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Rajgopal Nidamboor
The divine purpose of mindful existence Intent is more important than intonation. This holds good for our spiritual quest.
Purnendu Ghosh
As one grows older, beauty loses to charm We all want to get noticed and look attractive. It is very unlikely to like something or someone if that thing is not beautiful and appealing in some way or the other.
Zehra Naqvi
Being unrealistic can be good for you Depression is a term that most people use very casually in their lives.
Kuruvilla Pandikattu
Can religion help us protect our planet? Though not factually true, in popular imagination, the relationship between science and religion has been seen conflictual.
Purnendu Ghosh
Why we must know the rules of the game We like to believe that people are good and we are naturally endowed to lead a moral life. It is also believed that moral judgments are rational, while some also believe that these are emotional.
Zehra Naqvi
Valuing agression over intelligence Darwin’s theory just got a new twist. We’ve all heard of the ‘survival of the fittest’ which has led to the very popular concept of ‘adapt to survive’ — be it in professional or personal contexts.
Rajgopal Nidamboor
Let the spirit of sport pervade everyday life Sport, like meditation, is nothing short of a spiritual act.
Kuruvilla Pandikattu
Where science and religion overlap Science is far more entangled with a humanistic or religious vision than we might expect, writes Harvard University’s Owen Gingerich in his new book, God’s Planet.
Purnendu Ghosh
Incentives need not always be monetary Money is essential for our survival, freedom, desire, power, status, work, possession, among many other things.
Zehra Naqvi
Should you always listen to your heart? Is righteousness a form of ego? A quote by Osho, the zen master, intriguingly refers to ‘character’ as a ‘tomb’.

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