Season 1

Gargi, Maitreyee and other Brahmavadinis (Part 3)
Heritage India PodcastMay 02, 2021x
4
00:25:5423.75 MB

Gargi, Maitreyee and other Brahmavadinis (Part 3)

From the era of Veda and Upanishad in the 8th century BCE, this episode touches on the grace of Gargi Vachaknavi one of the most influential philosophers of the Vedic period and her enlightening debate with sage Yajnavalkya in the Janak’s court. In this episode, host Sucheta Paranjape deconstructs G...

Gargi, Maitreyee and other Brahmavadinis (Part 2)
Heritage India PodcastMay 02, 2021x
4
00:21:3619.82 MB

Gargi, Maitreyee and other Brahmavadinis (Part 2)

From the era of Veda and Upanishad in the 8th century BCE, this episode explores the sagacity of the great Brahmhavadini Maitreyi, one of the most renowned and virtuous philosophers from the Vedic period. It gives insight into the choices she makes when her husband, Sage Yajnavalkya decides to take ...

Gargi, Maitreyee and other Brahmavadinis (Part 1)
Heritage India PodcastMay 02, 2021x
4
00:17:3616.15 MB

Gargi, Maitreyee and other Brahmavadinis (Part 1)

From the era of Veda and Upanishad in the 8th century BCE, this episode talks about the great scholar Ubhaya Bharati, the Janak’s court, and the way of eastern philosophy a journey of love for wisdom. Host Sucheta Paranjape gives a brief introduction to the dynamics of philosophy of the 8th century ...

Mahanayika Draupadi (Part 1)
Heritage India PodcastApril 24, 2021x
3
00:24:1822.29 MB

Mahanayika Draupadi (Part 1)

One woman who stands out if we were to identify as Mahanayika in Mahabharata would be Draupadi. From the famous Sanskrit epic of Mahabharata of ancient India by Vyasa, Host Dr.Sucheta Paranjape dives into the life of the Mahanayika Draupadi, the woman around whom the story of Mahabharata stood from ...

Mahanayika Draupadi (Part 2)
Heritage India PodcastApril 24, 2021x
3
00:29:2426.96 MB

Mahanayika Draupadi (Part 2)

From the famous Sanskrit epic of Mahabharata of ancient India by Vyasa, Host Dr.Sucheta Paranjape dives into the life of the Mahanayika Draupadi, the woman around whom the story of Mahabharata stood from the perspective of realism. As Shakuni, Duryodhana's uncle arranges the dice game for Yudhishthi...

Women in Rigved (Part 2)
Heritage India PodcastApril 16, 2021x
5
00:24:1622.26 MB

Women in Rigved (Part 2)

Fascinating Women of Ancient India As we listen to host Dr. Sucheta Paranjape describe the life goddesses, women of Rig Veda, this episode explores the grace of their marriage, the ceremonies, and the significance of the beautiful mantras the spouses took. In this episode learn about the value of wo...

Women in Rigved (Part 1)
Heritage India PodcastApril 16, 2021x
4
00:18:3717.08 MB

Women in Rigved (Part 1)

Fascinating Women of Ancient India The meaning of being a woman varies a lot if we compare to five thousand years ago, the rights women enjoyed back then and their position in society was very different. In this episode Dr. Sucheta Paranjpe describes the women in the era of Rig Veda, their lifestyle...

Fascinating Women of Ancient India - Yojanagandha Satyavati (Part 3)
Heritage India PodcastApril 11, 2021x
3
00:09:328.77 MB

Fascinating Women of Ancient India - Yojanagandha Satyavati (Part 3)

What was the ultimate meaning of Satyavati’s life? Did her ambitions overpower her conscientiousness? Did her conditions and choices sacrifice the lives of the people who followed her? In this episode Dr. Sucheta Paranjpe shares her enlightening wisdom on Satyavati’s different aspects of life. In th...

Fascinating Women of Ancient India - Yojanagandha Satyavati (Part 2)
Heritage India PodcastApril 11, 2021x
2
00:21:0519.34 MB

Fascinating Women of Ancient India - Yojanagandha Satyavati (Part 2)

We continue to explore the life of Satyavati, as we move towards the part of the story where the King of Hastinapur Shantanu meets Satyavati. Listen to this episode to know what were the conditions of fisherman chieftain Dashraj, the foster father to Satyavati, for marriage and why the Crown Prince ...