indian state has strengthened it’s control over Hindu religious institutions: The Madras HRCE Act (Act XIX of 1951)
Madhulika Sagaram writes about ancient Indian systems of management of personal traumas and societal violence.
India is best known around the globe for its culture, biodiversity, monuments, cuisine, festivals and spiritual practices that depict its holistic philosophy of life. In the original Vedic tradition, all these aspects have been beautifully interlaced into a seamless fabric – a system that enables economic growth without harming the society or environment.