Brahma’s Paradox

The Ramayana contains at least one instance where we witness a paradox in the making. An impossible situation arises that is averted, and which leaves one wondering, “what if”.

Natural Enmity by Ashay Naik

Ashay Naik’s book, “Natural Enmity – Reflections on the Niti and Rasa of the Pancatantra [Book 1]”, is a fascinating and scholarly commentary on perhaps the most famous of all animal-tale anthologies.

Mahabharata and Charity

Receiving something with eyes shut is not wisdom. Receiving is also an action, a karma, and the Gita says this best, when it tells us that “Action begun under delusion, without considering consequences, destruction, injury, and one’s own capabilities, is known as tamas-type.”