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LIFE

 |  She Says  |  5-minute read
God, Spirituality, Mathura, Vrindavan

Priests or pimps? I almost met God in Vrindavan, but then, I refused to pay for it

Priests have made a lucrative business by playing on people’s faith, but can 'exclusive darshan' of an idol really bring you closer to God? Is that what visiting a famous temple is about?

SCI-TECH

 |  5-minute read
God, Big Bang, Extraterrestrial intelligence, Stephen Hawking

Brief Answers to the Big Questions: When Stephen Hawking asserted there's no God

What is the purpose of the universe? Hawking rules out God, but doesn’t offer a substitute except to call it “nature”.

VOICES

 |  4-minute read
Healthcare, Physics, Biology, Dark matter

Why India needs to shun religion for science and progress

The truth only lies in science. If we have to progress, we must let go of all superstitious and religious beliefs.

VOICES

 |  5-minute read
History, Masculinity, God, Love

Sexy and masculinity – a caricature of insecurities

I can only note that love and intimate relationships are vulnerable to differences in ideology.

VARIETY

 |  6-minute read
Hinduism, Idolatry, God

Why do Hindus worship idols?

Keep calm (about Hinduism) and ask Devdutt.

ART & CULTURE

 |  5-minute read
Marriage, God, Mythology, Serials

How films and TV serials became our guide to Indian culture

The way we dress, eat, pray, live and die are so reflective of popular movies.

VARIETY

 |  3-minute read
Religion, God, Blasphemy, Stephen Fry

Stephen Fry is under police scanner for calling God an 'utter maniac'

The British comedian and actor is being investigated for 'blasphemy'.

VARIETY

 |  6-minute read
Books, Atheism, God

Has God become obsolete?

There is no sharp distinction between science and religion and atheism itself rests on blind faith.

VARIETY

 |  4-minute read
Atheism, God, Hinduism

Can I be a Hindu and still an atheist?

Keep calm (about Hinduism) and ask Devdutt.

HUMOUR

 |  6-minute read
Atheism, God, Anti-nationals, Fundamentalism

Dear God, have you heard the post-truth? We’re killing in your name

It’s really uncool these days to even think about peace or propagate pacifism.