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Asofoetida

Asafoetida or hing makes for an indispensable part of the Indian cuisine, especially in curries and dals. Its distinct flavour and aroma can... Continue Reading

yogsutra

Vibhuti Paad, Yogsutra 1

Patanjali details the 6th limb of ashtang yoga, देशबन्धश्चित्तस्य धारणा॥१॥ Deshabandhashchittasya dhaaranaa ॥01॥ Desha: place Bandhah: bindi... Continue Reading

Corona vs Karma

Humans have recently encountered a massive upheaval which is only one of its kind and scale. The so-called race for rapid development has co... Continue Reading

Nandi

Tvarye tushte aham tushtah, kupite kupitastvaham | tvattah priyataro nasti mamanyo dvijpungva || (From Varah Purana) Says Lord Shiv to Nandi... Continue Reading

Madhubani

Madhubani, literally translates as ‘from the forests of honey’, and refers to the traditional wall art of the ancient city of Mithila (prese... Continue Reading

yogsutra

yogsutra – Vibhuti Paad, Yogsutra 3

Patanjali details the 7th limb of ashtang yoga, तदेवार्थमात्रनिर्भासं स्वरूपशून्यमिव समाधिः॥३॥ Tadevaarthamaatranirbhaasam svarupashunyamiva... Continue Reading