Nirvan Shatakam verse 6

Adi Shankaracharya, an Indian philosopher who expounded Advit Vedant , was searching for the Guru, who can quench his thirst for knowledge. During his search he happened to meet Seer Govind Bhagvatapada at the cave near the bank of Narmada in Omkareshwar, M. P. When his Guru asked, “Who are you?” Adi Shankaracharya, who was then 6 years old, gave the answer in a devotional … Continue reading Nirvan Shatakam verse 6

Nirvan Shatakam verse 5

Adi Shankaracharya, an Indian philosopher who expounded Advit Vedant , was searching for the Guru, who can quench his thirst for knowledge. During his search he happened to meet Seer Govind Bhagvatapada at the cave near the bank of Narmada in Omkareshwar, M. P. When his Guru asked, “Who are you?” Adi Shankaracharya, who was then 6 years old, gave the answer in a devotional … Continue reading Nirvan Shatakam verse 5

Nirvan Shatakam verse 4

Adi Shankaracharya, an Indian philosopher who expounded Advit Vedant , was searching for the Guru, who can quench his thirst for knowledge. During his search he happened to meet Seer Govind Bhagvatapada at the cave near the bank of Narmada in Omkareshwar, M. P. When his Guru asked, “Who are you?” Adi Shankaracharya, who was then 6 years old, gave the answer in a devotional … Continue reading Nirvan Shatakam verse 4

Nirvan Shatakam verse 3

Adi Shankaracharya, an Indian philosopher who expounded Advit Vedant , was searching for the Guru, who can quench his thirst for knowledge. During his search he happened to meet Seer Govind Bhagvatapada at the cave near the bank of Narmada in Omkareshwar, M. P. When his Guru asked, “Who are you?” Adi Shankaracharya, who was then 6 years old, gave the answer in a devotional … Continue reading Nirvan Shatakam verse 3

Nirvan Shatakam verse 2

Adi Shankaracharya, an Indian philosopher who expounded Advit Vedant , was searching for the Guru, who can quench his thirst for knowledge. During his search he happened to meet Seer Govind Bhagvatapada at the cave near the bank of Narmada in Omkareshwar, M. P. When his Guru asked, “Who are you?” Adi Shankaracharya, who was then 6 years old, gave the answer in a devotional … Continue reading Nirvan Shatakam verse 2

Nirvan Shatakam verse 1

Adi Shankaracharya, an Indian philosopher who expounded Advit Vedant , was searching for the Guru, who can quench his thirst for knowledge. During his search he happened to meet Seer Govind Bhagvatapada at the cave near the bank of Narmada in Omkareshwar, M. P. When his Guru asked, “Who are you?” Adi Shankaracharya, who was then 6 years old, gave the answer in a devotional … Continue reading Nirvan Shatakam verse 1

Bauls:Singing Bards

I came across an interesting sect of Bengal while reading a book called “Introducing Hinduism , a graphic guide” by Vinay Lal and Borin Van Loon. The Bauls, are the singing, itinerant bards from Bangal region comprising Bangladesh and the Indian states of West Bengal, Tripura and Barak Valley of Assam.  This sect most likely arose in the 16th century. It drew its members from the lowest strata of Hindu and Muslim society. The religious … Continue reading Bauls:Singing Bards

What to evolve and what to dissolve? That’s the question.

Well, our answer would be…. We want to evolve into a happy person, and want to dissolve all the miseries. Is it possible? Answer would be ” Yes” and “No” Why would answer be “No”? Because according to Gautama,the Buddha, first Nobel truth (आत्मसत्य) out of 4 is… 1. There is Dukkha(दुःख) which means there will be misery and pain or suffering, if you are … Continue reading What to evolve and what to dissolve? That’s the question.

Satyaki, probably first known ENT and Eye Surgeon.

Satyaki , was a powerful warrior belonging to the Vrishni clan of the Yadavas. He was devoted to Krishna and was a student of Arjuna. In Kurukhetra War he favoured the cause of the Pandavas over the Kauravas. On the 2nd day of war, Satyaki defeated Shakuni. On 12th day of Kurukeshtra war , Satyaki defeated Karna but spared him for Arjuna. On 14th day he gave a tough fight to Drone, so that … Continue reading Satyaki, probably first known ENT and Eye Surgeon.