Ram On The Spot

“Ramayana remains a metaphorical study in the way Ram’s glory is chanted as ‘Maryada Purush’. His adventures are no doubt fascinating but he can and should be questioned on being termed the perfect husband. It pretty sums up the agni pariksha modern women in our society are going through and how they are labeled as…

A Progressive View Of God

“The magnanimity of God finds space in every atom or sub-atoms constituting our worlds. However, besides these somatic existences, His residency is also sought in our minds and thoughts which influence our deeds. And this is where a progressive and pragmatic turn in our study and understanding of God in the contemporary society can take…

Rituals And Prayer

God’s existence is marred by elaborate rituals and customs which impact and disturb invoking His presence in the prayers and reverence for Him”. Excerpt from the essay Man created God, or God created man.

When We Shake Off Rituals From Religions

When we shake off rituals and customs from religions the same vibration of meaningfulness and spirituality can be realized in all of them. Rituals and customs only provide architecture to a religion. In fact, all religions carry the same fundamentals of virtuous living. It is their respective devotional practices which differentiate them. The pathways to…

Divinity In Thought

Induction of divinity in thoughts, words and deeds is cardinal part of any religious order.

GOD & KARMA

In the prayer to God lies the karma. Karma means action. From God one seeks to do the right action. Reaction will follow based on the Karma. That is the law of Karma. Harvest the fruit of good action. This is how it works. God may or may not deliver miracles. It is Karma directed…

Season’s Greetings

In the spirit of exchanging greetings with our friends and relative we also wish peace and happiness for all the humanity, and join together to bring along everybody so nobody is left out in our celebrations of the holiday season. Realizing that we human beings, along with animals, plants, mountains, rivers, seas and everything visible…

​ Does God Play Role In Our Karmas

  Does God play a role in assigning karmas in an individual’s life? If He does then a karma can be classified as fate or a predetermined destiny. In that case our freedom to create events is either restricted or controlled. The divine intervention and direction both in its predestined agenda and in producing consequence…

God’s Role In Fate

Does God play a role in assigning karmas in an individual’s life? If He does then a karma can be classified as fate or a predetermined destiny. In that case our freedom to create events is either restricted or controlled. The divine intervention and direction both in its predestined agenda and in producing consequence discourage…

Nothing in the world final

“Nothing in the world is final, ultimate, lasting and durable. THERE IS NO FULL STOP IN HISTORY. What appeared to be final destination might be a stage for the next”.-Balraj Puri, Writer and human right activist. (1928-2014)

What is fate!

Does fate play its role in our lives. Or is it just an imaginary judgement that life is steered by fate. “What is going to happen will happen is pre-determined by fate”. Is it an expression of consolation, helplessness or just an inherent feeling to accept fate. The things we do are controlled by fate?…

Hinduism: An Individual Experience

“Hinduism has no traditional ecclesiastical order, no centralized religious authorities, no governing body, no prophet(s) nor any binding holy book; Hindus can choose to be polytheistic, pantheistic, monistic, or atheistic. Within this diffuse and open structure, spirituality in Hindu philosophy is an individual experience”. – Julius Lipner, author: Hindus: Their Religious Beliefs and Practices. Source: Wikipedia.