Ananda Kentish Coomaraswamy, Biography and his Works

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 … Read more Ananda Kentish Coomaraswamy, Biography and his Works

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

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

Understanding Panchanga [Luni-Solar] through Sankalpa Mantra

Understanding Panchanga [Luni-Solar] through Sankalpa Mantra

Sankalpa is a formal statement of intent chanted before any activity dedicating our actions to the god. On a daily basis, this is done while we perform Sandhyavandanam. You can check out our article on Sandhyavandanam from this link. We decide and focus on our activity and offer it to the god, by designating the … Read more Understanding Panchanga [Luni-Solar] through Sankalpa Mantra

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 … Read more The biography of Andal: Devotee and husband of Lord Krishna

Yajnavalkya Story along with a brief on Yajnavalkya Smriti

Yajnavalkya Story along with a brief on Yajnavalkya Smriti

lntroduction A Brahmarshi. The mastermind that produced ‘Shukla Yajurveda’. Even as a student in the Gurukula he firmly stuck to the path he considered as the right one. He was the master who guided thousands of persons, from king Janaka to the commonest students, on the path of Enlightenment. So brilliant a genius was he … Read more Yajnavalkya Story along with a brief on Yajnavalkya Smriti

Yudhisthira: The eldest & most truthful brother of Pandavas

Yudhisthira: The eldest & most truthful brother of Pandavas

Introduction The eldest of the Pandava brothers, the heroes of the great epic, the Mahabharatha. Yudhishtira lived for justice, and patiently suffered humiliation and exile.’ A man should live virtuously because virtue is good, not because it pays to be virtuous’ – so he believed and acted. And he said to the King of the … Read more Yudhisthira: The eldest & most truthful brother of Pandavas