In Honor of India’s National Youth Day

According to the Friends of Salaam Baalak Trust website, India has 440 million children. That's more than the entire population of North America (USA, Mexico and Canada put together). Every fifth child in the world is Indian.  So what sort of life do these children have as they grow up?40 percent of those under 5 are malnourished 50 percent do not attend school regularly Child labor is estimated at 60 million Two thirds of children are victims of physical abuseThe Church of S … [Read more...]

Religion Journal: Scientology Makes Inroads in India

By Joanna SugdenThe announcement that Hollywood star and prominent Scientologist Tom Cruise is breaking up with his actress wife Katie Holmes has brought the controversial religion back under the media microscopeBut Yatin Bajaj, the head of communications at the Scientology center in New Delhi, unsurprisingly prefers to talk about matters closer to home, and how Scientology is attracting people in India.“What Scientology can offer is a technique with which a person can dig himself o … [Read more...]

Religion weds science

An interview with the director of the New Delhi Centre of Scientology, which  appeared in the Times of India.In Scientology, people find practical solutions which they can apply to life's problems, says Horst Tubbesing, mission head, New Delhi Centre of Scientology, in an interview with Reena Singh.How would you describe Scientology?For me, Scientology is simply the best and most efficient way to solve everyday problems you run into. You will agree that every person has problems.Religion … [Read more...]

An article in the Times of India discusses a Scientology technique called the touch assist., a procedure that is described fully in the Scientology Handbook booklet called "Assists for Illnesses and Injuries."Here is an excerpt from the article:People often get hurt or fall prey to diseases, injuries or mishaps and accidents. The role of medicine is limited – it treats the body, but overlooks the relationship a person’s mental attitude can have on his own body.A technique called Ass … [Read more...]

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