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Sadhguru, founder of Isha Foundation is a yogi, mystic and spiritual master with a difference. An arresting blend of profundity and pragmatism, his life and work serve as a reminder that inner sciences are not esoteric philosophies from an outdated past, but a contemporary science vitally relevant to our times.
 
Indian Noir (@indiannoir on Instagram & Twitter) is a critically acclaimed, chart-topping podcast featuring thrilling crime and horror audio stories set in India, featuring Indian characters. Indian Noir has been featured in the CBC, The Hindu, Times of India, ABC National Radio, Mashable, Reader's Digest India, Men's World, Your Story and other media outlets. It has won rave reviews on major podcasting platforms from critics and listeners alike and is a chart-topper on the global Apple & Sp ...
 
This is a Tamil podcast covering news commentary and topics of interest for the rational minds. The objective of the show is to enable awareness among its listeners so they do not fall for fake news propaganda. We passionately cover topics that most people avoid discussing in public (racism/social justice/politics/addiction/hate crime/atheism).
 
The Bhagavad Gita, is a manual of living that provides guidelines for attaining the heights of human excellence. The text contains the essence of the teachings of the ancient scientists of life - the Rishis. The wisdom of the Gita makes us not only wise but also enlightened human beings. This podcast contains Bhagavadgita Discourse by Swami Nikhilananda of Chinmaya Mission. The discourses were given in English from March 2010 to December 2011 at Chinmaya Mission Delhi. Swamiji explains in si ...
 
Talks on Vedanta given by Swami Sarvapriyananda at the Vedanta Society of New York (founded by Swami Vivekananda in 1894). Vedanta is one of the world’s most ancient religious philosophies and one of its broadest. Based on the Vedas, the sacred scriptures of India, Vedanta affirms the oneness of existence, the divinity of the soul, and the harmony of religions. Web: http://www.vedantany.org iTunes Podcast: http://bit.ly/vedanta-talks-itunes Google Play: http://bit.ly/vedanta-talks-google-pla ...
 
Intrigue, murder, highwaymen... A British soldier serving in India has stolen a diamond bracelet from a Hindu idol. The bracelet comes into the possession of Colonel Thorndyke, who is subsequently sent home to England, where he dies of wounds received and bequeaths the bracelet to his relatives, having told his brother about it, but not its location. Meanwhile, the theft has caused a stir in India, and the Hindu faithful regard it as their religious duty to reclaim the jewel at any cost. Als ...
 
Hindu Muslim High High began with Prerna and Meraj getting high and realizing that the antidote for all the right wing toxicity is a friendly banter between two friends who care deeply about their homeland, India. In this podcast they talk from the perspective of the progressive Indian diaspora dealing with the disinformation, division, inequity, disharmony and so on. Art and pop culture has always played a pivotal role in speaking truth to power. Movies, prose, poems, theatre... the list is ...
 
Broken English is a mobile podcast hosted by me, Andrew Mahar in and around Chicago, Illinois. This first season is a mixture of interviews from people who have immigrated to the U.S. ranging from Mexico to South Africa to Turkey to Bolivia. With the Trump administration creating such a negative connotation around the word “Immigrant” now more than ever, immigrants need a voice to share their side of the story. Broken English is here to be that voice.
 
Krishnadevaraya (Kṛṣṇa Deva Rāya) was an emperor of the Vijayanagara Empire who reigned from 1509–1529. He is the third ruler of the Tuluva Dynasty. Presiding over the empire at its zenith, he is regarded as an icon by many Indians. Krishna Deva Raya earned the titles Kannada Rajya Rama Ramana (lit, “Lord of the Kannada empire”), Andhra Bhoja and Mooru Rayara Ganda (lit, “King of three Kings”). He became the dominant ruler of the peninsula of India by defeating the Sultans of Bijapur, Golcon ...
 
Kriya Yoga Guru - Paramahansa Yogananda taught a system of powerful meditation techniques as part of the science of Kriya Yoga. These techniques are available through the Yogoda Satsanga Lessons. Anyone wishing to learn and benefit from the highest techniques of meditation will find these lessons to be an invaluable resource and lifelong support.The first proof of God’s presence is an ineffable peace. This evolves into joy humanly inconceivable. Once you have touched the Source of truth and ...
 
Conversations between a daughter, Jane Craigie, and her father, Iain Craigie. Iain spent a career in Intelligence from the late 1950s until the early 2000s, living in the UK, Cyprus, India, Turkey, Hong Kong, Saudi Arabia and Labuan. The podcast covers the technology used, the methods of spying, the targets, the relevance of place and time and the historical context. The observations and intrigues of a life in surveillance make compelling listening, as well as what it was like having an adve ...
 
I am Korak Day, the Happiest, Content & the Richest, Within, on Earth. I am Selfless Love Healer AATMAGURU and the founder of the "GEN-A Hub" and I am on a Mission to Help 1 Million Intelligent Youth 14-24 years old with my Meta Meditation Matrix to be in Resonance with their Inner Excellence so that they have, No Regrets in Life @ Age 45, 65 or on the death bed. I have been doing this for the past 25+ Years, with Youth from all over the World, free of cost! Now I am here thus, to Earn & Att ...
 
The Ramayan(a) is an ancient Sanskrit epic. It is attributed to the Hindu sage Valmiki and forms an important part of the Hindu canon (smṛti). The Ramayana is one of the two great epics of India, the other being Mahabharata. It depicts the duties of relationships, portraying ideal characters like the ideal servant, the ideal brother, the ideal wife and the ideal king. (Summary from Wikipedia)
 
Swami Tattwamayananda’s class on Srimad Bhagavad Gita is held at the Vedanta Society of Northern California, San Francisco (founded by Swami Vivekananda in 1900) on Friday evenings in the First Universal Hindu Temple in the West (founded by Swami Trigunatitananda in 1905). Classes are held on Friday night at 7:30 pm. All are most welcome. The Srimad Bhagavad Gita is the most important spiritual classic of Hinduism. Swami Tattwamayananda, currently the Minister of the Vedanta Society of North ...
 
Michael Douglas Neely, a Sanskrit and Eastern religion/philosophy enthusiast, walks you through the Bhagavad Gita, one of the most profound religious/philosophical texts ever written and very important in understanding the ancient and present culture of India. He highlights the basic story and concepts of the text with sidebars on its original language and philosophical implications. The podcast was produced for everyone, even someone with no previous knowledge of the Bhagavad Gita, Sanskrit ...
 
Ancient Worlds is the audio series of the Ancient Art Podcast where we choose a single work of art as a launchpad for inspiration. Here we unpack the stories, history, myths, and culture from antiquity through a modern lens and with tongue firmly planted in cheek. The Ancient Art Podcast explores the art and culture of the Ancient Mediterranean World with host Lucas Livingston. Uncover the truths and unravel the mysteries of the civilizations that shaped our modern world. Each episode featur ...
 
Kabir (1440 - 1518) was a mystic poet and saint of India, whose writings have greatly influenced the Bhakti movement.The name Kabir comes from Arabic Al-Kabir which means 'The Great' - the 37th Name of God in the Qur'an.Kabir was influenced by the prevailing religious mood of his times, such as old Brahmanic Hinduism, Hindu and Buddhist Tantrism, the teachings of Nath yogis and the personal devotionalism of South India mixed with the imageless God of Islam. The influence of these various doc ...
 
Akhanda Bharat - Stories of a Greater India is a show in Marathi and English languages. This show takes you on a journey to a misknown land, of which, what's left today is called - India. The episodic format brings to life stories from the Vedic period while analysing its history and the origin of many myths. Akhanda Bharat is a production and part of the Deccan Tales network. Visit deccantales.com for listening to the show and for detailed show notes. A theoretical ground is set in the Wedn ...
 
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In 2016-18, four women from Kerala accompanied their husbands to join the Islamic State (IS) in Afghanistan's Khorasan Province. Their husbands were killed in different attacks and the women are now lodged in an Afghanistan prison. Authorities in Afghanistan want to return the women to India, but the Indian government has not indicated what it prop…
 
In 2016-18, four women from Kerala accompanied their husbands to join the Islamic State (IS) in Afghanistan's Khorasan Province. Their husbands were killed in different attacks and the women are now lodged in an Afghanistan prison. Authorities in Afghanistan want to return the women to India, but the Indian government has not indicated what it prop…
 
In this episode Suhag Shukla speaks with Ankit Bhuptani, the chairman and founder of the Queer Hindu Alliance in Mumbai, India. He is an advisor to corporations on inclusivity and diversity, the editor of a Gujarati literary magazine, and has participated in the Mumbai Pride Parade since 2010. They speak about being gay in India, the state of homop…
 
Seven years after the allegations were first made, a sessions court in Goa has acquitted journalist Tarun Tejpal of rape charges. The 527-page judgment has come under close scrutiny and many legal experts, including feminists, have found the verdict problematic. Some of the purported flaws that have been pointed out include the focus on victim’s se…
 
The Mahabharata preserves powerful journeys of women recognized as the feminine divine and the feminine heroic in the larger culture of India. Each journey upholds the unique aspects of women's life. Feminine Journeys of the Mahabharata: Hindu Women in History, Text, and Practice (Palgrave Macmillan, 2021) analytically examines the narratives of el…
 
The Mahabharata preserves powerful journeys of women recognized as the feminine divine and the feminine heroic in the larger culture of India. Each journey upholds the unique aspects of women's life. Feminine Journeys of the Mahabharata: Hindu Women in History, Text, and Practice (Palgrave Macmillan, 2021) analytically examines the narratives of el…
 
In this episode, we are joined by Jairam Ramesh to discuss his new book, The Light of Asia: The Poem That Defined the Buddha. Ramesh, author, Member of Parliament, former Union Minister, and Congress leader, digs deep in his new book to bring out the fascinating story behind the epic 1879 poem, "The Light of Asia" by Sir Edwin Arnold, that took the…
 
The 2021 French Open semi-final between Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal is widely considered as one of the greatest contests the sport has seen. The match, pitting the world’s number one player against the greatest clay court player the game has seen, was a feast of high quality tennis. While a great deal has been written about the historic nature …
 
Kuravars' Misery: Distorted History & Discrimination | குறவர் படும் பாடு: வரலாறும் வன்கொடுமையும்If you find this interesting, please share this with your friends.YouTube: www.youtube.com/channel/UCx97NbvGoEqulrNzEkrHeWAFacebook: www.facebook.com/pagutharivupodcastFollow the Podcast on Other PlatformsSpotify: open.spotify.com/show/15gvLSz7M8SCSeHB5b…
 
-9th chapter: verses 6, 7, 8 -The lecture was given by Swami Tattwamayananda on June 18, 2021. -6th verse: “Just as the mighty, strong wind, that is always moving everywhere, rests in the sky, but does not have the ability to make any modifications to the sky – similarly, all beings rest in Me.” -According to the Upanishadic concept of evolution - …
 
The 2021 French Open semi-final between Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal is widely considered as one of the greatest contests the sport has seen. The match, pitting the world’s number one player against the greatest clay court player the game has seen, was a feast of high quality tennis. While a great deal has been written about the historic nature …
 
We are looking ahead to the final of the ICC World Test Championship, billed as the World Cup of Test cricket. Over the last two years, nine teams have played several series against other opponents, accumulating points. The disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic meant that not all series could go ahead, forcing the ICC to come up with a modifie…
 
We are looking ahead to the final of the ICC World Test Championship, billed as the World Cup of Test cricket. Over the last two years, nine teams have played several series against other opponents, accumulating points. The disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic meant that not all series could go ahead, forcing the ICC to come up with a modifie…
 
Michael Nichols's Malleable Mara: Transformations of a Buddhist Symbol of Evil (SUNY Press, 2020) is the first book to examine the development of the figure of Māra, who appears across Buddhist traditions as a personification of death and desire. Portrayed as a combination of god and demon, Māra serves as a key antagonist to the Buddha, his followe…
 
As the world stumbles through a second year of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is clear that both its catastrophic toll on human life and the severe socioeconomic dislocation it has caused matter equally. Yet it is also becoming clear that there is a growing inequality associated with governments and private citizens’ responses to the pandemic – whether …
 
What insights on the human experience can we find in ancient Indian mythology? Join us as we speak to Dr. Brian Collins (Associate Professor, Chair Department of Classics and Religious Studies, Ohio University) about his work on Paraśu-Rāma, the brahmin who decapitates his own mother and annihilates 21 generations of the warriors. You can also list…
 
For a couple of days in a row now, India has reported less than 1 lakh COVID-19 cases in a day, with recoveries outnumbering daily cases. Our vaccine programme, however, continues to remain sluggish with only 3.4% of the population fully vaccinated, and 14.1% having received one dose. A lot has been said about the 'Delta' variant being responsible …
 
As the world stumbles through a second year of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is clear that both its catastrophic toll on human life and the severe socioeconomic dislocation it has caused matter equally. Yet it is also becoming clear that there is a growing inequality associated with governments and private citizens’ responses to the pandemic – whether …
 
Episode 21: Walking Through the Bhagavad Gītā/The ātman Namaste and welcome to the podcast, “Walking Through the Bhagavad Gītā.” My name is Michael Douglas Neely and I will be your host. Many decades ago I came to know about the tremendous amount of wisdom from Asia. I have read and listened to the Bhagavad Gītā hundreds of times, and I never tire …
 
Our guest today on the podcast is Ghazala Wahab, who's recently released book, Born a Muslim: Some Truths about Islam and India has created quite a stir, particularly in our present times. (Stay up to date on new book releases, reviews, and more with The Hindu On Books newsletter. Subscribe here.) In contemporary politics, the debates and discussio…
 
For a couple of days in a row now, India has reported less than 1 lakh COVID-19 cases in a day, with recoveries outnumbering daily cases. Our vaccine programme, however, continues to remain sluggish with only 3.4% of the population fully vaccinated, and 14.1% having received one dose. A lot has been said about the 'Delta' variant being responsible …
 
Come listen to Indian Noir exclusively on Spotify! Indian Noir will be a Spotify Exclusive from 15 June 2021, starting with the ‘Summer of Horror’ series of stories. All the existing episodes of Indian Noir will be available for streaming on all platforms - no changes on that front. But everything published after 14th of June 2021 will be available…
 
How Hinduism Enslaved Women? | இந்து மதம் பெண்களை எப்படி அடிமையாக்கியது ?If you find this interesting, please share this with your friends.YouTube: www.youtube.com/channel/UCx97NbvGoEqulrNzEkrHeWAFacebook: www.facebook.com/pagutharivupodcastFollow the Podcast on Other PlatformsSpotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/15gvLSz7M8SCSeHB5bNedRApple Podca…
 
-9th chapter: verses 4, 5 -The lecture was given by Swami Tattwamayananda on June 11, 2021. -4th verse: “All this is pervaded by Me in unmanifest form. All beings exist in Me, but I don’t exist in them.” -The infinite pervades the finite. The finite is not a creation or a product of the infinite. For example, the clay pot is pervaded by clay. Under…
 
More than a year after COVID-19 first made the headlines, the most basic questions about the origins of SARS-COV-2 remain unanswered. We still don’t know how the first human being got infected. We don’t know if this virus naturally evolved the proteins needed to infect humans, or if those mutations were engineered in a lab. At the same time, these …
 
More than a year after COVID-19 first made the headlines, the most basic questions about the origins of SARS-COV-2 remain unanswered. We still don’t know how the first human being got infected. We don’t know if this virus naturally evolved the proteins needed to infect humans, or if those mutations were engineered in a lab. At the same time, these …
 
Last week, the Government of India prohibited retired officials of security and intelligence organisations from publishing anything about their work or organisation without prior clearance from the head of the organisation. Serving civil servants are barred from expressing their personal opinion on policy matters and criticising the government. But…
 
Last week, the Government of India prohibited retired officials of security and intelligence organisations from publishing anything about their work or organisation without prior clearance from the head of the organisation. Serving civil servants are barred from expressing their personal opinion on policy matters and criticising the government. But…
 
In this episode Sheetal Shah speaks with Shreya Mahasenan, a junior at McGill University, in Montreal, Canada. Shreya founded the McGill Dharma Society, when she realized there was no Hindu representation for students. They talk about the hurdles she overcame to create the society, the future of MDS, and her strong Hindu faith, which she credits to…
 
A young man who turns his desire to join the army into a long stint as a volunteer ambulance driver. A teacher living in an old slum who is the only one brave—or foolish—enough to confront the gangs. A refugee who becomes a community organiser. A woman in a traditional village looking at the new development quickly encroaching on their land. A bore…
 
He's the destroyer of evil, the pervasive one in whom all things lie. He is brilliant, terrifying, wild and beneficent. He is both an ascetic and a householder, both a yogi and a guru. He encompasses the masculine and the feminine, the powerful and the graceful, the Tandava and the Laasya, the darkness and the light, the divine and the human. What …
 
He's the destroyer of evil, the pervasive one in whom all things lie. He is brilliant, terrifying, wild and beneficent. He is both an ascetic and a householder, both a yogi and a guru. He encompasses the masculine and the feminine, the powerful and the graceful, the Tandava and the Laasya, the darkness and the light, the divine and the human. What …
 
To what extent should scholarship foreground the beliefs and experiences of the scholar producing it? Where does the scholar-practitioners fit at the academy today? Join us as we explore such issues in conversation with Dr. Francis Clooney, Jesuit Priest and Harvard Professor of Comparative Theology, specializing in Catholic and Hindu traditions. R…
 
Ani Zonneveld is founder and President of Muslims for Progressive Values (MPV) . We debunk a few stereotypes, such as patriarchy, feminism, LGBT rights, human rights and human rights. We discuss Sharia law & Hadiths and its construct and narrative. Ani promotes an inclusive understanding based on the values of Islam, in terms of love and compassion…
 
Seven years after the allegations were first made, a sessions court in Goa has acquitted journalist Tarun Tejpal of rape charges. The 527-page judgment has come under close scrutiny and many legal experts, including feminists, have found the verdict problematic. Some of the purported flaws that have been pointed out include the focus on victim’s se…
 
In this episode, Jane asks her Dad, Iain about his time in Ankara working for GCHQ. His post was senior, he was responsible for staff at the British Embassy in Ankara, and also 100 staff at the Black Sea site at Sinop. The posting was at a pivotal time for the Middle East, just ahead of the first Gulf War. Arguably, the start of the current wave of…
 
When proposed a year ago, the theory suggesting lab-leak origins for the coronavirus was broadly dismissed as conspiracy. Today, it is back in the reckoning. World Health Organisation (WHO) Director General Tedros said in March, after a WHO-China joint mission to Wuhan dismissed the theory as being "extremely unlikely", that it required further inv…
 
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