All posts tagged: philosophy


The Polemic Against Polytheism

In this essay, Edward Butler discussed four tactics that have been used historically to deny the existence and validity of polytheistic worship and to promote the idea of the supremacy and inevitability of monotheism.

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Understanding Religion from Within: Swami Medhananda’s View

Swami Medhananda, also known as Ayon Maharaj, is a scholarly monk of the Ramakrishna Math and Mission.  In an exclusive interaction with Indic Today, he talks about the importance of recognizing a scholar-practitioner’s views in the fields of philosophy and religious, new ways of interpreting Ramakrishna-Vivekananda thought, and his forthcoming book.

ಸತ್ಯಪಾಲನೆ ಮತ್ತು ಧರ್ಮಪಾಲನೆಯ ಮರ್ಮ

ನಮ್ಮ ಮಾತಿನಿಂದ ಸಜ್ಜನರಿಗೆ ಹಿತವೆನಿಸಬೇಕು. ಒಳ್ಳೆಯವರ ಮನ ನೋಯಬಾರದು. ಅಂತಹ ಮಾತೇ ಸತ್ಯ. ನಮ್ಮ ನಡವಳಿಕೆಯಿಂದ ಸಜ್ಜನರಿಗೆ ಉಪಕಾರವಾಗಬೇಕು. ನಮ್ಮ ಕೆಲಸದಿಂದ ಅಮಾಯಕರಿಗೆ ತೊಂದರೆ ಆಗಬಾರದು. ಆಂತಹ ನಡವಳಿಕೆಯೇ ಧರ್ಮ. ಇದೇ ಮಹಾಭಾರತದ ಈ ಪ್ರಸಂಗದಲ್ಲಿ ಕೃಷ್ಣ ಅರ್ಜುನನನಿಗೆ ಮನವರಿಕೆ ಮಾಡಿಕೊಟ್ಟದ್ದು.

Navya Nyaya Workshop Feedback

Navya-Nyaya Workshop Experiences of Participants

Navya-Nyaya Workshop Experiences of three participants: Saurabh Jha (Bihar), Piu Mukherjee (West Bengal), and Ritoo Antil (Delhi). The workshop on Navya-Nyaya Language and Methodology, was conducted by Vidyavatika, Rishi Rina Trust in Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, from 23rd to 31st December, 2019

Samanya Dharma and Spirituality

Samanya Dharma and Spirituality

The role of samanya dharma in any spiritual path is foundational in nature. It acts as a basic requisite that imparts required qualities to a practitioner that make him eligible to practice any genuine spiritual path that ultimately leads to moksha.