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Is not India casteist, racist?

A reflection on article: ‘Indians racists to the core’ of Aakar Patel below   CCV wrote several editorials, expressing the view that we Indians are racists and casteists, with many compelling instances. Still the external affairs minister and Government officials...

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India: Knowing Our Heritage

  By Mathew Idikkula(Chicago)          (Note: Mathew Idikkula is one of CCV’s valued columnist in Chicago. His forte is Indian philosophy, spiriuality and culture. CCV wishes him well and God’s blessings. james kottoor, editor).        There remains a...

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A NEW THEOLOGY OF HOPE AND LOVE

Swami Snehananda Jyoti   Theology is the knowledge about God. Since God is the object of faith, theology presupposes faith. Faith, hope, and love are the three prime theological virtues. Any theology is sheer speculation and anthropomorphic as God is...

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Happiness: what  Osho says!  Can happiness be defined? Amrit Sadhana, in Asian Age, : Apr 5, 2017 Osho says, whatever is appealing to you makes you happy, whatever doesn’t appeal you makes you unhappy. (Note: In Indian thought God is defined...

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Yoga no medium to experience divine: Church

(in the pic: A Syro-Malabar nun doing yoga in Kerala); Published on: 2:09 am, April 5, 2017 by: mattersindia.com (Note:Yes Yoga is a physical exercise but more than that. If physical exercises cannot help form correct mental and spiritual attitudes, how can so many...

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Lord Krishna Eve-teaser?

In the pic: Lawyer-activist Prashant Bhushan Ink hurled at Prashant Bhushan’s house after his ‘offensive’ comment on Lord Krishna. By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Published:April 3, 2017 Around 7-8 people came outside his house seeking apology from hushan for his 'insulting' comments on the deity. (Note:...

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An Indian American’s soliloquy Don’t cry for me India

March 30, 2017,  Sunil Sharan in Strategic Insights, Times of India                        (Note: If America is still your dream land, either to visit or live,  listen to Sunil narrating his experience. White racism is on the increase and is leading to hate crimes...

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India’s racist mindset must change – Racism runs deep

Editorial  in the Statessman,  March 31, 2017. (Note: Why has not our honourable Prime Minister uttered a word of condemnation, regret and shame – condemnation for the racist attack, regret for proclaiming to the global community,‘we are racists’ and shame...

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French TV inquiry accuses 25 bishops of abuse cover-ups

Clerical sex abuse in France By Tom Heneghan , in NCR,  Mar. 27, 2017 (In the pic: Left: Bishop Bernard Fellay – CNS/Paul Haring); right: Bishop Marc Aillet (Wikimedia Commons/Peter Potrowl) (Note: We (CCV) already published similar abuse in Italy (sex...