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Art of speaking bitter truth

Ever came across a situation when you felt a pressing need to say something but did not say fearing the other party would get...
forget the past pain, not the lesson

Forget the past, forget the pain, but never the lessons – A practical guide

It is said forget the pain but never the lessons you gain. It sounds like a great idea to forget the past and move...

Why This Kerala Elephant’s Death Anniversary is Celebrated

Guruvayur: Kerala's temple town Guruvayur is observing the 38th death anniversary of its favourite elephant. This morning, in keeping with tradition, the 'chief elephant' of...

Scientists astonished by Tulasi plant’s medicinal properties

Tulasi, or Tulsi, does not need any introduction in India for her magnanimous qualities. Ancient medical science, Ayurveda, has all praise for Tulasi and...

Yoga guru Iyengar honored by Google

Search giant Google honored yoga guru B K S Iyengar's 97th birth anniversary by posting a yoga posture doodle on its homepage.. Iyengar was born...
univerisity education essential?

High university degrees and foreign education essential for a leader?

This write-up is the result of a video clip, a part of which I recently happened to watch. Although carefully presented, the video was...

Understanding a dosha in Ayurveda

One of the most commonly used terms in Ayurveda is “dosha”.  There are varying contexts in which it is currently used, as it can...

Researchers get closer to Varnashrama dharma concept

A recently published news story quickly caught my attention. It suggested that there are principally four types of personalities. After carrying out a research project of...

What caused the devastating California wildfire? 15000 acres engulfed in less than 10 hours

Did you register what the headline says? That's just a glimpse of the power of nature. Wildfire is not new to California just as...

READERS' PICK

Go after them wherever they go – Serve them justice

I found the following news article interesting and thought it's a good news from the Reserve Bank of India.  India needs to crack down...
Sriman Nityananda Prabhu shows Sri Mayapur to Sri Jiva Gosvami

Knowing Sri Mayapur As It Is – 8

We do many things in life as a routine, only to realize at a certain point that what we did for years, or even...

Surprisingly long, 50 ft, dragon-like skeleton unearthed in China

Whenever there is a new discovery of an archaeological evidence of a large skeleton, it invariably accompanies a good number of assumptions as to...

Incredible health benefits of tender Coconut water

Coconut is a wonder fruit. Its health benefits are enormous. Moreover, tender coconut water is an incredible food supplement having all vital minerals and...
time

Time according to the Vedas is not what you think!

We normally imagine time as a line that started at some point and stretches indefinitely. This affects even our language, with words such as...