Ramayana

Lord Ram's date of birth revealed

An institute has claimed that the Mahabharata and Ramayana are historical texts, not mythological epics.

Sep 19, 2015, 14:50 PM IST

Prabhudheva's 'Ramayana' to be like 'Lord of the Rings'​

Choreographer-turned-filmmaker Prabhudheva has a great idea in mind. Well, the maverick director, who is better known as the 'Indian Michael Jackson' was recently quoted as saying that he wants to make a film like Hollywood blockbuster 'Lord Of The Rings' but on the lines of 'Ramayana'.

Sep 19, 2015, 11:45 AM IST

Is Narendra Modi govt trying to impose RSS' hidden agenda?

At a time when the Narendra Modi government is facing allegations of imposing the hidden agenda of the RSS, one of the NDA ministers, Dr Mahesh Sharma has made a controversial remark, saying lessons from 'Mahabharata', 'Ramayana' and 'Gita' should be taught in schools and colleges.

Sep 15, 2015, 13:18 PM IST

Taal Thok Ke: In conversation with Culture Minister Mahesh Sharma

Watch Culture Minister Mahesh Sharma talking about his controversial statement that Ramayana and the Gita are not religious texts and should be taught in schools only on Taal Thok Ke.

Sep 14, 2015, 22:18 PM IST

Panel discussion on teaching Gita-Ramayan in schools - Part II

Cultural minister Mahesh Sharma has created an uproar after advocating the teaching of Gita-Ramayan in schools. Taal Thok Ke raises the question of sprinkling secularism with politics.

Sep 14, 2015, 21:05 PM IST

Panel discussion on teaching Gita-Ramayan in schools

Cultural minister Mahesh Sharma has created an uproar after advocating the teaching of Gita-Ramayan in schools. Taal Thok Ke raises the question of sprinkling secularism with politics.

Sep 14, 2015, 21:02 PM IST

Madhya Pradesh HC asks archaeology department to study places linked with Lord Rama in Chitrakoot

The Madhya Pradesh High Court has asked the state archaeology department to study certain sites in Chitrakoot area of Satna district where according to the Hindu mythology Lord Rama spent his 14-year exile and decide if they should be preserved.

Aug 20, 2015, 14:00 PM IST

Men should read about Mandodari's character: RSS chief

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Saturday said here that men should read about Mandodari, the wife of Ravana, of the epic Ramayana.

Jul 11, 2015, 21:39 PM IST

'Sage Narad, India's first journo, an idol for positive journalism'

 Narad, an ancient Indian sage who appears prominently in the Ramayana and was known for disseminating relevant information, spreading gossip and carrying tales that often led to fights, has been projected wrongly and should be held up as a "role model for positive journalism", a top representative of an RSS-affiliate has claimed.

May 09, 2015, 13:06 PM IST

Embark on a journey to Ram Setu, Sri Lanka-Part 2

Ram Sethu, also known as Sethusamudram and Adam’s Bridge is a stretch of limestone shoals that runs from Pamban Island near Rameshwaram in South India to Mannar Island off the northern coast of Sri

Mar 11, 2015, 23:59 PM IST

Embark on a journey to Ram Setu, Sri Lanka

Ram Sethu, also known as Sethusamudram and Adam’s Bridge is a stretch of limestone shoals that runs from Pamban Island near Rameshwaram in South India to Mannar Island off the northern coast of Sri

Mar 11, 2015, 23:51 PM IST

Jatayu can be inspiration for men in order to respect women: PM Modi

Highlighting the issue of crime against women, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday took a leaf out of the epic Ramayana to drive home the point that demi-god Jatayu can be inspiration for men as he died for the honour of a woman.

Feb 23, 2015, 23:50 PM IST

AAP leaders are 'bahurupiyas' who are out to cheat people: Giriraj Singh

Union minister Giriraj Singh on Monday alleged that Aam Aadmi Party leaders were "bahurupiyas (impostors)" like Mareecha in the epic 'Ramayana', who are out to "cheat the people of Delhi again".

Dec 16, 2014, 04:56 AM IST

Mahabharata, Ramayana great knowledge source on politics: LK Advani

After Union Minister Sushma Swaraj favoured declaring Gita as "national scripture", veteran BJP leader LK Advani on Sunday urged people to read Mahabharata and Ramayana saying the epics are a great source of knowledge on politics and morality.

Dec 14, 2014, 17:05 PM IST

Ramayana, reality or myth: Watch Lord Shri Ram's time machine test-Part 4

Ramayana, reality or myth? Watch this video to unravel one of the unsolved mysteries, Lord Ram and the question of his existence.

Dec 06, 2014, 23:36 PM IST

Ramayana, reality or myth: Watch Lord Shri Ram's time machine test-Part 3

Ramayana, reality or myth? Watch this video to unravel one of the unsolved mysteries, Lord Ram and the question of his existence.

Dec 06, 2014, 23:35 PM IST

Ramayana, reality or myth: Watch Lord Shri Ram's time machine test-Part 2

Ramayana, reality or myth? Watch this video to unravel one of the unsolved mysteries, Lord Ram and the question of his existence.

Dec 06, 2014, 23:34 PM IST

Ramayana, reality or myth: Watch Lord Shri Ram's time machine test

Ramayana, reality or myth? Watch this video to unravel one of the unsolved mysteries, Lord Ram and the question of his existence.

Dec 06, 2014, 23:33 PM IST

Shared culture with India inspires Nepalese printmakers

 Printmakers Uma Shankar Shah and Seema Sharma Shah from Kathmandu are set to showcase their prints, a documentation of various Nepalese festivals here.

Oct 27, 2014, 12:42 PM IST