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Dr. Ravindra Kumar: Religion and Caste

Friday, 30 November 2007, 12:54 am | Dr. Ravindra Kumar

It is an irony that we try to intermingle caste system with religion. It is also regrettable that we affix seal of religion on caste system and thereby we intentionally keep ourselves away from true religion. The truth happens to be that religion can ... More >>

Gandhism In Responding To Conflicts

Monday, 26 November 2007, 10:18 am | Dr. Ravindra Kumar

Before initiating discussion pertaining to conflict resolution and Gandhism, we must first firmly keep in mind that Gandhism revolves around non-violence; Gandhism maintains its existence through non-violence and cannot stray from its domain. More >>

Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru-The First PM of India

Thursday, 15 November 2007, 10:00 am | Dr. Ravindra Kumar

Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru [1889-1964] was among those few on the forefront, who struggling under the leadership of Mahatma Gandhi for 22 years [1920-1942], achieved freedom from the shackles of British Empire. It was he who presided over four sessions of ... More >>

Mahatma Gandhi: His Life and Mission

Tuesday, 13 November 2007, 10:35 am | Dr. Ravindra Kumar

Mahatma Gandhi’s role and contribution to India’s Freedom Movement is noteworthy, extraordinary and exemplary. Those who are familiar with the events of the National Liberation Movement of India know how Gandhi awakened the masses through the strength ... More >>

World Religion: The Need of the Hour

Saturday, 3 November 2007, 2:33 pm | Dr. Ravindra Kumar

It was in the morning of the 25th of November, 1997 when Paitoon came to my apartment and said: "I shall be grateful in case you are pleased to impart knowledge of definition of religion to graduate class in the afternoon today." I accepted his request and ... More >>

Sardar Patel’s Honesty is a Lesson in Public Life

Thursday, 1 November 2007, 7:38 pm | Dr. Ravindra Kumar

Sardar Patel’s Honesty is a Lesson for those in Public Life by Dr. Ravindra Kumar More >>

Broad-Minded US People Deserve to be Congratulated

Sunday, 28 October 2007, 12:34 am | Dr. Ravindra Kumar

In a democratic set-up, it does not matter if the majority plays the vital role in the formation of the government, or if the majority of elected representatives govern the state. In my opinion, true democracy is one in which the supreme place is accorded ... More >>

Gandhism and Conflicts Of Democracy

Tuesday, 23 October 2007, 10:51 am | Dr. Ravindra Kumar

Just like being simple in his individual life, Mahatma Gandhi was equally simple in his work and ideas. His personality was neither of the kind of perpendicular nor was it angled. His appeal to the people was always direct. That is why; during his ... More >>

Indian Inroads Towars Global Culture

Sunday, 21 October 2007, 1:47 pm | Dr. Ravindra Kumar

It was on Thursday, for the first time in U.S. history, the United States Senate opened with a Hindu prayer. Rajan Zed, a U.S. citizen originally from India and chaplain of the Indian Association of Northern Nevada, was invited as a guest chaplain through ... More >>

Indian Civilization at the Close of Twentieth C.

Monday, 15 October 2007, 11:54 am | Dr. Ravindra Kumar

Indian civilization is an ancient one, I am not the one to say so but world history testifies it. World history also tells us that Indian civilization has had a unique identity of its own. While other civilizations have become extinct with time Indian ... More >>

Ahimsa and Its Application to Current Conflicts

Monday, 15 October 2007, 11:46 am | Dr. Ravindra Kumar

The best or essential part of Gandhi’s philosophy as a whole can be grasped from his own statement: “The whole gamut of man’s activities…constitutes an indivisible whole. You cannot divide life, social, economic, political and purely religious, ... More >>

Satyagraha, and a Sustainable Culture of Peace

Wednesday, 10 October 2007, 9:57 pm | Dr. Ravindra Kumar

Satyagraha means pursuit of Truth. For Mahatma Gandhi it is a restless search for Truth and determination to reach Truth. In practice, Satyagraha is an Ahimsak-the non-violent struggle of Mahatma Gandhi, perhaps the most courageous and glorious ... More >>

Features of the Cultures of India and Thailand

Sunday, 30 September 2007, 5:32 pm | Dr. Ravindra Kumar

Culture, which, in Indian terms, is Samskriti, is derived from the word Samskara. It describes or identifies the behaviour of inhabitants of a particular region or a human society, or a particular nation. Simultaneously, it is culture which provides ... More >>

India And The World In The 21st Century

Thursday, 27 September 2007, 9:08 am | Dr. Ravindra Kumar

In 1995, Prof. M.K. Bryski, the then Ambassador of the Republic of Poland in India was invited to Meerut City by me for a memorial lecture. Prof. Bryski explained Indo-European relations and mainly discussed the role and contribution of India in 21st Century. ... More >>

Mahatma Gandhi On Value Education

Monday, 24 September 2007, 7:03 am | Dr. Ravindra Kumar

Mahatma Gandhi’s name requires no introduction because of his invaluable contribution to the national liberation movement of India. It was he who awakening crores of people on the strength of non-violent activities, engaging them to an action, challenging ... More >>

Why Rama and Ramayana remained ideal for Millions

Sunday, 23 September 2007, 11:10 pm | Dr. Ravindra Kumar

Why Rama and Ramayana remained ideal for Millions, and Especially for Gandhi by Ravindra Kumar More >>

People-To-People Contact In Indo-Pak Relations

Thursday, 20 September 2007, 8:52 pm | Dr. Ravindra Kumar

In these days of globalization when healthy relations in every walk of life and based on mutual cooperation among the all nations of the world have become inevitable for genuine progress, it is the demand of time that political and economic relations ... More >>

Gautama Buddha: Human Religion and Peace

Monday, 17 September 2007, 8:42 pm | Dr. Ravindra Kumar

A consideration has been continuing since utmost early stage of human life. The consideration is regarding controlling others. A person wants to keep him or herself in a higher position in comparison to others. This factor has been responsible for disintegration ... More >>

Gandhi: An Embodiment Of Indian Cultural Heritage

Monday, 17 September 2007, 8:33 pm | Dr. Ravindra Kumar

Speaking in a conference at Allahabad on April 5, 1936, Mahatma Gandhi said about India Culture, “Many of us are striving to produce a blend of all the cultures which seems today to be in clash with one another. No culture can live if it attempts ... More >>

Caste, Class and Problem of Establishment of Peace

Friday, 14 September 2007, 7:40 pm | Dr. Ravindra Kumar

Needless to dwell in the remote past, but till today the division of human society on the basis of caste and class distinctions, has yet been subsisting as the main hurdle in t he way of establishment of perpetual peace on earth. It is a world-wide ... More >>