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The symbol and name ‘Swastika’ become the subject of unwarranted controversy, time to time. The best that I have read is that Swastika was loved by the whole world before it was corrupted by Nazis by WWII. The experts...
There is something in the very nature of Hinduism that it is today the only oldest continuing civilization of the world. That is despite never-seen-in-the-human-history scale genocides of Hindus in India (Bharat) by early Muslim invaders and conversion by...
Hinduism, when put through today's lens of "liberalism" shines brightly in all respects, even in its very raw form thousands of years ago. Ancient India, especially the early Vedic age had an abundance of moral and liberal values prevailing...
When the Chinese gift of Coronavirus infections – known as COVID-19 came, the media were awash with images of well known western leaders avoiding handshakes, but using the ancient Indian greeting of “namaste” instead. Suddenly there is new awareness...
Recent events have shown the color saffron to be against pluralism. Wait, hear me out! I know saffron is the color of Hindus, and we all know there is no community more pluralistic than the Hindus! I get that!...
Long ago, I tried my hands at English poetry. My first (and the last) was: Come, Come O’ The Winter Fall, Come you soon, I love you fall, You are gloomy, you are still, But I love you fall the sooner still, B’cause with...
Cut to COVID-19: You hear advises like maintain healthy social distancing; wash your hands frequently; don’t shake hands, say Namaste of India; do yoga and meditation to build immunity. Statista (a business data company) recently, based on WIN/ Gallup...
In the present digital age, there is an intense competition for eyeballs, clicks, TRP. Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is in great demand. You got to pay to be ahead of the game. Everyone likes to emerge above and first...
Over the years, there have been many people who have tried to denigrate the different gods and goddesses. These forms of supreme divinity ensure the devout Hindu has a good day. Our parents taught us to thank god every...
I was reviewing some old news videos and one that struck me as needing a response was “Intolerant Hindus”. This particular video had an actress of a few years ago and now a member of the INC, Urmila Matondkar,...