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The Origin of Dowry System in India

In its original form of dowry in India, women were gifted wealth by her parents during marriage which served as a tool of financial independence for the bride even after marriage.

Modern Cravings for an Ancient Treasure

The Discovery of multi billion dollar ancient treasure of gold, diamonds, precious stones at the Padmanabhaswamy Temple in Kerala and a point of view on its preservation.

Thoughts of a Frustrated Indian

I continue to pen down my thoughts like this with a hope that our future generation who read this article will laugh at me saying "This guy must be joking", because the India they live in will be an India that I WANTED to live in.

The Myth of Western Scientific Outlook and Eastern Blind Faiths

Not so long ago, I was one of those outputs of the modern Indian schooling system, which was introduced in India during the British colonial (mis)rule, which makes you believe that everything that is west is scientific and great and everything that is Indian is unscientific and full of blind beliefs. Not any more though...

India I Cry – Remo Fernandes

India, I cry I cry, India You were the world's spiritual flower, Now you're just a starving nuclear power. We've built the tall, ivory tower While the slums outside, grow by the hour. - Remo Fernandes

Runway or Run away?

The pilot is preparing the plane for yet another landing. As usual, clearance comes, the landing gears appear, run way is in sight, the plane climbs down.. everything as usual..And suddenly the pilot notices something unusual, something moving on...

The Story of Stuff

Commercial advertisements are attempts by corporations to convince us that whatever stuff we have is crap, outdated, has drawbacks, looks ugly, etc. And then they go on to tell us how the stuff they have recently manufactured is far superior compared to what we already possess!

Primitive Waste Management – Nonsense Technology

Pollution has always been a byproduct of technological advancement of humans. Every new technological innovation of humans has given its own contribution to the pollution of nature on this planet.

Welcome to Incredible India

The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page in it For those who have not been to India, here is a glimpse of what is on the offer when you happen to...

The New Gift of Time – 2008

Your attention please. Time is happy to inform the world that she has been blessed with a new baby - 2008. Applause!Time keeps delivering new babies at regular intervals. But the birth of this one baby of time is...
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Sanskrit poem on Ramayana – read in reverse becomes Mahabharata!

A Sanskrit poem about Ramayana when read in reverse direction becomes a poem on Mahabharata!

The difference between Itihasa and Puranas

Documentation of ancient Indian history and the historical events of Indian civilization in the form of Itihasa and Puranas - Ramayana and Mahabharata.

Online Education should be interactive and innovative – Fun to Learn

For online education to succeed for smaller classses - it should be as interesting as cartoons. Online education cant succeed unless it is more interesting, interactive and innovative than offline schooling.

The Complete List of Dhatus – Sanskrit Root Words and their English meaning

A complete list of all dhatus (root words or verb roots) in Sanskrit dictionary and their meanings with corresponding IPA transliteration.

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