The White HinduUsing the Mantra for Sleep
They say that when you meditate regularly, your body needs less sleep. I’ve never meditated regularly enough to know if this is true. I do know that when I was growing up, sleep was akin to laziness. Oversleeping, I was taught, is wasteful and decadent. We were instructed to never go back to sleep once [...]
Seeking ShantiEnding Violence Against Women
Be it India or America, as the great Hindu monk Swami Vivekananda said, "The best thermometer to the progress of a nation is its treatment of its women."
Meditation for LifeOut with the Old
The miracle of recapitulation is that it creates a natural current of self-awareness that can bring transformation all by itself.
God in the Age of KaliReligious Pluralism: The Key to Overcoming Global Conflict and Achieving Peace
Those who assert that their religious faith is the only one that paves the way to God contribute to human suffering and conflict.
Being DifferentResponse to the Postmodernist charge of “Essentialism”
My book’s emphasis on difference is mainly about differences in axioms, truth-claims and philosophies. The purpose is to demonstrate that all truth-claims are not the same, and the intent is not to establish the superiority or inferiority of any. Some post-modernists do find all truth-claims to be essentialism, including all scientific claims; however, that is [...]