THE MANY HINDU THEORIES OF CREATION

  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

ASIANET, BABU PAUL AND THE CHURCH

“What was the book that won Pearl S.Buck a Nobel Prize?”, he asked a group of fellow students chatting away outside the lecture hall.. “Good Earth”, said some. “No,” said Babu Paul, a stickler for details. “The Good Earth. And her other works.” All of us in the Pre-university class in Union Christian College, Alwaye … Continue reading ASIANET, BABU PAUL AND THE CHURCH