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  • Horse Headed Beings

    Horse Headed Beings

    Hayagriva is a demon as well as a god in Hindu Mythology…

  • The Sage who Went South

    The Sage who Went South

    The Vindhya mountain range is still waiting for him to return…

  • Lunar Tales

    Lunar Tales

    Across cultures,the Moon has always been looked upon as beautiful,mysterious,out-of-reach and sublime…

  • Daughter of Demons

    Daughter of Demons

    She is daughter to one sect,wife to the other…and what is ironic is that both sects are forever at war with each other !…

  • Grow up and Move on

    Grow up and Move on

    If we have to grow, we have to constantly keep retiring…

  • What an Idea! Sirji

    What an Idea! Sirji

    We seem to be trying to free ourselves of the fetters of caste and social status and feudal hierachies, aren’t we ?…

  • Warm Welcome

    Warm Welcome

    A marriage,to succeed,has to be about give and take.But then,so must most institutions !…

  • Playing with Fate and Free Will

    Playing with Fate and Free Will

    What will be,will be or what you make it to be ??…

  • Four Tools of Vishnu

    Four Tools of Vishnu

    Significance of the conch-shell, wheel, mace and lotus…

  • Lost Civilizations with Flying Saucers

    Lost Civilizations with Flying Saucers

    Are there references to flying saucers in mythology?…

  • Secret of Tantra

    Secret of Tantra

    Tantra – a rather unfairly treated ritual form whose layers are very rarely unfolded with an unprejudiced mind…

  • Myth as History

    Myth as History

    Most stories,tales,epics are not necessarily backed by solid,verfiable fact…

  • Blood For Durga

    Blood For Durga

    Milk,yes;Butter,yes; but blood ! used for worship ? Why ?…

  • Waves of Varuna

    Waves of Varuna

    Water – sometimes turbulent,most times tranquil,occasionally destructive but always ever changing and fluid…

  • Ardhanareshwara

    Ardhanareshwara

    Two halves of a complete Whole…

  • There are no Rain Gods anymore

    There are no Rain Gods anymore

    Even the popularity of gods change with the changing times…

  • HINDUISM

    HINDUISM

    Hinduism – complex,mystical,ritualistic,contradictory !…