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There are many anecdotes associated with the life and works

There was a gap of about three hundred years between

This article is based on Ramaa Bharadvaj’s illustrative talk on

This article is based on Ramaa Bharadvaj’s illustrative talk on

History

There was a gap of about three hundred years between Buddha and Aśoka. Buddha lived in the 6th

Note: This essay and the ones that follow it are translated adaptations from the corpus of writings on

Backgrounder The Tamil country stands tallest among all Indian regions that swallowed the missionary and colonial propaganda of the

All the historians of the world have unanimously hailed Aśoka. That Aśoka was an ideal king has been

Culture

The Arts

This article is based on Ramaa Bharadvaj’s illustrative talk on June 18, 2017 at the

This article is based on Ramaa Bharadvaj’s illustrative talk on June 18, 2017 at the

A reasonable place to assess the overall contribution of K Viswanath to Indian cinema is

Literature

There are many anecdotes associated with the life and works of Veṅkaṭanātha, a poet and tārkika (logician), popularly known as Vedānta-deśika. Some of them, though fabricated, are good entertainers. Among these is the debate between

The word ‘karma’ means ‘activity.’ In a narrower sense, it

It is impossible for anyone to observe the unobstructed flow

The credit for the first ever literary characterization of humour

Philosophy

Fascinated by the Mahābhārata, Dr. S L Bhyrappa wrote the novel Parva in the

Modern economic thought leans heavily on the extent of luxurious commodities that one uses

In the previous episodes, we discussed about Shiva being an ideal at the level

In the Ayodhyakāṇḍa, we see that Rama knew his subjects well and cared about

When Dasharatha orders Rama’s banishment, he again rushes to his mother to give her

When we discussed about Shiva, a lot of symbols were invoked. Instead of taking

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