Category Archives: Indian Civilization

Less Known Temples of Kerala – 3: Thirunavaya, Trippadam, Hanuman Kshetram

The three temples  are near one another and can be comfortably covered within two hours.   (between kottakkal & kuttipuram on Mangalore  – Cochin rd ‘ 19 km from kadampuza ). Ed visited these temples in June 2011. PS: Roads in … Continue reading

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Kashmiri Pandits celebrate Kheer Bhawani festival

Source: http://www.hindu.com/2010/06/20/stories/2010062054932200.htm ——- TULMULLA (JAMMU AND KASHMIR): As thousands of migrant Kashmiri Pandits arrived to pay obeisance at the Mata Kheer Bhawani Temple here, there were emotional scenes as the pilgrims were reunited with their Muslim neighbours, prompting Chief Minister … Continue reading

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There’s a full moon over India and Gandhi lives again…

Source: http://www.thehindu.com/op/2010/06/20/stories/2010062050041800.htm __________ There has been a lot of discussion in the media about Gandhian methods and their efficacy. There have also been references to Gandhiji’s fads and quirks — especially his ideas about sex and continence. I was attending … Continue reading

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Myth of separation between Indus Valley and Vedic Civilization

Source: http://www.indianexpress.com/news/from-indus-to-india/514737/0————- Professor K.P.N. Rao and his associates assert, on the basis of their recently published computer studies on the Indus script, that this script has statistical regularities which are in line with other natural languages. Thus, the various signs … Continue reading

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Aryan-Dravidian divide a myth: Study

Source: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/news/india/Aryan-Dravidian-divide-a-myth-Study/articleshow/5053274.cms——–HYDERABAD: The great Indian divide along north-south lines now stands blurred. A pathbreaking study by ancestral Indian populations says there is a genetic relationship between all Indians and more importantly, the hitherto believed “fact” that Aryans and Dravidians signify … Continue reading

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