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  • The Biology of Smart Growth

    The Biology of Smart Growth

    Adaptability and empathy are the keys to survival…

  • Felling the Great Tree

    Felling the Great Tree

    Apparently simple decisions have huge repercussions, especially when you are at the top…

  • Two kinds of prudery

    Two kinds of prudery

    In ancient India, as indicated from all literature and rituals, all forms of pleasure were celebrated…

  • Children of the Great

    Children of the Great

    As parents spend more and more time at work, for work, there is a price to pay back home…

  • No resting in peace

    No resting in peace

    RIP reveals that even in modern times we want to believe that after death there is something that needs ‘rest’ and ‘peace’. …

  • The King’s Yatra

    The King’s Yatra

    The field trip is an important part of business…

  • Argument as cognitive violence

    Argument as cognitive violence

    We forget there is a world of ideas beyond argument…

  • Are you being heard?

    Are you being heard?

    Gyan is what is told and vi-gyan is what is heard…

  • Where is the Sun?

    Where is the Sun?

    Brilliance at the workplace is often eclipsed by other forces…

  • Gazing at a dying god

    Gazing at a dying god

    In the run-up to Rath Yatra, a magical night spent inside the Jagannath temple…

  • Your smile, my tail

    Your smile, my tail

    The idea of finding joy in other people’s joy, supporting others’ causes, even fighting for the rights of others is not unknown…

  • The Geography of Knowledge

    The Geography of Knowledge

    Why have we given the West authority to determine limits of management studies?…

  • Hatred is not Divine

    Hatred is not Divine

    when someone says that homosexuality is not ‘approved’ by Hinduism, they are missing the whole point of Hinduism…

  • Will the real Ashoka please stand up?

    Will the real Ashoka please stand up?

    What is the truth? What is fact?…

  • The inherent violence of business

    The inherent violence of business

    Unlike many current businessmen, bureaucrats, politicians and activists, the Vedas had a realistic, not romantic, view of violence, hence business…

  • Return to Samadhi

    Return to Samadhi

    Samadhi commonly refers to the tomb of a holy man, or a place where his relics are stored, or a place where he was cremated…

  • Yoga of the Jogis

    Yoga of the Jogis

    Yoga can be seen in three ways: the modern way, the upanishadic way and finally the Siddha way…

  • The yoga trap

    The yoga trap

    Is yoga Hindu or Indian, secular or religious?…