Ancestorage and the Niyogi Brahmins

Source: Umasankar Vadrevu’s Web Page: Ancestorage and the Niyogi Brahmins   Ancestorage and the Niyogi Brahmins In the ancient world and even in the modern society people usually form cohesive groups based on their language, culture and geographical location. These…

How to redirect WP Logout page to Homepage

Thanks to Birgir Erlendsson for providing the answer on wordpress forum    If you want to go directly to the frontpage when you logout, place this into your functions.php in your current theme directory:   add_action(‘wp_logout’,create_function(”,’wp_redirect(home_url());exit();’));

Puranas Introduction

Puranas The Puranas are a class of literary texts, all written in Sanskrit verse, whose composition dates from the 4thcentury BCE to about 1,000 A.D. The word “Purana” means “old”, and generally they are considered as coming in the chronological…

Brahmanda Purana

It is the eighteenth Purana. It has 1200 verses. Presently available in separate parts. We do not have the full text. Hence we have given the three important ones which we have: About the Mokshada Ekadasi. The Lalitopakhyanam about Devi…

Bhavishya Purana

The Bhavishya Purana is the eleventh among the Puranas and it contains five parts. The first part contains a description of the genesis, greatness of the deities and worship of Lord Vishnu, Shiva and Surya. Second, third and fourth parts…

VAYU PURANA

LOMAHARSHANA AND THE OTHER SAGES King Adhisima Krishna (alternatively, Asima Krishna) ruled the earth well. During his reign, several sages organized a yajna (sacrifice) on the banks of the sacred river Drishadvati. The river flowed through the region that was…