Thimmakka is not a book-inspired environmentalist. She did not go to school or get any formal education. She worked as a labourer and like most voiceless Indian women, took life head-on for survival.
Stephen Hawking speaks to Larry King about the rather grim status quo of mankind. Published in Russia Today on June 27, 2016.
On video: Greenpeace holds a historic performance with pianist Ludovico Einaudi on the Arctic Ocean. It is going to take more, so much more...
Karunesh writes that the real meaning of darshan is the transmission of samadhi through the grace of a master.
Last night you spoke of satsang and the importance of the disciple's proximity to the guru. Does this mean physical proximity? Is the disciple who lives at a great physical distance from the guru at a loss?
Beloved Osho, You spoke the other day of how, when an individual dies, he almost immediately finds another womb. But what happens when people die en masse, as happens in wartime or in an earthquake, for example? How can there be that many wombs available at one time? Also, if a third world war should happen, or AIDS eliminates two thirds of the world population, what will happen to those souls for whom there are no wombs available?
Somebody asked Mulla Nasrudin when he was lying on his deathbed:
Paul A Philips researches the concepts of heaven and hell, and wonders, "The question is, if people keep coming back lifetime after lifetime then how come is it that they never went to heaven or hell in between lives?"
Article 44: Your human population has been growing continuously since the end of the Black Death, around the year 1350, although the most significant increase has been in the last 70 years.
Article 42: This is the time either to destroy your whole Earth or to destroy all these arbitrary conceptions of nation, race and religion, to rebuild humankind and to make the whole Earth one humanity.
Article 41: As societies evolved from family-groups and tribes to chiefdoms and states, the power elite created the gods to glue the people together as “brothers and sisters”, in order to let them work and fight for them.
In an interview, Upadhi elaborates about the modality she has been teaching globally for more than 35 years.
From the BBC series ‘India on a Plate’ – a look at India's home kitchens by Amita Baviskar, published on July 25, 2016.
From the BBC series ‘India on a Plate’, on the origins of and popular demand of masala chai. Justin Rowlatt on BBC, July 15, 2016.
From the BBC series ‘India on a Plate’, on the origins of and popularity of biriyani. Pushpeth Panth on BBC, July 12, 2016.
Kul Bhushan met up again with Anjaly Thomas at the occasion of the release of her new book, 'There are No Gods in North Korea' in New Delhi.
Our lives might be more meaningful if fun embraced facing the world as it really is, full of the mundane and the difficult. Douglas Heaven reviews Ian Bogost's book 'Play Anything' in the 'New Scientist' on September 21, 2016.
Trust is the quality of the child, these three qualities; the quality of being total, the quality of remaining ignorant in spite of knowledge, and the quality of trust. This is the meaning.
The final article in a series of four on meditations about purification by earth, water, fire, and air by Prem Geet.
Much evidence has been shown in books and documentaries about Jesus not having died on the cross but having traveled to India where his remains are kept, writes Bhagawati.