Menstruation across Cultures attempts to provide a detailed review of menstruation notions prevalent in India and in cultures from across the world. The world cultures covered in the book include Indic traditions like Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism and Sikhism; ancient civilisations like Greece, Rome, Mesopotamia and Egypt; and Abrahamic religions of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. Two themes of special focus in the book are: Impurity and Sacrality. While they are often understood as being opposed to each other, the book examines…
Anuj Dhar is the author of “Your Prime Minister is Dead” – the first-ever comprehensive study of the enduring Lal Bahadur Shastri death mystery. Earlier, Dhar’s bestselling book "India’s biggest cover-up" inspired declassification of the Subhas Chandra Bose files and hit web series "Bose: Dead/Alive”. In his PP presentation, Dhar will take us through various theories about what really happened in Tashkent.
Sri Gurubhyo Namaha svayamnavyakaranarthavetta brahma bhavatyapiteprasadat (Valmiki Ramayana - Uttarakandam - XXXI - 47) The above verse is the word of Sage Agasthya praising Hanumaan. He navavyakaranaarthapandit, is the next Brahma. So is the greatness of Hanumaan. SundaraKandam, extols the very Hanumaan. Another beauty of SundaraKandam is that it has the entire Ramayana in it in at least 6 different places.
A 4-day intensive residential workshop exploring the Vedic notions of sexuality through a study of Indic Knowledge Texts like Natyashastra, Kamasutra, Manusmriti, and Srimad Bhagavatham.