Establishing the Historicity of Lord Rama and Ramayana

The Ramayana is one of the most popular Ancient Epics in Hinduism and India

By S.Srinivas Sri Rama, the hero of Ramayana was an ideal son, ideal husband and ideal friend. He was known for his valour, sense of fair play and justice. His rule was so perfect that the term Ramarajya is synonymous for ideal governance. If we are to agree with the statement of Scottish historian Thomas […]

Dalai Lama: “India has Great Potential to Help the World”

Dalai Lama speaking about peace at an economic forum

Nobel Peace prize winner and highly respected by people of all faith, the Dalai Lama said during the last Kumbh Mela in Haridwar that “India has great potential to help the world.” He added that already as a youth in Lhasa he was greatly impressed with the richness of Indian thought, and went as far […]

10 Amazing Scientific Inventions by Hindu Saints of Ancient India

Ancient Hindu Zero - Bindhu

The Ancient Vedic civilization now known as India has been a prominent center of learning since ancient times. The land was one of the most advanced regions in various fields of science.The Indian subcontinent was ruled by ancient Hindu civilization and was a major contributor to the world, excelling in fields of astronomy, numerology, arithmetic, […]

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 […]