Identity Distortion

Varnas

Varnas – A journey to its roots

We see divisions all around us – in nature, in society, within government, within our own body. Even an ant or honeybee colony seems to have division of labor. Interestingly…



My Yajna and Indology Kumbh Mela Harvard धर्मान्तरण प्राचीन पुरातात्विक NGO Racket गुरुओं जाति-व्यवस्था asymmetric dialog Bharatiya Exceptionalism

Bharatiya Thought Is Not Understood In America

I was quite shocked when I discovered that Bharatiya philosophy is not being addressed properly in American universities. In fact, only two American universities offer a doctorate in Bharatiya philosophy. In…



Makar Sankranti

Makar Sankranti is no Bakrid

Does anyone remember their school days when they were asked to write an essay on a festival, e.g. Holi, Deepavali, or Uttarayan? We used to start off with festivals are…



Jallikattu Conspiracy Bharatiya Identity

Jallikattu is an issue of National Integrity

Jallikattu ban is seen as a needless interference of state machinery into our traditions by many people in Bharat who support the sport but there is a far graver concern…


Confused Modern Hindu

The Confused Modern Hindu

A proper diagnosis is essential for a correct prognosis and treatment. Swami Chinmayananda reinterpreted this ailment afflicting the Hindu masses as the Arjuna disease.  A few years after this initial prognosis, the…