Vedas: Vedas are the large body of Indian subcontinent. Vedas are written in Sanskrit language. Vedas are the oldest layer of Sanskrit literature and the oldest scripture of Hinduism. For orthodox Indian theologians Vedas are considered revelation seen by ancient sages after intense meditation. The Vedas are created by Brahma.
According to them there are 35 slokas in chapter 13, the first sloka containing the question put by Arjuna to the Lord about Prakruthi, Purusha, Kshetra and Kshetrajna etc. (The Lord gives the answers for these questions from the second verse onwards). The popular versions and this book as well have only 34 verses that leave the first verse mentioned in the previous sentence in chapter
There are four Vedas namely; 1. Rig Veda - contains 1028 hymns in Sanskrit language and 10 Mandals which are to be recited by the chief priest . 2. Yajurva Veda -Also called as sacrificial veda contains formulas which are to be recited by officiating priests. 3 Sama Veda - It is liturgical arrangement of some of the hyms of Rigveda,
The Two Great Indian Epics The Indian mythology consists of two great ancient epics The Mahabharata and The Ramayana. The Mahabharata was authored by Veda Vyasa known so as he had also compiled the four Vedas. Ramayana was authored by Valmiki. Both epics revolve around the concept of dharma and in both epics the protagonist is an avatar of Vishnu. Bhagavad Gita: What Krishna told Arjuna Bhagavad Gita is one of the most important texts in Hinduism as in it, god speaks directly to man.
The Mahabharata is one of the major Sanskrit epic of ancient India written by Vyasa. It is an epic narrative of Kurukshetra war and the fates of the Kauravas and the Pandava princes. It is the longest epic poem and has been described as ‘the longest epic poem ever written’. It consists of over 1000,000 shlokas. The Mahabharata is about four times the length of the Ramayana.
The seventh avatar was of the Lord Ram (The perfect man; the king of Ayodhya) who uploads old rules at the cost of personal life. His eighth avatar was of Lord Krishna (The Divine Staesman) Cowherd/ charioteer/ stateman who shrewdly changed rules. The ninth avatar was that of Balram (Elder Brother of Krishna). One of the ten avatars of Vishnu that appeared in the Dwapara Yuga. In many versions of the mythology, the ninth incarnation is often mentioned as Lord Buddha.
Manipur and her living Pre-Vaishnavite dance (folk) form and Post- Vaishnavite dance (Classical) form By Sinam Basu Singh (Sangeet Natak’s Ustad Bismillah Khan Yuva Puraskar) Ph.d Scholar Imphal, Manipur Introduction of Manipur: Manipur is a shining pearl in the Himalayan range. Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru described Manipur as the “Jewel of India”. Manipur is naturally a very beautiful and one of the Seven sister states of North East India, it is a border state in the North Eastern part of India having an international boundary of about 352 km. Nagaland in the North, Mizoram in the South, Upper Myanmar in the East and Cachar district of Assam in the west surrounded Manipur. The state is divided into two broad division viz.
This relationship is made known through the names that man ascribe to the divinities. The names symbolizes the roles that these divinities play in the life of man and these different deities or divinities perform their function according to their nature. According to Mbiti (1969), the Ashantis have a pantheon of divinities who God manifest Himself in. the Ashantis refer to them as abosom (gods) and the singular is Ͻbosom (god). The Yoruba also call the divinity, Orisha and Mbiti reiterate that the Yoruba have about one thousand and seven hundred divinities but Orisa is the most dominant and largest among the stock of divinities owned by a people.
Almost each and every religious texts talk about their god and how their god created this world and human beings. We can get a generalized idea that these texts talks about the creation of the universe and origination of each and everything from the almighty. There are 19 major religious groups in the world which are subdivided into 270 large religious
INTRODUCTION Rabindranath Tagore, also written Rabindranath Thakur, cognomen Gurudev was a Bengali Renaissance man .The Nobel laureate, poet, writer, and philosopher was the representative of Indian culture to the world. He is the first Asian to be awarded with the Nobel Prize in literature. He was famously known as a poet but his talent was not just restricted to verses; he illuminated his talent in novel writing, short stories, dramas, articles, painting etc. his songs are popularly called the Rabindrasangeet. Tagore was born on 7th may 1867 in a wealthy family in Calcutta.