Meditation – Personal Experience (The Context)

As we approach end of 2019, I complete my 6 years of meditation practice. To be honest, it hasn’t been the most consistent habit in terms of duration of meditation window or quality of my efforts but definitely has been a key feature of my lifestyle. Over the course, I have experienced immense improvement inContinue reading “Meditation – Personal Experience (The Context)”

Experience & Reflection

I recently had to spend sometime on road waiting for a friend. It was just 100 mtrs from entrance to a Jail. That hour of the day likely coincided with visiting hours of Jail as I noticed a lot of people, especially women, walking out from the compound during those 15 minutes while I was there. One very upsetting observation I made was that almost all of these women – mothers, sisters,Continue reading “Experience & Reflection”

Freewill: Asset or liability?

Vedic texts suggest that in order to have a natural, reciprocal, mutually engaging relationship with his creation, God accorded freewill to all spiritual entities. However, few entities, in resemblance to God, wanted to be able to enjoy independently and be the lord. Such entities were then sent to this material world with freewill to enjoyContinue reading “Freewill: Asset or liability?”

Dangers in search of absolute truth

A clear marker of an intelligent person that distinguishes him/her from rest is the quality of questions he/she asks. Rather, inquisitiveness about the world around us and especially the philosophical queries about our own self is what makes humans superior to the animal species and one with a refined consciousness exhibits this trait more thanContinue reading “Dangers in search of absolute truth”

Can a scientist believe in God?

Some of the interesting quotes about origin of life, evolution & God from leading men of science – Nobel Laureate Sir Peter Medawar “There is no quicker way for a scientist to bring discredit upon himself and his profession than roundly to declare – particularly when no declaration of any kind is called for –Continue reading “Can a scientist believe in God?”