Young Krishna got curious seeing the Gopas arranging things for a Yajna to please God Indra. He asked his father, Nanda: Father, what is going on here? I am eager to know. Is this tradition ordained by scriptures or is it an ordinary custom? Nanda explained the importance of the Yajna and told his son: … Continue reading Sri Krishna, The ‘Blasphemer’
Today as I was going through a book written by Sukumar Azhikode, I came across these mantras of Upanishads which amazed me. The Mantras and the meaning is given below. सत्यं वद । धर्मं चर | सत्यान्न प्रमदितव्यम् । धर्मान्न प्रमदितव्यम् । कुशलान्न प्रमदितव्यम् । भूत्यै न प्रमदितव्यम् । स्वाध्यायप्रवचनाभ्यां न प्रमदितव्यम्। देवपितृ कार्याभ्यां न … Continue reading Hinduism means Freedom
Imagine the hue and cry if Narendra Modi talks the H word- the whole nation will debate his majoritarian communalism. If BJP promotes Sanskrit or Yoga, it is also communalism. But accidentally I saw a website maintained by Andhra Pradesh Government which is named christianminorities.ap.nic.in. We have minority ministry for centre and state, but never … Continue reading Andhra Government promotes Christian culture officially ?
Mahabharatha deals with histories and stories of many types of people. It is said that message of the Vedas are explained through these Itihasas and Puranas. Mahabharatha, being an epic written by Veda Vyasa himself, contains numerous gems of vedic wisdom. Vedic message are not otherwordly, in the normal sense of the term. Vedic messages … Continue reading Traits of successful people
Believe me lest I shall put you in hell, Said the Almighty God to me, a silly man. I laughed at his antics, mocked him as well. Will not- said I, do whatever you can. I shall not believe in you, I said to him. He seemed to listen me, I spoke to him. - … Continue reading Encounter with Almighty God