Tag Archives: dharma

Why Religion?

There is a lot of debate on various questions related to religion. What is religion? Why does man need religion? Can a person be religious and scientific? Why does man need several religions? Do all the religions lead to the … Continue reading

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Sustainable Development

I attended a workshop on “Understanding Dharmic Roots and Worldview of Sustainable Development” on 24th January 2012. Here is an outline based on the workshop. There were so many topics and action items discussed in the workshop. What is given here … Continue reading

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Hinduism and Fatalism

One of the common misconceptions about Hinduism is that it advocates fatalism. Fatalism with respect to individuals is a philosophical doctrine that an individual does not have full control over the events that happen in his life. There are two … Continue reading

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Driving as Sadhana

Driving my scooter in traffic has been a very edifying experience. The traffic rules are the basic dharma system that I can test myself on. When there is a red light I need to wait. Often when signal has just … Continue reading

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How to Lead a Purposeful Life

I talked to the children of the Summer Camp conducted by Ramakrishna Math, Ulsoor, Bangalore (www.ramakrishnamath.in). Here is an outline of the talk. The topic has four significant words. We can understand each of them one by one. Life – … Continue reading

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