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From Macaulay To Shantaram
Ethnicity was now chic, and the big fat Indian wedding bested most. Consumerism grew hip. Colonialism went camp. It’s the tradesmen who use the front entrance now because they are the ones who keep people in business.
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Gīta Govinda: Readers’ Delight, Translators’ Nightmare
Tradition has it that Jayadeva would sing his aṣṭapadis to Jagannatha of Puri, while Padmavati would dance to them. Gīta Govinda’s songs are all naṭanīyāḥ not paṭanīyāh—designed to be sung and danced to, not read. Jayadeva himself suggests a raga and tāla for each aṣṭapadi.
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A Look At Kashmir’s Literary Heritage
Legend has it that Kashyapa drained an extraordinarily large lake to create the present valley of Kashmir.
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The Unbroken Tradition Of ‘Rajatarangini’
Srivara is also known for Katha-kautuka and Subhashita-vali. Katha-kautuka is an epic in fifteen cantos and is an adaptation of a Persian romantic piece, Usufzulaikha.
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A Masterpiece
The Ibis trilogy is a masterpiece, an epic that is much larger than the story it seemingly tells
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A Dimwit Who Can Read The Heavens, But Not The Affairs Of His Wife
no Sanskrit satire is complete without one or two jibes at astrologers. What irony that our Sanskrit universities now depend on Astrologers for their survival!
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Rig Veda supports women's equality
the theory of performing a rhinoplasty can be found in the Sushruta Samhita. A much later account by a British soldier corroborates this (he describes the operation being performed on a soldier of the Maratha army)
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An Interview With Amish Tripathi
I find nothing wrong in being called a “Hindu” writer; I am a practicing Hindu. But I dislike the implicit assumption in that question that I disrespect other religions.
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Verses Which Produce Magic When Re-Read
The reversal of meaning is achieved by cleverly splitting the words as “re abhaṁ gāvṛtaṁ te tu vacanam” “Remove bha and put ga”. I’ll leave the flipped meaning for you to decipher.
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India was a garrison state of the British: Amitav Ghosh
We are not dealing with nature, we are dealing with humans. Our past actions are coming back to haunt us.
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Can You Solve These Riddles In Sanskrit?
Riddles are also found scattered across works on poetics and subhāśita anthologies.There are fairly detailed methods of classifying and naming these riddles. But as jargon doesn’t add to the fun, let’s not bother about the nomenclature.
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Ban English, says Jnanpith winner, hits out at Naipaul and Rushdie
What is so great about English? There isn't a single epic in the language. We have 10 epics within the Mahabharata itself. Don't make English compulsory; make its elimination compulsory,"
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Amish Tripathi next book series on Lord Ram
Tripathi revealed that the first book in the series would be called The Scion of Ikshavaku, Ikshavaku being the founder of the Suryanvanshis which is dynasty that Ram belonged to.
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Bharathi – The Poet and The Paradigm
A poet who heralded the renaissance of his society, he naturally envisioned the technological advances for his society. His techno-prophecy saw a live telecast of conferences in the universities of North India hinting video interaction with the scholars of South India.
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Venmurasu: A sublime literary masterpiece in the making
Beyond its mammoth size and duration, Venmurasu is distinct in its approach in re-narrating and reinterpreting the timeless Bharata epic in many ways.
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Modi, the Pope and the ‘Problem’ of Science
There is a widespread belief among many educated Indians cutting across the political spectrum that ancient India knew many of the modern sciences and had many of the modern or even future technologies.
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INTER-FAITH DIALOGUE: WHAT’S FOR HINDUS?
Christianity being a millenarian ideology aims at world dominion, at least since the time it established its headquarters in Rome in the early centuries after Christ. Former Canadian Protesters and now a Smarta Dashnami Sanyasi, Swami Devananda Sarasawati alias lshwar Sharan, perceptively deem it to be a continuation of the Roman Empire under another name.
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