Vaisheshika is one of the six orthodox Hindu philosophies. Its original originator is Rishi Kanada. This philosophy is very similar to the nyaya philosophy, but actually is an independent philosophy with a naturalistic approach. Maharishi Kanada first wrote the foundational ideas of Vaisheshika philosophy in the sutra form in his…


Music forms the core of Sanatana Dharma. Many of the Hindu deities play musical instruments such as Sarasvati plays the Veena, Krishna plays the flute and Shiva plays the Damru. Similarly dance also plays a very important role in Hinduism, be it the dance of Shiva at the time of…


In the Indian tradition we are repeatedly told that every action should be performed without any attachment to it emotionally. Most often people find it quite difficult to grasp. How can one perform an unattached action without any emotion is what they ask? People say emotions are the primary driving…


Amongst the atheists the proof that is generally given to disprove the existence of God goes with the question “Can God create a stone that he cannot lift?”. This question is widely known as the stone paradox or omnipotence paradox. This is a paradoxical question because whether you answer this…


When we hear the word Brahmacharya, the idea that comes in our mind is that whoever practices Brahmacharya is the person who does not engage in any kind of sexual activity. We are also told that everyone should practice Brahmacharya until they attain the age of 25 years. …


India is often equated with spirituality, but the truth is India as a society has always dominated all the aspects of knowledge. Even during the British domination of India, we have produced great scientists and mathematicians. This is because of a very sound solid logical system on which the India…


Manusmriti is one of the most criticized scripture of India and this criticism mostly comes because it propagates caste system in India. But as wise people have said, before criticizing anything first try to understand it. So, with that motivation, I will be putting up articles on Manusmriti, where I…


Love Jihad is a very controversial subject matter, which often gets labelled as a conspiracy theory. Go on the Wikipedia page and search for Love Jihad and the very first statement that it says is that it is an Islamophobic Conspiracy theory. …


You might have heard this people say that Quran/Bible is absolute truth. Such people actually have no idea what the phrase “absolute truth” actually means and just blurt out something they are told. …


Recently a horrible event happened in India which was in connection with the wives of Krishna. The way Hindus responded to it again shows how little knowledge we have with regards to our own culture. In this article I will explain the philosophical significance of the wives of Krishna.

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Rahul Yadav

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