Reminiscing the Divine Virtue of the Holy Town of Vrindavan

By Vishal Chauhan - 14/05/2019

The temple town of Vrindavan, one of the holiest places in the world, is situated at the heartland of Braj region in western Uttar Pradesh. Braj is not a geographical arena, but a cultural term collectively referring to Barsana, Gokul, Nandgaon, Mathura and Vrindavan.


Ellora: Heritage of Inclusion.

By Vishal Chauhan - 14/05/2019

The brand new 20 rupee note, stamped with a motif of Ellora caves, offers a marvelous tribute to the spirit of religious tolerance enshrined in the Indian Constitution.


Ramayana: The Feminist Epic of Hindu Mythology.

By Vishal Chauhan - 08/05/2019

How valuable or in spiring are epico-mythic women — leading lady characters in the Ramayana, like Kaikeyi, Sita, Tara, Surpanakha or Mandodari — as reclaimed icons for contemporary feminism and can their societies and influential male counterparts be termed feminists-in-retrospect?


When You Experience True Bliss.

By Vishal Chauhan - 01/05/2019

Two things should be understood. First of all, in man’s mind, the experience of happiness and pleasure is associated with sexuality. This is true not only in man’s mind, but also in the minds of all the animals — and maybe even in the minds of plants and trees. Also, anything connected with the experience of happiness will be associated with the experience of suffering.


The Inner Light.

By Vishal Chauhan - 21/02/2019

All through our growing up years, we were often advised to ‘gain more knowledge, accumulate as much as you can because it is never enough’. It sounds wise, but too much knowledge can have a negative impact. Knowledge can be a great deceiver, and could become bondage if we go on accumulating it. It starts burdening our self, instead of liberating us.


Discover Kumbh, Discover India, Discover Yourself!

By Vishal Chauhan - 16/01/2019

The Kumbh Mela (the festival of the sacred pitcher) is anchored in Hindu mythology. It is the largest public gathering and collective act of faith, anywhere in the world. The Mela draws tens of millions of pilgrims over the course of approximately 48 days to bathe at the sacred confluence of the Ganga, the Yamuna, and the mystical Sarasvati. Primarily, this congregation includes Ascetics, Saints, Sadhus, Sadhvis, Kalpvasis, and Pilgrims from all walks of life.


Troubled By Office Politics? By Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

By Vishal Chauhan - 23/11/2018

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar shares his thoughts on how to deal with workplace politics and improve personal relationships.