Osho: A new age Guru

Osho: A new age Guru
Osho was a revolutionary figure, though a Guru likes the rest of other Gurus in a robe or attire with a long beard. But he was different, a spiritual Guru of revolution and he is the only one Guru who interpreted spiritually in a different light. Religion should liberate man rather than cripple him. Religions mostly subjugate or subject humans to a mountain of rules and regulations and as a result...

Torn between science and religion:creates some confusion at times

Torn between science and religion:creates some confusion at times
We have two different wings of knowledge or ideas about the creation of the world.  Those who believe in God says the world is created by God and on the other hand those beliefs in scientific theories or simply in science think there is nothing to do with God about the creation of this universe. The universe has been created accidentally and we all are here accidentally and there is nothing and no...

Dharma, Gurus and spirituality

Dharma, Gurus and spirituality
Can one become enlightened or get Mukti or Siddhi by following Gurus? Do we need to follow and worship different Gods, go to temples and listen to religious discourses or Prabachan to attain a state called in Sanskrit Siddhi and in English called enlightenment? It is a difficult question no doubt. And today most Gurus have millions of followers all over the world and many people become attached to...

Choosing a career or vocational guidance

Choosing a career or vocational guidance
It is very important children are given vocational or career guidance when they pass through a certain  phase of education  in their lives.  Of course most children are unsure about their future careers and yet a few children have certain inklings or ideas  or preferences for certain careers or subjects. Some children wonder at the beauty of the universe and wonder how big the universe is and thin...

Why does literature matter?

Why does literature matter?
Literature – that comprises a variety of disciplines – poetry, essays, dramas, novels etc. is an essential thing in life, something that tells lots about life. That is why it is the mirror of life. The reason it is called the mirror of life is a piece of literature whether it is poetry or prose is about life and all that literature expresses is mostly about life if not only about life. Humans hav...

The problem with elderly people:

The problem with elderly people:
  Haribol Acharya Today there is a growing concern for the plight of the aging or elderly people in the city. The reason is these elderly people are getting lonelier than ever before. Their children living in the city are busy with earning a living; that means they have to work hard from morning to evening just to make two ends meet. And that is why these youngsters have very little tim...

Three Jewels of life: literature, art and music

Three Jewels of life: literature, art and music
Haribol Acharya Imagine there is no music. Life would have been dull and boring. Perhaps it is music, literature, and art that has given us a different world than our fellow – animal beings. Maybe there are other things that have added beauty to life. They are sports, movies and the like and yet now we want to limit this write-up to the trio- literature, art, and music. While these three things...

William Shakespeare: The father of dramas

William Shakespeare: The father of dramas
Haribol Acharya Few persons might not have heard about William Shakespeare who take an interest in dramas. Shakespeare is one of the figures in English literature or world literature who remains one of the most commented or written or discussed figures in the world. Shakespeare was a man of multiple talents. He was a great English poet for his sonnets are very popular and even taking his sonnet...

The Bhagbad Gita: A great treatise ever written

The Bhagbad Gita: A great treatise ever written
Haribol Acharya Bhagbad Gita is indeed one of the jewels the ancient world has given us, a book that is unique, matchless and philosophically oriented. The Gita is taken from the Mahabharata, one of the greatest ancient epics, the greatest in terms of its size. The Gita is a book full of wisdom. This is the voice of God and is rich with philosophical connotations, the one that is considered...

The most beautiful  and largest garden of the world:

The most beautiful  and largest garden of the world:
Haribol Acharya Miracle Garden in Dubai is a garden called a miracle garden, for it is the largest garden and designed phenomenally. Dubai is generally known as a nation of technology, industry and commerce and nature is far from the modernity of the country as it seems. But that is not true. This country of commerce and industry has the world’s greatest garden called the Dubai Miracle Garden. ...