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How to cheat death
May 21, 2015

King Ambarish had a very sinful brother who could not be changed. The pious Ambarisha tried repeatedly without success. His Continue reading

Journeys (Pause For Thought, BBC Radio 2, May 14, 2015)
May 20, 2015

Life today is full of journeys, it seems. Most of us could hardly survive without our cars and think nothing Continue reading

What is Victory (Pause for Thought BBC Radio 2 May 7th)
May 9, 2015

Over the years my idea of victory has changed somewhat. In my younger days, filled with the naïve certainty of Continue reading

How to see God (Pause for Thought BBC Radio 2 April 30th)
May 6, 2015

In the spring a young man’s fancy lightly turns to thoughts of love, as Tennyson so delightfully said. Of course Continue reading

What is Love (Pause for Thought, BBC Radio 2, April 23, 2015)
April 21, 2015

I have mixed feelings about Shakespeare. Memories of my schooldays and the obligatory Hamlet studied from every angle left me Continue reading

Family breakdown brings societal collapse
February 11, 2015

Exactly echoing a message found in the Bhagavad-gita, a senior judge recently declared that “almost all of society’s social ills Continue reading

Who should be free to speak?
January 11, 2015

“It is by the goodness of God that we have those three unspeakably precious things: freedom of speech, freedom of Continue reading

A moral madness
January 4, 2015

Every autumn for the last few years I have been subjected to a sad and harrowing experience. Living close to Continue reading

Merry Christmas?
December 25, 2014

At Christmas time the expectations for increased enjoyment are high, but how many of us actually experience more happiness during Continue reading