“Ideas , Bombs and Bullets” – Book Review

“Ideas, Bombs, and Bullets” is about a relatively unknown part of the history of India’s struggle for independence from the British. It concerns events centred on Edwardian London (mainly between 1905 and 1910). This is...

Book Review-City of Victory -by Adam Yamey

Just over twenty years ago, I first visited the vast archaeological site at Hampi, near Hospet in the Southern Indian state of Karnataka. I have revisited the fascinating and extensive ruins of Vijayanagara, one of...

Book review- City of Victory -The Rise and Fall of Vijayanagara

Sri Ratnakar Sadasyula is a very popular history author known for his blog https://historyunderyourfeet.wordpress.com/ and has also published a few ebooks. His latest offering is ‘City of Victory’ the epic saga of Vijayanagara empire, founded...

Sri MādariBhāgya Reddy Varma – A Biography

Sri Bhāgya Reddy Varma pioneered social reform and uplift of so-called panchamas, education of women, education in Telugu and religious reform in Hyderabad and the country between 1906 and 1935. Born on May 22, 1888 to...

Narada Muni

There are many devatas and rishis who are wrongly depicted in movies and modern books. The roles of nArada, Yama, Indra, Chitragupta are usually portrayed by comedians. Laughing at any jokes, nay, even the mere...

Hindu View of Leadership

The kind of sAmarthya required for a good leader does not even figure in the list of priorities of the Hindu society. The colonization of India had one major destructive impact among several others: a...

Understanding Contemporary Hindu Failures

If things have to change in favor of Hindus,state ideals should be pro-Hindu to incentivize pro-Hindu policies and decisions either by executive or other institutions. It is commonly “understood” that Hindus are systematically disadvantaged in...

Reminiscences of the Kargil War

Kargil War captured the collective consciousness of our Nation. Initially what appeared to be mischief across a few posts along the Line of Control (LoC) by the Pakistan Army unfolded to be a well orchestrated...