This personal essay will focus on various issues which arise when one is a scholar-practitioner in a spiritual tradition.
Two of the most basic philosophical questions are, “What is true?” and “How do we know what is true?”
Looking at the Hindu connections in the work of the Beatles’ George Harrison.
Reflections on the Hindu connections of George Lucas, the creator of the Star Wars Universe.
How can comparative philosophy help us to cope with and ideally overcome terror? How can it help us envision a world without terror and the steps toward making such a world a reality? My approach in this paper is to situate the question of terror in the larger context of the question of violence more generally (of which terror is of course a sub-variety) and ultimately in the even larger context of suffering (of which violence is a sub-variety).
This course will present an overview of the major systems of philosophy that have developed in the Indian subcontinent, from…
How does one respond to the great variety of views and ways of life that present themselves to us in…