Mehendi – Art and Tradition

As the festive season of Gods and lamps winds down in the Hindu Calendar, India’s “sixth” season and most prolific industry begins, and that is the great big Hindu-wedding season. This year it has me thinking of two things – the Hindu custom of fasting for the long life of one’s husband, i.e. Karava Chauth and the ritual of applying henna. Hence I decided to … Continue reading Mehendi – Art and Tradition

Sanskrit and its importance in the Discussion

The intricacies of the Languge constructed by Pannini is as much a Science as the world of molecules of Chemistry, or, that of physical laws within the material Universe. Sanskrit is a cryptograph in many ways. Used as a tool to encrypt, Sanskrit has always been a vehicle for knowledge dissemination. Providing a framework that houses immense conceptual ideas that are – Complex ideas of experience … Continue reading Sanskrit and its importance in the Discussion