Once upon a time, there was a riparian town. A peculiar law prevailed in that land. Anyone could become King and reign for five years. At the end of his term, not only could he not aspire for another term, but would be ferried down to the other bank of the river where wild and ferocious carnivores waited for him. He would die in no time. This law was inviolable. Sacrosanct. None could change it.
Archive for November 2010
Is it right for Indians — the nouveau riche and the rising middle class — to adopt the herd mentality and add on to the fleet of motor vehicles which move on like a flock of lazy, straying sheep on what seem like tractable roads?
The book – The Science Of Sciences — published for the first time four years ago, in the USA, by the Chinmaya Mission, is a compilation of meticulously-crafted essays by 25 distinguished personalities — statesmen, academics, philosophers, physicians, theologians, spiritual masters and scientists — from around the world.
Passion and reason, heart and mind, emotion and cognition – these always exist in pairs. If they do not work at cross-purposes with each other, everything remains in perfect order. Man, however, has been striving to reach this “Holy Grail,” without success. Or, so we think…