Philosophy

How Sanskrit evolved in India (Devdutt)

Submitted by Syndicator on Sun, 06/25/2017 - 20:06

Published on 25th June, 2017, in Mid-day

In extremist Christian America, evolution is a bad word. Children are taught Creationism, or Intelligent Design, which insists on the role of God in creating the world. Anyone who opposes them is aligned

Dangers of Reading Micro Expressions (Paul Ekman Group, LLC)

Submitted by Syndicator on Wed, 06/21/2017 - 12:19

Do We Really Want People to Learn How to Spot Micro Facial Expressions? June 21, 2017 By definition, micros leak emotions that people don’t want others to know they are feeling. Sometimes, even the person showing the micro is not

Coming Home to Kabbalah (Kabbalah)

Submitted by Syndicator on Tue, 06/20/2017 - 14:33


If you listen with your heart to one famous question, I am sure that all your doubts as to whether you should study Kabbalah will vanish without a trace. This question is a bitter and fair one asked by all

The laughter of women (Devdutt)

Submitted by Syndicator on Sun, 06/18/2017 - 14:48

Published on 18th June, 2017, in Mid-day

In Kalidasa’s works we hear descriptions of women being invited to the king’s garden to sing, dance, play and laugh. The laughter of women, it was said, would make the trees burst into

Korah Parsha – Weekly Torah Portion (Kabbalah)

Submitted by Syndicator on Sat, 06/17/2017 - 20:00

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Numbers 16:1 – 18:32
This Week’s Torah Portion | June 18 – June 24, 2017 – 24 Sivan – 30 Sivan, 5777

In A Nutshell

The portion begins with the story of Dathan and Abiram, and 250 of the presidents

Are Hindus vegetarian? (Devdutt)

Submitted by Syndicator on Wed, 06/14/2017 - 15:45

Published on 14th June, 2017, on www.dailyo.in

The idea of “vegetarian” diet has spread throughout the world, thanks to many Hindu and Jain immigrants in the USA and the UK and the popularity of yoga. However, not all Hindus are

The pea-brahmachari (Devdutt)

Submitted by Syndicator on Sun, 06/11/2017 - 15:41


Published on 11th June, 2017, in Mid-Day

At the heart of the hysteria over the peacock’s tears is Hinduism’s great discomfort with sex. Ever since the British made fun of Hindus for being sexual, sensual, and feminine, Hindus especially have

Hukat (The Statute) Parsha – Weekly Torah Portion (Kabbalah)

Submitted by Syndicator on Tue, 06/06/2017 - 20:00

Hukat Parsha

Numbers 19:1-22:1
This Week’s Torah Portion | June 25 – July 01, 2017 – 1 Tammuz – 7 Tammuz, 5777

In A Nutshell

The portion, Hukat (The Statute), deals with Israel’s continuing journey, with the Mitzva (commandment) of the red cow