Prasad Kulkarni

Prasad Kulkarni is a Data and Analytics professional. At work, he analyses historical data and ponders over historical events otherwise.

A Scientist takes us from 0 to 1. An Engineer take us from 1 to 99

It was the brilliant physicist James Maxwell who pioneered electrodynamics. However, it was a brilliant engineer like Oliver Heaviside who brought Maxwell’s theory...

The key question in life is “Why?”

I was recently watching a Marathi movie named Paavankhind, based on the legendary battle of Ghodkhind(a narrow mountain pass), led by Chhatrapati Shivaji’s...

Decolonization of Indian Minds

Personally, the biggest highlights of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s speech on India’s 75th Independence day ceremony were: Getting out of Colonial Mindset...

You are the owner of your actions: Example of Draupadi Vastraharan

Almost everyone in India knows about Draupadi Vastraharan. Besides, everyone knows who committed the crime i.e. Dusshasana. But do you know who instigated this barbarous...

But I don’t think of you – Lesson from the Fountainhead

Ellsworth Toohey–a great scholar, humanitarian, and architectural expert–the primary critic(Secret Admirer) and opponent of Howard Roark, a Legendary...

To defeat a monster, you need not be one

Most of us remember the Netflix series The Crown for some spicy segment(s) about Nehru. But, something else stood out for me. In one of the episodes, Winston Churchill...

What is Dharma? Krishna’s Dilemma

Two huge armies had gathered in Kurukshetra. It was the commencement of a fight to finish.Everyone was eager to fight. But at the very moment Arjuna found himself...

Learning from the desecration of Somnath Temple

In an act of psychological warfare, Anas Haqqani, a member of Taliban, visited the tomb of Mahmud of Ghaznavi and praised him for a ghastly act. The Turkic ruler...

Revisiting India’s maritime history and strategy

India’s maritime History Amongst the first instances of India’s maritime culture can be found in Mahabharata. Lord Krishna built the port city of Dwarka in order...

Krishna – the great tactical and strategic thinker

There is a certain resistance in viewing Krishna as a human. In my humble opinion though, it is myopic. When you look at him as god, he is adorable. But when you...