WHERE IS GOD IN THE MIDST OF CORONAVIRUS

By Promod Puri Churches, temples, mosques, or Gurdwaras may not be much congregated these days due to the Coronavirus epidemic worldwide. This emptiness at the places of prayers is either due to imposed restrictions or people just avoiding venues of large gatherings. The business of religion, like any other business, is down. But this business…

RELIGION HAS GUIDING ROLE IN POLITICS

By Promod Puri Whereas rituals, customs, and traditions furnish symbolic and distinctive identity to religion, the pathways to the divinity which are paved with morals and ethics, are often debased by its despicable ceremonial rites and practices. It is in this context that the contemporary and progressive political ideologies disdain religion. Its nature is customarily…

What Does Goddess Kali’s Unusual And Scary Look Mean

By Promod Puri In my understanding of Hinduism, there is more in its nature of study and deliberations than just religion. It is in this context that the chapter of Goddess Kali divulges an aspect of Hindu thought and philosophy that is apart from rationality, spirituality, morality, and myths. Goddess Kali is an exciting and…

Temple Hinduism, Meditation And Karma

By Promod Puri “Temple-Hinduism” is an expression introduced by Vasudha Narayanan, Professor of Religion, University of Florida. The terminology is not an academic phrasing, nor does it reflect a new sect in Hinduism. It is an interpretation of Hinduism related to the devotional practices of rituals and prayers in the temple’s iconological environment. As we…

Koi Bole Ram Ram, Koi Khudaaye….

Koi Bole Ram Ram, Koi Khudaaye Koi Sevai Gusaiyan, Koi Allahe Kaaran Karan Kareem, Kirpaa Dhaar RaheemKoi Nahavai Teerath, Koi Hajj Jaaye Koi Karaiy Pooja, Koi Sir Nivaaye Koi Padhe Ved Koi Kateb. Koi Odhai Neel Koi Supaid Koi Kahe Turq Koi Kahe Hindu. Koi Baachhai Bhist, Koi Surgindu Kaho Naanak Jin Hukam Pachhaata. Prabh Sahib…

Mindset Review Restores Its Rationality

By Promod Puri Distorted, false, or unrealistic information twist our thinking. As of result, our perceptions are flawed. Endeavoring for the true nature of things helps brain circuits to function naturally in the evolution of a sound and conscientious or attentive mind. Human brains are built for sophisticated and complex activity. It is in this…

Satnam Waheguru: Both A Prayer And Mantra

By Promod Puri “Satnam Waheguru,” two simple words of profound spiritual significance. A companion in solitude, Satnam Waheguru, where the universal truth of His wonders is accepted with utmost reverence. And that adoration becomes a prayer, Satnam Waheguru, Satnam Waheguru…. ‘Sat’ stands for Truth, ‘Nam’ identifies that Truth. ‘Wahe’ is a feel of ‘wow’ moment,…

Creating Mindset views

By Promod Puri Distorted, false, or unrealistic information twist our thinking. As of result, our perceptions are flawed. The phenomenon produces “brain bubbles,” according to Kelly Lambert, Professor of Behavioral Neuroscience, University of Richmond, in The Conversation. The “bubbles” are not actually any physical formations in the brain. It is instead a metaphorical assumption, to…