Islam and Peace:Muslims must speak in one voice against extremism

An article courtesy  TOI, of  17 March. It is very very rare to see such frank opinions on extremists, root cause for extremism, especially when linked to a religion with more than its share of violence and man made tragedies. Even brave souls like MJ Akbar have not been so forthright in in voicing their … Continue reading Islam and Peace:Muslims must speak in one voice against extremism

A faraway place called home

Another article which establishes our stand on Tibet and our outright rejection of the convoluted Tibet-policy of this current Indian government. http://www.indianexpress.com/story/297727.html ---------------------- Can exile ever be an apolitical condition, asks Tridip Suhrud Edward Said begins his reflections on exile by stating, “Exile is strangely compelling to think about but terrible to experience. It is … Continue reading A faraway place called home

Why Tibet Matters

This is a wonderful eye opening article, very well reasoned out for creating a much more radical Tibet policy by the Indian government - for reasons much beyond politics alone - and covering matters of India's integrity and Spirituality. http://www.indianexpress.com/story/296828.html : by Sonia Jabbar for the Indian Express. ----------------- To sacrifice Tibet’s interests would be … Continue reading Why Tibet Matters

Tibet: Under Chinese Heels

             How can a few thousand simple unarmed God fearing souls withstand  a fully armed Imperialist China?               Imperial China throughout its history has always swamped conquered territory with Han Chinese till they formed the majority. They ensured the destruction of local language and culture.       In Tibet of today Tibetians have been … Continue reading Tibet: Under Chinese Heels

I stand by Bhutia and Aamir; shame to the CPM

While Bhutia refused to carry the Olympic torch in his support for Tibet and HH Dalai Lama, Aamir is carrying the same '...with a prayer for the Tibetans and their struggle'. I relate to both of these men, and their stand in taking opposite actions but with the same purpose. Shame to the communists in … Continue reading I stand by Bhutia and Aamir; shame to the CPM