Vyasa is perhaps the greatest sage in the history of Hindu religion. He edited the four Vedas, wrote the 18 Puranas, the epic Mahabharata and the Srimad Bhagavata. Read about the life and works of Maharshi Vyasa.
How did Sankrit plays originate in ancient India? Learn about the character, construct, and performance of the Hindu drama in this knowledgeable article from 'Tales from the Hindu Dramatists' (1911) by R. N. Dutta.
The Panchatantra is one of India’s most important contributions to world literature and consists of five books of fables attributed to the ancient Indian scholar Vishnu Sharma. But what went behind the genesis of these stories. Here's the story behind the stories...
Maa Shashthi is a lesser known Hindu Goddess. She is considered an avatar of Goddess Durga and held in high esteem by the women folk of Bengal. Read about the 6 major festivals related to this Goddess, including Jamai Shasthi - a day dedicated to the son-in-law.
The Panchatantra is one of India’s most important contributions to world literature. Read about the history, origin, authorship, and purpose of this immortal book of stories.
Today is Shani Jayanti - the birthday of Shani Dev . Lord Shani is one of the most popular deities that the Hindus pray to ward off evil and remove obstacles.
A review of 'The Stress-free College Student:' The Hip Guru's Guide by Swami Sadashiva Tirtha. Through a series of stories, Swami Tirtha shows students how spirituality and techniques such as yoga, Reiki, Feng Shui and Ayurveda can help in relieving stress.
Lord Parasurama, also known as the "axe-wielding Rama," was the sixth avatar of Vishnu. Parasurama Jayanti falls on May 12, 2013.
It is easy to get to the top, but it is very difficult to stay there. Once you are in the leader's position, the whole dynamics of the game changes. The
Radhakrishnan Pillai's book 'Corporate Chanakya' simplifies ancient Indian economist and statesman Kautilya's age-old formulas for success for today's corporate leaders. Read about the 6 leadership secrets of staying on top.