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MUKKIYA NATKAL

What is Panchangam? And How Ancient Indians Perceived and Utilized It.

Introduction:Panchangam, a traditional Hindu almanac, is a comprehensive calendar that holds valuable information about auspicious...

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BHAKTI YOGA

Bharathiyar's 'Kannan Paatu': A Timeless Ode to Krishna's Glory

Bharathiyar, the revered poet of Tamil literature, has left an indelible mark with his profound and soul-stirring verses. Among hi...

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POOJAI ARAI

Maavilai - The Tradition of Tying Mango Leaves in Front of Homes

Introduction: In various regions across India and some parts of Southeast Asia, it is a common sight to see mango leaves, known l...

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POOJAI ARAI

Sacred Brushstrokes: The Story of Urdhva Pundra

Close your eyes and let the ancient verses of the Padma Purana guide you through the mystical journey of the Urdhva Pundra. Pictur...

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YOCISI EKE

The Six Seasons of the Hindu Calendar

The ancient Hindu calendar divides the year into six distinct seasons. Each season holds its own significance, reflecting the cycl...

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ICCHA SHAKTHI

Swami Bharati Krishna Tirtha - Revitalizing Vedic Mathematics

(1884 - 1960) Jagadguru Shankaracharya Swami Bharati Krishna Tirtha, fondly known as Bharati Krishna, graced the world from 1884...

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ICCHA SHAKTHI

Agatsya Muni : A Luminary in Tamil Culture

Agastya is the Father of Tamil literature and the compiler of the inaugural Tamil grammar, Agathiyam. Beyond his literary prowess,...

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VIZHA

Pongal - A Festival with Different Names

Festivals and celebrations always spread joy and happiness by bringing families together. There are numerous festivals celebrated...

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BHAKTI YOGA

Sacred Celebration at Patti Vinayagar Temple: Ayodhya Special

Residents of IOB Colony, Marudamalai, Coimbatore, gathered in large numbers this morning at the Patti Vinayagar temple for a momen...

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MUKKIYA NATKAL

From Annalakshmi to Ayodhya - Devotion, Unity, and the Joy of Giving.

Jai Siya Ram! Today, as the auspicious occasion of Prana Prathishta unfolds at the Ayodhya Ram Temple, the echoes of history resou...

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DAIVI MARGA

Ayodhya: Cultural Resurgence and Spiritual Harmony

Ayodhya, the city steeped in historical significance, is experiencing a resurgence like never before, embodying the vision of an i...

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YOCISI EKE

The Immortal Kothari Brothers

We were deeply honoured to meet Smt. Purnima Kothari Ji, sister of the late Kothari brothers who were the first to hoist the flag...

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ICCHA SHAKTHI

Avvaiyar - The First Children Poet of Tamil

Avvaiyyar, a distinguished female poet from the ninth century, left an indelible mark not only through her extraordinary poetry bu...

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ICCHA SHAKTHI

Srinivasa Ramanujam - An Epitome of Indian Mathematics

1887-1920Ramanujan's life is full of strange contrasts. He had no formal training in mathematics but yet "he was a natural mathema...

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ICCHA SHAKTHI

Bhogar: The Siddha Behind Palani's Time-Defying Idol

Bhogar, the Jñana Guru of Babaji, played a pivotal role in the creation of the idol in the Palani Temple, fashioned from Nava Pash...

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ICCHA SHAKTHI

T.N. Rajarathinam Pillai - Nadaswara Chakravarthi

T.N. Rajarathinam Pillai (1898 - 1956)Indian music, particularly Carnatic music, is fundamentally rooted in ragas, a distinctive f...

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ICCHA SHAKTHI

Kannagi: A Symbol of Defiance and Justice

Kannagi, a legendary Tamil woman, stands as a central figure in the South Indian epic, Silappadhikaram (The Tale of the Anklet). W...

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DAIVI MARGA

Vellingiri - A Hike Through History, Nature, and Faith

As soon as I heard that the Vellingiri hills were open to the public back in February, we decided to visit at least once before Ma...

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ICCHA SHAKTHI

G D Naidu - First Indian scientist to develop indigenous motor

Gopalaswamy Doraiswamy Naidu, widely known as G.D. Naidu, was a pioneering inventor and engineer hailing from Tamil Nadu, India, r...

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YOCISI EKE

Why Hinduism Holds the Key to Human Potential

Things are finally changing for the better for Hindu Dharma. For too long, many educated Indians, including the first Prime Minist...

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ICCHA SHAKTHI

Chitti Babu: A Legendary Veena Maestro

Chitti Babu (1936-1996) stands tall among the eminent Veena artistes of India, securing his place among the all-time greats in the...

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ICCHA SHAKTHI

Rani Velu Nachiyar: A Warrior Queen's Fight for Freedom

Rani Velu Nachiyar stands as a powerful symbol of resistance in Indian history. She was the first queen to challenge the might of...

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ICCHA SHAKTHI

Rani Mangammal: A Remarkable and Influential Ruler of the 17th Century

The annals of Madurai's history are incomplete without the mention of Rani Mangammal, a woman renowned for her exceptional skill a...

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ICCHA SHAKTHI

K.S. Krishnan: A Pioneer of Science Communication in Vernacular Language (1898-1961)

K.S. Krishnan (1898-1961)Kariamanikkam Srinivasa Krishnan, known affectionately as KSK, is celebrated not only as the co-discovere...

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BHAKTI YOGA

Summer Heritage Camp for Children Concludes

May 6, 2024CoimbatoreA 15-day summer camp organized by Arshavidyalaya, Marudamalai, for familiarizing children in the 7-15 age gro...

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ICCHA SHAKTHI

Appar: The Poet-Saint Who Revived Saivism

Thirunavukkarasar, also known as Appar, was a prominent seventh-century Saiva Tamil poet-saint and one of the revered sixty-three...

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DAIVI MARGA

Exploring Elephanta - Shiva Island of the west

As we sat across the table sipping over an evening coffee, Jaganathan ji shared with me his latest trip to Bombay. “You wouldn’t b...

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YOCISI EKE

Monsoon Showers in Coimbatore

Nestled in the shadow of the Western Ghats, Coimbatore, often referred to as the "Manchester of South India," is renowned not only...

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BHAKTI YOGA

Hari Om Mama- a Karma Yogi in action!

He has no time to stand and stare was the headline of an article on Ayyasamy Hariharan which appeared in a leading daily in Septem...

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DAIVI MARGA

Discovering Karla : A Scenic Adventure

As our evening coffee reduced to a snack bowl, Jaganathan Ji began recounting his latest family trip to Mumbai. Last week, I share...

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ICCHA SHAKTHI

Math After Ramanujan - S.S. Pillai

(1901-1950) The story of mathematical prodigy Srinivasa Ramanujan is widely known, inspiring countless Indian mathematicians acro...

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YOCISI EKE

Footprints of Change - Path to Sustainability

As the morning sun peeks over the horizon, painting the sky in hues of gold, I, Ganga Tilak, set out on my daily ritual of jogging...

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ICCHA SHAKTHI

Arunagirinathar: A One-Man Crusade to Preserve Hindu Society in the 15th Century

The Pride of Tamil Nadu Arunagirinathar, a devout Tamil-hindu poet, directed a significant personal campaign to protect Hindu soc...

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From Previous Editions
BHAKTI YOGA

Why does Lord Shiva Dance?

The Divine Dance of Lord Shiva: Nataraja's Enigmatic RhythmIn the vast tapestry of Hindu ithihasa, few deities hold as much intrig...

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MUKKIYA NATKAL

Mahalaya Amavasya: Embracing the Ancestral Connection

Mahalaya Amavasya, a time when the veil between the living and the departed grows thin, is not just a date on the calendar. It's a...

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VIZHA

The Kozhikode Bhaagavata Saptaham

"My maternal grandfather, Soman used to get the Bhaagavata Saptaham performed in the Guruvayoor Sri Krishna Temple in the late fif...

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YOCISI EKE

Thinking Machine

          Indians prostrate to their parents, elders, teachers, and noble souls by touching their feet. The elder in turn blesses...

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DAIVI MARGA

A Trip to Meenkulathi Bhagavathi Amman Temple, Palassena

Each month, without fail, we set out on a spiritual trip to the Meenkulathi Bhagavathi Amman Temple, a pilgrimage fueled by the be...

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