Goddess Durga and Her Symbolism

DurgaGoddess Durga symbolizes the divine forces (positive energy) known as divine Shakti (feminine energy/ power) that is used against the negative forces of evil and wickedness. The Gods empowered her with their weapons which epitomized their strength. Each of the Durga’s weapons has a certain significance attached to it. Thus armed and blessed, Durga went to tackle Mahishasura.

Inspirational Quotes by Mahatma Gandhi

Inspirational Quotes by Mahatma Gandhi

October 2 is the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi (1869 – 1948), India’s “Father of the Nation.” To celebrate Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi’s birthday we have compiled some of most noteworthy words of wisdom on God, life and religion from Gandhi’s vast repertoire of philosophical writings.

Revisiting the Principles of Gandhi’s Satyagraha

Revisiting the Principles of Gandhi’s Satyagraha

We all know what Gandhi did for the country, and we also know that he used Satyagraha as a philosophy for freedom struggle. The principles of Satyagraha will be very helpful (even today) if you want to achieve something. Let’s revisit the principles of Satyagraha to know how they help us in personal growth and development.


Some Interesting Facts about Mahatma Gandhi

Some Interesting Facts about Mahatma Gandhi

Mahatma Gandhi gave character and shape to India’s struggle for independence. He not only fought for independence but also played an active role in fighting against social evils, encouraging democracy, etc. Here we will take a look at some interesting facts about Mahatma Gandhi.

Bapu Ghat in Hyderabad

Bapu Ghat in Hyderabad

You might be aware of Raj Ghat, the place where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated in Delhi. We have a similar memorial here at Langar House – Bapu Ghat. It is a memorial building where Gandhiji’s ashes were immersed. It consists of a prayer hall, a library and a museum.

Dear Kids, Don’t Make This Gandhi Jayanthi Just Another Holiday

Dear Kids, Don’t Make This Gandhi Jayanthi Just Another Holiday

Does your kid know the significance and importance of Gandhi Jayanthi? If, the answer to the above questions is no, then it’s high time that you let your kid know who was Mahatma Gandhi and why October 2nd is observed as a national holiday.

Light Lo Bapu

Light Lo Bapu

This is an article send by one of our readers few years back. It was so popular that it compelled us put it on the main page of our website. The article filled with sarcasm on today’s environment is a humble request to our ‘Bapu’ on his birthday to take the things lightly.

What is Leadership and How is it Different from Being a Reactionary?

Leadership refers to an individual’s ability to influence, motivate, and enable others to contribute towards organizational success. Leadership is about getting people to understand and believe in your vision and to work with you to achieve organizational goals. Finally, leadership needs to deliver the results to the regular people.

Difference between Socialism, Communism and Welfare State

Communism, socialism and welfare state are three different systems and most people do not know the actual difference between the three. Socialism and communism are political ideologies; whereas, welfare state is a way of doing good things for the people. Welfare state can exist under any political structure.