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Inward Journey

  There are two kinds of truths: (1) objective truth, given by various branches of science, and (2) subjective truth, discovered by each individual within him-/herself.  Mother Teresa’s conviction that we have to do good though the world may be … Continue reading

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Rise above systems

  Please answer the following questions ‘yes’ or ‘no’. Are you open to experience?  That is, if a new and possibly strange experience comes along, instead of getting frightened or depressed or awful… do you try to learn a lesson … Continue reading

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Aamir Khan’s Truth

  I’m speaking about Aamir Khan’s show, Satyamev Jayate.  I was a little upset with the Hindu’s article yesterday, titled Satyamev Jayate’s Ardh Satya by one Farah Naqvi.  Farah has raised a very pertinent question about the show: about the … Continue reading

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Peak of Discontent

  Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold; Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world, The blood-dimmed tide is loosed, and everywhere The ceremony of innocence is drowned; The best lack all conviction, while the worst Are full of passionate … Continue reading

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Poetry in a prosaic world

D M R Sekhar is a friend that I acquired at a blog site.  He has now published a collection of his poems under the title Temples of Sand.  I was privileged to write its Foreword.  I am reproducing that … Continue reading

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Gandhi, His God and the ordinary mortals

  Mahatma Gandhi was a radical thinker with an idealistic vision.  He strove utmost to put that vision into practice in his life.  He was no less than the Buddha or Jesus in his aspirations as well as materialisation of … Continue reading

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The Nexus between Truth and Power

  “Generally speaking, truth has been suffered to exist in the world just to the extent that it profited the rulers of society.”  These are words of renowned American philosopher Barrows Dunham (1905-1995).  In his book Man Against Myth Dunham … Continue reading

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