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Punjab CM announces centre for research on three Hindu epics, says will do PhD on Mahabharata

November 28, 2021 8:32 pm

Channi, while addressing a gathering on Sunday, said that the new research centre will showcase the message of the three Hindu epics, which have been a source of life and inspiration for humanity.

Madhya Pradesh govt to hold quiz competition on 'Ramayana' with air travel to Ayodhya as prize

October 18, 2021 11:46 am

The MP government has in this year's state budget also earmarked a sum of Rs one crore for the preparation of feasibility and detailed project reports of the 'Ram Van Gaman Path' project, which seeks to retrace the route taken by Lord Ram on his way to exile.

'There are no antagonists in Indian puranas, only flawed people': Author Anand Neelakantan

September 07, 2021 11:21 am

Ramayana is deeply entrenched in the Indian psyche and forms the basis of our culture. It has transcended time, language, religion, caste and geography, mentioned Anand Neelakantan

'Jai Ma': Jada Pinkett Smith gets Hindu goddess Sita inked on her forearm

August 16, 2021 12:07 pm

Actor Priyanka Chopra Jonas, among others, commented on the picture of her tattoo, writing: "Beautiful. Jai Mata Di."

Unfortunate to associate name of Guru Gobind Singh with Ramayana: SGPC chief secretary

July 14, 2021 3:56 am

SGPC chief secretary advocate Harjinder Singh Dhami, in a press statement, said, “Sri Guru Gobind Singh, the tenth Guru, did not write any Ramayana but some people are hurting Sikh sentiments by associating Ramayana with his name."

Two states, three spots: looking for Hanuman's birthplace

April 15, 2021 6:55 am

Why are the southern states of Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh engaged in a tussle over the birth place of Hanuman?

Valmiki Jayanti 2020: Wishes, Images, Status, Quotes, Messages, and Photos

October 31, 2020 8:43 am

Valmiki Jayanti 2020 Wishes Images, Messages, Quotes, Status, Photos: It is said that Valmiki was named 'Agni Sharma' at birth and was renamed Valmiki later in life. Through his deeds in his lifetime, he got the title of 'Maharishi' meaning 'the great sage'

How miniatures from one of India’s largest museum collection are being brought alive

October 26, 2020 7:26 pm

Browse details of celebrated miniatures from the National Museum collection on Google Arts & Culture, from the Ramayana series to Pahari art

How this mobile app is taking Ramayana to phone screens

October 12, 2020 12:14 pm

Developed over a period of 1.5 months, the app launched by IIT-Delhi entrepreneur Bhuwan Arora and his team, has referred to the original texts by Maharshi Valmiki and Goswami Tulsidas for the stories

Ramayan on Doordarshan: Director Dibakar Banerjee looks back at the time that laid the ground for today

May 15, 2020 12:27 pm

In the midst of a pandemic that levels all — the chosen and the downtrodden — many of us fantasise about a return to a golden, simple past, but that leapfrogs over the reality of caste


Looking back at Ramanand Sagar’s Ramayan

March 28, 2020 8:45 am

Before you get to experience the epic TV show from March 28, here are some posters and photos of Doordarshan's Ramayana to take you on a nostalgia ride.

The tattooed rebels: Chhattisgarh's Ramnamis fight caste with full-bodied 'Ram Ram' tattoos

January 13, 2016 9:10 am

The Ramnami Samaj is a religious movement founded by Scheduled Caste Ram devotees in the late 19th century in Chhattisgarh. Denied entry to temples and forced to use separate wells, these low-caste Hindus first tattooed their bodies and faces more than 100 years ago as an act of defiance and devotion.