Vidyoday, film on Acharya Vidyasagar, to be screened at Parliament of Religions: Watch the movie

Filmmaker Vidhi Kasliwal came up with the documentary on the life of Jain monk Acharya Vidyasagar titled Vidyoday in 2018. The film is selected for screening at the prestigious Parliament of Religions this year (2021). The event will be held online this year from October 16 to 18. For those …...Read More

When Swami Vivekananda’s memory stunned the librarian

Swami Vivekananda was a voracious reader. While he stayed in Chicago, he used to go to the library and borrow large volumes of books and return them to the librarian in a days time. The frustrated librarian then asked Swami Vivekananda why he borrowed books when he doesn’t want to …...Read More

Can Krishna be blamed for Mahabharata war?

Lord Krishna is one of the most worshipped God in India and the world over. But there are also people who have a grudge against him as they believe he is responsible for the Mahabharata war at Kurukshetra, in which thousands of warriors, from the sides of both Pandavas and …...Read More

What was Ganesha’s role in the Mahabharata?

Ganesh Chaturthi is about to arrive. This festival is celebrated with a lot of passion in states like Maharashtra, India. People bring an idol of Ganesh or Ganpati and worship Him for a specific number of days before immersing Him. In other words, they do his Visarjan. Just like last …...Read More

Anand Neelakantan’s ‘Many Ramayanas & Many Lessons’ available at Audible

Audible has released the audio book ‘Many Ramayanas & Many Lessons’ in English and Hindi. It’s written by the well-known author Anand Neelakantan. As per the name of the book, it will present various versions of the Ramayana to the listeners. For those not in the know, there are different …...Read More

Sabka Sai web-series to feature the life of Sai Baba

MX Player’s upcoming web-series Sabka Sai will showcase the life of the Sufi saint and seer Sai Baba. Actor Raj Arjun has played the titular character while the direction is handled by Ajit Bhairavkar. Born sometime in the 19th century, Sai Baba was a spiritual master who was based in …...Read More

My miraculous Dwarka connection: Janmashtami special

I started worshipping Lord Krishna not because I was born in a Hindu family. In fact, I was never instructed by my parents or other elders to worship any particular God or perform puja or any kind of ritual. It so happened all of a sudden after I became a …...Read More

Review: The Kingdom of Krishna on Discovery Plus

A village or a town known for a place of worship offers positive vibes to the believers. I have visited Dwarka twice and I have felt that on both occasions. Discovery Plus’s documentary on the place named The Kingdom of Krishna succeeds in recreating that vibe. Directed by Avinash Kumar …...Read More

Madhu Mantena to make Ramayana and Mahabharata, to create a ‘Mytho-Verse’

Producer Madhu Mantena has announced that he will be making two films on Indian epics Ramayana and Mahabharata, which would be directed by Nitesh Tiwari and Ravi Udyawar. He shared the news to the online portal Pinkvilla. Sharing the reason for taking on such an ambitious project, Mantena told the …...Read More

Swami Vivekananda’s message for his death anniversary

On the occasion of Swami Vivekananda’s 119th death anniversary [July 4], it’s worth looking at a message he gave fully knowing that he won’t be there one day. As we all know, he was a spiritual leader who not only advocated spiritual living but also instilled strength in his devotees …...Read More