A trip down memory lane… Surplus and Transcendence

Last night while doing some laundry I found this short report I wrote back in India. Rabindranath Tagore founded the university at Santiniketan where I did my Indian M.A., which was quite a different experience for me. In this brief paper, I employed what I used to call my “international” English. Instead of an abundance… Read More A trip down memory lane… Surplus and Transcendence

Double Diwali! – Two messages from a longstanding contributor to Earthpages, Rajan Zed | Introduction by Michael Clark, PhD

Introduction It’s Diwali time again. In Canada the messaging seems to be mostly about safety and social distancing. That, and spreading what Hindus, Sikhs, Jains and some Buddhists would probably agree is “the light.” As a Christian whose main strength is comparing and contrasting different spiritual lights, I am definitely not convinced that all religions… Read More Double Diwali! – Two messages from a longstanding contributor to Earthpages, Rajan Zed | Introduction by Michael Clark, PhD

SUPERPOWER INDIA: THE STUMBLING BLOCKS – Insightful Geopolitics | Opinion

5,722 total views,  69 views today A superpower is a country in a dominant position, which has… Source: SUPERPOWER INDIA: THE STUMBLING BLOCKS – Insightful Geopolitics Opinion: Back in the 80s I did an M.A. in Religious Studies at an Indian University near Kolkata. It was a great, life-changing experience that has left me with a lasting… Read More SUPERPOWER INDIA: THE STUMBLING BLOCKS – Insightful Geopolitics | Opinion

India builds 7-foot wall so Trump won’t see slum in Ahmedabad – Business Insider | + Opinion

President Donald Trump is in India for three days. A local Ahmedabad official said the wall was “part of a beautification and cleanliness drive.” Source: India builds 7-foot wall so Trump won’t see slum in Ahmedabad – Business Insider And a video here: https://time.com/5786417/india-slum-wall-trump-visit/ Opinion: The Hindu holy man Swami Vivekananda once asked how India… Read More India builds 7-foot wall so Trump won’t see slum in Ahmedabad – Business Insider | + Opinion

Indian Festivals

By Arya Gupta Since this article’s initial posting articlesbase.com has gone through some changes. We’ve left the original links intact.* India is regularly alluded to as the place where there is the celebration. Throughout the year different celebrations are praised everywhere throughout the nation. Diverse sorts of individuals dependent upon the religious, station and social… Read More Indian Festivals

All these years, physical assault was allowed to be shown on-screen but not consensual sex: Zoya Akhtar | Entertainment News, The Indian Express | + Opinion

Zoya Akhtar on how the ‘female narrative’, especially on the digital medium, has been exploring female sexuality like never before. Source: All these years, physical assault was allowed to be shown on-screen but not consensual sex: Zoya Akhtar | Entertainment News, The Indian Express + When I studied in India in the late 20th century… Read More All these years, physical assault was allowed to be shown on-screen but not consensual sex: Zoya Akhtar | Entertainment News, The Indian Express | + Opinion