What does Modi’s coronation mean for India?

Last Friday, September 13th 2013, the chief minister of Gujarat, Shri. Narendra Modi was crowned as the BJP’s presidential candidate for 2014 General Election. This decision by the principal opposition party of India to anoint a highly polarizing figure of Indian politics, has been welcomed across the country with jubilation and acclaim. Ten years ago,Continue reading “What does Modi’s coronation mean for India?”

Why do modern societies need any armies ?

“An army of principles can penetrate where an army of soldiers cannot.” Thomas Paine Armed forces are the pride of any nation. Millions of armed men keep a constant vigil on our borders so that you and me can get along with our business of making a living and creating value added lives. From timeContinue reading “Why do modern societies need any armies ?”

Decoding the Temptation of Christ

This summer as part of my spiritual journey in this world, I decided to be on a different type of mission. Experience the Bible differently-i.e., by listening to it. There is an app on the iPhone called Bible Gateway where it is now possible to listen to the Bible, especially the best version of themContinue reading “Decoding the Temptation of Christ”

The Act of Dining

I have always felt that good and inspired dining is always a great way to relax and invigorate. Dining is different from eating, the latter is just another way to fill an empty stomach. Dining to me is an extraordinary experience very similar to an onstage performance, where the actor serves the content in aContinue reading “The Act of Dining”

The holy month of Ramadan

I was born and raised up in an Arab country. Being in a predominantly Muslim country, one cannot ignore the piousness that accompanies an important religious event like Ramadan. This 30 day fasting period, where all the devout fast from dawn to dusk is one awesome special occasion, especially in an Arab country. The dayContinue reading “The holy month of Ramadan”

Christ in today’s church and age

Throughout the ministry of Jesus, he was vehement in his opposition to a certain segment of society-one that of ’teachers’ called as Pharisees. This divinely vitriolic opposition made them plot his state sponsored murder just 3.5 years into his ministry. But as he lay dying on the cross, the curtain in the Jewish temple tore.Continue reading “Christ in today’s church and age”

Odyssey in times of Adversity!

Everyone needs a break in life. It is tough to get one in a busy world. Sometime ago, yours truly was watching a documentary on AlJazeera channel. It showed an optimistic story coming from Greece. As readers would remember the dire economical and financial condition that Greece was in, not too long ago. The economicContinue reading “Odyssey in times of Adversity!”