THE VEDAS The oldest of the Hindu scriptures is the Rig Veda, presumed to date back to eternity by Hindu puritans and to BC 3000-1500 by conservative historians. This Veda, the first of four, is actually a series of poetic incantations by the ancient nomadic tribe of Aryans. Believed nomadic because there is no … Continue reading THE MANY HINDU THEORIES OF CREATION
If you are a father like I am Your love and promise of protection for your children are unconditional. You’d love your children whether or not they love you back. You'd never discriminate between your daughter and your son. Your love for them is not measured by the praise they shower on you from … Continue reading MAN, THOU ARE NOT GOD’S CHILD
Do you know that: India has 3.57 crore women less than men? That despite that wide gap in gender ratio, a woman cannot get a husband without paying dowry in cash and kind? That nearly every marriage in India is a criminal act because by law dowry giving and taking are both crimes? That 7,000 … Continue reading WHY MY BHARAT IS NOT MAHAN
My answer to In one sentence only, why do you believe or not believe in God? Answer by Vishu Menon: I do not believe that a person so wrathful, stupid, misogynistic, racist, pernicious, sadistic, masochistic, pestilential, greedy-for-blood, murderous, uncertain, unintelligent, powerless and inconsequential, claiming to be the opposite of all these descriptions by religions of … Continue reading In one sentence only, why do you believe or not believe in God?
That woman, Rakhi Sawant, was right. Valmiki was once a murderer. Further, Rakhi was destined to say it. This may be a mere legend, but was among the stories I learnt in class 3. His name was Ratnakar, profession banditry. He would stand by lonely forest trails, waiting for victims. When an unfortunate one came … Continue reading Why Rakhi hit the nail
Sage Markandeya was a virtuous devotee of Vishnu, the Supreme Deity of the Hindus. He had practised relentless abstinence and self-control, lived only by begging alms, and never failed to recite the Vedas and to offer morning and evening prayers. So pleased was Vishnu with his penance, that he appeared before the sage and asked … Continue reading THE ALIEN GODS : ARE WE COMPUTER SIMULATIONS?