Gaurav Yadav

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Prahlada’s Truthfulness

Before the battle of Kurukshetra, hectic discussions went on between the Pandavas and the Kauravas to try and find an amicable solution through talks and avoid war.

21 May 2022

The Price of Arrogance     

Epics for children.

14 May 2022

Limits to forgiveness 

Regular readers of this column will recall that we have been talking about the importance of forgiveness in the last couple of articles.

07 May 2022

An Eye for an Eye Makes the Whole World Blind

The title of this article is a quotation from Mahatma Gandhi who was a great believer in ahimsa—non-violence.

30 Apr 2022

Forgiveness is a Power

The world operates on trust. Sometimes that trust can be broken. If it is broken by someone who is very close to us like a friend, sibling or parent, it is natural to feel hurt.

23 Apr 2022

Conquer yourself to conquer the world

After the battle of Kurukshetra, Yudhishthira went to Bhishma, who was lying on a bed of arrows, and asked him questions about dharma.

16 Apr 2022

Did Krishna’s Dvaraka Really Exist?

It has long been a matter of speculation as to where this submerged city is.

09 Apr 2022

The three-filter test

All this barrage of noise coming at us from all directions can make us lose our bearing, waste our time, and ultimately frustrate us.

02 Apr 2022

Epics for Children: Silence is Golden

The 30th President of the United States from 1923 to 1929, Calvin Coolidge, was given the nickname ‘Silent Cal’ because he was a man of few words and had a dry sense of humour.

26 Mar 2022

Good Morals the Basis of all Qualities

After some time, Prahlada noticed a column of light in human form emerge out of his body.

19 Mar 2022

Dharma in All its Vastness

Dharma is a word that every Indian has heard. Everybody has some sense of what it is, but if you ask them to define or explain it, most people would be stumped.

12 Mar 2022

Significance of Water and Food

In survival theory, there is a rule of threes.

05 Mar 2022

Virtue Makes One a Leader

In Chinese mythology, Shun of Yu is considered a prime example of virtue.

25 Feb 2022

The protector of weak students, Mr Redcoat may nod his head

God of Literature in Chinese Mythology, Wenchang Wang has two assistants—Kuei Xing, the god of examinations, and Zhu Yi, whose name signifies Red Coat is the protector of weak students.

19 Feb 2022