Stories and Biographies

16 qualities of Sri Rama that everyone needs to know
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16 qualities of Sri Rama that everyone needs to know

Lord Rama, the Maryada Purushottam, is closely translated in English as a “respected gem among men”, aka the perfect man. He is considered to be ideal even among the enemies of his time. He is best known for – values, conduct, character, relationship, and what not? Of course, anything under the sun that we can…

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…

Ananda Kentish Coomaraswamy, Biography and his Works
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Ananda Kentish Coomaraswamy, Biography and his Works

Introduction Ananda K. Coomaraswamy who was born in Ceylon (Sri Lanka) and grew up in England, taught the West the way to approach and understand the arts of India. His whole life was dedicated to the study and exposition of Indian culture and arts. He said to friends who wanted to write his biography “Assess…

Story of Agastya Muni, a deva cursed by Indra saved mankind
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Story of Agastya Muni, a deva cursed by Indra saved mankind

Introduction The mighty sage to whom the mountain bowed, and who drank the sea empty. He humbled the arrogant and punished the demons. He is the symbol of man’s heroism and confident strength. Agasthya What a wonderful sight the star-studded sky is! We want to go on gazing at it forever, don’t we? We can…

The biography of Andal: Devotee and husband of Lord Krishna
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The biography of Andal: Devotee and husband of Lord Krishna

Introduction The girl who would marry no one but God. She lived a life of innocence, purity, and total dedication to her God and was finally united with Him. Pandya was a kingdom in ancient Tamilnadu. Its capital was Madurai. Vallabhadeva was the ruler. He was a very good ruler. The people were happy. He…