DrishtikoneYearly Socio-Economic Predictions for India, Pakistan and US
Every year, at Drishtikone, we analyze the coming year for three nations – Indian, US, and Pakistan. In my view, for our purposes, these three nations are very important. One, because it is the Indian perspective that this blog shows while discussing and talking of Hinduism. US, because it is the most important country in [Read More...]
The White HinduAre Liberals Ashamed to Be American?
Recently I had a much more productive conversation with my half-Indian coworker than before. It was a slow, quiet Friday afternoon. There were only three people in the office and he happened to be working on a project right next to me. I don’t remember how we started but we were soon talking about the [Read More...]
Seeking ShantiPassing on the Hindu Faith
Being active in the temple community, along with what we have done outside the house of worship, has provided my children the essence of what it means to be Hindu.
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 KaliTyagaraja: The Poet Saint
Tyagaraja's music is indeed divine, and he not only wrote lovingly about his chosen deity, Sri Rama, but wrote more than a dozen songs on the nature and beauty of spiritual music.
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 [Read More...]