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FRENCH EFFORTS TO ESTABLISH AN EMPIRE IN INDIA. -A forgotten history chapter

  Dr. V.K.Maheshwari, M.A(Socio, Phil) B.Sc. M. Ed, Ph.D Former Principal, K.L.D.A.V.(P.G) College, Roorkee, India FOR long the Dutch, French, and English trading Companies had been content to restrict themselves to commerce; their interests not travelling outside the  limits of … Continue reading

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Ganesh – India’s God of Good Fortune

Dr. V.K.Maheshwari, M.A(Socio, Phil) B.Sc. M. Ed, Ph.D Former Principal, K.L.D.A.V.(P.G) College, Roorkee, India     Ganesh, is one of the most popular and loved Gods in Hindu culture. Etymologically, ‘Ga’ symbolizes intellect (Buddhi),while ‘Na’ symbolizes wisdom (Vijanana), in addition … Continue reading

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An Avatar – God Manifestation , as an incarnated being

  Dr. V.K.Maheshwari, M.A(Socio, Phil) B.Sc. M. Ed, Ph.D Former Principal, K.L.D.A.V.(P.G) College, Roorkee, India     The term avatar refers to a soul who has been freed from maya (delusion) and is sent by the will of God back … Continue reading

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THE BIRTH OF THE INDIAN NATIONAL CONGRESS

Dr. V.K.Maheshwari, M.A(Socio, Phil) B.Sc. M. Ed, Ph.D Former Principal, K.L.D.A.V.(P.G) College, Roorkee, India Before the birth of the National Congress, a number of organisations were formed, but most of them had limited objectives .In order to draw the attention of the … Continue reading

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Moslem Architecture in India- Mixture of Afghan style and Mogul style

Dr. V.K.Maheshwari, M.A. (Socio, Phil) B.Sc. M. Ed, Ph.D. Former Principal, K.L.D.A.V.(P.G) College, Roorkee, India India’s architectural heritage constituted ‘the greatest galaxy monuments in the world Dr. Ernest Binfield Havell (1861-1934) Dr. Ernest Binfield Havell, insisted that the Islamic architecture in … Continue reading

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Plato- A Poet and Mystic, as well as a Philosopher

  Dr. V.K.Maheshwari, M.A. (Socio, Phil) B.Sc. M. Ed, Ph.D. Former Principal, K.L.D.A.V.(P.G) College, Roorkee, India Plato (Platon, “the broad shouldered”) was a philosopher in Classical Greece and the founder of the Academy in Athens, the first institution of higher learning … Continue reading

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Philosophy [fi-los-uh-fee] – Love for Wisdom

Dr. V.K.Maheshwari, M.A(Sociology, Philosophy) B.Sc. M. Ed, Ph. D Former Principal, K.L.D.A.V.(P.G) College, Roorkee, In most languages there are words that are translated into English as ‘philosophy’ — in European languages, those words often share the same Greek roots as … Continue reading

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Concept of Aims and Objectives of Education

  Dr. V.K.Maheshwari, M.A(Sociology, Philosophy) B.Sc. M. Ed, Ph. D Former Principal, K.L.D.A.V.(P.G) College, Roorkee, Education is a purposeful and ethical activity and each activity as aspect has some aim before it. So, there is a close relationship between an … Continue reading

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THE CONCEPT OF DEVA AND NATURE SPIRITS

  Dr. V.K.Maheshwari, M.A(Sociology, Philosophy) B.Sc. M. Ed, Ph. D Former Principal, K.L.D.A.V.(P.G) College, Roorkee, Scriptures of all kinds state ‘Thou shalt not worship graven images.’ But to have a picture or an image of some sacred, revered figure , … Continue reading

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SHIVA -THE UNIVERSALLY ACCEPTED ETERNAL GOD OF FERTILITY

  Dr. V.K.Maheshwari, M.A(Sociology, Philosophy) B.Sc. M. Ed, Ph. D Former Principal, K.L.D.A.V.(P.G) College, Roorkee,   During the pre vedic period some ancient cults of Saivism were in vogue in the Indian subcontinent. We have references to believe that Shiva … Continue reading

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