A sage for all ages

In the passing away of Swami Dayananda Saraswati the nation has lost a revered Guru, who saw himself as a philosopher-teacher (as opposed to a mada adhipathi). This distinction is important to understand the great Guru and put his immeasurable contributions in proper perspective. For Talk Media, News Today and Maalai Sudar, the death of this kind soul is a sad event as he had been an important guiding spirit to it. Continue Reading

The right light

The modern mind has cultivated a hypocritical reluctance to deal with religion in all honesty. On the one side is the conditioning wrought by the education system and the external environs that seemingly stress on rational inquiry and material pursuits. On the other is the undeniable pull of the metaphysical mystery, an inner urge to understand something we know is there but fail to perceive. Continue Reading