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Mystic Mantra: The mission of poetry

Poetry is the most incontrovertible evidence of the human will to survive.

25 Sep 2019 1:18 AM

India is booming, but its children are still starving

Imagine a landmass greater than China. Now imagine that land is only used to produce food.

23 Sep 2019 1:27 AM

Mystic Mantra: The bliss of contentment

Some people get so madly involved in the pursuit of wealth that they lose their health and finally meet a painful end.

18 Sep 2019 2:06 AM

Mystic Mantra: Ashura — The passionate mourning of Shias

The death of Hussein is considered by Shias as a symbol of humanity’s struggle against injustice, oppression and tyranny.

09 Sep 2019 6:38 AM

Mystic Mantra: In order to connect, we need to disconnect

We are exposed to more information now than ever before. But we must learn to disconnect in order to get connected.

28 Aug 2019 1:07 AM


Providing shelter is a powerful weapon for banishing poverty

The apathetic approach of successive governments is symptomatic of the disease that ails India’s housing system.

27 Aug 2019 1:42 AM

Mystic Mantra: Patient people exhibit more social virtues

A truly God-loving individual will never allow the strain of suffering and adversity to overwhelm him.

24 Aug 2019 3:55 AM

Mystic Mantra: The strength of humility

Many of us are mistaught by society that humility symbolises weakness, but that’s not the case at all.

21 Aug 2019 1:24 AM

Focus on growth process that is most inclusive

GDP simply totals up everything made within an economy in a year, from widgets to whizzy financial products, at their market value.

14 Aug 2019 1:27 AM

Mystic Mantra: Id-ul-Zuha — The Muslim festival of sacrifice

There are minor differences between how the episode is narrated in Islam and how it’s told in Judaism and Christianity.

12 Aug 2019 1:01 AM


Privatise, but don’t let public sector banks wither

The philosophy of “social control” over banks and other financial sector institutions was being already discussed in the 1960s.

08 Aug 2019 11:35 PM

Mystic Mantra: In Islam, prayer is directly to God alone

There is a direct relationship between every man and his Creator.

31 Jul 2019 1:43 AM

India is making rapid strides in digital finance

In contrast to digital financial systems, physical channels are prohibitive for even low-income populations.

24 Jul 2019 1:55 AM

Mystic Mantra - Human values: Candles to the flame of civilisation

The aggregate of these values can perhaps be said to constitute the culture of a society.

24 Jul 2019 1:45 AM

Mystic Mantra: The virtues of tolerance

Tolerance helps us understand humans and build trust with people.

17 Jul 2019 2:28 AM


Mystic Mantra: As an ascetic, live a balanced life

Buddha taught a path that was neither about the denial of pleasure nor its affirmation.

10 Jul 2019 2:31 AM

Universal healthcare key to national well-being

The other indices of India’s healthcare are also alarming — with 63 million people pushed into poverty due to healthcare expenses.

04 Jul 2019 5:53 AM

Mystic Mantra: Forgiveness soothes the heart and cools the sting

Forgiveness puts the smile back on your lips and happiness into your heart.

04 Jul 2019 12:10 AM

Mystic Mantra - Ka’bah: The gateway to Allah

A peaceful mindset is directly related to our behaviour and attitude and unfortunately not many people bother to check and control them.

26 Jun 2019 2:52 AM

There is no standard blueprint for rural development

What we need instead are policy innovations tailored to local societal contexts, economic circumstances and political complexities.

18 Jun 2019 2:40 AM