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Francis Gonsalves

Mystic Mantra: Protect India’s many mother tongues

When compared to rich countries like the UK, Germany, France or Spain, India appears poor in economic terms.

10 Jan 2019 6:58 AM

Mystic Mantra: Stop cribbing. Be a Christmas crib!

Mary — revered as “Miriam” byMuslims —surrenders to God’s will despite difficulties which endanger her and the Christ-child.

25 Dec 2018 6:33 AM

Mystic Mantra: Climb every mountain

Mountains make up one-quarter of the world’s landscape and are the source of 80 per cent of the world’s fresh water supply.

11 Dec 2018 1:44 AM

Mystic Mantra: You are God’s temple

At a basic level, temple is symbolic of God’s abode.

30 Nov 2018 12:35 AM

Mystic Mantra: Pranaam, philosophers!

“Philosophy” derives from two Greek words: “Philia” meaning “love” and “Sophia”, wisdom.

15 Nov 2018 12:05 AM

Mystic Mantra: Get your GPS right

There’s another GPS I love — unconditional, absolutely free, universally accessible, invisibly omnipresent and eternally reliable.

01 Nov 2018 6:47 AM

Mystic Mantra: Heavenly company

Nowadays, when bishops, pastors and godmen are accused of sexual aberrations or financial scams, the media delights in stripping them bare.

15 Oct 2018 12:12 AM

Mystic Mantra: Old is gold

You and I can decide whether we come under this category or not.

01 Oct 2018 5:58 AM

Mystic Mantra: Flying high

Yogis have long been levitating after mastering pranayamas that make their bodies lose grossness, defying gravitational pulls.

18 Sep 2018 12:10 AM

Mystic Mantra: Teachers everywhere, learners everyone

True teachers not only train the mind but also touch the heart.

05 Sep 2018 1:47 AM