Activating my Twitter
Rajiv Malhotra shares: I have started tweeting regularly. Please follow me if you like - @RajivMessage My Huffpost blog on the new Pope triggered a huge angry reaction from Catholics...
Vedas and religions/ music scholar
Maria comments on two previous threads:
One, regarding the music scholar who finds it easier to get his research published when he included Persia as a source which is of course disappointing [e.g. see keyword Raga]. Unfortunately, in the present scenario, he might even in India find it easier if he includes Persia. India is such big country in its own right. It would not need a foreign university press if it would own up its tradition and back it solidly. There is clearly a change happening among young people here, but the establishment moves slowly.....
Two, whether all religions are the same according to the Vedas (see related thread later in this post). In my view this question cannot be put, as in Vedic times there were no religions like Christianity and Islam. The Rishis would never have imagined that such religions would be taken seriously and even might be considered superior compared to a genuine, dedicated inner search based on reason, intuition and experience into what is true. Blind belief in outlandish claims about a historical person, and bullying with eternal hellfire would have been challenged and enforcing such belief with state power (death) unthinkable.."
BBC's skeptical, cynical, irreverent article on Westerners becoming
Ravi posts: BBC's skeptical, cynical, irreverent article on Westerners becoming Hindu Sanyasis
Mother Teresa declared "Saint of the media" by new study
JP shares: http://timesofindia