What is religion?

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What is religion? Birendra (Barry) Nirmal Tiwary Religion is a philosophical system that meets a basic need of the human beings. Religion has no competition in the sense that the needs met by religion cannot be met by any other philosophical system. This is why even though some countries... more →
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Surrendering to a Foul Stench

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Surrendering to a Foul Stench Aneeta Chakrabarty At the crack of dawn, even before the rooster crows, an urban housewife wakes up, scrupulously cleans her kitchen, takes a bath, feeds the crows and throws the trash out into the curving street in front of her house.  Sometimes it... more →
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Swami Prakashanand and the Sins of Society

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  Swami Prakashanand and the Sins of Society Birendra (Barry) Nirmal Tiwary Swami Prakashanand who is the founder of Barsana Dham temple, near Austin Texas was indicted in April 2008 for child molestation. After three years the trial finally took place in March of 2011. A jury of... more →
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