In the timeless tale of Samudra-manthan, the appearance of Mohini Avatar creates a situation where only the right discernment, viveka, can help the seeker of amrita separate the truth from falsehood, eternal from transient, and make the right choice.
Editor’s note: For our Book of the Month, we bring for our readers a few excerpts from Nithin Sridhar’s latest book ‘Īśopaniṣad: …
The author here eloquently speaks of the significant place leading women from Indian itihasa-s hold in collective Indian psyche. She gives examples of various literary creations in which she feels the portrayals of our ‘epic heroines’ continue to inspire and enlighten the Indian women to this day and show them the path to truly becoming strong and powerful making their choices.
We review three new Sanskrit books for children published by Samskrita Bālasāhitya Parishad. These books reflect the diversity of children’s literature in Sanskrit – one is a book of rhyming songs, the other is a collection of short humorous stories and the third is a beautifully illustrated story book.