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Narada

  • Narada, the cursed

    Narada, the cursed

    In the Puranas, we are told that Narada, the mind, was born from the thoughts of Brahma, and like all sages had the knowledge of Brahma vidya, or the ultimate truth of the world. He would go around the world sharing this knowledge and enabling people to break the cycle of birth and death. …

  • They Held Many Shields

    They Held Many Shields

    Ancient Buddhist traditions tolerated transgenders; many Hindu traditions still have them linked with deities. A fluid sexuality was a way of life for Indic culture…