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Guru Gobind Singh (1666-1708) was the tenth Guru in the illustrious spiritual lineage of the ten Sikh Gurus. Born in Patna, Bihar in 1666 CE, the Guru went on to raise the great ‘Khalsa’ army against the Mughal Empire, which had unleashed hell on the dharmic communities of India under the despot Aurangzeb.
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गोस्वामी तुलसीदास द्वारा रचित श्री रामचरितमानस केवल भक्तिमार्ग के साधकों का भाव ही पुष्ट नहीं करती, वरन उनका अध्यातिमिक, सामाजिक तथा व्यवाहरिक जीवन का मार्गदर्शन भी करती है | एक सम्पूर्ण व्यावहारिक जीवन दर्शन को समेटे हुए एक ऐसा ग्रन्थ है जिसने हम संसारी जीवों के व्यक्तिगत, पारिवारिक, सामाजिक और राजनैतिक जीवन के विभिन्न अंगों...
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The contradictions suffered by the latest forms of liberalism as well as neoliberalism are of a serious nature. On one hand, these ideologies—which have betrayed their colonial character in the last three decades since globalisation—advocate individualism; and on the other, these encourage people to define themselves by racial, sexual, gender and many other markers of...
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The first day of this transit of the Sun into the Makara constellation is an important Hindu festival, marking this tithi as ‘Makara Sankranti’. On the night previous to the ‘Sankranti’ (literally: passage, transit, or entry into) the people of Punjab celebrate Lohri.
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Education is the manifestation of perfection already in man." This statement by Swami Vivekananda gives us the essence of his thoughts on education. It is only with proper education that such knowledge gets transformed into a means for all-round development.
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Before the commencement of Dharmuddha in Kurukshetra when Arjun overwhelmed by his emotions, refused to fight with his kins, Lord Krishna revealed to him the timeless wisdom that we know as Bhagvad Gita.
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Indian Civilisation has always looked upon the farmers as annadata and carrier of the wisdom of thousands of years. We have been a 'Krishi-pradhan' nation. But since, the British arrived there have been policies to force farmers to quit farming. One of the biggest challenge that we face as a nation today.
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As a part of their endeavour to abolish slavery, the United Nations General Assembly approved the Convention for the Suppression of the Traffic in Persons and of the Exploitation of the Prostitution of Others on December 2, 1949. This day is internationally recognised as the International Day for the Abolition of Slavery.
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