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“Solid Grounding in Fundamentals” – A Conversation with Sandeep Balakrishna (Part 1)

India needs Shakti alone, said Sri Aurobindo once. What can help Indians, and especially the youth of India grow in Shakti? What factors hold us back? What is necessary to infuse our knowledge with courage? What needs to be done to strengthen our society from within? These and other related questions were explored in this conversation with Sandeep Balakrishna, presented here in three parts.

“A Cohesive National Education” – A Conversation with Sandeep Balakrishna (Part 2)

In this second part, Sandeep Balakrishna speaks of the devastating impact of bad educational policy especially concerning Indian languages, and the role of ideologically-biased textbooks and cinema in progressive indoctrination of the students’ minds.

“Try and Be Old-fashioned for a Day” – A Conversation with Sandeep Balakrishna (Part 3)

In this concluding part, Sandeep Balakrishna shares some general advice for the youth of India so that they can rise up in their being, grow and expand their imagination and intellect, and be a positive force for India’s cultural renaissance.

On Making India: An Interview with Aravindan Neelakandan

Highlights of an interview with Aravindan Neelakandan, where he speaks about the inner unity of India, the meaning of India as a Shakti, and the need to develop a good knowledge of our languages and heritage as the most effective way to counter the ‘Breaking India’ forces.

Of Indian-ness and Truthfulness: A Conversation with Maria Wirth (Part 3)

The concluding part of a free-flowing conversation with Maria Wirth — about her new book, her love for India, the sure signs of an emerging Indian cultural renaissance, the ways to nurture and strengthen this reawakening and the factors that could possibly impede this resurgence.

Of Love and Turmeric Latte: A Conversation with Maria Wirth (Part 2)

Part 2 of a free-flowing conversation with Maria Wirth — about her new book, her love for India, the sure signs of an emerging Indian cultural renaissance, the ways to nurture and strengthen this reawakening and the factors that could possibly impede this resurgence.

Of Indian Wisdom and Cultural Reawakening: A Conversation with Maria Wirth (Part 1)

Part 1 of a free-flowing conversation with Maria Wirth — about her new book, her love for India, the sure signs of an emerging Indian cultural

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