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Book Review – Ten Principal Upanishads by Sree Purohit Swami & W. B. Yeats

  Ten Principal Upanishads by W.B. Yeats5 of 5 stars W. B. Yeats found incredulous the various renditions of Upanishads from different translators, so he decided to translate one himself with help from his friend Shree Purohit Swami. The original … Continue reading

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Sir William Jones: The Man Who “Discovered” the Indo-European Language Family

We are here, discussing our Indo-European ties, due at least partly to an Anglo-Welsh polymath who was born on Sept 28, about 275 years back! That man, Sir William Jones, said, at a meeting of the Asiatic Society of Bengal … Continue reading

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Sanskrit, a magical language

1. There is no need of particular sentence structure for Sanskrit. Like, In English :- Subject +Verb + ObjectEx :- I am writing an answer. But in Sanskrit there is no need for particular structure. अहं उत्तरम् लिखामि (I am … 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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Book Review – Adi Shankaracharya: Hinduism’s Greatest Thinker by Pavan K. Varma

Jagad Guru Adi Shankaracharya (788-820 CE) was an early 8th century philosopher and theologian who led the revival of Hinduism and is credited with unifying and establishing the Advaita Vedanta doctrine in Hinduism. He successfully trampled the onslaught of contrarian … Continue reading

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Sanskrit – A Language of Integral Perfection

The sheer depth and fecundity of Sanskrit makes it a peerless language which deserves much exploration. by Sampadananda Mishra Introduction The source of human language, as experienced and expressed by the ancient Indian Rishis, is the urge to express an … Continue reading

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कर्म फल

ओ३म् किमपि कर्म फलविहीनं न भवति। = कोई भी कर्म फल बिना का नहीं होता है। यद् किमपि वयं कुर्मः तस्य फलं तु मिलति एव। = जो भी हम करते हैं उसका फल तो मिलता ही है। कर्म विना कोsपि … Continue reading

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Proto-Indo-European language chart

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