Yoga has nothing to do with Beliefs, it’s about Transformation!

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When San Diego Superior Court Judge John Meyer asked the question "What is Religion?" in context of the trial on Yoga, he stepped into an area that is completely foreign to Americans and most Westerners.The greatest tragedy in mankind has been the concept of Religion.  And, its primacy in things to do with Divine.No one has really "seen" God.  People have simply experienced the ultimate experience that one can have or imagine as a human being.  And, if it was superlative enough, we cal … [Read more...]

The Utter Nonsense of Secularism

Secularism is called the panacea for all the problems that religion has created.  Religion, as defined by the Abrahamic dispensations.  Religion, that is no more than a belief system predicated on following.  Someone's edicts and utterings.If believing something that you have not experienced is sealed by an emphasis on faith without experience, then to uphold this faith and belief one needs to resort to fanaticism.  For, how do you assert the primacy of that, which you have not known.  For, i … [Read more...]

Can religion prevent violence?

When tragedies happen like the shooting at Newtown, Connecticut, the question of religion and its involvement often comes up. Does religion play a role in preventing and coping with such events? CNN’s Jim Roope examines the role of religion in our world with religious thought leaders in Los Angeles. … [Read more...]

What qualifies as a sin?

Sin has been used to screw the happiness out of people.  In Religion it has been used a lot to inject guilt for everyone.  But what is sin?  And what is the impact of sins in people's life? … [Read more...]

How median age and demographic changes impact the future of various religions in the world and in US

[soundcloud url="http://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/71657900" params="" width=" 100%" height="96" iframe="true" /] The Pew Research Center’s Forum on Religion and Public Life released a new report, “The Global Religious Landscape,” which provides a comprehensive look at religious affiliation by country and worldwide.  (Link to the report) Some of its highlights are given below. (Link)Men are significantly more likely than women to claim no religious affiliation. Nearly one-in-five men say they h … [Read more...]


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