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Category Archive : Civilisational India

The Chaitanya’s Perplexity. Consciousness is the state of existence of living beings where all are aware of the stuff and happenings. The common Sanskrit translation for the word ‘Consciousness’ is Chaitanya, but is it the correct translation? Let’s try to solve this question and understand what consciousness is all about in Indic perspective. In the […]

Overview Padmasambhava the great master is respected by all the Indic communities. He is to be credited for the fusion of ‘Tantra’ and ‘Spirituality’ across the Tibetan and Himalayan belt. Many of the biographies of guru Padmasambhava states, he was not born in the womb. He was incarnated as an eight-year-old child appearing in a blossomed […]

Overview Pancha Koshas are the five sheaths of the human body that envelopes Atman, the individual soul. The concept of Pancha Kosha is in the Brahmanandavalli section of Taittiriya Upanishad. In Indian Philosophy, the theory of Pancha Kosha holds great significance. It directly mentions the psychological layers that needed to be conquered before reaching the […]

India is the place where multiple cultures reside together, and the culture is all connected with the Indian railways. Indian railways are one of the biggest railways in the world. The Indian railways are not only working in India, they are also supporting nearby countries through their rail networks such as Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Nepal. […]

Brief Biography of Sri Yamunacharya Among the great Vaishnava Acharyas, Sri Yamunacharya, also known as Alavandar, occupies a unique place. He has made a substantial contribution to Visishtadvaita philosophy and established the pre-eminence of Sriman Narayana through his philosophical works and hymns.  Sri Yamuna’s “Stotraratna” occupies a special place in the devotional literature as it […]

The word God mostly come with Religions. The real philosophers accept the fact that; Indian Philosophy is godless. To dig deeper into Hiranyagarbha Yoga Darshana, let’s understand a few facts. Hiranyagarbha Yoga Darshana was the major authoritative principles on which Yoga was practiced. The references can be found in Shanti Parva of Mahabharata for Hiranyagarbha […]

A brief biography of Andal and the significance of Andal’s Thiruppavai Thiruppavai is a delightful flower- a garland of thirty Pasurams (thirty chapters) created by Godadevi who is referred to as Andal a pious reverence of Vatapatrasayi of Srivilliputtur temple which is located in Tamil Nadu. Andal is said to be found in a garden […]

How old is Hinduism and its origin are two of the major questions around the globe? There are various theories for answering ‘How old is Hinduism. Yet no one is able to answer properly. Hinduism origin symbol is another issue. People think if Hinduism is a religion then why it doesn’t have things like Hinduism […]

Namastey Sharada Devi Kashmir Pur Vasini Tvam Ham Prartheye Nityam Vidya Danam Che De hi Mahi. (Salutations to you, O Sharada, O Goddess, O one who resides in Kashmir. I pray to you daily, please give me the charity of knowledge).” Many of us have heard this Sloka somewhere but few would know what the […]

Let’s explore who is a Hindu? There are various people who think Hinduism could be put into the framework of religions. Believe it, Hinduism is not a religion but a collective identity of the people living below the ‘Sindhu’ river also known as Indus, and up-to-the Indian ocean. Just see the variations of usage of […]