Political, Religion, Social

Why Religion is Different from God

In a country whose very roots are deeply ingrained in the belief of God and Spirituality, it was impossible to not be affected by any of this while growing up. However, as I grew up, I understood the influence spirituality and, more importantly, religion, holds in our day-to-day lives. We live in a society where spiritual and religious leaders are…

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Political, Religion, Social

The Gita: Chapters ३ and ४

Shri Guru Charan Saroj Raj Nij mane mukure sudhar         Atha shrimadbhagavadGita श्रीगुरु चरन सरोज रज, निज मनु मुकुरु सुधारि। अथ श्रीमद्भगवद्ग The first 2 lines are taken from Hanuman Chalisa written by Tulsidas in the Awadhi dialect and the last lines are the Sanskrit words which mean “and now the Bhagavad Gita”. They are two independent verses which I…

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Political, Social, Sports

FA and CBF Announce Equal Wages for Men and Women International Teams

Guest for the Day: Vedika Mehendale! Last week, before their men’s team started their game against Iceland, the Football Association (FA), the football federation of the United Kingdom, announced that both, their men and women international teams would be paid equally to represent them. Just a few hours later, the Brazillian Football Confederation (CBF) also announced that they would be…

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Climate, Political, Social

Writing Competition Winner:

How Quarantine Changed My Life Often, recluses go to far-fetched locations with no purpose other than “finding their true selves, and their purpose in this world.” In India, ascetics and monks follow a similar rite of passage, once they reach a certain maturity level. You know what I would say to that, not six months ago? I wouldn’t understand it…

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Political, Religion, Social

The Gita: Chapters १ and २

वर्णानामर्थसंघानां रसानां छन्दसामपि।  मंगलानां च कर्त्तारौ वन्दे वाणीविनायकौ varṇānāmarthasaṃghānāṃ rasānāṃ chandasāmapi.maṅgalānāṃ ca karttārau vandē vāṇīvināyakau Translations of the above lines are: I offer my prayers to Goddess Saraswati who grants the means of communication and to Lord Ganesha who is the source of all knowledge. Both knowledge and speech are crucial when we are trying to summarize divine philosophies like…

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Political, Religion, Social

A Foreword to The Gita

Disclaimer: The word dharma used in the passage doesn’t mean religion but it means the laws of nature and talks about the righteous behaviour of man. For more insight on dharma read the previous article which is entirely dedicated to dharma.   Time has the power to annihilate everything, even Devas fear it. With time everything changes, this is the…

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Political, Social

a pre existing virus

masks forced on sanitizers strangled and compulsive handwashing but we care not of the virus we contracted on birth that doesn’t spread by touch but by words actions and demeanor no vaccination no containment no lockdown will stop the spread the only antidote is love

Political, Social

The Essence of Dharma

Translations from one language to other is not always accurate. Many a time such inaccuracies result in changing the actual meaning. One such example is the word ‘Dharma’, commonly it is translated as religion in English and now most of the people believe it means religion. Even if we check Google Translate, the Hindi translation of the word religion is…

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Political, Social

THE VOICE IN THE CROWD

It’s not all exactly how it seems. The perfect Cinderella story and finding the right one, be it the one journal that reflects you exactly as you are, that one photo that puts up with all your wittiness and the one smile that makes your day. Each day isn’t the perfect one, the one that’s made it all satisfactory. It’s…

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Celebs, Political, Social, Sports

Football Season

It has been a while since European football started, but the end of season in most major competitions threatens the end of football far too quickly. The football season of the year 2019-20 ends in July for most teams of Europe. In reality, we will be seeing only 48 teams competing across two competitions in August. The UEFA Champions League,…

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