All posts in Philosophy, Religion, Culture

Half a Cup of Tea
October 2, 2011, 1 Comment

[This is a guest post by Kirsten Wallerstedt. Kirsten is a masters candidate at The Fletcher School at Tufts University ...

An allegorical tale as a sample question
August 17, 2011, Comments Off

I have recently started teaching a course on political obligation at the National Law School in Bangalore (July-Septembe ...

Of Constructed Morality, Sufism and an Appeal to Nietzsche
August 1, 2011, 3 Comments

I once remarked to a friend, a while back, that if Amir Khusro wrote what he had in today’s world, he might have been ...

The Greatest Philosophical Problem?
July 14, 2011, 7 Comments

  “Gnothi Seauton” Know Thyself. Inscription on the entrance to the Temple of Apollo at Delphi What if I we ...

Where There is Dharma there shall be Victory
July 8, 2011, 6 Comments

On the Mahabharata's affirmation of the triumph of Dharma

The Parsis of Bombay
April 30, 2011, 13 Comments

A personal reflection on the Parsi-ness of Bombay and why that makes the city special.

Laxman, aesthetics and stoicism
February 20, 2011, 5 Comments

The world cup article in our section is about V.V.S.Laxman. This is ironical in many senses and it is not the least of t ...

“Shine during the day, and let me shine at night”
February 3, 2011, 8 Comments

After the sound of my parents’ voice, his voice is among the first ones I distinctly remember hearing after being ...

Inception and its Inspirations: Escher, Dali and Yoga Vasistha
February 2, 2011, 22 Comments

‘He stole the idea from my subconscious.’ Just the sort of proposition you would have expected on the lips of a char ...

Defining moments of 2010
December 29, 2010, 1 Comment

As one can imagine from the title of this piece, the contents are going to be a bit farfetched. Simply because, in the s ...