Indian Architecture

The word “Architecture” can be traced to the Greek work arkhitekton meaning master builder or a director of works.
It comes from arkhi for chief and tekton for a builder or carpenter. It is thus a field, a discipline, identified more with the role of a master builder
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First Wave of Plunder

India has been plundered many a times over, in the last 1000 years. The plunders of India, can be slotted into 3 waves of looting...
Near West Onslaughts - The onslaughts from the Near West such as that of Mohamad of Ghauri, Mohamad of Ghazni, around 1000 CE and that by Nadir Shah around 1700 CE.
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Second Wave of Plunder

The Colonial Plunder - The drain of Indian wealth, primarily by the East India Company of the British between 1600 CE to 1947 CE.
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Third Wave of Plunder

The Home-Grown Plunder - The looting of Indian money by Indians themselves from 1950 CE till date...
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Signs of a Wave of Plunder in India Today

The regularity with which the large scams are surfacing one after another, unabated like the waves in a beachfront, goes to show that the nation’s and its people’s hard earned money are being eroded systematically....
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A Hoary Past – Fact or Fiction

All the Indian literature, speak of India as a land of prosperity. Vedic literature, the oldest surviving literature of the world, was composed and compiled by the civilization, on the Sindhu-Saraswathi river basin more than 5000 years ago. Only a prosperous and progressive civilization, would have had the wherewithal to bring out such highly intellectual works.....
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Water- The Yardstick for Prosperity

India, over the last 5000 years, had been a prosperous civilization, primarily because, together with handling its other resources, it knew how to harness its waters for the benefit of its people...
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Water Grid- A Way Forward

With the creation of the water grid for India, atleast another 50 million hectares can be further brought under irrigation...
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Indian Grama- Nagara Relationship

The generations of today, have grown with the belief that wealth lies only in the cities, because of their industries and trade. In stark contrast to this understanding it was the villages and small towns that were prosperous...
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Panchayat Raj

Panchayat system, a unique system of local governance, the model of governance was framed, independent of the individual ruler and the kingdom...
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Kumbh

Since time immemorial Indian thought and practices have commemorated certai n days and festivals as ways and means for people to understand, remember and reunite with the Universe and the scientific divinities of the Universe.

The purana Kumbh is a festival held once in 12 years and is the largest congregation of mankind in the world. The book gives us some legendary Asian stories, facts and practices around this festival.
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Brahma

Brahma means Created Universe which emerged from the Big Bang and also keeps evolving continuously. The confusion about who is Brahma, Padmanabha and Narayana and their roles are all clearly explained in this book.
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The Manifestation Process

The process of manifestation of matter and the Universe has been termed in the texts as "Panchikaranam." The book explains the creation of the Universe an interplay between minute and subtle forces.
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The Puranic Narration of Creation

In the Indian pantheon, on the top are the Trinity; Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva playing their roles of Creation, Sustenance and Dissolution. The Puranic texts of ancient India have explained these Vedic concepts through interesting legendry stories, and those are present in this book.
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The Vedic Narration of Creation

Ancient Indian texts talk not only about what happened during creation but also about what happened before Creation. This book starts with some profound questions about the Creator, creation and the process. It starts explaining the origin of the Universe from the seed of the idea to the process and the power, energy and forces involved. This knowledge can be of use to answer the unending and unresolved questions of man in this regard.
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