Not sure whether it’s serendipity or destiny, I’m inclined towards the latter. Over the past few months, I have been thinking actively about learning Sanskrit. The reason is just one: having read almost every volume written in English, finally I want to be able to read and enjoy the Mahabharata and the Vedas in their own language, perhaps even attempt a translation of my own. It is difficult for me to call it the language of the Gods, but there is something magical in the power of its words. Read more
With science and its adherents, rationality and its advocates, taking up greater space in all dimensions of life, from the natural to the social, it’s getting harder and harder to be a saint in India. Read more
Businessman-politician Amar Singh has it.
Actor-businessperson Preity Zinta has it.
Politician and Congress party spokesperson Veerappa Moily has it.
Disgraced politician A Raja has it.
Former Railway minister Lalu prasad has it. Read more
If Indonesia’s deputy house speaker Priyo Budi Santoso words are to be taken to their logical conclusion, we might have another religion in the offing. Read more