Literature, Religion

कलंकित समाज (Tarnished Society)

ज्ञानी  हुए थे मौन,अंधा  राजा  बना था बहरा,सभा में अधर्म हुआ था गहरा| (1) पांचाली की चीखें नहीं , ये महाभारत का आवाहन है,रुक जा हे दुःशासन, उसके आँसू  तेरे विनाश का तेज़ाब हैं| यह दुष्कर्म था पुरुषों का,न्याय करने अपौरूषेय (2) को आना ही था,कृष्णा ने लाज बचाई थी,अहंकार से बड़ी चीर बढ़ाई, जिसमे द्रौपदी समायी थी| ये कहानी…

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Political, Religion, Social

Why Religion is Different from God

In a country whose very roots are deeply ingrained in the belief of God and Spirituality, it was impossible to not be affected by any of this while growing up. However, as I grew up, I understood the influence spirituality and, more importantly, religion, holds in our day-to-day lives. We live in a society where spiritual and religious leaders are…

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The Gita: Chapters ३ and ४

Shri Guru Charan Saroj Raj Nij mane mukure sudhar         Atha shrimadbhagavadGita श्रीगुरु चरन सरोज रज, निज मनु मुकुरु सुधारि। अथ श्रीमद्भगवद्ग The first 2 lines are taken from Hanuman Chalisa written by Tulsidas in the Awadhi dialect and the last lines are the Sanskrit words which mean “and now the Bhagavad Gita”. They are two independent verses which I…

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The Gita: Chapters १ and २

वर्णानामर्थसंघानां रसानां छन्दसामपि।  मंगलानां च कर्त्तारौ वन्दे वाणीविनायकौ varṇānāmarthasaṃghānāṃ rasānāṃ chandasāmapi.maṅgalānāṃ ca karttārau vandē vāṇīvināyakau Translations of the above lines are: I offer my prayers to Goddess Saraswati who grants the means of communication and to Lord Ganesha who is the source of all knowledge. Both knowledge and speech are crucial when we are trying to summarize divine philosophies like…

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A Foreword to The Gita

Disclaimer: The word dharma used in the passage doesn’t mean religion but it means the laws of nature and talks about the righteous behaviour of man. For more insight on dharma read the previous article which is entirely dedicated to dharma.   Time has the power to annihilate everything, even Devas fear it. With time everything changes, this is the…

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