Tamilnadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami today greeted the people on the eve of Sri Krishna Jayanthi, the birthday of Lord Krishna. Continue Reading
An invite from Chinmaya Mission for a five-day programme on Bhagavad Gita kindled my spirit. If this profound document can do this to a lay, spiritual ignoramus like me, small wonder it has provoked the imagination, intellect and inquisitive instincts of more enlightened and kindred souls over many millennia. Continue Reading
Lamps and light define Bharath’s households, not just its cultural traditions and religious festivals. Lighting a wicker, at least twice a day, is a daily routine, be it a humble hut or a huge palace. Deepavali, the festival of lights, is the highlight of this ageless, deeply ingrained practise whence a simple chore turns into a grand celebration. Continue Reading
Conflict of interests has dogged politicians down the ages.
History and legend are rife with instances of kings, warriors, kshatriyas and sundry members of the political class scratching their heads at the crossroads of public good and private priorities; many have been celebrated and many demonised too, depending upon the path they pursued as also the perspective of posterity. Continue Reading