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Satyam, Shivam, Sundaram (Truth, Goodness, Beauty)




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11 August 2017

This book looks at China's history starting from Shang Dynasty 1600 BCE to Mao Tse-tung. It also looks at the ethnic and religious profile of China. During the last three thousand five hundred years, China has lost more wars than it has won. China probably holds the record for killing maximum number of own countrymen during the twentieth century. Indians must understand China better to be able to counter it. This book is intended to help Indians understand China better.

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7 June 2017

Farmers in India have genuine grievances. Their agitations should not be dismissed as inciting by Congress or as a law and order problem. BJP needs to move out of its revenue-maximization mode to understand the problems being faced by productive sections of Indian society.






4 June 2017

Unites States of America is losing respect and status across the globe. Walking away from Paris Agreement has made the USA look unreliable and untrustworthy. Is this the end of US Era of world history?






19 March 2017

Electronic Voting Machines have been questioned by different political parties. While criticism by political parties is opportunistic and lacks any serious logic, there is need for Election Commission of India to convince the country about reliability of EVM's. Also read the short story, "King, Royal Treasure and Smart Thief" in Postscript.






January-March 2017

This is a collection of eight soulful poems in Hindi. Poems are about relationships including friends, love etc.

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30 October 2016

This is a short traditional story that I tell my kids every year at the time of Diwali pooja. Presented here with best wishes for all readers.

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16 May 2013 onwards, last addition on 23 October 2016

These notes deal with practical aspects of Hindu Dharm. Anil Chawla started writing them from 16th May 2013 onwards. At present, the process is still on. So, in a way, what you have is an unfinished book. Please do come back a few weeks / months later to read a more updated version.

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3 April 2016

Constitution of India, even though it claims to be secular, gives the Indian state a right to interfere in Hindu religious practices and institutions. Strangely, the Constitution gives no such right in respect of one-book-religions (Islam, Christianity and Judaism). Interference by executive as well as judiciary in Hindu religion has reached such proportions that anger and dissatisfaction are building up among Hindus.






18 March 2016

As Narendra Modi completes two years in office, it is time for a review - not with a view of damaging him; but as a friend and well-wisher. The author sees himself as a friend of BJP and points out, what he thinks, are blunders committed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

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11 March 2016

Indian banks, society and authorities have no respect for the wealth creators of the country. They enjoy lynching entrepreneurs the moment they are in trouble. The concept of giving a second chance is an alien one in India. Vijay Mallya is being lynched for his crime of making losses in Kingfisher Airlines while the ones responsible for losses at Air India are enjoying life. The author salutes entrepreneurs who brave it all and help create wealth and employment in the country.






22 December 2015

A person who has gone through due punishment as prescribed by law should be treated as clean. It is wrong to continue to be harsh to such a person. This article was written when parents of a rape victim (Jyoti Singh also called Nirbhaya by media) were voicing demands for more stringent punishment.






29 November 2015

The author argues that Islamic Terrorism is a misnomer. Islam is not a monolithic structure. Different sects of Islam must be treated as separate identities. Terrosism should be identified by the sect and not by the common label of Islam.






8 November 2015

BJP has been heading the Government of India for more than a year. During the period that the party has been in power, it has been losing popularity and elections. The author, a friend and well-wisher of BJP, gives them five point advice.






4 October 2015

Even though the author, a passionate Hindu, does not believe in vegetarianism, he shuns beef and pork. This short article gives his reasons based on ayurved.






16 September 2015

Jains often assume a holier-than-you attitude just beacuse they shun some foods. They tend to preach to Hindus about vegetarianism and kindness. It is high time that Hindus faced up to them and started being proud of their traditions of carrying and using arms.






13 September 2015

Hindu religious organizations have adopted vegetarianism as an essential tenet of Hinduism under the influence of Jains. Hinduism has never emphasised vegetarianism. By stressing on vegetarian food, Hindu organizations are doing harm to Hinduism.






9 August 2015

There are two contrasting views about origin of the universe. Judaic / Abrahmic view, shared by Christians, Muslims and Jews, believes that the universe was created by God or Allah. Scientific view rejects creation and believes in successive changes by means of natural selection. This article looks at evolution from a Hindu perspective, which accepts a Cosmic Being but does not accept creation at one point of history.

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20 July 2015

Vyapam scam is the world's biggest scam in terms of its human impact. BJP is the ruling party in the state of Madhya Pradesh where the scam has taken place. Unfortunately, the response of BJP has been to try to defend its chief minister. BJP would have been much better placed if it had acted on the basis of morality and not short-term political gains.






17 May 2015

As Modi Government completes one year in office, its honeymoon days are over and it faces challenges. Narendra Modi needs to put his house in order, remove weak members of his team and get some more competent persons to be able to deliver results.






12 April 2015

There is a strong debate about religious nature of yoga. There is an attempt to declare it secular. Much of this debate has centered on the historical roots of yoga without any understanding of the philosophical basis of either yoga or Hinduism. This article looks at the philosophy of yoga in the context of ideological paradigm of Hinduism






5 April 2015

Indian political and bureaucratic class suffer from a slavish mindset. Nothing is good unless it comes from the USA or Europe. The attitude is not confined to any one political party. The malaise is spread across parties and ideologies.






22 January 2015

Attack on Charlie Hebdo and the cartoons by the magazine are part of an on-going global war. On one side are the Islamic expansionists and on the other side are Churchists and Liberals of the western world. This article looks at the scenario from the viewpoint of an Indian and a Hindu.






28 December 2014

Muslims and Christians returning to their original pre-conversion faiths is a sensitive subject for Muslim leaders and Christian clergy because it has the potential of opening flood gates and changing the religious profile of the world. Are we witnessing a slow process that will define the history of the next thousand years?





1 April 2014

This Presentation gives a quick understanding of the paradigm of ayurved, which is distinctly different from that of western medicine. The presentation is meant for anyone with a logical and scientific bent of mind. It includes the basics of ritucharya (the system of adjusting one's life to suit the changing seasons).

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Kangana in film Queen


13 March 2014

The film Queen is a cinematic propaganda document of cultural imperialism. It insults all Indians, while glamorizing all that is rotten in western world - prostitution, uncontrolled sex, gambling, binge-drinking.






September 2012

India prides on her vast pool of engineers. However, the sad fact is that as a nation India lacks the temperament and environment that enables engineers to create and innovate. This article written by a practicing Design Engineer takes a hard look at the state of innovation in India.

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24 March 2013

While other religions treat sex as dirty or sinful, Hindu Dharm treats it in a most realistic and pragmatic manner. In Hindu Dharm every erotic alliance is marriage. Hindu view of marriage is completely different from that of any other religion.

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20 July 2012

This small book gives the most comprehensive view of the first principles of Hinduism. A must-read for all those who wish to understand Hinduism.

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15 August 2011

This letter praises Baba Ramdev and Anna Hazare but asks them to think beyond state action which is based on fear. The letter exorts the two to take up fundamental issues that will stop not just corruption but also all forms of opportunistic criminality.

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1 June 2011

Landing up at the elite Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay was a cultural shock. The author could face it all, discover his true identity and get back his self-respect due to some teachers. Thanking the teachers, the author goes nostalgic and barely manages to control his emotions.





6 March 2011

Discipline of Economics, as it is currently studied, is descriptive and shuns being normative. Hindu Economics, in contrast, is normative. It starts from the fundamental philosophical questions about human being. It is a holistic view of life. The author reads through Shrimad Valmiki Ramayan to understand the paradigm of Hindu Economics. The mini-book is a must-read for all those who are interested in understanding Hinduism and also for students of economics.

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