Righteousness and Indignation

Over the last couple of days I have come across instances where people have expressed outrage over an insult of their religious faith or cultural knowledge, whether real on imagined. Sometimes, this has resulted in unconscionable behavior of tormenting the offending party. These people express righteous indignation at any perceived disrespect or misuse of "their"... Continue Reading →

Dukh, Suffering and its Meaning

What is Suffering and why is there so much of it, I have often contemplated it. There is of course pain which is part of the existence of all living things, even plants. My wife has a health condition and goes through terrible bouts to pain on a regular basis. She has suffered through it... Continue Reading →

Haume, Ahankar, Self-conceit and Ego

We went and saw the movie Iron Man 2 the other day. It was pretty entertaining and I enjoyed watching it. At the same time it made me think about something that had been on my mind for a while now, the concept of ego/pride or ahankar as it is known in hindi and punjabi.... Continue Reading →

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