Vedic wisdom

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Jayapataka Swami – The “Gentle Giant”

Today, when deceitfulness and hypocrisy have become the way of life for the majority of the population, when humility is considered weakness and simplicity...
Life all well? Hold on

Do not ignore this when life seems all well

Like most of you, I also have met hundreds of thousands of people in my life. When we ask, "how are you?", depending on...
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...
permanent happiness

Happiness does not last? You may be missing the point

Let's get straight to the point. Do you realize that almost all of us spend practically every moment of our life to become happy?...
milky way galaxy

Scientists puzzled – Milky Way is different from what they previously thought

There are numerous theories presented by modern scientists on what exactly the Milky Way galaxy is, how it behaves and how its behavior can...
Nataraja as source of Indian temple dance

Divine purpose of ancient Indian Temple dance

The Natya Shastra of Bharatmuni describes the divine origin of classical dance. As Lord Brahma created the fifth Veda by incorporating the “Pathyam” or...
mexico earthquake

What does the Mexico earthquake tell us?

Number of Earthquakes is on the rise across the world. Killings 100s, sometimes 1000s, and making tens of thousands homeless, these earthquakes stand to...
human origins

Science accepts Vedic version of Human origins

A new study has left the scientists dumbfounded. The findings are in sharp contrast to the ill-founded Darwin's theory of evolution. Learning about human...
pleasant surprise

Like to give pleasant surprise? You may want to read this

Wanting to make our loved ones happy is natural. Among the many ways to make them happy, giving a pleasant surprise holds special significance....
why fear

The surest way to get rid of any fear, for good

Have you experienced fear at any stage in your life? Do you think fear can make one do certain things and prevent from doing...

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Handing an expensive gift to a child? Read this

So what is wrong if you can afford to present an expensive gift? Hmm... When we talk about gifts, it is not only about...

Controversy over Taj Mahal’s origins comes into National limelight

The controversy over the origins of Taj mahal has gone political with Uttar Pradesh BJP chief Laxmi Kant Bajpai on Sunday saying that Mugal...

Exposing pseudo sadhus is a service to humanity

Recently I wrote an article on how ethics are important in spiritual life and how a saintly person, or sadhu, also needs to follow...

Archaeologists baffled again – 2,000 Tiny Gold Spirals Discovered

It's a golden enigma. Boeslunde is in Zealand, the large island that sits between mainland Denmark and the tip of Sweden. It's a hotbed...

Knowing Sri Mayapur As It Is – 4

It is a known fact among devotees that becoming proud of oneself is perhaps the easiest thing to do. Hopefully, I wouldn't be accused...