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The Bhagavad Gita is a compilation of dialogues between Pandava prince Arjuna and Lord Krishna during the Kurukshetra war.(Giampaolo Tomassetti (Pinterest))

Telangana Governor advocates for the promotion of Bhagavad Gita among younger generation

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India] | By Asian News International | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta
UPDATED ON DEC 18, 2020 04:03 PM IST
Telangana Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan on Thursday said that it was high time that the younger generation should inculcate the habit of reading Bhagavad Gita.
The Allahabad High Court is seen in this file photo. The high court has dismissed a plea filed “in public interest” seeking a direction that the Bhagavad Gita should be a part of the school curriculum.(PTI Photo)
The Allahabad High Court is seen in this file photo. The high court has dismissed a plea filed “in public interest” seeking a direction that the Bhagavad Gita should be a part of the school curriculum.(PTI Photo)

‘Vague, misconceived’: Allahabad high court junks plea for direction to teach Bhagavad Gita in school

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Meenakshi Ray
UPDATED ON NOV 28, 2020 02:52 PM IST
A bench of justice Pankaj Mithal and justice Saurabh Lavania of Allahabad High Court said on Wednesday that the petition was “vague and misconceived”.
Shweta Singh Kirti is seeking comfort in spirituality.
Shweta Singh Kirti is seeking comfort in spirituality.

Sushant Singh Rajput’s sister teaches her kids Bhagavad Gita: ‘Heart shattering pain can only be handled by spirituality’

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Entertainment Desk
UPDATED ON NOV 11, 2020 10:17 AM IST
Sushant Singh Rajput’s sister Shweta Singh Kirti said that the only way to cope with ‘heart shattering pain’ and hopelessness is through spirituality. She is teaching her children, Freyjaa and Nirvanh, the Bhagavad Gita.
Mouni Roy does pre-Diwali fashion right in Rs 3.5k black cotton silk sharara set(Instagram/imouniroy)
Mouni Roy does pre-Diwali fashion right in Rs 3.5k black cotton silk sharara set(Instagram/imouniroy)

Mouni Roy does pre-Diwali fashion right, looks refreshing in Rs 3.5k black cotton silk sharara set

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON NOV 01, 2020 01:36 PM IST
Mouni Roy creates an absolutely refreshing look in a black-coloured cotton silk sharara set, gives a glimpse of her timeless beauty in these pictures and we can’t take our eyes off her
Amrita Rao is known for films such as Vivah and Main Hoon Na.
Amrita Rao is known for films such as Vivah and Main Hoon Na.

Amrita Rao opens up about hush-hush pregnancy, says husband RJ Anmol reads Bhagavad Gita to her and baby every night

Hindustan Times | By HT Entertainment Desk
UPDATED ON OCT 14, 2020 10:29 AM IST
Actor Amrita Rao, speaking about her hush-hush pregnancy, has said that her husband, RJ Anmol, reads a chapter from the Bhagavad Gita to her and the baby every night.
According to a report published on the academic and research website(HT file photo)
According to a report published on the academic and research website(HT file photo)

Why Assam is shutting down madrassas, Sanskrit schools

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Posted by Prashasti Singh
UPDATED ON OCT 14, 2020 07:17 AM IST
Madrassas are educational institutions where the Quran and the Islamic sacred law is taught along with mathematics, grammar, poetry and history.
The web series, Aarya was inspired by the Bhagavad Gita.(Hotstar)
The web series, Aarya was inspired by the Bhagavad Gita.(Hotstar)

Hotstar Specials’ popular crime-drama, Aarya gets an animated makeover in this new reimagined video!

UPDATED ON JUL 26, 2020 11:19 AM IST
‘Aarya – Dharam Sankat’ transforms the mother into a warrior and adds a different dimension to the tale. It brings out the best of the show, which has already won the hearts of many.
Tulsi Gabbard’s address came amidst protests in the US against the killing of African-American(REUTERS)
Tulsi Gabbard’s address came amidst protests in the US against the killing of African-American(REUTERS)

In this chaotic time, find strength and peace in Bhagavad Gita: Tulsi Gabbard

Washington | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
UPDATED ON JUN 13, 2020 03:13 PM IST
In her message during a virtual commencement address, the 39-year-old Congresswoman from Hawaii said that it is a chaotic time and no one can say with certainty what tomorrow looks like.
Malvika Sarukkai’s new solo production is based on the Bhagavad Gita, Hinduism’s most influential and beloved scripture(Sudeep Bhattacharya)
Malvika Sarukkai’s new solo production is based on the Bhagavad Gita, Hinduism’s most influential and beloved scripture(Sudeep Bhattacharya)

HT Brunch Cover Story: One of India’s greatest dancers, Malvika Sarukkai, is facing her biggest challenge

Hindustan Times | By Shoba Narayan
UPDATED ON APR 26, 2020 03:50 AM IST
The ace Bharatanatyam dancer reveals how she gave a sacred scripture the physicality of dance
Neena Gupta shares throwback picture from 1993 film Bhagwath Geeta.
Neena Gupta shares throwback picture from 1993 film Bhagwath Geeta.

Neena Gupta stuns as Draupadi in throwback pic from Sanskrit film Bhagwath Geeta, fans call her ‘timeless beauty’

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 28, 2020 01:00 PM IST
Neena Gupta shared a still from 1993 Sanskrit film Bhagwath Geeta in which she played Draupadi.
Union Animal Husbandry, Dairy and Fishery minister Giriraj Singh(Diwakar Prasad/ Hindustan Times)
Union Animal Husbandry, Dairy and Fishery minister Giriraj Singh(Diwakar Prasad/ Hindustan Times)

Bhagavad Gita should be taught in schools: Giriraj Singh

Begusarai | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON JAN 02, 2020 03:07 PM IST
While appealing that Bhagavad Gita should be taught to students, Singh courted controversy by alleging that most of the students who visit abroad for higher studies start consuming beef.
Hindu and Muslim students sit together to study Vedas, astrology, philosophy and Hindu rituals along with verses from the Gita. (Representational image)(ANI file)
Hindu and Muslim students sit together to study Vedas, astrology, philosophy and Hindu rituals along with verses from the Gita. (Representational image)(ANI file)

In UP’s Gonda, Muslim students excel in Gita shloka

Gonda (Uttar Pradesh) | By Indo Asian News Service
PUBLISHED ON DEC 22, 2019 03:15 PM IST
Students, including Muslims of Vivekanand Sanskrit Higher Secondary School in Wazirganj of Gonda district, not only recite Sanskrit hymns with impeccable pronunciation, but also sing ‘shloka’ from the Bhagavad Gita with remarkable clarity. Read on to know more..
Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant(PTI File)
Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant(PTI File)

‘Was curious to read Quran, wanted to know what’s written in it’: Goa CM Pramod Sawant

Hindustan Times, Panaji | By Gerard de Souza
UPDATED ON NOV 11, 2019 02:01 PM IST
Goa chief minister Pramod Sawant revealed that he asked for a copy of the Quran in Hindi and has read parts of it.
This week’s reading list includes a new translation of the Bhagavad Gita, a study of what makes restaurants successful in India, and a biography of a great river.(HT Team)
This week’s reading list includes a new translation of the Bhagavad Gita, a study of what makes restaurants successful in India, and a biography of a great river.(HT Team)

HT Picks: The most interesting books of the week

Hindustan Times | By HT Team
UPDATED ON NOV 08, 2019 08:18 PM IST
This week’s recommended reads includes a new translation of the Bhagavad Gita, a study of what makes restaurants successful in India, and a biography of one of India’s mighty rivers
BJP leaders in the state had also defended Anna University’s decision to offer Gita as an elective course in the syllabus.(HT image)
BJP leaders in the state had also defended Anna University’s decision to offer Gita as an elective course in the syllabus.(HT image)

Dhinakaran supports BJP’s stance on Gita as elective at Anna University

Hindustan Times, Chennai | By M Manikandan
UPDATED ON OCT 02, 2019 06:17 PM IST
DMK’s student wing, led by its legislator CVMP Ezhilarasan, had staged a protest against this decision on Tuesday.
DMK president MK Stalin demanded the intervention of Governor Banwarilal Purohit, who is the chancellor of the varsity, in the matter(PTI Photo)
DMK president MK Stalin demanded the intervention of Governor Banwarilal Purohit, who is the chancellor of the varsity, in the matter(PTI Photo)

Gita in Tamil Nadu university curriculum sparks row

Chennai | By MC Rajan
UPDATED ON SEP 27, 2019 12:59 AM IST
Coming close on the heels of the controversy over Union home minister Amit Shah’s remark about Hindi being a unifier, the development has provided a handle for the opposition to target the Bharatiya Janata Party-led central government.
Artistes from Assam staging a play during the Folk Theatre Festival at Tagore Theatre in Chandigarh on Tuesday.(Ravi Kumar/HT)
Artistes from Assam staging a play during the Folk Theatre Festival at Tagore Theatre in Chandigarh on Tuesday.(Ravi Kumar/HT)

Assamese art form brings alive the Bhagvad

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Poulami Kundu
UPDATED ON AUG 30, 2019 07:28 PM IST
Created by a saint in the early sixteenth century, Ankiya Nat or Bhaona is a traditional art form of Assam.
Children dressed as Lord Ram and Sita take a selfie during 'Diwali' celebrations in Ajmer.(PTI FILE PHOTO)
Children dressed as Lord Ram and Sita take a selfie during 'Diwali' celebrations in Ajmer.(PTI FILE PHOTO)

Kauravas were first test-tube babies, Dashavatar better evolution theory, says Andhra University VC

Jalandhar | By Agencies
UPDATED ON JAN 05, 2019 08:49 PM IST
Andhra University vice-chancellor G Nageshwar Rao has claimed that Dashavatar, which talks about ten avatars of Lord Vishnu in Bhagavad Gita, has a better theory of evolution than Charles Darwin.
Five authors pick a book each that taught them a new lesson this year
Five authors pick a book each that taught them a new lesson this year

Life-changing reads of 2018

Hindustan Times | By Samreen Tungekar
UPDATED ON DEC 15, 2018 10:27 PM IST
Five authors share the one book of 2018 that taught them something new about life
A karmayogi is someone who dedicates his being to the service of others, says the Bhagavad Gita. When you listen to Ravi Kalra’s inspiring story, you realise what it means to be one in the truest sense.(Jasjeet Plaha/HT Photo)
A karmayogi is someone who dedicates his being to the service of others, says the Bhagavad Gita. When you listen to Ravi Kalra’s inspiring story, you realise what it means to be one in the truest sense.(Jasjeet Plaha/HT Photo)

Diwali special:Lighting up lives

Hindustan Times | By Shara Ashraf, Abhinav Verma and Prerna Gauba, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 05, 2018 04:37 PM IST
On the festival of lights, we salute these inspiring, selfless individuals who feel the pain of others like their own
Former TV anchor Suhaib Ilyasi was acquitted on charges of murdering his wife this month.(HT File Photo)
Former TV anchor Suhaib Ilyasi was acquitted on charges of murdering his wife this month.(HT File Photo)

Suhaib Ilyasi says Gita, Upanishads kept him ‘strong and positive’ in jail

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON OCT 14, 2018 01:47 PM IST
Former TV anchor Suhaib Ilyasi was sentenced to life imprisonment for stabbing his wife Anu to death in 2000 and was acquitted by the Delhi High Court on October 5, which ruled that it was a case of suicide.
Sanskrit Diwas 2018: While the language is often associated with pujas and religious functions, there is also a wealth of popular literature associated with the language.(Shutterstock)
Sanskrit Diwas 2018: While the language is often associated with pujas and religious functions, there is also a wealth of popular literature associated with the language.(Shutterstock)

Sanskrit Diwas, 6 popular books that were originally written in the classical language

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 26, 2018 09:27 AM IST
Sanskrit Diwas 2018: There are many popular works that were originally written in Sanskrit. Can you guess which ones?
Actor Akshay Kumar with author Vijay Singal (L) at the launch of the book, Bhagavad Gita – Saying it the Simple Way.(PTI)
Actor Akshay Kumar with author Vijay Singal (L) at the launch of the book, Bhagavad Gita – Saying it the Simple Way.(PTI)

Akshay Kumar launches author Vijay Singal’s adaptation of Bhagavad Gita

Hindustan Times | By HTC, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 12, 2018 01:08 PM IST
Actor Akshay Kumar says author Vijay Singhal, who has written 10 books, should write another one that compiles teachings from every religion’s holy scripture.
There are around 86,000 government schools in the state.(HT)
There are around 86,000 government schools in the state.(HT)

Address by intellectuals to replace saints’ sermons in Rajasthan schools

Hindustan Times, Jaipur | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 02, 2018 10:29 PM IST
Students of government schools, instead of listening to sermons by saints, will be addressed by intellectuals on third Saturday of every month, according to amendments made in the academic calendar for 2018-19
Rajasthan education department will be setting up ‘Bharat Darshan’ galleries in its schools. There are around 86,000 government schools in the state(Himanshu Vyas/HT File Photo)
Rajasthan education department will be setting up ‘Bharat Darshan’ galleries in its schools. There are around 86,000 government schools in the state(Himanshu Vyas/HT File Photo)

Saturday sabhas: Rajasthan students to get sermons by saints, classes on sanskar

Hindustan Times, Jaipur | By Sachin Saini
UPDATED ON JUN 13, 2018 12:07 AM IST
Each school will organise ‘Bal Sabha’ (children’s meet) every Saturday for 30 minutes. These sabhas would have a different pattern every week.
Kalidasa would have been transfixed: Amaltas or the Indian laburnum in bloom in Delhi.(Sanjeev Verma/Hindustan Times)
Kalidasa would have been transfixed: Amaltas or the Indian laburnum in bloom in Delhi.(Sanjeev Verma/Hindustan Times)

Ancient But Contemporary: On Translating Sanskrit Classics

Hindustan Times | By AND Haksar
UPDATED ON MAY 25, 2018 04:42 PM IST
Former diplomat AND Haksar has translated the works of Kalidasa, Bhartrihari and Vatsyayana, among others. Here, he writes about what he has discovered in the course of translating Sanskrit classics into English
Subramania Bharati with his wife Chellamma.(Courtesy Juggernaut)
Subramania Bharati with his wife Chellamma.(Courtesy Juggernaut)

AR Venkatachalapathy on Subramania Bharati vs Rabindranath Tagore

Hindustan Times | By AR Venkatachalapathy
UPDATED ON MAY 12, 2018 09:46 AM IST
The author of a new book on Subramania Bharati examines why the great Tamil poet hasn’t achieved the national prominence of his Bengali contemporary
Roadside vendor sell portraits of Ambedkar ahead of his birthday in Pune on April 13, 2018.(Shankar Narayan/ HT File Photo)
Roadside vendor sell portraits of Ambedkar ahead of his birthday in Pune on April 13, 2018.(Shankar Narayan/ HT File Photo)

Gujarat speaker calls Dalit icon Ambedkar, PM Modi ‘Brahmins’, faces flak

Press Trust of India, Ahmedabad | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON APR 30, 2018 10:08 PM IST
As his remarks triggered a controversy, Rajendra Trivedi cited the Bhagavad Gita on Monday and said he was against casteism and that his statements were taken out of context.
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