March 22, 2017

Chai, or the strange yet wonderful concoction of black tea, sugar and milk, is as Indian as it gets. In reality, though, Tea's popularity amongst Indians was actually the product of a very careful propaganda and advertising campaign by British tea companies.

Plantations...

August 5, 2016

You fear death, we give you the afterlife and reincarnation and heaven. You fear life, we give you angels and light beings and prayer and meditation. You fear the future, we give you oracles and patterns to read. You fear pain and suffering, we blame it on your own cho...

July 27, 2016

"I maintain that Truth is a pathless land, and you cannot approach it by any path whatsoever, by any religion, by any sect......You cannot bring the mountain-top to the valley. If you would attain to the mountain-top you must pass through the valley, climb the steeps,...

April 1, 2016

Zaha Hadid died yesterday at 65 - she was one of the most influential and disruptive architects of our generation - a fellow alumni of my school the AA in London and whose work we always followed for its sheer whimsical futurism and style, was known to be quite a chara...

January 11, 2016

2016 is a big year.

 

This is the first year that Artificial Consciousness or Machine Intelligence will start to become a reality with Silicon Valley spending billions in developing this brave and sometimes terrifying new frontier. The age of Cloud Consciousness.

 

But hum...

September 12, 2015

"Follow your bliss and the Universe will open doors where there were only walls" ~ Joseph Campbell

 

These seminal words set me off on my spiritual quest nearly 25 years ago and every time I watch Joseph Campbell's dialogue with Bill Moyers on PBS or glance through The H...

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