Columnists

Parvez Imam
Why cleaning up prejudices is vital We must clean what must be cleaned. And also the cobwebs in the dingy attics that seem so far away as if in a remote abandoned house in a fairytale or a painting.
Zehra Naqvi
Fading empathy in the modern world The episode of a man being mauled to death by a white tiger in the Delhi zoo hit headlines all over the country recently.
Rajgopal Nidamboor
Can we modify our emotional bearings? We are not always a replica of our thoughts, emotions and responses. We also don’t always use our own sense of understanding to perceive emotions in ourselves and in others as a resource.
Kuruvilla Pandikattu
Is virtual empathy becoming a reality? Are we sophisticated machines? Can artificial intelligence overtake our natural intelligence? More and more often, in different circumstances and for different reasons, this question is raised.
Purnendu Ghosh
An organisation’s vital sense of self What is a conscious organisation?
Parvez Imam
A society similar to a busy marketplace It is about noise and it is about selling! What else should one expect in a market place where there is so much to be sold — thoughts, self, body, soul…? Every interaction is a transaction.
Zehra Naqvi
A de-cluttered mind is focused and peaceful A significant portion of our lives is spent in acquiring things, and in trying to earn more money to acquire yet more things.
Rajgopal Nidamboor
Of life, harmony and divine insight We are all endowed with energy — something we don’t pay for. It comes free-of-charge with no strings or bills attached.
Kuruvilla Pandikattu
Genuine spirituality means true humanity Every religion promises salvation to its followers. Rarely do we find someone who claims that salvation is experiencing one’s own honesty and integrity. Every religion has a mission.
Purnendu Ghosh
Why art and science are natural partners Art is qualitative and is generally associated with emotions. Science is more quantitative than qualitative and is generally associated with intelligence. Science tries to achieve perfection.

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