(A version of this piece appeared in quora.com.) Rowan Atkinson, more ardently known as Mr. Bean, said that one needs to apologize for a bad joke; hence there is no need for an apology in saying that a woman in burqa looks like a letterbox. Mr. Bean should know what is a good joke. In … Continue reading SHOULD BORIS JOHNSON APOLOGISE?
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
This is what Brother Taleemat Islam, after challenging me to find anything wrong in the Quran, has quoted: “Brother why not start with your scriptures … Pratisarg Parv 3; Khand 3; Adhyaai 3; Shlokas 5 to 27 its translation:At that time a spiritual teacher (Acharya) known as Mahamad (Muhammad) appeared amongst the Mlecchas (non Indians/non … Continue reading IS MUHAMMAD PROPHESIED IN BHAVISHYA PURANA?