The time when I defied the odds

When it cannot be done, it is then that it must be done! In between all those heavy political and spiritual posts, I just wanted to share this one for a change of flavor for a bit. It was way back in 2003 that I had gone to India after long, protacted and very bitterly fought legal battle over the family house that my Grandfather had built.In Indian courts many things happen, and in my case, I had had some bad experiences with incompetent and bad legal advise and representation, until I came … [Read more...]


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India’s Daughter: Unethical Journalism Breaching Voyeuristic Limits to “Shame a Nation”

Days after the launch of the movie "50 Shades of Grey" the world over, where BDSM (Bondage, Discipline, Sadism and Masochism) erotic practices are shown - a movie and a story where women are depicted akin to sex slaves to a rich handsome guy, we have in India and the world, a controversy about a documentary "India's Daughter".  A documentary on a young girl who was brutally raped and left to die on the road along with her friend.  This documentary, which hinges on the testimony of one of the rap … [Read more...]


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India’s Daughter: Ok, We are Outraged, Indian Men are Devils Incarnate with Medieval Mindset… now WHAT?!!

“A trial by press, electronic media or public agitation is the very antithesis of rule of law” stated India's Supreme Court in State of Maharashtra v. Rajendra J. Gandhi [(1997) 8 SCC 386]. This goes to the heart of a democratic society as opposed to a banana republic. The struggle between Freedom of Expression and Justice has been going on for a long time in the free socities of the world. English, United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and India have approached it very differently. Whi … [Read more...]


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Holi is to Surf with the Existence, NOT a “Victory of Good over Evil”!

The story of Holi goes that there was a demon King Hiranyakashipu, who hated his son, Prahalad for worshipping God Vishnu. He had a sister, Holika who had a boon that she can never be burnt. To kill Prahalad the king had him sit in Holika's lap to kill him. Strangely, Holika burnt and Prahalad came out alive. According to Bhagavat purana,[1][2][3] there was a king named Hiranyakashipu who, like a lot of demons and Asuras, had the intense desire to be immortal. To fulfill this desire he … [Read more...]


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Why do Hindus do Idol Worship? A Scientific and Spiritual exploration

Idols in the Hindu temples are not toys or statues. They are physical bodies which have been energized to vibrate in a certain way such that they impact everything around them. The entire concept and the science behind the idols and their handling is given under Agama Shastra, a tantric scientific methodology that has been perfected over many millenia. The idol as indeed the entire temple becomes a vibrating body that can impact any person that is in the vicinity of the temple. This practice of … [Read more...]


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Netanyahu’s Horrible Mistake on Iran and History of Proliferation via China and Pakistan

In mid-1980s, Abdul Qadeer (AQ) Khan - Pakistan's infamous Nuclear scientist - provided the design for the P-1 (P stands for Pak) nuclear plant to Iran.  A plant that contained 5,832 P1 centrifuges in 38 individual cascades, four sets of cascades would be producing enriched uranium in stages up to weapon-grade.  Iran called these IR-1.  The plant was built in Iran with parts smuggled through the networks.   For example, in 2002, B.S.A. Tahir - AQ Khan's protege - was using SMB Computers as a cove … [Read more...]


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Lights Camera Action: Enter PM Modi in his Infamous Personalised Suit

This article is by Archana Kapoor. She is the Founder and Chief Blogger at drishti.coDate: January 25th, 2015 at Hyderabad House, DelhiScene 1: Chai Pe Charcha Take 1. Action!Enter President Obama with our very own, much-loved Prime Minister Modi. Dress Code: Formals.As the two besties make way towards the garden where the hot tea-pot awaits them, suddenly all cameras zoom in… No! not at the charming smile of Obama but, at PM Modi’s Bandhgala. They focus the valuable zoom lenses … [Read more...]


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Mahashivaratri: The Night when Yoga happened to the First Yogi

8.7% of US adults - or 20.4 million - practice yoga.  Another 44.4% of the US adults are "Aspirational Yogis" - those interested in trying yoga.  Unfortunately, Yoga for almost all has remained an exercise, when it could have been a tool for complete transformation of a being.  Today, Americans are spending $10.8 billion on Yoga learning and products (source).  A large market of health and fitness from an ancient tradition that was created towards a very important end.It would be instructive … [Read more...]


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