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All posts by Nithin Sridhar

‘Devi’ in her own words

Who is Durga? What are her attributes? Nithin Sridhar in this short piece analyzes Hindu scriptures that sing about the Great Goddess and tells us who Durga is.

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How Secularization leads to Ecological Degradation

Secularism is a western notion that historically arose in response to European problems. It is not only alien to Indian society, it is highly unsuitable as it completely ignores Indian ethos that are rooted in the notion of ‘dharma’ (duty/righteousness). Hence, the secularization of Indian life and society that has been carried out in the last many decades has resulted in disastrous consequences. One such area where secularization has distorted the issue and has caused enormous damage is ecology and environment.

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Reflections on Hindu Identity

In this brief article, Nithin Sridhar reflects upon the particulars of Hindu identity. India is vying for world leadership in 21st century but without deciding the identity of the Hindu this quest won't be very fruitful.

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Why the West does not Understand Kali

With the recent Armin Navabi controversy where he insulted Goddess Kali by depicting her in a 'sexy' avatar, Nithin Sridhar tells us what the real meaning of symbolism behind Kali depiction is.

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Agenda for Hindu Survival: What we can do as individuals

While preservation is a long-term agenda and a continuous process that cannot be ignored, what is immediate and a matter of our survival is the protection of our civilization by countering and nullifying the challenges being posed by inimical forces of Adharma.

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Ayodhya: The Concept of the Sacred Kshetra

While Hindus, recognize Valmiki’s Ramayana as a text of Itihasa, the Indian conception of the past with its foundation in cyclical time and pedagogical form, has no parallel to the modern secular concept of unidirectional positivistic historicism.

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When The Journey To Happiness Throws Two Paths

Almost every thinking Indian must have had this dilemma at least once in his mind: whether to enjoy life or to pursue the Ultimate Truth and devote one's life to knowledge. Nithin Sridhar in this brief piece answers this question.

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Ecology vs. Development

In this article, Nithin Sridhar discusses whether the dichotomy of Ecology vs. Development that has been created is real or not. It is often argued by opposite lobbies that either ecology can be cared about or development can be pursued. Nithin Sridhar tells us that there is a third way possible.

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The Concept of Shaucha or Cleanliness in Hindu Dharma

In this article, Nithin Sridhar, editor of Indiafacts, tell us what the Indian concept of cleanliness is. In these calamitous times, when COVID-19 is raging through the globe, it is important to understand why India has never given pandemics to the world. We need to understand what standards it followed, which made it possible to live with good general health, despite having one of the largest populations in the world.

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