Striving for justice is not political activism; rather, it’s daridra Narayan seva: service to God in the poor.
20 Feb 2020 2:25 AM
God is regarded as “Father” in some religious traditions, mainly Judaism and Christianity.
08 Feb 2020 3:19 AM
Catholics versus Protestants; Shias versus Sunnis; one sect or panth against another, and so on.
23 Jan 2020 1:54 AM
At a basic level, plants symbolise life.
09 Jan 2020 1:20 AM
She is betrothed to carpenter Joseph, who is forced to rush to Bethlehem, his janmabhoomi, to enrol himself and his family into government records.
25 Dec 2019 2:25 AM
Seeking to capitalise from every crisis, politicians begin blaming each other.
12 Dec 2019 1:23 AM
Trees give fruits, hens hatch eggs, animals give milk and the fields birth rich harvests.
03 Dec 2019 4:28 AM
The love and care received during childhood makes them develop a healthy sense of self and security, reaping lifelong benefits.
14 Nov 2019 1:37 AM
Your face is your passport to enter into people’s lives.
31 Oct 2019 12:18 AM
The “public self” or “external me” is all-important for many, today.
17 Oct 2019 5:59 AM
The sad circumstances of his birth notwithstanding, Solomon grows up, humble, with phenomenal intellect and intuition.
03 Oct 2019 1:39 AM
She’s what medicos call someone with “special needs” — suffering from learning disabilities.
19 Sep 2019 1:32 AM
The qualities that I’ve admired in my teachers can be summarised with the alphabets of the word: T-E-A-C-H-E-R.
05 Sep 2019 3:44 AM
Sins, wrongdoings and crimes weigh heavily on one’s conscience.
22 Aug 2019 1:42 AM
We know many “-logies” but are often ignorant of the do-or-die down-to-earth wisdom of indigenous peoples.
09 Aug 2019 12:12 AM
One would normally expect masters to choose disciples who are highly intelligent, charismatic and qualified.
25 Jul 2019 12:46 AM
The population explosion can either be seen as an insuperable problem, or as a God-gifted prospect.
11 Jul 2019 7:09 AM
Many religious traditions see the heart as the fount of loving, feeling and doing.
28 Jun 2019 6:30 AM
Saint Anthony is famous worldwide for the recovery of lost articles. Many believers pray to him for lost articles.
13 Jun 2019 3:36 AM
Another Frenchman of our times, Jean Vanier, was born on September 10, 1928. As a youth, he joined the Navy.
30 May 2019 6:35 AM