Kuruvilla Pandikattu
The writer is a professor of science and religion
My Stories
Leading to spiritual awakening

We often think of spirituality as som­e­thing wholly outside of science. Though they seem opposed, could there ever be a marriage between the two?

Hope in the Dark… Wild Possibilities

There is no love of life without despair of life,” wrote philosopher Albert Camus – a man who in the midst of World War II, perhaps the darkest period in human history, saw grounds for luminous hop

Individualised spirituality

Can we measure the ineffable?

Brain & addiction

Changes in a brain signalling system contribute to the development of alcohol addiction-like behaviours in rats, according to a new study. The findings indicate a similar mechanism in humans.

Making room for science & religion

Science and religion often seem mutually exclusive. But researchers say both provide valid paths to knowledge and neural imaging is shedding light on the divide.

The destiny of our universe

The Milky Way, our galaxy, once a massive galactic sibling that was shredded and consumed by our closest neighbour, Andromeda, scientists have recently discovered.

Being involved with oneself

How do we recognise the danger and appreciate the opportunities offered by modern technology?  Addressing  young women graduating from a prestigious school in the Washington, current Amer

It’s tough being true to oneself

To be nobody-but-yourself — in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else — means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight,” writes Mario Popova o

A dying wish that can’t be ignored

An interesting and challenging instance of suicide was reported on April 14, 2018.

Criticism & Cynicism

How do we find a balance between criticism and cynicism?