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Awakening Devotion: The Life and Works of Tulsidas

Tulsidas, born Rambola Dubey on August 11, 1511, in Soron, Delhi Sultanate (present-day Uttar Pradesh, India), was a revered Vaishnava Hindu saint and poet. Renowned for his unwavering devotion to the deity Rama, he left an indelible mark on Indian literature, spirituality, and culture. Tulsidas is best known for his magnum opus, the epic “Ramcharitmanas,” […]Read More

Ancient history Asian history

Strategic Governance: Unveiling Chanakya’s Arthashastra

Strategic Governance: Unveiling Chanakya’s Arthashastra Chanakya, also known as Kauṭilya or Vishnugupta, was an eminent figure in ancient Indian history, flourishing between 375 and 283 BCE. Renowned as a polymath, he excelled as a teacher, author, strategist, philosopher, economist, jurist, and royal advisor. His most enduring contribution lies in authoring the Arthashastra, a seminal text […]Read More

Ancient history

Exploring Rajasekhara’s Dramatic Masterpieces

Rajashekhara, a distinguished figure in Sanskrit literature during the 10th century, left an indelible mark as a Maharashtri Prakrit and Sanskrit poet, dramatist, and critic. Serving as the court poet of the Gurjara Pratiharas, his life and contributions reflect a rich tapestry of literary and cultural significance.   Born into the Yayawara dynasty in Maharashtra, […]Read More

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Vishakhadatta: Unraveling the Enigma of an Ancient Sanskrit Playwright

Vishakhadatta, an illustrious figure in the tapestry of ancient Indian literature, remains shrouded in mystery, with only faint glimpses of his life found in the verses of his surviving works, Mudrārākṣasa and Devichandraguptam. Despite the scarcity of biographical details, scholars have attempted to place him in the chronicles of Indian history, sparking debates about his […]Read More

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Thiruvalluvar’s Thirukkural: A Timeless Odyssey of Wisdom and Enlightenment

“Akara Mudhala Ezhuththellaam Aadhi Bagavan Mudhatre Ulagu”   Translation: As the letter A is the first of all letters, so the eternal God is first in the world. This timeless couplet, or  ‘Kural,’ resonates widely in Tamil Nadu, finding its way into school textbooks and government buses alike. Embraced by the Tamil people, irrespective of […]Read More