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Serving Sanskrit, Serving Humanity: The Story of Martin Gluckman – Center for Soft Power

Serving Sanskrit, Serving Humanity: The Story of Martin Gluckman – Center for Soft Power— Read on http://www.softpowermag.com/serving-sanskrit-serving-humanity-the-story-of-martin-gluckman/ Martin Gluckman’s Sanskrit dictionary (www.sanskritdictionary.com) created by the Sanskrit Research Institute has had 1,564,823 visitors searching for 975,621 words from 207 countries. Some of … Continue reading

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Book Review – How I Became a Hindu by Sita Ram Goel

How I Became a Hindu by Sita Ram GoelMy rating: 5 of 5 stars   Sita Ram Goel was a towering personality of India’s right-wing movement and this book is his intellectual autobiography. This covers his personal journey from being … Continue reading

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गायत्री महामन्त्र

गायत्री महामंत्र वेदों का एक महत्त्वपूर्ण मंत्र है, जिसकी महत्ता ओ३म् के लगभग बराबर मानी जाती है। यह यजुर्वेद के मंत्र ओ३म् भूर्भुवः स्वः और ऋग्वेद के छंद ३.६२.१० के मेल से बना है। इस मंत्र में सविता देव की … Continue reading

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Book Review – The Battle for Sanskrit by Rajiv Malhotra

This book by Rajiv Malhotra brings out into the open, the existential threats facing Vedic civilisation today. This battle for Sanskrit has to be fought tooth and nail by every Hindu, better would be to wage an outright war against … Continue reading

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Pathni (पत्नी)

Sanskrit terms used by the husband for the wife were Pathni (पत्नी), derived from Sanskrit पथ (pathá) i.e. path or course (the one who leads the husband through life), Dharmapathni (the one who guides the husband in dharma) and Sahadharmacharini … Continue reading

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The Greatness of the Rishi tradition in India by Sampadananda Mishra

A Rishi is one who flows or is in tune with the rhythmic movement of the universe. Introduction इदं नम ऋषिभ्यः पूर्वेभ्यः पूर्वजेभ्यः पथिकृद्भ्यः|| || idaṁ namaḥ ṛṣibhyaḥ pūrvajebhyaḥ pūrvebhyaḥ pathikṛdbhyaḥ || (Rigveda, 10.14.15) “We offer our obeisance to the … Continue reading

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… when the soul of a nation, long suppressed, finds utterance

Linearly arranged swara’s, or sur‘s in Hindi, form a swaramalika, a chain of swara’s. Mixing yours and my swara’s, for instance, produces our sur(YT) (text). Once again,(YT) on a Continuum Fingerboard. The seven swara’s together are also called a ‘sargam‘, … Continue reading

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How to wipe out Islamic terror : An article by Dr Subramanian Swamy in DNA

  The terrorist blast in Mumbai on July 13, 2011, requires decisive soul-searching by the Hindus of India. Hindus cannot accept to be killed in this halal fashion, continuously bleeding every day till the nation finally collapses. Terrorism I define … Continue reading

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10 classic Indianisms: ‘Doing the needful’ and more

How to fix grammatically insane phrases found in common Indian English By Daniel DMello 13 June, 2011 “Do one thing…take this piece of chalk…” We are a unique species, aren’t we? Not humans. Indians, I mean. No other race speaks … Continue reading

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Indian Mom …

  Mom comes to visit her son Kumar who lives with a roommate named Sunita. During the course of the meal his mother couldn’t help but notice how close Kumar and Sunita were. She had long harboured suspicions of a … Continue reading

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