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Four Yogas in Bhagavad Gita

Swami Vivekananda has highlighted four paths to reach the Ultimate Goal. His famous words reflect this: “Each soul is potentially divine. The goal is to manifest this Divinity within, by controlling nature, external and internal. Do this either by work, … Continue reading

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Reflections on July 4th

I am here on a visit to US. Today, On July 4th, I remember what a colleague from Itron US, pointed out to me a couple of months back about the core concept of Rights in the US: “All people are created equal. … Continue reading

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Swami Vivekananda – The Key Thinker of Modern India

(This article was published in the Oct-Dec 2015 issue (number 17.2) of “Dialogue”, the quarterly magazine of Astha Bharati, Delhi, an organization to promote National Unity and Integrity.) Need of the Hour Indian thought is unique in the world. It … Continue reading

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Inspiring Quotes from Swami Vivekananda

Here are some inspiring quotes from the Complete Works of Swami Vivekananda. References are given for further pursuit. Strength We are responsible for what we are, and whatever we wish ourselves to be, we have the power to make ourselves. … Continue reading

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Complexity of Hinduism

(This paper was presented at International Conference on Communal Harmony & Nation Building at Benaras Hindu University, on 15-16 June 2015. The Conference was jointly organized by Department of Political Sciences, BHU and Islamic Students Organization.) Understanding the Complexity and Dynamism of Hinduism … Continue reading

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