Making Renaissance Man relevant for 21st century

Publication date: January 21, 2020 Ahmedabad: An entire generation of Gujarati medium students know him for his poem ‘Unt kahe aa sabha ma...’ included in textbooks and those studying sociology by his Gyati Nibandh (an essay on caste) on evils of casteism written 17 years before Mahatma Gandhi’s birth. But Kavi Dalpatram (1820-1898) was not … Continue reading Making Renaissance Man relevant for 21st century

Not just Modhera, Gujarat has 100 sun temples

AHMEDABAD: When one talks about sun worship in Gujarat, the first name that comes to mind is the majestic Solanki-era temple at Modhera, known as one of the best examples ofGujarati architecture. However, few know that the state has over 100 sun temples scattered from Koteshwar in Sabarkantha to Rander near Surat having history and mythology … Continue reading Not just Modhera, Gujarat has 100 sun temples

Foreign scholars troop to Gujarat

With Bharat Yagnik AHMEDABAD: Takao Hayashi, a Japanese scholar from Kyoto, hunted for Patasarani, a 17th century palm-leaf manuscript on mathematics by mathematician Ganesha Daivajna in libraries across India. His quest finally ended at BJ Institute of Learning and Research in Ahmedabad. The research resulted in a PhD thesis on history of Indian mathematics and … Continue reading Foreign scholars troop to Gujarat