How Culture of Ancient India Differs from the Rest

Ancient India Map

(CHAKRA) Like any other country, the culture of India too is derived from her ancient history, more appropriately called the history of ‘bhAratha’. This culture or tradition is the result of a quest for “cause” unlike the quest for “effect” in most other cultures. This is evident if we take any field of interest, from […]

Were the 7 Ancient Wonders of the World Designed to be One-Sided?

Biased-Wonders

(CHAKRA Blogs) Every school kid in India [at least in the 70s-90s] was indoctrinated with the “Ancient 7 Wonders of the World List” that appears to be solely created to obtain bragging rights for the West. The Colossus of Rhodes The Great Pyramid of Giza The Hanging Gardens of Babylon The Lighthouse of Alexandria The […]

Negationism in Indian History: Its Lessons for the Arab Spring Dystopia

Hindu bodies from a 1950 massacre by Islamic extremists that left thousands of hindus dead in Bengal

Until his death in 2003, Bhishma Sahni was one of India’s most renowned Hindi language authors and playwrites. His 1974 controversial and popular novel ‘Tamas’ (Darkness) won the Sahitya Akademi Award in 1975 and in 1987 was made into a television series for the national channel Doordarshan. Sahni wrote about the exodus of Hindus and […]