Bṛhat

Bṛhat is a <culture_engine> to power creatives, research and design rooted in the Indian civilizational consciousness.

We convert individual, institutional and collective cultural intent into action.

New and upcoming at bṛhat

National Martial Arts Mela
National Martial Arts Mela
The Indian Knowledge Systems (IKS) Center for Kalarippayattu and Siddhar Tradition at Trinity College of Engineering, Trivandrum in association with Agasthyam Kalari is excited to present the first National Martial Arts Mela in Trivandrum on October 7th and 8th, 2022. This Mela is part of the Ministry of Culture, Government of India’s Dhara scheme and is organized with the support of the Ministry of Education’s IKS Division of the All-India Council for Technical Education (AICTE).
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Introduction to Shri Sita Ram Goel
Introduction to Shri Sita Ram Goel
Enrollment open for the second course in our online shared learning program, Bṛhat Draṣṭā. In 7 sessions we will learn of and from another seminal Firekeeper of Civilization.
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Repository of Scripture at the Bṛhat Open Library
Repository of Scripture at the Bṛhat Open Library
The Repository of Scripture is a special and sacred collection at the Open Library. We commence with English-translations of the 18 Mahāpurāṇas, soon to be followed by the Sanskrit originals of these.
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Shakti Kumbh
Shakti Kumbh
The first ever Shakti Kumbh is offering the Integral Yogini Teacher Training course for yoga teachers, healers, those who do energy work, etc. Various 3-day, 5-day workshops and daily plenary with Shakti Masters, Teachers, Leaders and Mystics representing the female lineages of yogini-rishika-dakini-tantrika-srividya traditions of Bharatvarsha. Be in the presence of Spiritual Masters for meditation and satsang. Enjoy the world famous Ganga Aarti on the holy banks of Ma Ganga in the lap of the sacred and majestic Himalayas.
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Recent essays at dhīti – our blog

ratha as bija (1)
Civilization State
Ratha as a Bīja of Civilizational DNA: a Fractal Maṇḍala Essay
Dharma is sanātana, but civilizational emergence follows a worldly trajectory where the technologies we develop shape and form us in turn. Here we look at an ancient technology, the ratha or chariot, and...
madroa (1)
Culture and Policy Today
On Statecraft: Madhava Rao's Hints on the Art and Science of Government
Madhava Rao is widely hailed as a foremost statesman of nineteenth century India. While there may be differences over his subservient attitude towards the British and his lack of incorporation of Dhārmika...
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Cornerstone
Conversion to Hindu Dharma 2: An Example from Eugene, USA
We read here a personal account from Smt. Kate Herse, and find that being born in the United States did not prevent her from learning the Upaniṣads, leading a dhārmika life, and living as a Hindu. Caste...
shakta2 (1)
Cornerstone
A Glimpse into Śākta Worldview and Practice
When Devi or supreme Goddess is worshipped as the primary power, how is the primacy of Devi established in Śākta traditions?