We have all encountered that one person whose staggering devotion to a cause has left us questioning their logic and sanity. The complete denial of facts or rational explanation is a peculiar hallmark of this kind of a belief system. As is clearly evident on public forums, even …
We all know B. R. Ambedkar as the towering political figure who fiercely campaigned against social discrimination. He not only revived Buddhism in Indi…
The realm of science seems far removed from the subjective shades of grey that mark our existence. We think of scientists as rigid, cerebral figures wh…
An artist’s public persona – their speeches, interviews or written works – often comes to define their intellectual or artistic image. Therefore, any a…
Begum Sufia Kamal (1911 - 1999) was a Bangladeshi writer, poet and activist. Lovingly known as ‘Khalamma‘ (aunt), Kamal holds a special place in Bangla…
Sikhism, one of the youngest religions in the world, originated in South Asia. Inevitably, the majority of its followers are of South Asian descent. It…
Many of us turn to Buddhism’s age-old wisdom for profound advice on spirituality and inner peace. But, we were surprised to find Buddhist writings also…
For a confessional poet, it is difficult to maintain an air of mystery. Like her predecessor Kamala Das, Gauri Deshpande bared it all in her autobiogra…
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