Category Archives: Sanskrit

Endless Cycle of Birth, Death & Re-Birth

When a salt-doll jumps into the sea, what happens to it? Same fate awaits when a soul merges in Brahman, it no more has identity other than Brahman. On an international flight or passenger-ship, there are several hundred passengers bound … Continue reading

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`Malayatoor` Ramakrishnan – A Memoir

Superb memoir on Malayatoor Ramakrishnan – articulate and eloquently expressed. Continue reading

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Is our Universe fake?

I am trying to crack the code, along with all of you. The questions is:   Is the Sun there, therefore,  we see it? or  We see the Sun, therefore,  it is (must be) there? If it is the former, then hypothetically, we … Continue reading

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Kunti Responsible for the Embarrasing Moments of Mahabharat Story

Oscar Wilde said, ” too much of sincerity is like an iron girder on a house of cards”, this applies to the Pandavas.   And, Kunti, responsible for much of the embarrasing moments of the Mahabharat story was, stoically, telling Krishna … Continue reading

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Indian Faith

It may sound outrageous at the outset, but the fact is that the ‘Indian Faith’ (the British called it Hinduism in order to, successfully,  create a permanent divide betwen us and Moslems) is a ‘Godless’ one..   Yet we worship … Continue reading

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‘Plight of Palghat Iyers’ – M Lakshman Singh of Bharatiar University is Factually Incorrect

I am surprised that Prof. Singh has presented  totally and, factually, incorrect findings on the migration of Palghat Brahmins from Tamilnadu to Kerala.   Let me set the record straight. My family of Astrologers was among the first batches that … Continue reading

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Sanskrit fever grips Germany

While I am excited about the enthusiasm for studying Sanskrit, there can be no escape from the realities of life. The truth, to my mind, at any rate, is that global civilisation has moved away from classical romanticism – it … Continue reading

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