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Is Priyanka Chopra Being ‘Groomed’ by the Pentecostal Assemblies of God Church?
Swami Vivekananda wrote a letter in 1895 to his disciple talking about what a certain Ramabai was doing against him. I am astonished to hear the scandals the Ramabai circles are indulging in about me. Don’t you see, Mrs. Bull, that however a man may conduct himself, there will... Read more
Independence From Demons of Decadent Indian Secularism
As the forces of India’s sickening secularism led by Congress framed, jailed and tortured a Military Intelligence officer Lt Col Purohit, and Hindu monks Swami Aseemanand and Sadhvi Pragya for an act of terror that wass carried out by Pakistanis and Rahul Gandhi walked upto the US Ambassador to... Read more
Sushma Swaraj Assures Stranded Pakistani Girl Of Safe Return With a Beautiful Message
Aliya Harir is a 24 year old lady who runs a cross-border Indo-Pak initiative called Aaghaz-e-Dosti.  She has a Masters in International Relations from Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad.  She has been in India for the 11th Global Youth Peace Fest 2016 which was between 28th Sept to 2nd Oct. 2016. With... Read more
How the Historically Intolerant forces are now Preaching India and the Govt On the Virtues of Tolerance
  When belief is paramount in your sense of being, then imposing it on others and resisting others’ is a natural consequence.  Short of a dishonest act of resisting violence of an uneasy truce, the only way of living in the societies powered by beliefs and ideologies is constant... Read more
India’s Daughter: Voyeurism as Journalism to Shame a Nation
Days after the launch of the movie “50 Shades of Grey” the world over, where BDSM (Bondage, Discipline, Sadism and Masochism) erotic practices are shown – a movie and a story where women are depicted akin to sex slaves to a rich handsome guy, we have in India and the world,... Read more
India’s Daughter: Ok, We are Outraged, Indian Men are Devils Incarnate with Medieval Mindset… now WHAT?!!
“A trial by press, electronic media or public agitation is the very antithesis of rule of law” stated India’s Supreme Court in State of Maharashtra v. Rajendra J. Gandhi . This goes to the heart of a democratic society as opposed to a banana republic. The... Read more
Navratri: Celebration of the Devi, the Feminine Divine
Femininity and Masculinity are taken as two qualities of the existence in Hinduism and in most Eastern traditions.  Eastern mystics called it Yin and Yang.  In Hinduism, this is posited as Purush and Prakriti – and the highest of all beings – Shiva – is said to be an... Read more
Here is an interesting discussion on what the boys should be taught about rape. Akhil Sharma discusses the whole issue of how boys are brought up and what messages are they getting.. specifically with respect to sex and rape .. and women in particular. Much of this conversation has... Read more
A beautiful Lohri song by Harbhajan Singh and Jaspinder Narula.   Read more
Someone asked this question on Quora in this way: The older codes of Indian law define the following six categories of children (sons) and their legal inheritance rights, excluding adoptions: 1. Born of a woman through her wedded husband, called the son of the body (ourasa) 2. Born of... Read more
The Greatest Indian Dance Performance of this Century
Indian Marriages are a world unto themselves.  The behavior is typical and interesting.  Bride and Groom are accidental diversions.  People actually go to live a fantasy.  Many things are common and have grown into people’s imagination not because of any genuine reason, but because they are peculiar. So it... Read more
Oprah Winfrey went to the Jaipur Literary Fest and had something interesting to share about her experience in India.  As interesting as it is, I wish India wasn’t addressed as if it was some kind of an exotic bird or an animal.  Whenever someone from outside of India –... Read more
American Entertainers are funny but many are pretty darn stupid. In this video, on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno”, Jay Leno – in an attempt to look funny and deride Mitt Romney and his wealth, shows the sacred religious place for Sikhs (and even Hindus) – The Golden... Read more
Scandinavian countries are known to be liberal societies. Well “liberal” is a relative word. In Indian homes you cannot have a meal without eating with your hands. And it is very common for the kids to also sleep with their parents. A Kolkatta couple – Anurup and Sagarika Bhattacharya... Read more
India’s tribal people, even those who are at the risk of going extinct, are under threat from Tourists and Evangelists. Throughout history, mindless tourists – seeking exotic joy – and evangelists seeking numbers have devastated entire continents and washed them clear of rich and substantive cultures into a large... Read more

Sometimes it takes a mindless “Savant” to turn a Swami into a “hot dude”.

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