Bhagavad Gita 2.13 and 4.9

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By Sunil Kumar A discussion on two shlokas from the Bhagavad Gita; First 2.13 dehino ‘smin yathā dehe kaumāraṁ yauvanaṁ jarā tathā dehāntara-prāptir dhīras tatra na muhyati [Bg. 2.13] Note the use of the diacritical marks(showed to use emphasis) dehinah—of …

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Who won the Mahabharata war really?

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By Sunil Kumar The Mahabharata war was won by the Pandavas; but symbolically; it’s only dharma vs. adharma, the whole thrust of the Bhagavad Gita. Lord Krishna knew that the Kurus were destined for annihilation; and it was supposed to …

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Why did Dr. Ambedkar say “Aham Brahmasmi” should be asserted with ‘Tattvamasi’?

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By Sunil Kumar Another one of my answers on Dr. Ambedkar; This statement shows that Dr. Ambedkar was a rationalist above all else; and was firmly invested in the idea of a spiritual basis for geographical unity(essentially how India remained …

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Beyond The Taj: Development In The Rustic Heart Of India

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By Sunil Kumar The Taj Mahal is one of the most potent symbols of India around the world. It conjures up an idyllic vista; of an endlessly mysterious land; a timeless civilization. Was this a monument to love; or an …

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