The Good Maharaja

The Vedic sages wrote in Maha Upnishad: अयं बन्धुरयंनेति गणना लघुचेतसाम्उदारचरितानां तु वसुधैव कुटुम्बकम् ॥Meaning: The distinction “This person is mine, and this one is not” is made only by the narrow-minded. For those of noble conduct the whole world is one family. India has always been a generous country

Political and military asceticism – a part of Hinduism

Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay wrote Anand Math showing the Sanyasi Rebellion against the British Army. The Sanyasi song, ‘Vande Matram’ became the unofficial song of Swadeshi movement; and after India’s independence, our national song. Anandmath was not all fiction. The history of Indian nationalism during the British rule can’t be complete