Krishna Deva Raya: The real temple builder of South India

Also known as Abhinava Bhoja, Andhra Pitamah, and Andhra Bhoja, Krishna Deva Raya was a great patron of art and literature. He had an imposing personality accompanied by high intellectual qualities. He ascended the throne in 1509 CE and is often regarded as the real temple builder of South India. Continue reading Krishna Deva Raya: The real temple builder of South India

Ramanujacharya: The Bhakti saint who propounded the philosophy of Vishishta Advaitavada

In Vishishta Advaitavada, mankind enjoys a higher status as compared to that in Dualism and he is nearer to God as well. The Bhakti Saint and poet was a firm supporter of Prabattimarga or the path of self-surrender to God and advocated salvation by Bhakti.

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Setting aside important issues’ current, Temple run came to the forefront

All the parties are trying their level best to lure voters to their sides and beat the heat but in many times the issues get diverted to petty things that do not bear any relation to the people. The results will speak of everything but for real development to take place the important issues must be taken into consideration. Continue reading Setting aside important issues’ current, Temple run came to the forefront

Syadvada: The theory of conditioned prediction forming one of the pillars of Jainism’s seven-valued logic

Syadvada is the theory of conditioned prediction whose first part is derived from the Sanskrit word syat meaning “perhaps”. This theory along with six others forms the basis of the seven-valued logic system of Jainism. Continue reading Syadvada: The theory of conditioned prediction forming one of the pillars of Jainism’s seven-valued logic

Decoding India’s Energy Crisis

The energy crisis in India is not surprising in entirety as many structural problems in the power sector have contributed to the present situation- like long time monopoly in coal mining operations which sums up to an over-dependence on a single entity for domestic supply, failure to find long term alternatives for the rising energy demands the renewable energy scale-up is still far from achieving it’s desired ends. Continue reading Decoding India’s Energy Crisis