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Lessons from Jhabua

Under VIF’s rural immersion programme, I had the wonderful opportunity to spend the first week of this month in Jhabua, Madhya Pradesh. If MP is ‘desh ka dil’, then going purely by my experience Jhabua should be called ‘desh ke dil ka dil’. 580 more words

General

Random Musings- Part 53: On Women & Education in Pre-Colonial India

On the one hand, it is claimed that women were oppressed in Hinduism and kept away from education, and on the other hand, all forms of knowledge passed down from mother to daughters, or mother-in-laws to daughter-in-laws are branded as superstition and products of patriarchy from which women must be liberated! 278 more words

Analyzing the Lives of Saints

Periya Puranam
(Sekkizhar, translated into English by G. Vanmikanathan)

Periya Puranam is an epic poem that describes the lives, deeds, miracles, songs and sacrifices of 63 saints (collectively known as the “ 1,075 more words

India

VEDIC AND EGYPTIAN DEITIES

VEDIC AND EGYPTIAN DEITIES


VEDIC AND EGYPTIAN DEITIES

Amun-Ra was the Egyptian Sun-God. His name appears strikingly like the ancient Vedic Term for Indra, as ‘Idamdra’, from which Indra is said to have been derived, so the Upanishads state. 3,052 more words

Ancient Egypt And Hinduism