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Reflections on Titanic Disasters – By Giriraj Swami

About the Author: Giriraj Swami was born Glenn Phillip Teton in Chicago on September 13, 1947. In March 1969, as a student at Brandeis University near Boston, he met A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, author of numerous books on Vedic philosophy and spiritual culture, and founder-acarya of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) Giriraj Swami has toured ...
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LOVE JIHAD: A Sinister Design to Convert Young Hindu and Non-Muslim Girls to Islam by Fake Love

By Dr Radhasyam Brahmachari  This is happening in Bharat not in any Middle East country or Pakistan or Bangladesh This author has tried to expose how the Muslim boys and men reportedly target school and college girls belonging to non-Muslim communities for conversion to Islam by feigning love, called “Love-Jihad”, mainly in the southern Indian ...
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The Deganga Riots

Contributed by: Sandeep Shetty When Prokash Chandra Das started his journey to Deganga at 4am on 7thSeptember, he thought that this was one more of case of intimidation, of poor Hindu villagers by Muslim goons, something that he has gotten accustomed to, as the North 24 Pargana district coordinator for Hindu Samhati. The evening ...
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Modern India

By Manoj Sharma In Shining India, over 5000 children die every day from hunger and malnutrition. The hungry future The startling figure still resonates in my memory. Some 25 years back, I remember reading a report in one of the major dailies which said that some 5,000 children die every day in India. Today morning, my attention therefore was automatically drawn ...
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Curing corruption through culture

Abuse of power is a recurring theme in the world around us since time immemorial. It's the classic contention of power in the hands of the undeserving. Scriptures relate the story of Sringi, a reactive young lad possessing the power of brahminical purity: Once upon a time a great saintly king, Pariksit set out on a ...
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The Man Who Defies Medical Science

By Manu Gupta Investigations of a sadhu who has not eaten for sixty years give food for thought to scientists and spiritualists. Exclusive interview between Dr. Manu Gupta and Prahalad Jani. Ambaji, Gujarat: I am sitting in front of Prahlad Bhai Jani, a sadhu who claims that he has not eaten or drunk ...
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Kandhamal : The Real Story

By Sandhya Jain Was the alleged rape of an Orissa nun, following the assassination of Swami Laxmanananda Saraswati and four sanyasis in Kandhamal on Krishna Janmasthami, Aug. 23, 2008, an afterthought by missionaries targetted by enraged Hindus? Was it a planned vengeance, aimed at garnering the international spotlight and forcing Chief Minister Naveen ...
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Diet for a Dead or Dying Planet

By Dr Gary Kohls The economic system known as capitalism has regularly brought America's economy (and the world's) to its knees. The most recent examples are the Cheney/Bush economic crash of 2008 and Big Oil's British Petroleum/Halliburton disaster that has poisoned, possibly mortally, the previously slowly dying but still relatively fertile Gulf of ...
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The Ugly Face of Facebook part -1

By Swami Abhayananda Tirtha The sinister implications of getting hooked on to technology are now dawning on the saner section of the society. A 12-year old boy from the UK managed to blow £900 on an online game in Facebook- without his parent's knowledge. Closer home, in Mumbai, Rohan, a teenager ...
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Kashmir’s new reality

Anybody who has been watching the Kashmir tragedy unfold on live television will know who's the aggressor, who's on the defensive. The mobs are running riot, provoking, attacking and bullying the police and armed forces. The latter are withdrawing into their shells, trying to defend themselves as best as they ...
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Hyprocisy and the Indian Media

By Swami Abhayananda Tirtha A man doesn't eat or drink for more than 60 years. Yes you have read correctly, it's not 60 minutes but 60 long years! The nation's best doctors and scientists closely examine the facts and observe and monitor his movements on camera for three weeks. Yes, it's true. He's ...
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