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  • How German scholars are preserving and promoting the Sanskrit language

    The word Sanskrit comes from sáṃskṛta which translates as “refined” or “elaborated”. The pre-Classical form of Sanskrit is known as Vedic Sanskrit, with the language of the Rigveda being one the oldest. It is one of the 22 official languages in India, which also holds a great place in Nepal. In the past, even the […]

  • Know how Sanskrit can help you learn more

    Sanskrit is the fine ancient Indian language and anybody who wishes to know more about the vast cultural history and roots of India should ideally know the language or at least be familiar to be able to decipher the Indian history better. Sanskrit surely is the backbone of the complete Hindu philosophy. Do you know […]

  • Science of Ishavasya Upanishad – The Ruler of the Self

    Among the principal Upanishads, Isavasya is the only one that is part of Samhita. Isha Upanishad consists of 18 verses in poetry and is the end part of Sukla Yajurveda. Why is it important to be a part of Samhita? It acts as a testimony for the authenticity and ancient factor of the Upanishad. The […]

  • 10 Most Interesting Facts About Sanskrit – The Language of the Gods

    Sanskrit is one of the oldest language known to us. It is also believed to be the most systematic and technical language of all. It is also referred to as the mother of all languages and is the only language that is used in holy functions and ceremonies of the Hindus, as it has always […]

  • 9 Rules Passed Down From Ancient Sanskrit For Being A Good Human

    In one of your sessions with yourself, did you ever think that life could be a game and there are rules to follow? Nobody comes with a user manual to live life the right way, but certain guidelines do help to keep things better. Here are the guidelines passed on from the ancient Sanskrit to […]

  • Shiva Tandava Stotram describes the power and dance of lord Shiva

    Shiva Tandava Stotram describes how Lord shiva’s hair moves, how the water of river Ganga splashes when he performs a Tandava dance, how his drums sound as he dances, how his ornaments move along with him and more. Story behind Shiva Tandava Stotram Naarad Muni advised Ravana to bring Shiva to his place in Lanka. […]

  • Laws of Karma – Powerful Quotes about Karma

    Karma is a Sanskrit word that’s now globally acknowledged. Karma is based law of returns of energy. Karma is a working of energy, not a legal justice system, and thus, the energy will have its effects, regardless of the moral or ethical interpretation that we put on the actions from our own limited perspective. Here […]

  • How to cure burns with Ayurveda used in Ancient India

    People normally disregard the impact of medicines used in ancient India. If one studies it in detail, then one will understand that it is highly advanced, even more, advanced that what the western world was using during the time. In some cases, those medicines are even more advanced than today’s medicine. The proof can be […]

  • Things you may not know about witchcraft

    In India, belief and fear about the power of the witches have existed for a long time, especially in the regions of West Bengal, Assam, Bihar, and Jharkhand. It is generally believed that women who were ill-treated by family members or died unnaturally, return as witches and hunt down and kill their family members, starting […]

  • The Concept of Brahman in Vedas is Beyond any Concept of Absolute

    First, let us analyze what Hindu Dharma holds to be the Absolute. In Sanskrit, the ultimate goal, or shall we say, the Absolute of Hindu Dharma is “Brahman”. The word derives from the root “brh”, meaning “that which grows” (brhati) or “Which causes to grow” (brhmayati). Is Brahman “God”? When we talk about Brahman, most […]

  • Adi Sankara – The Person Who Saved Vedic Dharma in India

    Also known as Adi Shankaracharya, Adi Sankara is why the Vedic Dharma in India exists today. During his days, the forces that opposed Vedic religion was greater and in more numbers than they are today. There was a chaos in matter of religion and philosophy in India. Religions and sects such as Charvakas, Lokayathikas, Kapalikas, […]

  • Here is Why Hindu Religion gained popularity in the West

    There are many types of faith people have in the world. Some people believe in the supreme power of God which is the ultimate source in the universe. Some do not get bothered by the mere fact and continue living thinking that we just exist in this universe as a part of natural process. Some […]