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My Flirtations with Faith and Conversations about Conversions

There used to be a time when the pseudosecularists had their way with me. I didn’t think much of Hinduism… the whole ’emphasis on rites and rituals’ didn’t go down well with me. In retrorespect, I’ll say it was just … Continue reading

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Ashoka – The Transition from Mass-Murder Maniac to Apostle of Peace.

We’ve read it in the history books. We’ve even watched a movie about it. We’ve heard it over and over and over again. That the Kalinga war brought about remorse for Emperor Ashoka and he took on Buddhism and changed … Continue reading

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