Great Throughts Treasury

This site is dedicated to the memory of Dr. Alan William Smolowe who gave birth to the creation of this database.


"The mark of the historic is the nonchalance with which it picks up an individual and deposits him in a trend, like a house playfully moved in a tornado." - Mary McCarthy

"One who dies today takes rebirth because of the blessings of Lord Indra." - Rig Veda, or The Rigveda