World War Three

The state of play Perhaps you’d rather not see or know about this if you’re a fact Resistant Human.  Even if you have seen the occasional snippets of news, you must’ve heard of the disasters, the famines, the wars, and all the political and social injustice that’s going on. Unless you live within your own completely self sustained bubble of

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What is Islam?

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The religion of peace…? Islam is believed to have been created by the Prophet Mohammed in the 6th century. It is said that he lived in Mecca, Saudi Arabia as a merchant. No one knows why Islam was created: was it a valid spiritual experience, was it to civilize the Arabs? Or, was it to complete with Judaism and Christianity, or to partake in capitalism

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So What about Islam?

And your new Muslim neighbours It seems the only constant is change then yet we crave peace and stability. As such, we build our lives under the loose guise of democracy and religion that is supposed to ensure a degree of justice and social equity. In some corners of the world, people have found this peace and stability although it

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To Preserve Life – Preserve India

A message to friends of India Aum Shri Sathguruve Namaha Aum Shri Pritviyai Namaha Aum Adi Yogishwaraya Namaha Depending on one’s perception in looking at India today, one may cry for the suffering or laugh because it is all an act, a play of illusion. We must remember that this life is a dream but in the words of my

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Movements to Save the World

Responding to imminent disaster There are many movements there have gathered in response to the degradation of our environment and global conflict. They have many names such as the friends of the Earth, Greenpeace, the zeitgeist movement and many others. Their memberships are made up of people from all walks of life, but it seems fair to suggest that a

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Sanskrit or Saṃskṛta?

The Battle for Sanskrit and Saving Our Languages Mainstream civilisation it is losing connection with its roots. People buy a large identify themselves as being their bodies and minds and life has become all about body and mind as well as escaping the suffering that is experienced by bodies and minds. The original creation came out of oneness and the

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Who Was Abraham?

In his History of the Jews, the Jewish scholar and theologian Flavius Josephus (37 – 100 A.D.), wrote that the Greek philosopher Aristotle had said: “…These Jews are derived from the Indian philosophers; they are named by the Indians Calani.” (Book I:22.) Clearchus of Soli wrote, “The Jews descend from the philosophers of India. The philosophers are called in India

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The Worlds First Universities

Takshashila or Takṣaśilā Great Universities of Ancient India Most Indians today are well aware of the two famous ancient universities of India which also are one of the oldest universities in the world – Takshashila University (Taxila) and Nalanda. But are these the only knowledge centers that existed in ancient India? Education has always been given great prominence in Indian society

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Surviving the Fall

Of civilisation Civilisations with some exceptions characteristically take thousands of years to evolve, but then they literally vanish overnight. We can think of Persia, Mesopotamia, Egypt, Greece, Rome and even the Soviet Union. These empires grew through inspired leadership and yet they fell because they were built on an unstable foundation. If we take Rome as an example, it ruled

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