Heritage

Dhammada Story of Gautam Buddha and Angulimala

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Ahimsaka was a bright and obedient student, well loved by his teacher. His classmates soon became jealous of him and started a rumor that he was having an affair with their teacher’s wife. At first the teacher refused to listen to any of the gossip, but slowly became convinced that, indeed, his favorite student was …

Heritage

Five Principles of Panchsheel: Buddhas Teachings

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After attaining the enlightenment, Gautam Buddha went to the holy city of Benares and shared his new understanding with other fellows who became his disciples immediately. This was considered as the beginning of the Buddhist community. Till his death, Buddha with his band of disciples spread the gospel of the Dhamma among all the classes …

Research

Caste-based discrimination and bonded labour

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  (Excerpted from the Human Rights Watch report ‘Small change: Bonded Child Labor in India’s Silk Industry’)  Bonded labor in India is not just an economic issue but a social issue linked with caste. Unless we associate bonded labor with caste, we won’t understand bonded labor, and we won’t find a solution. ~ Kiran Kamal …

Features

Dr. Jitendra Jatav: Our Students Must Become More Ambitious

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Dr. Jitendra Kumar Jatav is currently working as Wildlife Veterinary Officer in Madhav National Park, Shivpuri. He is a well known wildlife expert and wildlife rescuer and has been nominated for many national and state level awards for wildlife conservation. He has also featured in many documentaries on International Wildlife TV channels. Dr. Jatav, could …