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Ancient India

Divided Rivers Of Punjab And Their Legends

Haroon Khalid | Posted 10.20.2016 | Travel
Haroon Khalid

Located strategically on top of a mound, to protect itself from the annual flooding of the Sutlej river, is the ancient city of Kasur - now a vast gra...

History Standard Revision in Virginia a Step Forward

Murali Balaji | Posted 06.02.2015 | Education
Murali Balaji

The insertion of a single word in the new Virginia history and social science standards of learning could have a huge impact on how ancient India is taught.

The Biggest Loser in the Doniger Controversy? Indian Traditions of Debate

Laurie L. Patton | Posted 04.28.2014 | Religion
Laurie L. Patton

In addition to the rich meaning of the vocabulary for debate, dialogue and argumentation, there are many dramatic scenes of debate, and even insult, within Indic traditions from their very inception. What if we reminded ourselves that Hindu texts were filled with questions as well as answers?

Hinduism And Modernity

Pankaj Jain, Ph.D. | Posted 10.01.2011 | Religion
Pankaj Jain, Ph.D.

Where does Hindu tradition stop and modern values begin? The main argument presented here is that the so-called modern values were already imbibed in the Hindu culture.