Indic Today is pleased to launch an initiative to create a new body of Katha – The Short Stories. This is a call to all Indic Writers, Bharateeya Pampara enthusiasts to pick up your pen and etch your stories, craft your metaphors, draw your narratives – let the civilization flow as Katha.
Adi Shankaracharya in his famous introduction to Gita Bhashya, speaks about how Vedas expound two-fold Dharma for people: Pravritti Dharma or the path of action for those with desire and Nivritti Dharma or the path of knowledge and dispassion, for those who have turned away from desire. In other words, Pravritti and Nivritti Dharmas form the two-fold essence of Veda.
The Vedas are a large body of the oldest religious texts composed in Vedic Sanskrit that originated in the land of Bharatavarsha. Veda, meaning the knowledge of Sanatana Dharma, is with the religious stamp of Hinduism, the fundamental foundation on which the current Hindu religion is based.
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The story of Dharmavyadha and Kaushika in Vanaparva of Mahabharata covers some of the most fundamental truths of life
It is Markandeya, who narrates this episode to Yudhishthira. Through a myriad story, Markandeya presents an astonishing variety of perspectives covering multiple dimensions of life and immense balance. This is one story that all aspirants of knowledge and exalted worlds must always keep in mind.
Sage Markandeya is an important person in the Vana Parva of Mahabharata. Every era needs a Markandeya – that quiet, calm sage full of Devotion, Tapas and Brahmacharya to enable to us see our Deluge and the Supreme in the midst of that Great Deluge.
‘Parampara’ is a Sanskrit word that stands for the tradition of transmitting knowledge from the Guru to the Shishya
Vedanta the highest philosophy, which is based on three major ancient texts, namely the Upanishads, the Bhagavad Gita, and the Brahmasutras.
Shuka’s journey represents a path a gradual evolution that one must minimally go through, even if one is born ready.