The writer is a Vedic scholar and social activist
My ideal of social justice runs counter to the casteism of Sangh Parivar. But my disagreements are spiritual, not political.
Without reason in our religious outlook we let the clergy manipulate us
Bhayyuji Maharaj’s suicide highlight pressures that overtake the spiritually inclined
I am a man of faith. The cynical political calculation of Ram Janmabhoomi movement is intolerable to me.
A sense of justice and fair play demands that unskilled workers are paid at least as much as their counterparts in the organised sector.
Light of the Vedas is an antidote to ignorance.
To help India, contemporary spiritualism must break the shackles on its own soul
What Ramdev has done is criminal. He is sowing seeds of horrendous violence in the minds of unsuspecting people within an ambience of faith. This is incitement of the most dangerous kind.
Male-dominated ‘places of worship’ are, in fact, places where god doesn’t reside.
Atal Bihari Vajpayee initiated the famous Delhi-Lahore bus service to foster better relationships between India and Pakistan. Vajpayee had travelled on the same bus during its inaugural run on February 19, 1999 and was received by Nawaz Sharif, his counterpart in Pakistan.