It is not an attempt to give motivational advice. But coming up with an idea, in line with the basic … More
“It did not take long to realize that the ‘modern’ world we inhabit had evolved not in one of its … More
They are the perfect landing pads for birds to take a break from their flying activities or relieve themselves. That … More
Sunita Viswanath and Deepak Joshi One of the core principles of Hinduism is ahimsa, or non-harm. And yet we are perturbed by … More
by Promod Puri I am not enthusiastic to celebrate Canada Day this year, but I am not in favour of … More
Beijing is calling on the United Nations to investigate crimes against Indigenous people in Canada in response to Ottawa’s call … More
There is an argument with a stereotyped conception that ethnic communities create ghetto formations and bring along old baggage while … More
I heard our neighbours south of the border are now going to public places and leaving their masks at home. … More
by Promod Puri It is wrong to assume anti-Muslim hatred in Canada only exists on the fringes of the far … More
Consciousness is the most crucial aspect of our lives that certifies us to be living and fully aware of internal … More
As we look at his personality behaviour, especially since he came on India’s national scene as prime minister, the signs … More
Hosting summer or winter Olympics is not worth the trouble or the cost and the risks involved for a hosting … More
The big challenge to India’s integrity, democracy and secularism is not Modi but leaving behind his legacy of Modi-Bhagats.
Both Israel and Hamas claim victory. Then who is the loser? Ask the mothers who lost their children in 11 … More
I’m too radical for the Right and too conservative for the Left. Promod Puri
Leftist and Rightist ideologies create mindset behaviour resulting in political fanaticism. On the other hand humanism, rationalism, and being ethicist … More
Netanyahu says the bombing of Gaza will continue till “they get the message.” And “They,” the Hamas, is talking in … More
Nitasha Kaul, University of Westminster India has set an unenviable new world record. More than 348,421 new infections were recorded … More
He could never go back to his place of birth, the home of his childhood and youth years in the … More
Besides mass gatherings of people, like religious festivals, election rallies or cricket matches, as the super spreader of Corona and … More
The Indian population of over 1.3 billion cannot be isolated from the rest of the world. We are in the same boat globally when it comes to Covid-19 or its variants.
There has been a remarkable shift from the traditional reading channels. Reading printed books or magazines can be a nostalgic pleasure. Most of the information, knowledge, or wisdom we receive on a day-to-day basis is through the internet.
In this toolkit, “Hindu Khatre Main Hai.”
Women grow as much as 80% of India’s food – but its new farm laws overlook their struggles Bansari Kamdar, … More
Whereas tributes go to the man who enriched contemporary India’s literary and poetic landscape, salutations are also to the composers and artists who immortalized his lyrical genius superbly wrapped up in their musical and singing arts.
By Promod Puri World Wide Web originally meant creating a free connected web of interlinked or hyperlinked online sites worldwide. … More
When the ongoing tragedies of human sufferings do not get A line in the poetry of poets, A page in … More
by Promod Puri Why are there so many gods and goddesses in Hinduism? Why worship an idol? Is going to … More
by Promod Puri Is it a crime not to have citizenship? Or more precisely, having no formal documents to prove … More
Why Indian farmers’ protests are being called a ‘satyagraha’ – which means ’embracing the truth’ Sumit Ganguly, Indiana University For … More
In creating divine residency in our intellect and consciousness, Hinduism offers a humanistic and enlightened walk paved with disciplined and ethical karmas.
Lisa Hajjar, University of California Santa Barbara “The Mauritanian,” directed by Kevin Macdonald, is the first feature film to dramatize … More
By Promod Puri Obsessed with his impulsive cause based on insufficient knowledge and limited perception of Hinduism, Prime Minister Narendra … More
Anthropogenic changes cover human activities related to biophysical environments, natural resources, global warming, environmental degradation, ocean acidification and ecological collapse.
The execution of Karma in Hindu thought influences or has a consequence on society as well. For that reason, societal … More
Does consciousness or ‘Atma’ die too after bodily death? Or it survives to re-enter a new body. A Los Vegas … More
by Promod Puri Republic Day on January 26 is an official colossal event in India every year to celebrate the … More
Is the Bible or other religious volumes have ritualistic values only on such occasions. Or they offer spiritual inspirations as well. Whatever the reason is, politics has a dependency on religion both for ritualistic functioning and spiritual guidance.
History tells us there have been many wise people, especially saints with divine attribution, who did not go through a voluminous reading of books. But their minds did the reading.
Nathan Ahlgren, Clark University Editor’s note: Nathan Ahlgren is an assistant professor of biology at Clark University. In this interview, … More
Meditation in Hinduism is secular in its participation and spiritual in practice.
When an entire structure has a fragile foundation, shaky frame, and dangerous to live in, it needs total demolition immediately. … More
As the year 2020 departs just at the moment clock hits midnight, we welcome the arrival of 2021. Two images … More
A roof over our heads, for some more roofs than their heads. Enough bottled or running water for our thirsts … More
It is the government of the foursome, rerouting the democracy into Oligarchy.
The toy of her joy disappeared from her tender arms somewhere at the hotel while on vacation with her family. … More
The People’s Power is a juggernaut when it starts moving; it can pull aside all the barriers and face the bullets to crush despotism.
Corona invasion has disciplined our lives, from masking to six feet distancing and restricting travels, socials and shopping.
Joys, engagements and ease of life navigated new options. A circadian lifestyle is one where a daily routine is possible with the least of disturbances and distractions.
In simple words, poet Shailendra wrote great poetry with deepest thoughts, feelings, and emotions. His ‘shikva’ meaning complaint to God … More
They say Vinyl is back. With that news, my memory goes back to the golden era of listening to music … More
Communists and Leftists all over the globe are fanatically in love with Cuba’s leadership. Their only source of information about this island nation is its propaganda machinery, an effective weapon of misinformation used by authoritarian rulers.
Nationality, caste, colour, creed, ritual-based religion: do we still have to wear these badges? When these identities become obsolete, dead, … More
I was sitting by myself in the neighbourhood community centre’s Sauna room when a man walked in. “Good morning, how … More
Conceived opinions and judgments influence our mindset viewpoint. And most of the time, our actions and reactions are based on retrieving the intellect from the installed position.
In its theology, Hinduism generated a range of systematic ideologies covering various studies in ethical and metaphysical perceptions. Within these profound discernments, Hinduism’s outstanding feature is the doctrine of “Purusarthas,” advocating four complementary engagements in an individual’s life.
Taking advantage of the Black Friday shopping bargains at Walmart, we bought a long overdue ironing board. Till now, we … More
by Promod Puri Karma is one of the most fundamentals of Hinduism. The actual word is ‘Karm’ with a firm … More
Moksha or Mukti denotes freedom. It is a much-hyped Hindu traditional thought. In essence, it represents ardent purity to seek … More
The universe is a totality, indivisible; it is an organic whole. The parts are not separate, we are all existing … More
Maintenance, maintenance, and maintenance are the mantra that sustains us practically in most aspects of our lives. From personal health … More
God and religion are the two synonymous influences subjected to evolution in humankind’s ongoing social construction. In this evolution, atheism … More
Natasha Mikles, Texas State University As many Indian Americans celebrate the election of the first Black and South Asian woman, … More
The current election in the United States of America has furnished quite a glimpse of its social behaviour and sentiments … More
While traversing along with its ritual, religious and spiritual landscape, we discover on top of it quite a meaningful spectrum … More
God is more than our mindset imagination of being a superhuman governing this universe.A brief and straightforward, but still far … More
I have strong feelings for pumpkin, mostly when left out in the chill of autumn nights during the Halloween season. … More
France needs pluralistic Secularism – one that tolerates minority ethnic communities’ cultural and religious symbols and values.
The Liberal Party of British Columbia is almost a replica of the Conservative Party of Canada. Its leadership and memberships’ behaviour and supporters’ temperament coincide with the federal Conservatives from top to bottom in the party’s rank and file.
How often we use the dishwasher? Quite regularly, frequently, occasionally, or very rarely. Perhaps never. Is the dishwasher use a cultural thing, or do we want to exercise some water and energy saving? Some of us in the immigrant communities prefer washing dishes by hand and then letting them dry out with natural air or wipe with a kitchen towel.
This is a disease that can’t be controlled by candles, protests, poetry, prose, and punishments. By Promod Puri It is … More
By Promod Puri The Liberals got caught off guard. And so are the British Columbians when Premier John Horgan announced … More
He recognizes the contribution of Canada’s ethnic diversity that makes this nation a genuinely multicultural society of equal opportunities. He has shown his enthusiastic participation in Canadian ethnic and cultural events too.
Enjoy Jalebi, the queen of Indian confection, straight or with milk, anytime, including midnight all alone and guilt-free craving for something sweet
A man with a world vision of one humanity, he argued that people should be allowed full freedom of movement across borders through the elimination of passports and immigration laws.
In the call out for sacrifice, nationalism, and patriotism, or just for “defence,” battles are fought, soldiers fight and die, the accountability falls on the nation’s states, but not on the leaders in the long run.
People with a free mindset attitude swing like a pendulum. Passing through the Centre, they move to the social or … More
The word ‘behaviour’ or ‘behavior’ behaves the same way no matter how one spells it.
Boredom is a very commonly expressed feeling even in this age when we have 24-hour entertainment at our convenience. There … More
Being intellectual in India these days has an irony of pun in it. The ‘intellectuals’ rather be non-intellectuals to avoid … More
September 5 is celebrated in India as Teachers’ Day synonymous with its second president, Dr. Sarvepilli Radhakrishnan, who also was … More
“conservation will succeed only if it can support the goal of a dignified life for all humans and nonhuman species.” … More
Uncles and aunty’s designations have become popular among the younger generation of South Asians to address their parents’ friends or … More
I don’t accept Kamala Harris has to represent herself with Black identity only. Her real identity of being biracial is … More
“BE POSITIVE”:In rational and balanced thinking we can’t ignore some negative facts in front of us.” “FORGET THE PAST, LIVE … More
Having few friends of different religious or race backgrounds does not qualify a person being secular.
Handcrafted from a solid dry twig, with one end slightly chiselled and shaped like a nib. And the stem was smoothed to hold the Kalam.
For each word or few words to write, the Kalam received its ink while dipped into an inkpot. Together the pair was called “Kalam-dawaat,” that I used to carry with me to primary school. Often my school bag and my clothing got stains of the black ink.
Quite a damage has been done to the institution of democracy in India by the Modi brigade at every level of the Indian political, social, economic, educational, and religious grounds. All under seize by the autocratic rule of Modi-Shah.
In a multicultural Canadian society there are a multitude of cultures, traditions and religions, with lot more sub banners within each group. It is a myriad with a diversified web which gives Canada an image of acceptance and tolerance.
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In the current rapid movements of Freeland, from one job to another, establishes her versatility that she can fit into any ministerial role with confidence.
A growing number of African-American leaders closely followed Gandhi’s campaigns of “satyagraha,” or what he termed as nonresistance to evil against British colonialism. Black newspapers and magazines announced the need for an “American Gandhi.”
Seeking the meaning and purpose of human life is a behaviour issue at the individual level.
Meaning of life and purpose of life, I think, are two related terms.
“When you hear of “the Black vote,” “the Jewish vote” or “the Latino vote” as a kind of shorthand to describe a voting bloc, it’s probably wrong.
Leftist bhagats of late Fidel Castro may still be reciting the virtues of Cuba’s brand of socialism.