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...

The Hyderabad Liberation Day

-Dr. Rahul A. Shastri, President, Samvit Kendra 15th  August, 1947 brought freedom to the people of India but not to 1.76 crore people living in Nizam’s Hyderabad. The Nizam claimed independent sovereignty a week later....