Dr. Syama Prasad Mookerjee: A Great Life Greatly Lived –

Source: “Eminent Parliamentarians Monograph Series – Dr. Syama Prasad Mookerjee” – Lok Sabha Secretariat, New Delhi, 1990 “A giant has departed ….. Lo’ the sunOf a colossal intellect has set ….” So said poet Harindranath Chattopadhyay on the sudden death, in mysterious circumstances, of Dr. Syama Prasad Mookerji, in detention in Kashmir. Verily Dr. Mookerji […]Read More

Veerapandiya Kattabomman – Hindu hero of South Tamil Nadu

When the Madurai Nayak dynasty was annexed by the Nawab of Arcot through intrigue, the poligars (chieftains) of South Tamil Nadu refused to accept the Islamic rule of the Nawab leading to various uprisings. Unable to control these rebellions, the Nawab of Arcot put the East India company in charge of the region. The British […]Read More

A Hindu Manifesto – Calcutta Resolution of Hindu Mahasabha

For any Hindu who is unable to reach a conclusion about the political and civilizational priorities of Hindus in Secular India, the Calcutta Resolution of Hindu Mahasabha is a must read document. The 1949 Resolution adopted by major stalwarts who represented the Hindus in Undivided India presents the vision and mission statement for Hindus living […]Read More

The Heroic Story of Koyappalli Kelappan Nair

Today (October 7) is the smriti dinam of Koyappalli Kelappan Nair. Widely revered as the maker of modern Kerala, he spent his entire life for the upliftment of Kerala’s culture and society. A Gandhian in his early life, he served as the founder president of Nair Service Society and was a fearless mass leader who […]Read More

Tagore’s Ode to Radha

Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore was an ardent devotee of Krishna and has composed a lot of poems in his praise. Unfortunately, not many of his poems about Krishna have been popularized. The first collection of 22 poems composed by Tagore at the age of 16 in 1877 were all on Krishna. He composed these poems in […]Read More

Hindu world-sense and colonizing enterprise

(This is an extract from the book “The Beginning of Hindu Culture as World Power (AD 300- 600)” authored by Benoy Kumar Sarkar in 1916. Benoy Kumar Sarkar was a social scientist, professor, and nationalist. He founded several institutes in Calcutta, including the Bengali Institute of Sociology, Bengali Asia Academy, Bengali Dante Society, and Bengali […]Read More