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Classical Indic Warfare I: Dhanur Veda

N.R.I.pathi : October 16, 2017 6:22 pm : Uncategorized

It is often asked whether there was a Traditional Dharmic Military Science. After all, in an era where “Might makes Right” and “Victory is the only Morality”, how can a society, any society, hope to survive without its own Tradition of Warfare? Although modern India has come to be associated with the concept of Ahimsa, it must also be remembered that Bharat is also the society of Dharma eva hatho hanthi ...

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Intro to Sthaapatya Veda — Indic Architecture, Sculpture, & Painting

N.R.I.pathi : October 9, 2017 1:34 pm : Uncategorized

Indian Architecture has been the subject of much discussion and debate. Often times, rootless people have a tendency to downplay the native tradition and place emphasis on theorised “foreign contributions” to the Indic Canon ...

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Classical Indic Literature V: Romantic Sanskrit Poetry 3

N.R.I.pathi : October 5, 2017 8:10 am : Uncategorized

Those of you familiar with our Post on Madan Utsav are no longer wondering whether Bharatavarsha had its own Festival of Love. But what if we told you there were not one but two festivals where lovers honoured and celebrated each other, and secret prayers for romance to fructify were offered to the Gods ...

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Vedanga Jyotisha & Indology

Shivoham : October 2, 2017 8:45 am : Uncategorized

The method of simply assuming results, once one is persuaded that they are true, rather than trying to prove them, has all the advantages of thievery over honest toil.
- Bertrand Russell quoted in The Origins of Astronomy [5] ...
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Grow Up, Bharatiyas

N.R.I.pathi : September 22, 2017 6:06 am : Uncategorized

Indian politics remains one of those intriguing contradictions. Young nation-Old Civilization, Land of Dharma-Many Sampradayas, and with the commencement of Navaratri, it is key to note that it is also a nation of both Kaali and Sita ...

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A Case Against the “Hindu Left”

N.R.I.pathi : September 6, 2017 1:31 pm : Uncategorized

Subsequent to our preceding article on why the “Hindu Left” is an Oxymoron by Morons, it consequently became apparent that a methodical deconstruction of the origin & nature of this proposed political alignment would be required ...

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“Hindu Left” is an Oxymoron by Morons

N.R.I.pathi : August 10, 2017 4:34 pm : Uncategorized

The past 3 years of NDA government have left many Hindus feeling ambivalent about party politics. After all, for all the fanfare and rhetoric, there has been little dramatic change on the ground. Sure, there has been drastic policy pushed, but how much has it been in the Hindu interest? Demonetisation was hardly a priority, whatever black money fighting slogans were touted (and Leave a response »

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Exigencies of the Politico-Strategic

N.R.I.pathi : August 6, 2017 10:03 am : Uncategorized

Vishvaksena Janardhana

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Literature: Dattilam of Dattila

N.R.I.pathi : July 28, 2017 8:38 am : Uncategorized

As an appropriate aside to our recent article on the History of Sangeeta, is a Post on a particular work of Literature said by some to pre-date the work of the great Bharata Muni himself ...

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Classical Indic Music II: History of Sangeeta

N.R.I.pathi : July 12, 2017 9:45 am : Uncategorized

In the preliminary article in our Series on Classical Indic Music, we re-asserted the native canon of Saastriya Sangeeta and its historical Pan-India nature ...

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