Former Chief Election Commissioner Mr. Gopalaswami once said, “There were many texts in Sanskrit on subjects like medicine, mathematics, architecture and other sciences. We would be able to access this knowledge only if we could understand the language.
When our Hon. President Pranab Mukherjee takes four days off every year during Navratri to officiate as a priest in his village temple, as per his family traditions, he does not compromise on the prestige of the office of the President.
Some people are born great and some achieve greatness because of their sense of purpose and the purity in their heart and soul. Swami Shraddhanand is one such great person. Like Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj before him
Today once again our law makers failed us. Once again our elected representatives blocked proceedings, stormed into the well of the House, tore shirts and spoke vile words. This happened in Tamil Nadu today. But this is not the first time such a thing has happened, nor is this the only State where this has happened. It has happened in J & K, Odisha and Kerala to mention a few. In Kerala, a drunk CPM MLA climbed on the Speaker’s table and destroyed computers.
The Sanatan Dharma is the only philosophy that respects every aspect of creation. It is unique because there is a different philosophy for different ages of man. It is different because we truly believed that to connect with the Supreme Being, one could connect to human beings, rivers, trees, animals, land and above all, the self. Calling rivers and animals as ‘maa’ came naturally to us, because we felt that they nurtured and nourished us like our own mother.
Soon after the fracas involving some members of the Karni Sena and film producer-director Sanjay Leela Bhansali, a leading newspaper carried this news : http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/home/sunday-times/padmavati-isnt-history-so-whats-all-the-fuss-about/articleshow/56839266.cms ... This stated that the story of Rani Padmini (Padmavati) and her ‘Jauhar’ was completely fictional.