Not Secularism but Humanism

Let us not talk about God; Forget and cast aside religion, When goodness in heart we have not, Reason clear our minds see not. Steeped in our ego when we are Simple things appear to us distorted. We smile? Yes, we do! But, Pettiness has long played its dance On the fragile stage of our … Continue reading Not Secularism but Humanism

My Silence

People often ask me "Hey, why do you not Raise your voice When so much is going on All around you, The kind That makes your blood boil And gives you sleepless nights?" I say to them, "How do you know I am not? My silence Need not be construed As consent. There is much … Continue reading My Silence

Ramana Maharshi on the Essence of Bible and Christianity

(extracts from the book Talks with Sri Ramana Maharshi) Ramana Maharshi : The Bible says, “Be still and know that I am God”. Stillness is the sole requisite for the realisation of the Self as God. Later, the Maharshi said the whole Vedanta is contained in the two Biblical statements: “I am that I AM” … Continue reading Ramana Maharshi on the Essence of Bible and Christianity

Schrodinger On Determinism and Free Will

Following is the Epilogue in Erwin Schrodinger's book "What Is Life?" (Note: Schrodinger was an Austrian physicist who developed a number of fundamental results in the field of Quantum Mechanics, who was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1933)   Epilogue: On Determinism and Free Will As a reward for the serious trouble I … Continue reading Schrodinger On Determinism and Free Will