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The Systematic Denial of Clinical Evidence


Everyday Ayurveda by Bhaswati Bhattacharya Due to various pandemic and emergency acts invoked by various governments, authorities have deferred to the dominant medical hierarchy to oversee care of all patients who test positive. In India, while Prime Minister Narendra Modi has encouraged Ayurvedic doctors to find cures and share them with society, there are official rules that non-allopathic doctors...

A psalm of David


The Lord is my shepherd, I lack nothing.    He makes me lie down in green pastures, he leads me beside quiet waters,  he refreshes my soul. He guides me along the right paths for his name’s sake.  Even though I walk through the darkest valley, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me. You prepare a table before me in the...

Learn to let go and be free


This article has been selected and reprinted from Sant Rajinder Singh Ji Maharaj’s book, Spiritual Pearls for Enlightened Living, an inspirational collection of stories from the world’s great wisdom traditions. By Sant Rajinder Singh Ji Maharaj Once upon a time, there was a man who lived alone. He kept his money in a special jar so that no one...

Biden’s Foreign Policy: Internal Evidence and External Criteria


By Shivaji Sengupta Benjamin Bloom, an American educator, influenced teachers across the country for over five decades. He used to say that for an objective evaluation of any phenomenon we need to take into consideration both its logical consistency, and how it measures up according to external criteria. That, according to Bloom, was judgment. So, to...

India – Land of Vaccines!


By Neera Kuckreja Sohoni In July 2020, just after the deadly Corona virus was all set to invade the whole world, in an online vaccine symposium organized by the Indian government, Peter Piot, Director, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine warned that without India, there will not be enough vaccines to save the world. That...

Are We Really Ready for a Second Wave?

Post Date: November 23, 2020

By Bhaswati Bhattacharya We are repeatedly reminded to trust experts, who understand technical language. After all, that is why we respect credentials of scientists and doctors, economists and electricians, plumbers and engineers.... epidemiologists and statisticians.   Who is Sick? In March when the world finally admitted that a viral contagion was leading to an epidemic, the first task was...

Surviving Defeat through a Light that can Never be Dimmed


By Bhaswati Bhattacharya In the quiet towns and forests of India today, where the oldest trees remember a child’s ancestors from 200 years earlier, an unspoken strong lineage of training has survived beyond western comprehension. The wisemen take their work very seriously, knowing they must adhere to certain rituals to preserve this tradition against the most...

Purifying our soul


By Sant Rajinder Singh Ji Maharaj If we analyze ourselves, we find that our soul is encrusted with a layer of impurities caused by countless thoughts, words, and deeds we commit throughout our lives.  Enlightened souls have been teaching humanity how to alter negative habits so that the soul can attain the state of purity of...

America Lost. America Found.


by Frank F Islam They’ve all come to look for America. -Simon & Garfunkel O, let America be America again The land that never has been yet — – Langston Hughes America is a land of being and becoming. A democratic republic that has been in existence for 244 years. And a nation still in search of itself. The nature and results of...