If we consider the past of humanity so far as it is known to us, we find that the interesting periods of human life, the scenes in which it has been most richly lived and has left behind it the most precious fruits, were precisely those ages and countries in which humanity was able to… Read More 2. The Turn Towards Unity: Its Necessity and Dangers : Sri Aurobindo
The Puranas are essentially a true religious poetry, an art of aesthetic presentation of religious truth. All the bulk of the eighteen Puranas does not indeed take a high rank in this kind: there is much waste substance and not a little of dull and dreary matter, but on the whole the poetic method employed is justified by the richness… Read More The Puranas and the Tantras by Sri Aurobindo: 3
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Historical novels are usually an admixture of historical facts and imagination. As such they are not expected to truthfully portray all the historical events. However, authors of historical novels have the moral responsibility to present historical facts without blatant distortions. Mr. Bhagwan Gidwani, the author of the controversial novel, The Sword of Tipu Sultan, does not… Read More Tipu Sultan – A Hero or Villain