Monthly Archives: January 2019

What is the scientific reason according to Hinduism for ringing a bell before entering a temple?

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By Sunil Kumar There is a scientific, mystical and contemplative reason behind nearly every Hindu practice. Indic culture in general(includes Hinduism and Indic religions such as Buddhism, Jainism, Sikhism etc) emerged from a world view that was focused on liberation …

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Who is ‘Kshar Purush’ in Bhagavad-Gita?

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By Sunil Kumar According to Ramananda Prasad of the International Gita Society, see this link Maya in the Gita ‘There are two Purushas, the entities or aspects of the Absolute divine existence, in this world: The changeable Kshar Purush, and …

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Did Aristotle have any role in Alexander’s conquests, like Chanakya in Chandragupta?

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By Sunil Kumar Aristotle and Chanakya have a few similarities, but many differences. Unlike Kautilya a political and pragmatic strategist, who was instrumental in Chandragupta Maurya’s dethroning of the Nanda dynasty and laying the foundation of one of the ancient …

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Is it ironic that Nawazuddin Siddiqui, a man from UP playing the role of Bal Thackeray in his biopic who was against migrants from UP?

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By Sunil Kumar Yes, it is indeed ironic that Siddiqui is playing the part of Bal Thackeray in the biopic. I believe that this is going to be a 2-part series. But, this question would be better answered by the …

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How did China become such an advanced country in so little time?

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By Sunil Kumar Reams have been written on how China became an advanced country in a smaller time frame. It is particularly galling for us Indians as our democracy is a functioning anarchy. Also, nefarious designs by the country across …

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