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Biography of Aryabhata (an animated reconstruction) with Sanskrit Shlokas
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Biography of Aryabhata (an animated reconstruction) with Sanskrit Shlokas

PakkaPatriot (PP): nāgāḥ vājakharoṣṭravesaragavām ekaikahīnāḥ kramāt aṣṭāviṃśatirekahīnagaṇitā rūponamantyam punaha | teṣām sarva dhanam pṛthak ca niyamāt vācyam tvayā niścitam kṛtsnam ca āryabhaṭapraṇītagaṇitam dṛṣṭam gurorantike || 2 || If you want to watch this conversation in the form of a video, please follow the below link. PP: Hmmm, this and in most of such shlokas why is he referred…

The role of Vidura in Mahabharata, Vidura Neethi, Philosophy
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The role of Vidura in Mahabharata, Vidura Neethi, Philosophy

Introduction A great man who shines even in the galaxy of the mighty characters of the ‘Mahabharata. Affection did not dim his wisdom. Fearlessly he walked the path of righteousness. He showed the same path to others. If Dhritarashtra and Duryodhana had heeded his advice the terrible bloodbath of Kurukshetra could have been averted. “There…

Sir CV Raman’s Biography: The first Asian Nobel Prize winner
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Sir CV Raman’s Biography: The first Asian Nobel Prize winner

Introduction The genius who won the Nobel Prize for Physics, with simple equipment barely worth Rs. 300. He was the first Asian scientist to win the Nobel Prize. He was a man of boundless curiosity and a lively sense of humor. His spirit of inquiry and devotion to science laid the foundations for scientific research…

Sister Nivedita: A biography of Swami Vivekananda’s student
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Sister Nivedita: A biography of Swami Vivekananda’s student

Introduction Young Margaret Nobel came under the spell of Swami Vivekananda. She came from distant Ireland to India to serve the people of this land. She was given the name of ‘Nivedita’ as one dedicated to God. She became a teacher to little children and their mothers. When plague or famine or flood-ravaged the land…

Dr. B. R. Ambedkar – A Short Biography with Images
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Dr. B. R. Ambedkar – A Short Biography with Images

Introduction Born in a class considered low and outcast. Dr. Ambedkar fought untiringly for the downtrodden. The boy who suffered bitter humiliation became the first Minister for Law in free India and shaped the country’s Constitution. A determined fighter, a deep scholar, human to the tips of his fingers. Two brothers who were studying at school…