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Free from life and death

September 20, 2018

People talk about freedom as being free from rules, laws and responsibilities: ‘I want to be free from my troubles.’ ‘I wish I was free from the...

The First Fundamentalist Impulse From Brahma

April 3, 2018

There are innumerable creation myths with Shiva as protagonist because a single metaphor is never adequate to describe the mysteries of the universe. A...

Three kinds of people

March 25, 2019

Ramakrishna describes three types of gurus and likens them to medical doctors. One looks at the patient, feels his pulse, then prescribes the necessary...

Krishna’s Divine Path

March 28, 2019

When you look at the essence of Krishna as to who he is, he is an irrepressible child, prankster, enchanting flute player, graceful dancer, irresistible...

‘I Don’t Know' Is The Doorway To Learning

September 27, 2018

Years ago, when I was in university, I stood up and asked a professor to give me her notes so I could...

Writing With Heartfelt Gratitude To Women

April 19, 2018

Some wonder why International Women’s Day should be observed on a single day of the calendar year. Despite President Obama’s declaration of March as...

The Spirit of Inclusiveness

December 21, 2018

Educating yourself fundamentally means to broaden your horizons. From being in limitedness, you want to enlarge yourself. Increasingly, in large cities...

MENTAL GARBAGE Sift carefully, choose well

April 2, 2019

The mind is an accumulation. It is society’s garbage bin. Anybody who passes by, stuffs something into your head. Let’s say you don’t like this person;...

Something You May Never Ever Dream Of

April 25, 2019

I first saw a calculator at the age of thirteen. I was deeply offended, wondering why on earth we were being tortured in math class when all that the teacher...

Social Democracy, Idealism And Moral Integrity

June 19, 2018

This month of April marks the birth anniversary of one of India’s most tireless campaigners against...

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