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EXCERPT | Allowing the Diminishment of the Ego

We live amid the culture of narcissism. As our egos seek to conquer the word, we miss...

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EXCERPT | Swami Vivekananda’s Vision for Hinduism Must be Revisited 126 Years after Chicago Address

In the contemporary age when Hinduism has become interwoven with the complex thread of...

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Does Wisdom Matter?

It is in this context that Guy Claxton’s research on wisdom, creativity and education...

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Global Capital and the Politics of Ranking Universities

Higher education has a crucial social role, a role in "nation-building", because of which...

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Are Indian Cities Becoming Bourgeois?

The idea of the new post-industrial globalized metropolis began to circulate in India...

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Jawaharlal Nehru’s Inner Turmoil

Even if God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent Him, so Voltaire said. Perhaps...

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Excerpt | The Violence of the Mechanical Mind

The mechanical mind measures, predicts, and approaches knowing, but...

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EXCERPT | How Not to Make a Distinction Between the Religious and the Secular

I do not believe, in any case, that there is a clear-cut distinction between the...

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EXCERPT | No more partition, please…  

August 15, 1947: it was not just a day of joy and celebration; it was also a day of pain...

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Excerpt : ‘Liberty’ as a Powerful Instrument of Domination

We may distinguish both true and false needs. "False" are those which are superimposed...

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