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September 2016

अशेषशेमुषीमोषं माषानश्नामि मातुल । बिम्बवल्लीवितानाधः पिबामि दधि माहिषम् ॥ There is an apocryphal tale about Sriharsha. It says that he appeased Vindhya-vasini-devi and gained exceptional scholarship. Armed with this, he set out to write treatises on various shastras, and even tried his hand at poetry. But things turned out in such a

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Chakravarti Rajagopalachari (1878-1972), popularly known as ‘Rajaji’ or ‘CR’ was a renowned advocate, statesman, writer, freedom fighter, journalist, and political leader. He was hailed as M K Gandhi’s conscience-keeper (somebody had to be, for better or for worse). A voracious reader, original thinker, astute politician, and prolific writer, Rajaji was

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What can we do to stay healthy? Nothing much frankly, except for an easy adherence to a few simple rules. These rules relate to the four pillars of health namely, food, sleep, exercise and emotional wellness. आहार-निद्रा-व्यायाम-ब्रह्मचर्यै: सुयोजितै:। शरीरं धार्यते नित्यमागारमिव धारणै:।। (राघवन् तिरुमुत्पाट्) Food "You are what you eat." Traditional, time-honored foods that are

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