Category Archives: Hindutva

Veer Savarkar-Who is a Hindu?

We had seen how Savarkar’s tenure in Cellular Jail, which on the one hand drained him out physically, also saw some of his best output as a writer, poet. We now look at how his 12 year old tenure in … Continue reading

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Shiva Temples in Telugu States.

What does one say of a language and a region, that takes it’s name from a belief that Shiva descended on three mountains there? The ancient name of the Telugu states is Trilinga Desa,  meaning the “Land of the 3 … Continue reading

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Veer Savarkar- Cellular Jail

In my last post, I  had explored Savarkar’s arrest, epic escape at Marseilles . I now look at the most important phase in his life, the trial in India and his detention at Cellular Jail.This is because I feel, this … Continue reading

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Dr.Shyam Prasad Mukherjee

  To have lived long does not necessarily imply the gathering of much wisdom and experience. A man who has pedalled 25,000 miles on a stationary bi-cycle has not circled the globe. He has only garnered weariness. The quote was … Continue reading

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Veer Savarkar( Early Years- Cellular Jail)

(This post was originally published by me at http://indiaincredible.quora.com/Veer-Savarkar-Early-Years-Cellular-Jail here) I had actually wanted to write a single article on Veer Savarkar, but as I kept digging into his life, his views, just realized it would not be possible to … Continue reading

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