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  • Enter the Vedas

    Enter the Vedas

    Religion is a practical code of living. Whether it is the Upanishad or the Bible or the Quran, it provides an exhaustive science of better living, a complete technique of self-development. And, if we consider the aim of education as not merely individualistic which implies the growth of the individual at the cost of society's nterests, the basic concept of religion converges with it

    May 4, 2022
  • Back to Vedas

    Back to Vedas

    Having dropped several chapters on the emergence of Islam and the Mughal empire, the Centre’s HRD ministry is planning to introduce chapters from the Vedas in school syllabi.

    April 29, 2022
  • Education Minister Nishank celebrates ‘Vedas’ for World Peace

    Education Minister Nishank celebrates ‘Vedas’ for World Peace

    Experts from all the countries described this program as an important step for the whole world as a positive message and also proposed to organize more such events from time to time. 

    September 15, 2020
  • Dalits in a flux

    Dalits in a flux

    Protests triggered by the Vanchit Bahujan Aghadi and other Dalit and tribal organizations over Dr Payal Tadvi’s suicide have drawn comparisons with the suicide by the Dalit Ph D scholar, Rohit Vemula, in 2016, one that had convulsed campuses across the country.

    June 8, 2019
  • Books, literature hold high place in Indian culture: Vice President

    Books, literature hold high place in Indian culture: Vice President

    Indian culture giving divine status to “alphabet” in Vedas is an indication of the importance it gives to books and literature, Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu said here on Monday. Inaugurating the 29th Vijayawada Book Festival, he said books are our good friends and good books raise our living standards. “When we are in trouble, …

    January 2, 2018
  • Vedas have great relevance to humanity in our times: Naidu

    Vedas have great relevance to humanity in our times: Naidu

    While inaugurating the world conference on Vedas in New Delhi on Friday, Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu said that the Vedas preach world peace, universal brotherhood and welfare of all. At the “Vishwa Ved Sammelan”, Naidu said that the Vedas have great relevance to humanity and quoted the Rigveda, Verse 5.60.5, to highlight that no individual …

    December 15, 2017
  • ‘Fashionable Vedas’

    ‘Fashionable Vedas’

    The fifth convocation of Presidency University will be noted for the exceptionally profound and the profane. The first category must cover the distinguished ancient Indian historian, Romila Thapar’s convocation address, remarkably bereft of sanctimonious homilies that mark such occasions, but dense in its content and with an implicit message to the establishment. The other side …

    August 22, 2017
  • Self-knowledge is liberating

    Self-knowledge is liberating

    Vedas are considered the most revered scriptures of ancient India. There are four Vedas ~ Rig, Yajur, Sama and Atharvana Vedas. Each of these can be divided into two parts: the Veda Poorva and Veda Anta. The Poorva or the first part of Vedas consists of various prayers and rituals for getting material things like …

    February 1, 2017