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The Concept of Sarasvati
In my young age, on every occasion of the Sarasvati-Puja, I used to wonder how the goddess Sarasvati came to be associated with learning. There is no story of her birth as in case of Lakshmi and Parvati, for example. Therefore, the period of her appearing as...
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'Growing intolerance, narrow interpretation of nationalism main challenges
He enclosed with his Note some “propaganda material used by the missionaries” and, referring to one missionary tract in particular, wrote: “The remainder of this tract seems to aim principally at a general massacre of the Brahmanas” (M. D. David (ed.
For Pallavas, construction was an act of coercion
The patronage of deities, thirthas, brahmanas and temples were mechanisms resorted to by lineages not only in post-10th century but from the time of the Pallavas of Kancheepuram," he said. The Pallavas, according to Subramanian, resorted to building ...
The 4 Vedas in Hindi, English, Telugu | PDF Download
1 The Vedic Period. By the Vedic, we mean the period of the samhitas and the Brahmanas, especially of the Rig Veda Samhita. The philosophy of the Veda is rather a loose term, in-as-much as there is no philosophy proper in the Veda.
Secularisation of society is a long, historical process: Romila Thapar
These were the Brahmana and the Shramana. A basic differentiation was based on belief in or denial of, divinity; and theories about the after-life. Brahmana referred to Brahmanic beliefs and rituals.
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