Ekalvya – The ideal Student

Saturday, October 3rd, 2009

Eklavya is the story of young tribal boy. This story is a very important part of the Mahabharatha. It depicts the eagerness of a student to learn from his chosen Guru, without caring for what the consequences may be. It shows the students loyalty to his chosen Guru, who had refused to accept him. This […]

Sri Hanuman

Saturday, October 3rd, 2009

The ideal devotee of Shri Rama and the God of Strength from Ramayan; one of the few Chiranjeevis (who do not die). There is no village or town in Bharat without a temple dedicated to Hanuman. An unforgettable character in the great epic, the Ramayan, he has become a symbol of courage, loyalty and mature […]

Uddalaka and Svetaketu – story from the Brihadaranyaka Upanishad

Saturday, October 3rd, 2009

Uddalaka was a great rishi. He had a son by name Svetaketu. After giving him the sacred thread at the proper age, the rishi called him one day and said, “Svetaketu, proceed to the house of a guru and living there as a student, learn the Vedas well; for, there is none in our family […]