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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?

VARIETY

 |  4-minute read
Ghosts, Puri jagannath temple, Afterlife, Death

On dark nights, before the new moon: The restless dead seek peace. And Puri heals them

Many have spotted a long stream of misty shapes slowly walking in a line towards the sea. Those who know, fear it, but also bow their heads in prayer for it.

VARIETY

 |  10-minute read
Spirituality, Sikhism, Jaggi Vasudev, Yogi

How a jet-setter yogi went wrong on Guru Nanak

Countering propaganda that undermines a universal philosophy.

VOICES

 |  5-minute read
Spirituality, Yoga, Russia, Vladimir Putin

Why yoga's influence is growing in Putin's Russia

This article has been jointly authored by Sudarshan Ramabadran and Shreya Chellagalla.

ART & CULTURE

 |  7-minute read
Spirituality, The Beatles

How to remember 50 years of The Beatles' first trip to India

For a group of under-30 lads, the spiritual experience influenced their music in many ways.

LIFE

 |  4-minute read
Yoga, Knowledge, Spirituality, Meditation

Why experience is greater than knowledge

Spirituality begins the moment we become curious.

LIFE

 |  5-minute read
Hinduism, Religion, Spirituality

Why spirituality does not need religion

It is important to remind ourselves time and again of the inherent sanctity of human life and the glue that binds us all together.

VARIETY

 |  4-minute read
Science, Spirituality, Cancer Awareness

Why gurus and babas shouldn't give gyaan on cancer

Sadhguru's advice did not go down well with Twitterati.

LIFE

 |  4-minute read
Spirituality, Environment, Sadhguru

Why is a mystic going about planting trees?

Sadhguru enlightens us about Project Green Hands, an Isha Foundation environmental initiative.

POLITICS

 |  8-minute read
Spirituality, Baba Ramdev, Yoga

Neither West nor Hindu nationalists can own yoga

It is anti-ideology and anti-dogmatic, whether that dogma be religious or materialist in nature.