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Gita

Modi gifts Cameron bookends with Gita verses on it

Modi gifts Cameron bookends with Gita verses on it

LONDON: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday gifted his British counterpart David Cameron a specially handcrafted pair of bookends with verses from Bhagavad Gita engraved on it and a book compiled of letters sent by Indian soldiers during the World War I when they served in France. “Presented PM @David_Cameron a specially handcrafted pair of [...]

November 13, 2015 HHR Archives, India 0

Soon, Ramayana, Mahabharat, Gita to be taught in schools, colleges

Soon, Ramayana, Mahabharat, Gita to be taught in schools, colleges

Lessons from Mahabharata, Ramayana and Gita may soon be taught in schools and colleges as part of the National Democratic Alliance government’s plan to rid the country of “cultural pollution” and inculcate “values” among young minds. Ministries of Culture and Human Resource Development are working on a plan to teach students about India’s cultural values [...]

September 10, 2015 HHR Archives, India 0

Sri Aurobindo and the Gita

Sri Aurobindo and the Gita

Of all Indian scriptures, the Bhagavat Gita has likely been the one most commented on. India’s sages, yogis, philosophers, thinkers have, as a rule, regarded it a sacred duty to add theirs to the long list of commentaries on these eighteen brief chapters from the Mahabharata—a mere 700 slokas which have left the deepest of [...]

April 15, 2015 HHR Analysis/Insights 0

Gita is India’s biggest gift to the world: Modi

Gita is India’s biggest gift to the world: Modi

NEW DELHI: Crediting common people for the close relations between India and Japan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday advocated greater people-to-people contact for expansion of ties. Addressing the Indian diaspora in Japan, PM Modi said to honour Gandhi Indians should work towards “Swachh Bharat” (clean India) by 2019. PM Narendra Modi further stated that [...]

September 2, 2014 HHR Articles, India 0

“ What’s this man, you turning into a priest or something? ”

“ What’s this man, you turning into a priest or something? ”

When I used to study for exams at university I sometimes kept a copy of the Gita on the table with me. I’d read a page or two now and again, for example during breaks. Straight away I would begin to feel more focused and positive. The Gita certainly was an important companion for me [...]

July 15, 2014 Rajesh Patel Archives, Spirituality/Culture 0

A Hindu Lawyer’s Inner Guilt : A Career over Dharma ?

A Hindu Lawyer’s Inner Guilt : A Career over Dharma ?

Alcoholics and other addicts refer to it as a moment of clarity. As I stood in the police cell amidst a cacophony of sound and rising nausea the unlikely effects of such a ‘moment of clarity’ washes over me. Here I stood in a London Police station in the early hours of Sunday morning looking [...]

January 23, 2014 HHR Spirituality/Culture 0

Lord Krishna : A Big Troublemaker and Warmonger ?

Lord Krishna : A Big Troublemaker and Warmonger ?

Was lord Krishna just a warmonger and a 'Hindu' trouble maker ? Was he unfair and biased in the way that he dealt between the Pandavas and Kauravas? Were his war ethics, which involved a disregard for the pre-ordained rules of warfare, justifiable? [...]

August 9, 2012 Rajesh Patel Understanding hinduism 2

Sri Aurobindo : India’s Greatest Mystical Visionary

Sri Aurobindo : India’s Greatest Mystical Visionary

Sri Aurobindo was one of the greatest philosophers, revolutionary ,mystics and visionaries of modern history. He was a major leader in India's freedom movement. Later in life he became a sage and scholar. His teachings have attracted many people from all around the world. The ashram that he founded is still thriving today, and centres [...]

May 8, 2012 Rajesh Patel Archives, History 7