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5 Things We Can Learn From Indian Mythology

5 lessons modern India can learn from Indian mythology, according to banker turned bestselling author Amish Tripathi. 😇

07/03/2019 4:57 AM
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  • Maddy C.
    07/03/2019 05:02

    Bhai writer se zyada ....business man hai

  • Deepak T.
    07/03/2019 05:22

    Parthiv Patel what is he doing

  • Avinash M.
    07/03/2019 05:23

    Why don't you tell caste is not rigid system and is not of birth like in those ancient India and also had equal aspect in society and also now root system in our society at present times

  • Gargi P.
    07/03/2019 05:29

    I am confused as a hindu who wants to stay secular and each day this confusion increases……Yes I am born as a hindu in India ,went to a Christian school ….celebrated diwali at home but Christmas in school with equal fervor .Visit to a cathedral or hearing bible verses never instilled any fear that my religion is at stake …because as a hindu I am supposed to be secular and accept all religions. In india its fashionable to be a secular hindu…. But I really wonder aloud today, what would have been the reaction in media and our so called intellectuals if a school run by a hindu trust or organization had opened a school amongst Christianity dominated area and had sung verses from Gita or Mahabharata!!! All hell would have broken loose for sure . 14 years of education in a Christian run school did not make me a Christian ..i am still a hindu but I have one more reason in my life to be happy when its Christmas … As a hindu if I can handle 33 crores of gods and deity ,I can definitely handle few more gods and still be a hindu…I don’t fear ..I am a hindu …I imbibe ..i don’t run away ….but what am I supposed to do when I see my muslim and Christian friends refusing Prasad /or rejecting getting a tilak done on their forehead…how many of muslims and Christians have visited ..vaishno devi or tirupati… Now …just ask how many hindus have visited Ajmer Sharif or Deva shareef or Swarna mandir or cathedral .Is so called secularism has to be only a Hindu’s responsibility ! If India has to be secular then state should not interfere with religion …but then why should my tax money has to go for Haj subsidy ..Is that not a special favour to one religion .This is my question …but as a hindu am still confused….if just one haj subsidy allows my muslim brothers and sister to be happy then am happy to still let them do it .I would love to hear stories of their trip ….am happy to say “Eid Mubarak”…I don’t fear because I am Hindu . Why my so called intellectuals never blamed successive governments for allowing such communalism …why they never returned their awards …. Why St.Stefens in Delhi is allowed to give preference only to Christian candidates while hiring ……They exist on a piece of land which belongs to INDIA and not to Hindus,Christians or Muslims …then preference to anybody on the basis of religion is communalism and not secularism. Why authors and scientists and people like Dibakar bannerjee never protested against St Stefens ? Currently am residing in a country which claims with pride that we are a Christian nation and the world media doesn’t target it at all .Britain easily refuses permission to create a mosque higher than St.Pauls cathedral…A mosque which will be built by their own citizens living and working in this country ,,,but BBC doesn’t run a documentary on the plight of muslims being tortured and not given equal rights in Britain !! They don’t get a lecture from Obama to embrace secularism as yet !! However ,in India I still don’t support demolishing a mosque which was built by an Invader !!A nation with 80% of its populations as Hindus has taken more than 60 years to built a temple for their deity.As a Hindu I would still support a temple and a mosque together there …..rather than just a temple …I don’t boast my religion …..and I Don’t believe that I am the best…I believe that all are equal for I am a Hindu. If my son has to marry a Christian girl tomorrow ..I will not ask the girl to convert…I have no such concept ..but my son will have to convert to christianity just to marry the girl of her dreams ….is that not communalism which is openly being practiced by minorities in India ….!! If inter-cast marriages are supported then why not inter-religion ……let there be true secularism in India …..and not this blurred version of secularism,created by pseudo –intellectuals !! I have no award to be given back …no talent to make a documentary or debate the issue on a TV channel.But my belief that God is one and all religions should be respected gets shaken everyday in my Mind….As a Hindu …am I being taught to stay oppressed in India ? Is that secularism?? I am a woman ,a hindu woman ,who wants to teach her son to respect all religions …and want to tell him that if you light a candle in a church, bow your head in a Mosque , do seva in a Gurudwara…. You will not cease to be hindu …….for you are a Hindu and always will be a hindu .You will never learn to fear . Yes I am…… confused …..but I still don’t fear for I am a Hindu .I will not eat Beef but will not support a ban on it !! but please don’t mock my religious feeling by doing a Beef –Party just to mock me !! atleast that much I can expect . If you want to return your award then return it and say that you ‘ll accept it back only when beef –ban is removed ,haj subsidy is stopped ,polygamy among muslims to be declared illegal,no special reservations for any minority in their institutions ....,triple Talaq to be stopped and not compulsion of change of religion in inter –religion marriages !! Copied - but this speaks my heart .

  • HISIS -.
    07/03/2019 05:35

    Especially with this heat wave on, we should turn to Ayurveda for advice: Beat the heat with cold drinks, and meat of wild animals and birds. Go easy on the wine though. Charaka Samhita (foundational text for Ayurveda) The Seasons: Su6#27-32 "During summer, the sun, with his rays, draws up excessively the moisture of the nature hence in that season, sweet, cold, liquid and fatty food and drinks are beneficial. The person taking regular cold and sweet mantha (unctuous drink), meat of wild animals and birds, ghee and milk along with rice does not suffer during summer. Wine should be taken in a little quantity or with plenty of water or should be avoided altogether. " bit.ly/CharakaSamhita #MeatyDharma

  • Manisha M.
    07/03/2019 06:14

    Gargi has projected the confusion of all Hindus

  • Nataraj B.
    07/03/2019 06:52

    Why all rakshasas are so intelligent and are dravidas ???

  • Mithun H.
    07/03/2019 07:17

    He is Right

  • Brut India
    07/03/2019 11:45

    Tripathi's latest book, Raavan: Enemy of Aryavarta, chronicles the story Raavan as a "a pirate, a scholar, a warrior, and a king": https://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/amish-tripathi-s-raavan-enemy-of-aryavarta-hits-stands-119070200545_1.html

  • Sasha K.
    07/03/2019 12:19

    Amish Tripati Thank you❤️

  • Raja C.
    07/03/2019 12:41

    Osm

  • Samar B.
    07/03/2019 16:06

    Another Chetan Bhagat, I read one of his books and seriously wished there was a way to convert that bundle of paper back to trees

  • Gaurav S.
    07/03/2019 17:15

    But then standup comedy joke karne ke liye koi dusra religion hai bhi toh nahi Aise kaise chalega

  • Nilesh R.
    07/03/2019 18:46

    Same kind of writer like Harry Potter..

  • Sanju B.
    07/03/2019 19:43

    I love mythology characters.

  • Shivam R.
    07/04/2019 00:50

    Let me correct you, it is not myth it is our history. 🤨

  • Abhishek S.
    07/04/2019 01:33

    Your books on Ram chandra is frikkin propoganda dude. You should be ashamed

  • Abhishek S.
    07/04/2019 01:34

    Any tom dick and harry makes you go on a guilt trip

  • Pankhuri S.
    07/04/2019 03:00

    If this is mythology, pretty much everything around us is.

  • Nikunj A.
    07/05/2019 05:57

    Its not mythology, its our history you asshole.