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India

RSS: Feroz Khan eligible to teach Hindus dharma

Even as it was decided unanimously in a meeting of the RSS that Feroz Khan’s appointment was valid, news of a demographic change in Hindu faculty arrived from Belur of Bengal

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India

BHU: Feroz Khan can teach Hindus Hinduism

The BHU chancellor has rejected the contention of protesting students saying Madan Mohan Malaviya would have endorsed the appointment

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Economy

World Hindu Economic Forum: Business secrets in Sanskrit text

WHEF founder Swami Vigyanananda says the Hindu worldview of looking askance at materialism and downplaying the importance of money (or filthy lucre) is partly responsible for the lack of muscle as a community

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India

Sanskrit most usable, scientific language: Nishank

Talking effusively about Sanskrit, the country’s rich history and culture, the minister described river Ganga as “our mother and life,” and said India’s conscience is deeply ingrained with science and knowledge

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Article History

Rajiv Malhotra’s Half-Truth On Raja Rammohun Roy

What excuse is there for a shoddy investigation into Raja Rammohun Roy by Rajiv Malhotra and his glossing over the side-lining of Sanskrit by the heroes of Hindutva?

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Dharma

Gita Never Prescribed ‘Ahimsa Paramo Dharma’

Ahimsa paramo dharma does not come from the Bhagvadgita. It is a phrase used repeatedly in the Mahabharata, but the Gita does not have it. People regularly make this mistake. It is universal now, but don’t burden the Gita with lack of guts. Also, don’t try to make a spiritual prescription for something that was […]

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India

‘Sanskrit being prioritised over other Chairs at JNU’

New Delhi: While getting a chair for their respective language at the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) is a success for states, it could also be the beginning of a long struggle for funds and facilities for those who head it. Not all languages have been prioritised as much as Sanskrit at the JNU. Last year, […]

Varanasi to host first ever National Sanskrit Book Fair

New Delhi: The Union government has been taking a slew of measures to promote Sanskrit in the country. Now it plans to organise a nine-day National Sanskrit Book Fair in the parliamentary constituency of Prime Minister Narendra Modi — Varanasi. The National Book Trust (NBT), an autonomous body under the HRD, is organising the programme. Varanasi […]

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India

संस्कृत भाषा में रखा गया सब्जियों का नाम

लखनऊ – राजधानी के निशातगंज की पांचवी गली में स्थित सब्जी मंडी में संस्कृत भाषा में सब्जियों का नाम रखा गया है। यह सुनने में आश्चर्यजनक है, लेकिन यह सच है। यहां सभी सब्जियों के नाम संस्कृत लिखे गये हैं। इसके लिए मंडी में हर जगह बोर्ड भी लगाए गए हैं। वहीं मंडी में दुकानदारों […]