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Vishwamitra explains the art of meditation to his new student Parashuram…

Vishwamitra explains the art of meditation to his new student Parashuram… Vishwamitra had mastered the art of meditation with the discovery of ‘Gayatri Mantra’. Since then his way of looking at meditation and the kind of learning he derives out of it was at the next level. Thus he wanted Parashuram also to acquire & […]

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The faster the growth in the Debt, the faster the growth in India’s Economy…

India is eyeing and targeting a $5 trillion economy. PM Modi addressing the nation has set a mission to reach this milestone by 2025. It was in the year 2019, this mission was laid down. Till then GDP was still under slowdown and only a glimpse of picking up were visible. We were a near […]

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Indian Politics Latest

The background story of Assam – A historical & demographic study of India’s largest northeastern state!

We are building up for the upcoming 5 state elections. Of the 5, the second state I am focussing on after Tamil Nadu is Assam. Assam is the largest state in the northeastern part of India with 126 assembly seats. Today I will not be discussing the psephology of the state of Assam but the […]

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‘Vasant Panchami’ and the importance of building a true knowledge society!

Today is one of the oldest and the traditional Hindu Festivals. Basant Panchami or Vasant Panchami is a Hindu festival celebrated across the country on the occasion of Goddess Saraswati birthday. While this is a religious festival, there is a Vedic geographical reason behind the festival too. Basant or Vasant means Spring and Panchami mean 5th in Hindu […]

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“Humans come from Animals says Science, Humans can turn into Animals says Psychology”!

We all know what is the most debated and the burning topic in the Country for the last few days. Rape of a 26-year-old veterinary doctor in the prime hours by four men and killing her for just a momentary lust. As a society, we have failed and that’s no surprise. No doubt, there must […]

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Bhagavadgita - A Guide to Life

Bhagavadgita Chapter 18 Moksha Sannyas Yoga Verse 31

Yayaa dharmamadharmam cha kaaryam chaakaaryameva cha; Ayathaavat prajaanaati buddhih saa paartha raajasee. That by which one incorrectly understands Dharma and Adharma, and also what ought to be done and what ought not to be done—that intellect, O Arjuna, is Rajasic! Interpretation After talking about the sattwik intellect, Lord Krishna in this shloka is educating Arjuna about […]

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Bhagavadgita Chapter 17 Shraddha Traya Vibhaga Yoga Verse 22

Chapter 17 Shraddha Traya Vibhaga Yoga Verse 22 Adeshakaale yaddaanamapaatrebhyashcha deeyate;Asatkritamavajnaatam tattaamasamudaahritam. The gift which is given at the wrong place and time to unworthy persons, without respect or with insult, is declared to be Tamasic. Interpretation This shloka talks about the gifts that are Tamasic in nature and have the qualities that are dark […]

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Bhagavadgita Chapter 17 Shraddha Traya Vibhaga Yoga Verse 16

Chapter 17 Shraddha Traya Vibhaga Yoga Verse 16 Manahprasaadah saumyatwam maunamaatmavinigrahah; Bhaavasamshuddhirityetat tapo maanasamuchyate. Serenity of mind, good-heartedness, purity of nature, self-control—this is called mental austerity. Interpretation After talking about the austerities of the body and austerity of the speech, Lord Krishna in this shloka is talking about the austerity of mind. The first aspect that […]

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Bhagavadgita Chapter 12 Bhakti Yoga Verse 13

Chapter 12 Bhakti Yoga Verse 13 Adweshtaa sarvabhootaanaam maitrah karuna eva cha;Nirmamo nirahankaarah samaduhkhasukhah kshamee. He who hates no creature, who is friendly and compassionate to all, who is free from attachment and egoism,  balanced in pleasure and pain, and forgiving, Interpretation Lord has now shifted His focus of attention from those who get salvation to […]