Ramayana : Conflicting observations of Rainy season

Shri Ganesh Puranik writes… In Ramayana dating you seem to have concluded that Chaitra was around fall. I would like to attract your attention to the following passages in Kishkindha Kanda which suggests quiet the opposite. I couldn’t follow clearly how you concluded Chaitra in fall. My response…. How I arrived at the conclusion of…

Ardha Sceptic Manipulator

[Standard reminder: Categories of ‘Tamasic sceptic’, ‘Superficial manipulator’, ‘Dharmic Superstar’ or ‘Preserver of Knowledge’ are about ‘specific actions’ in ‘specific context’ and not about individuals. Even then the reference to individuals can not be avoided and should not be avoided. It will be useful to keep in mind that the category classifies an individual’s attitude…

Your Problem Shri Oak is……

“Do the right thing. It will gratify some people and astonish the rest.” – Mark Twain Shri Prabhakar Phadnis wrote, in response to my blog post, here…. https://nileshoak.wordpress.com/2016/07/03/can-tamasic-sceptics-of-my-timeline-handle-the-inferences-of-their-skepticism/ “Your problem Shri. Oak is that you insist on being right!” — I admit that being introspective and being critical of oneself is not easy at all, and thus…