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Ambedkar’s Buddha inspires me more than Gandhi’s: Jairam Ramesh

I connect more with Ambedkar’s social revolutionary Buddha than Gandhi’s spiritual teacher, says Jairam Ramesh

13 Sep 2021 6:47 PM

Mystic Mantra: The right measure of life: Abide by Buddha’s three great truths

Like Buddha, the true teachers have always emphasised the need for retaining the equilibrium between the material and spiritual scales of life.

04 Dec 2019 3:06 AM

The Buddha side of art

An exhibition that explores the teachings of Buddha, with a contemporary twist.

14 Oct 2019 5:22 AM

Cervantes’ friends thought he was deranged, burned his plays

Puchner is professor of drama and English and comparative literature at Harvard. He visited the Jaipur Literary Festival in 2014.

04 Oct 2019 2:58 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


Mystic Mantra: How to avoid life’s regrets

It was this simple message of the village girls that provided the emollient salve to his restless mind seeking a vision of an ideal life.

13 Mar 2019 1:40 AM

Mystic Mantra: Flowers from Buddha’s Garden

Buddha gives the technique: “Look within – the rising and the falling.”

30 Apr 2018 12:39 AM

Mystic Mantra: Whatever you do, you do it to yourself

This maxim could be a guiding star for everyone who is eager to do something in the world, change the world or create a revolution.

29 Jan 2018 12:23 AM

Exploring the minds of Buddhism’s great masters

These two books are really petit fours that will whet your appetite to know more, explore deeper.

03 Nov 2017 12:34 AM

Tackling problems in life & at work with the Buddha

The author deftly weaves into the work-field narrative Buddhist philosophies, particularly those espoused by 13th century monk Nichiren Daishonin.

27 Oct 2017 12:53 AM


Book Review ‘Buddha at Work’: How to be zen at professional places

Geetanjali Pandit’s Buddha at Work, is a semi-fictional account on how to find balance, purpose and happiness in the workplace.

05 Oct 2017 6:07 PM

Mystic Mantra: Let your anger serve truth

There is anger of the body, anger of the words and anger of thoughts.

08 Aug 2017 6:22 AM

Mystic Mantra: Dignity & burden of anxiety

Osho reinforces that anxiety is a phenomenon bestowed by nature only on the humans.

15 Jun 2017 1:44 AM

We are one

All energy in the universe is connected and if we hurt others, we are bound to get hurt ourselves.

20 Apr 2017 12:38 AM

Celebrating art in all its forms

An art festival on the outskirts of the city has 70 artistes from different disciplines coming together from India and Britain.

09 Mar 2017 6:44 AM


Book review: A courtesan in search of truth, peace

The countless spies in her employment have informed Ambapali of the arrival of the Buddha.

29 Jan 2017 12:36 AM

Mystic Mantra: Words - Focus on the meaning

Listen to the meaning rather than only listening to the words.

24 Jan 2017 5:05 AM