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Rajasthan to set up Vedic education and Sanskar board soon

The Rajasthan government will soon set up a Vedic Education and Sanskar Board to revive the knowledge of Sanskrit scriptures and Vedas, officials said on Tuesday.
The Vedic Education and Sanskar Board is likely to be formed in next four to five months.(HT file)
The Vedic Education and Sanskar Board is likely to be formed in next four to five months.(HT file)
Published on Jun 15, 2021 05:43 PM IST
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World Health Day 2020: Ayurvedic tips to keep calm during lockdown

With an impending sense of negativity, economy on a downward trajectory and new challenges that these difficult times must have thrown at you it is easy to get bogged down. The key is to keep your mind calm and stay positive. This World Health Day, we look at some Ayurvedic tips that are helpful in keeping yourself calm.
The key is to keep your mind calm and stay positive. This World Health Day, we look at some Ayurvedic tips that are helpful in keeping yourself calm.(Unsplash)
The key is to keep your mind calm and stay positive. This World Health Day, we look at some Ayurvedic tips that are helpful in keeping yourself calm.(Unsplash)
Updated on Apr 07, 2020 04:09 PM IST
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By Dr. Partap Chauhan

Swami Dayanand Saraswati: Great reformer nation builder

This 19th century philosopher and reformer founded the Arya Samaj, a socio-cultural organization. His ideologies also resonated with the spirit of India’s freedom struggle.
In April 1875, Dayanand established the Arya Samaj in Bombay.(ILLUSTRATION: Biswajit Debnath)
In April 1875, Dayanand established the Arya Samaj in Bombay.(ILLUSTRATION: Biswajit Debnath)
Updated on Feb 12, 2020 03:03 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

When students fought for a Muslim professor of Vedas

After a Haj pilgrimage in 1997, Ali started sporting a beard and his attire changed to a kurta-pajama with a skull cap. That did nothing to diminish his popularity with his fellow teachers and students, though. He continued to work till 2010, and was even the head of the department for some time.
Ashab Ali
Ashab Ali
Updated on Nov 20, 2019 04:04 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Gorakhpur | By Abdul Jadid

HT Picks: The most interesting books of the week

A book on the disappearing livelihoods of Tamil Nadu, lessons from the Vedas and the Puranas on getting rich and a new translation of Valmiki’s Ramayana - all that on this week’s list of good reads
On A look at Tamil Nadu’s disappearing livelihoods, advice from the Vedas and the Puranas on getting rich, and a new translation of Valmiki’s Ramayana(HT Team)
On A look at Tamil Nadu’s disappearing livelihoods, advice from the Vedas and the Puranas on getting rich, and a new translation of Valmiki’s Ramayana(HT Team)
Updated on Oct 11, 2019 08:20 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By HT Team

Ganesha has a green message for visitors in Navi Mumbai

Cloth and jute bags were distributed to 87 families in the society. A banner has been put at the gates of the housing society, appealing residents to carry their own cloth and jute bags.
The idol at a Seawoods home in Navi Mumbai.(Bachchan Kumar/ht)
The idol at a Seawoods home in Navi Mumbai.(Bachchan Kumar/ht)
Updated on Sep 06, 2019 02:43 AM IST
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Mumbai | By Padmja Sinha, Navi Mumbai

Rajasthan sets up Vedic Board to promote scientific temper, solve social issues

The board will aim to restore the ancient knowledge in the fields of education, healthcare and philosophy and promote scientific temperament in society.
Minister of state for Sanskrit education (independent charge) Dr Subhash Garg said the Congress had promised to set up the Vedic Sanskar and Shikshan Board.(HT Photo)
Minister of state for Sanskrit education (independent charge) Dr Subhash Garg said the Congress had promised to set up the Vedic Sanskar and Shikshan Board.(HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 19, 2019 04:37 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Jaipur | By Urvashi Dev Rawal

‘Breaking monopoly’: Dalit girls in Bhopal’s first Sanskrit school

The girls, part of the 45-member group of students who took admission in Classes 6 and 9, say they have come to the school because they want to “change the perspective about (Dalits)”
Students of Government Girls Sanskrit School, Bhopal reading Bhagwat Gita. (Photo by Mujeeb Faruqui/Hindustan Times)(Mujeeb Faruqui/HT Photo)
Students of Government Girls Sanskrit School, Bhopal reading Bhagwat Gita. (Photo by Mujeeb Faruqui/Hindustan Times)(Mujeeb Faruqui/HT Photo)
Published on Sep 02, 2018 02:00 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Bhopal | By Shruti Tomar

Review: Adi Shankaracharya - Hinduism’s Greatest Thinker by Pavan K Varma

Pavan K Varma argues that Adi Shankara’s monist Advaita Vedanta philosophy is among the most significant philosophical currents of any time, anywhere
An Adi Sankara statue at the Vadakke Madham Brahmaswam in Thrissur, Kerala.(Getty Images)
An Adi Sankara statue at the Vadakke Madham Brahmaswam in Thrissur, Kerala.(Getty Images)
Updated on Jul 13, 2018 08:06 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Rahul Jayaram

RSS affiliates call for streamlining of Gurukuls

The MSRVVP, according to its website, was established in January 1987 for the preservation, conservation and development of Vedic Studies by establishing and supporting Ved Pathshalas.
Astrologer Mohan Bhai Patel taking a class on astrology at the Hemchandra Sanskrit Pathshala, a Gurukul in Gujarat.(HT File Photo)
Astrologer Mohan Bhai Patel taking a class on astrology at the Hemchandra Sanskrit Pathshala, a Gurukul in Gujarat.(HT File Photo)
Updated on Apr 12, 2018 11:46 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Smriti Kak Ramachandran

Science minister victim of fake news on Hawking’s Veda comment

This is not the first time senior ministers have made controversial claims about modern inventions and discoveries made in ancient India not backed by scientific evidence or documentary proof.
Science and technology minister Harsh Vardhan said astrophysicist Stephen Hawking had said Vedic theories were superior to Einstein’s famous equation: e=mc2.(PTI File Photo)
Science and technology minister Harsh Vardhan said astrophysicist Stephen Hawking had said Vedic theories were superior to Einstein’s famous equation: e=mc2.(PTI File Photo)
Updated on Mar 17, 2018 12:06 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Malavika Vyawahare

Shebaba by Renuka Narayanan: Dipavali as a time for the traditional

The festival of lights is also a festival of mithai, jalebi and rabdi, and other things sweet. But did you know there used to be a right way, even for gorging?(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
The festival of lights is also a festival of mithai, jalebi and rabdi, and other things sweet. But did you know there used to be a right way, even for gorging?(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Updated on Nov 04, 2019 04:27 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Renuka Narayanan
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