Posts Tagged with: "patriotism"

The Soul of a Nation

The Soul of a Nation

(Sri Aurobindo has said, “India of the ages is not dead nor has she spoken her last creative word; she […]

Vande Maataram in Pop Culture

Although written as far back as 1882, Bankim Chandra’s ‘Vande Maataram’ (from his novel Anandamath) is very much part of […]

The Last Day of Raja Nandakumar

The Last Day of Raja Nandakumar

(On the occasion of India’s Independence Day which falls on August 15th, we take a page from history which gives […]

Vande Mātaram in Music

Vande Mātaram in Music

Bankim Chandra Chatterjee wrote Anandamath in 1882; while the novel itself was hugely popular, it was the song Vande Maataram […]

Vande Maataram in Film

India’s National Song ‘Vande Maataram’ was written as part of a novel Anandamath by Bankim Chandra Chatterjee in 1882. The […]

Hymn to the Mother

Hymn to the Mother

(‘Bande Mataram’ was written as part of ‘Anandamath’ (1882), a novel by Bankim Chandra Chatterji. It caught the imagination of […]

A Dangerous Cult of Absolute Nonviolence

A Dangerous Cult of Absolute Nonviolence

In the 1940 presidential address at the Twenty-second Session of the Akhil Bharatiya Hindu Mahasabha at Madurai, Savarkar criticizes Gandhi’s […]

Patriotism in Samskrit Literature

Patriotism in Samskrit Literature

(Radha Kumud Mukherji, the noted historian and politician, avers in his speech that Samskrit literature is not all religion and […]

The Eternal Flame

The Eternal Flame

A recent release by the Hindi film industry(1) tackles an interesting subject where the lead protagonists, play a role within […]