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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...

Take destiny in your hands

June 14, 2018

If everything in life is predestined, where is the scope to use our intelligence? Whoever told you that everything is destined? Nothing is destined. It...

How to deal with depression

June 1, 2018

Often, I feel low and suffer bouts of depression, and this affects my work and relationships. How should I overcome this? Depression makes you cynical;...

Intense Work Brings effortlessness

May 8, 2018

Logically, somebody who never put effort into anything should be the master of effortlessness. But it is not so. If you want to know effortlessness,...

Don’t Fight Desire

April 24, 2018

The Buddha has said that we should be desireless and passionless. How should we get rid of anger, lust and hatred? When Gautama talked of desirelessness,...

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 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...

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,...

Prayer is not the means

February 22, 2018

We think prayer is a means to reach God, but what do we really know about God? We have no direct experience of God; we are coming from a particular belief...

Dream And Reality, Myth And Fiction: They Coexist

February 6, 2018

A child once asked me, ‘Is life a dream or a reality?’ I replied, ‘Life is a dream but the dream...

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