Category Archives: Know Your Roots

Interesting facts about our culture, busting myths, basic tenets etc

Women In India

In the last issue of the TIW in ‘Straight from the Anahad’, Yogi Ashwiniji called a woman Shakti and compared her to a bomb wait... Continue Reading

Cows in Scriptures

Of the three heinous crimes enumerated in the Shaastras, Gau Hatya (cow slaughter) is one (Rigveda 7.56.17). The ones who think this to be o... Continue Reading

Reality Untouched

The rays from the setting September sun bounced off the shimmering surface of the water in iridescent splendour as I looked out over the hor... Continue Reading

Satsang

When you keep an iron nail next to a magnet, after sometime the ordinary nail starts exhibiting magnetism. If you pour ice in hot water, aft... Continue Reading

Ancient Air India

In 1881, Col. Olcott, the co-founder and first president of the Theosophical Society, said, “The ancients could navigate the air, and not on... Continue Reading