An Indian Test of Indian Astrology

Jayant V. Narlikar

In the world of astrology, India has many claims to fame. It has an astrology fundamentally different from both Chinese and Western astrology,1 possibly more part- and full-time astrologers than

Who Are Behind India’s Asarams?

Anand Teltumbde

The way godmen and godwomen are thriving, with an influential section of their followers in the executive, the legislature and the judiciary, and even in premier scientific and technological establishments,

No biz like god biz

Ashutosh Kumar and Deepak Lokhande

Follow the money, and more often than not, it will lead to a guru — a CEO of spirituality with fingers in many pies. The god business, run with corporate

Gold-rich temples refuse to unlock idle assets

Ravi Palwankar

KOLKATA/KOCHI: Some of India’s richest temples such as Tirumala Tirupati, Sree Padmanabhaswamy, Shree Krishna temple of Guruvayur, Shree Siddhivinayak and Vaishnodevi are in no mood to part with their treasure to ease the supply

The Origin of Gods

Chapman Cohen

HOW many books have been written to prove the existence of God? It is not possible to say, but a good word in reply would be “prodigious” And how many

Ancient Indian Philosophy

V A Menon

Ancient Indian philosophy is based on Atheism. There is no creator or personal God in ancient Hindu philosophy. This belief is borrowed from other religions. Hinduism is not an organized

Martyred flame

S. V. Venugopalan

A humble candle’s flame was haunting the darkness engulfing broader landscape   It was agitating the enemies of enlightenment whose restlessness was borne  in the hot air huffed and puffed