Category Archives: hinduism

Ethnic cleansing of Kashmiri pandits(newspaper clippings)

(From the Twitter handle of Rahul Pandita and Dr.Rajesh Bhat)

The legend of Kapeteswara

The valley of the Arpath or Harsapatha, which opens to the east of Anantnag, is also known as Kuthar. The name is in all probability connected with that of the ancient Tirtha of KAPATESVARA, situated on the Southern side of the valley close to the village of Kother. The name of the latter is undoubtedly […]

Small List of Kashmiri Pandits killed by Militants

This is the small list of kps murdered by muslim terrorists. Sr. Name of the Victim Date of Killing 1 PRABHAVATI 14.03.1989 2 DINA NATH RAINA 15.08.1989 3 TIKA LAL TIPLOO 14.09.1989 4 SMT. SHEELA TICKOO 01.11.1989 5 NEEL KANT GANJOO 01.11.1989 6 PREM NATH BHAT 27.12.1989 7 M.L.BHAN 15.01.1990 8 P.K.KOTRU 19.01.1990 9 SATISH […]

Scenes from the 3 Decades of Kashmiri Pandits

(3 Decades of Kps) Year1989-90 Dulari-The Seventy year old Matriarch , was standing in the middle of her Garden. Not a leaf of Grass was left in her frost-bitten-lawn. It was the peak of winter. She gave a cursory look around and strolled slowly , occasionally touching some of the dried up plants . She […]

QABALI ATTACK EYEWITNESS VERSION….

🍁🍁🍁🍁🍁🍁 QABALI ATTACK EYEWITNESS VERSION…. An Eyewitness Account of the 1947 raid by Tribals from Pakistan-by T.N.Bhan My name is Triloki Nath Bhan and I was 18 years old young boy living in Sehyar, test Srinagar when Pakistani Army along with Kabailies from North West Frontier Province, launched a series of surprise attacks across Jammu […]

Kedarnath pics taken in oct-18

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Pitra Paksh -Remembering Ancestors

Every year a fortnight in the Hindu calendar month of Ashwin is observed in the fond memory of our ancestors. This period is referred as Shraddha or Pitra Paksha. The Shraddha – is derived from Shraddha which means faith. Hence the faith in one’s ancestors’ makes the mortals observe some customary rituals year on year […]

Navreh-the new year of Kashmiri Hindus

As winter’s frost gives way to amiable spring,  J&K wakes up to greetings of Navreh Mubarak,  writes SUNIL RAINA RAJANAKA If you happen to be in Kashmir on the first day of the Chaitra month,  you will see Kashmiri Pandits greeting everyone with a warm,  hearty ‘Navreh Mubarak!’The day heralds the New Year as well as […]

Dhyaneshwar yatra as I remember

Dhyaneshwar Mahadev as I remember.. I have been to Dhyaneshwar Mahadev once in 1987-88.I had gone there with my Father, Brother, Grandmother and a very close friend-Sunil.We took a bus from Srinagar to Bandipura, from there, we traveled to the base of the Mountain, where the Holy shrine is situated. I don,t remember all the […]

Aham(I) – Kashmir shaivism

Aham (Kashmir Shaivism) Aham, a concept of Kashmir Shaivism, is defined as the supreme heart (hṛdayam),transcendent Self, supreme I awareness  or infinite consciousness.The space of Ahamis where khecarī mudrā (free movement in the space of the heart) is realised. Khecarī mudrāis considered the supreme state of spiritual evolution. Substrate of creation When Śiva wants to […]