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tradition

Towards Understanding the Aghorī Paramparā – Part 1

The first article in this three part series takes a comprehensive and detailed look at the Aghorī-s. The second article debunks and counters certain baised and ignorant narratives made notorious by various news, and entertainment channels/ organizations. The third article, albeit shorter, promises to be interesting as it deals with his personal experience and how he got the insider’s knowledge of this rare and much misunderstood tradition.

The Problem of Culture Transmission

Tradition is the bedrock on which civilization stands and culture flourishes. And tradition is that which continues. But how exactly does it continue? How is it transferred to the next generation?

Kṣetra, Śāstra, Utsav

On this Aṣṭamī, we look at how festivals are to time what temples are to space – they are gradients of divinity.

Oral Storytelling Traditions

A rounded coverage of the oral storytelling traditions that prevail among old cultures around the world, and especially in India.