Religious Diversity Can Help Our Spiritual Growth

I try to avoid talking about religion these days as far as I can. Religion is something, I’ve realized, that one must try to embody and reflect in one’s life, not debate or preach about. But the other day I broke my rule and allowed myself to engage in a religious...

Non-Violent Activism

Peace is not simply the absence of war. It also means the absence of all kinds of negative feelings, such as hatred, anger, intolerance, because violence is nothing but a manifestation of these negative feelings. Peace therefore is the presence of all kinds of good,...

The YGYG Law

Just as there are universal laws of physics and chemistry, there are also universal laws of the psyche or soul. One of these laws is the ‘You Get What You Give’ law, the YGYG Law for short. Different religions have explained this law in different terms—as rewards for...

Turning points

It premised that if Indians, who were largely tradition- and custom-bound, explored their scientific temperament, the nation would emerge from sloth and inertia, embarking on the road to dynamic leadership. And prophetically it has happened so. India, the youngest...