Daily Archives: September 1, 2004

Inter-Caste strife

The British, at the pinnacle of their rule over the sub-continent succeeded in raising a wide section of Indic public opinion against brahmins. This resulted in several anti-brahmin movements that blamed the brahmins for the ills of various socio-ethnic sections … Continue reading

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The festival of kAma

From a somewhat corrupt, but legible copy of the padma purANa, I have been able to piece together the most complete version of the damanaka utasava vidhi for kAma and rati. I provide it here as a part of my … Continue reading

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