How Jainism explains Time

Time is among the most interesting concepts explained both by science and religion. Jainism especially has one of the most well defined explanations of time, its passage and transitions, which we will try to understand in brief today. As per Jainism, the passage of time is said to happen in a cycle which rotates in... Continue Reading →

Busiest temple India has loved

One cloudy afternoon I awaited a time to arrive Squatting on the edge of a pavement At one of the busiest temples India has loved. One of the busiest temples India has loved To seek relentlessly in times high and low To overpower with prayers and woe To submit offerings and in surrender bow To... Continue Reading →

Gods must be amused

Do the Gods need our protection The definitions that we give them The practices that we delineate to reach out to them The endless wars we fight over them? Did a God approve of the holy books we wrote in his name Or did one disapprove of a path unorthodox Did someone return from hell... Continue Reading →

Asking the atheist

I wonder if the atheist ever seeks meaning to life Beyond his mundane acts of survival he’s obliged to follow And in the many circumstances that are way beyond his control I wonder if an atheist ever questions the purpose of all he does in life. Forgoing the millennia worth of religions and Godly constructs... Continue Reading →

Atheist to be or a theist to be

Everyone craves enriching experiences. Sure, some make it happen through bold decisions that ferry them around the world bringing them in touch with wondrous instances, but some like me just turn lucky and let the experiences find us – in this case, find me brooding in front of a computer screen and bent over voluminous... Continue Reading →

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