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Sadhana enlightens

June 26, 2018

Enlightenment never happens. It is always there. The sadhana that you do is just to see it is there. You are not doing sadhana to construct divinity within...

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...

‘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...

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...

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...

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...

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;...

Celebrate The Democratic Culture Of Quest

March 16, 2018

Someone asked me the other day if i was an uncritical believer in the existing political regime. I found the question amusing. Not just because, as a guru,...

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...

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