A PHOTO AND A BIT OF INDIAN HISTORY

Pratap-Rudra : The names speak for themselves – the influence of Kakatiya Dynasty over Telugu speaking people.

DEFENDING INDIAN IDENTITY-THE CHALLENGE OF TERROR

The Tragic Scene at Lumbini Park, Hyderabad Om Sarvesham Swastir bhavatu, Sarvesham Shantir bhavatu, Sarvesham Purnam bhavatu, Sarvesham Mangalam bhavatu. Om Sarve bhavantu Sukhinah Sarve santu niramayah Sarve bhadraani pachyantu Maakachidukha bhagaveth. Om Shanti, Shanti, Shanti hi Om Shanti, Shanti, Shanti hi Om Shanti, Shanti, Shanti hi. In the Land from where such beautiful thoughts […]

DEFINING INDIAN IDENTITY-THE PORTRAYAL OF RELIGIOUS ICONS

Kasturi tilakam la laata palake vakshasthale kaustubham, Nasaagre nava mouktikam karatale venum kare kankanam Sarvaange hari chandanam cha kalayan kanthe cha muktaavalim, Gopastree pariveshtitho vijayate Gopaala choodamanee. THE PORTRAYAL OF RELIGIOUS ICONS Apart from the basic differences in the ideas and thoughts of various religious traditions of this world, there is a fundamental difference in […]

DEFINING INDIAN IDENTITY-MATRU DEVO BHAVA

In Judaism and Islam, God is never invoked as ‘FATHER’. Jesus had expressed His intimate relationship with God by addressing God as ‘FATHER’. In India, we speak of God as Mother and Father.

DEFINING INDIAN IDENTITY-MY BIRTHPLACE

Mylapore, Madras (Chennai), India is my birthplace. It has been continuously inhabited by humans for thousands of years. Thiruvalluvar who is recognized as the Saint Poet of India belongs to Mylapore.

DEFINING INDIAN IDENTITY-THE LAND OF CULTURAL VALUES

‘VANDE MATARAM’ THE LAND OF CULTURAL VALUES : “Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the earth”. The Book of Matthew, Chapter 5,verse 5 of The Holy Bible teaches that humility has its own rewards. I inherited a sense of humility from the Land of Bharat.I consider humility as my acquired behavior and my […]

DEFINING INDIAN IDENTITY – ‘KARNA’ MY FAVORITE HERO

Prince Karna of Mahabharata has defined his true nature and his essence and has lived as a man true to his salt.

DEFINING INDIAN IDENTITY-THE TEN COMMANDMENTS-A CHALLENGE

The Ten Commandments ( The Old Testament Book of Exodus and Deuteronomy directly challenge the Indian concepts about Gods and God worship.

DEFINING INDIAN IDENTITY – THE LANGUAGE FACTOR

After India gained its Independence from the British on August 15, 1947, the remarkable political cohesiveness was shaken by the powerful influences of language. The political landscape of India got permanently changed with the formation of a Telugu Speaking State of Andhra on October 1, 1953.

DEFINING INDIAN IDENTITY-“VASUDHAIKA KUTUMBAM”-THE CONCEPT OF ONE GLOBAL FAMILY

Mata cha Parvati Devi, Pita DevO Maheshwaraha, Bandhava Shiva bhakta cha, SwadeshO Bhuvana Trayam. Parvati is Mother, Lord Shiva is Father, His devotees are relatives and all the three worlds(Bhu Loka, Bhuvar Loka and Suvar Loka – Earth, Sky and Heaven/SAT, CHIT, ANANDA) are my  native place.  THE THEORY OF ‘SAMSARA’ AND THE SOCIAL CONCEPT OF “VASUDHAIKA KUTUMBAM” As a student […]