Monthly Archives: September 2011

Book Announcement


(New York, NY)  Metanexus Institute announced today the publication of Indic Visions in an Age of Science as part of its continuing series of publications.  Indic Visions is the tenth book by the scientist and humanist Varadaraja V. Raman.  The … Continue reading

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Ten Years After


     It came like a brutal bolt from the blue and changed the heartbeat of history. It was like a stray asteroid striking the two towers that stood like symbols of a nation, within sight of the Statue of Liberty. … Continue reading

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Chand Bardai (1149 – 1200 CE)’s Epic Poem


Ask any student of Indian history about Prithvi Raj, and you will be told that this was a great king who lived and ruled in Delhi and Ajmer in the twelfth century. He was a generous king and patron of arts … Continue reading

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Religion’s Nature: Depends on Your Emphasis


In January 2010 Sam Harris and Karen Armstrong had a debate on Religion. Here are my comments on it: As often happens when two intelligent people debate both are right from their respective understandings/convictions/definitions of the issue they are debating, … Continue reading

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