November 27, 2014
Dharma is that which is defined in the scriptures as the means of obtaining good results. Paramatma (the Supreme One) is also a dharma. This is where some confusion is likely to occur. We are told...
October 13, 2014
In his Mummani Kovai, Vedanta Desika brings out all the main qualities of the Lord, which make Him the Supreme One. The qualities of Satyatva, Amalatva, Anantatva, Anandatva and Jnanatva are all sp...
April 28, 2014
We often wonder how the world survives given the selfishness of a vast majority of people. It survives because of the few who put others before self. If every one of us were to be selfish, and mot...
December 27, 2013
Incidents of ‘moral policing’ had increased in the past month because of lack of punitive action by authorities, according to Muneer Katipalla, DYFI district president
November 23, 2013
Barring a few unsavoury exchanges, campaigners favouring the law against superstitions were received with enthusiasm by lawyers at the City Civil Court on Friday. More than 300 lawyers participate...
August 11, 2013
So devout was Thiruppanar to Lord Ranganatha,The Lord loved his hymns more than the chanting of His priest.If Thiruppanar failed to sing his hymns,Ranganatha could not sleep we...
August 5, 2013
Punk rockers draw double-takes as they dart through traffic, but it’s not just the pink hair, leather jackets or skull tattoos that make these 20-somethings rebels- It’s their willingness to speak...
May 19, 2013
Whoever said Faith is dead? That religion has become obsolete? Faith is still alive and kicking. It’s only that its address has changed. It has a new portal. In fact, man cannot live without some k...
January 26, 2013
After threatening a boycott of the Maha Kumbh on account of a dispute over land allotment, Shankaracharya of Dwarka Peeth Swami Swaroopananda Saraswati has relented and decided to take part in the...
December 20, 2012
Minister for Muzrai Kota Srinivas Poojary on Wednesday said the government would appeal before the Supreme Court to ban the practice of made snana at Kukke Subramanya temple in Dakshina Kannada di...
November 23, 2014
Man is engaged in the quest to come to terms with the concept of change, instability and impermanence that characterise worldly existence and seek the permanent. ‘Brahman is devoid of any differenc...
May 3, 2014
Basaveshwara’s teachings against caste and gender discriminations still valid
March 11, 2014
Sri M was speaking at a book release function and an interaction session titled ‘Ullodullam’ (Heart-to-Heart) organised by a cultural collective »
November 30, 2013
Narratives and texts are a part of our lives. In this essay, the novelist-author explores the reinvention of mythology in the present Indian context.
October 26, 2013
With enough digging, all opposing sides in any conflict will eventually find something that fits their narrative.
August 6, 2013
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Chouhan announced on Tuesday that the government would withdraw the notification to introduce verses from the Bhagavad Gita in Urdu textbooks for classes 1 an...
June 1, 2013
The country is much poorer for the passing away of Asghar Ali Engineer, who believed that true religion could never teach hatred, prejudice or violence.
March 19, 2013
A Scottish reverend has invited Muslims to pray alongside Christians in an Aberdeen church because the nearby mosque is so small that some worshippers were forced to pray outside.
December 19, 2012
SC stay on Karnataka HC order has led to temples continuing the practice »