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Bhushan has been accused of "hurting religious sentiments".
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Buddha is Buddha, Krishna is Krishna, and you are you.
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"Krishna was born in UP but made Gujarat his karma bhoomi. I was born in Gujarat but UP has adopted me."
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KR Meera's new book in translation is partly set in Vrindavan.
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According to legend, Narada once tricked one of Krishna's sons, Samba, and led him to a spot where Krishna's many wives were bathing. Outraged by his son's impropriety, Krishna, who was also called up...
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Hindus around the world are celebrating Janmashtami, a holiday marking the birth of Krishna, a beloved and multifaceted god believed to be the supreme deity of the Universe. But none celebrated the fe...
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A couple of months ago, a friend and I were ambling in Delhi Haat, where we encountered an exquisite painting. The painting depicted Krishna massaging Radha's feet. My friend found the painting a bit curious. When we sat down to treat ourselves with some melt-in-the-mouth pooranpolis at the Maharashtra food stall, he asked me," Isn't Krishna supposed to be the alpha-male, the chick-magnet? How can he be shown to be so subservient?"
The Mahabharata is considered to be an authority in matters of State, government, polity and philosophy. Even though the epic was written centuries ago, the political conflicts described therein resonate strongly with the events of today. There are numerous interpretations of the epic and the events that led to the Great War of Kurukshetra, but there is one particular incident that it is agreed proved to be the final blow in the rivalry between the Kauravas and the Pandavas -- the attempted disrobing (cheerharan) of Draupadi...
There is anticipation in the air, tinged with just a smidgeon of trepidation. The men of Barsana and Nandgaon know that they're in for their annual beating at the hands of the local women. These are behind-the-scenes photographs of the men preparing themselves for the fight.
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The upcoming sequel of X-Men that releases next year has upset a US-based Hindu statesman with its comparison of the villain to Krishna: Yesterday, Rajan Zed tweeted out that this likening was ‘inappr...
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The Gita addresses a major challenge and sets out to resolve it in the course of its teachings. If we understood the nature of a major challenge and all its factors, it would help us figure out how to face them as we set out to resolve them.
Plenty of research has been done on depression and its dark allies disappointment, despair, dejection and despondence, but here I want to throw light on the subject from the perspective of the Bhagavad Gita and to pinpoint the steps it suggests to work a way out of these dark recesses of our consciousness.
Krishna as a mythological symbol has always kept me mesmerised. When I was in the process of weaving the journey of a sculptor in my book, Fall Winter Collections, I suddenly wondered how an artist would represent women in mythology as a part of Krishna's being. Women with a huge range of celestial and terrestrial qualities have graced Krishna's arms, just as we mortals nurture known and unknown existence consciously or in our subconscious.