In this essay we engage in emic freethinking, and look at some names from Indian itihāsa in a new light. How many such stories might we find in the Purāṇas, Epics and other texts? And if we did, would we not understand our past better?
Consciousness rises that India, that is Bhārata, is an ancient civilization state with much to draw from its own experience. These essays are a study into the experience of being a civilization state.