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ACHARYA DIVYACHETANANANDA AVADHUTA says good thought and action can strengthen immunityWe are currently battling a pandemic caused by the spread of what is being called an invisible virus, the novel coronavirus Covid-19. The founder of Ananda Marga, Shri Shri Anandamurti, also known as Prabhat Ranjan Sarkar, had written a book titled Microvitum In A Nutshell in 1986. He wrote that there are entities that come within the realm of both physicality and psychic expressions, smaller or subtler than...

Editorial By: Fethullah Gülen
Fethullah Gülen

The Muslim holy month of Ramzan will be different this year. Around the world, mosques will be closed, extended families will remain apart, and shopping malls, cafes and streets will be eerily quiet. Even as the world grapples with Covid-19, the yearly rituals of Ramzan will continue. Throughout the holy month, most of the world’s 1.8 billion Muslims will fast between dawn and sunset, spend time in Quranic recitation, self-reflection and prayer in an effort to come closer to God, and give...

Editorial By: Brahmavihari Swami
Brahmavihari Swami

The coronavirus pandemic has humbled and humiliated us as we stand bewildered, restless and helpless. While we strictly adhere to all health and social protocols and lockdowns, we must not panic; we need to also steer clear of rumours. In reality, the virus is not alive; it is programmed to proliferate, and as it infects more people, it disrupts our lives.The Cockroach Conundrum pinpoints the problem. One hot afternoon, a cockroach crept into a cool, high-end restaurant. Horrified, a child...

Live In Good Health Among The Afflicted

Editorial By: Osho
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Editorial By: Osho

The Buddha says, “Live in joy, in health, even among the afflicted. Live in joy, in peace, even among the troubled.” By health, the Buddha means wholeness. Health comes from the same root as healing. A healed person is a healthy person; a healed person is a whole person. By health Buddha does not mean the ordinary, medical meaning of the term; his meaning is not medicinal, it is meditational, although you will be surprised to know that the words meditation and medicine both come from the...

Editorial By: Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev
Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev

I must concede defeat. In my thirty-seven years as a guru, I have not been able to accomplish what a simple invisible virus has achieved in a few weeks: to keep the entire human population indoors! While these are undeniably difficult times for patients and health workers everywhere, it is also a tremendous spiritual opportunity for humanity.We live with such a daily sensory onslaught and information overload that turning inward has become a near-impossible proposition. A hundred years ago,...

Editorial By: Sri Sri Ravi Shankar
Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

Social distancing during a lockdown is not necessarily a punishment. Silence and solitude are potent means for personal growth and self-renewal, a great way to nurture dispassion in ourselves. The natural tendency of the senses is to go outwards, and enjoy the whole creation. Right from the moment you wake up in the morning, you want to see, smell, taste, hear and touch. However, the ability of the senses to enjoy is limited.How long can you watch the beautiful scenery? The desire to enjoy...

‘Does God really care?’

Editorial By: Surakshit Goswami
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Editorial By: Surakshit Goswami
Surakshit Goswami

Prayers to the Almighty seem to have gone unanswered in front of the COVID-19 pandemic. In the light of this catastrophe, I wonder if God exists.— Shyam Kumar S, 35 years■ The pandemic COVID-19 has already taken thousands of lives and rendered others ill worldwide without discriminating between religions, countries, kaal, time, western or eastern, rich or poor, male or female, righteous people or evildoers, proving that the coronavirus could strike any of us and the virus has a mortality...


When individuals are not in harmony with their community and nature, we face losing equations all around, write RADHIKA & MEHERNOSH SHAPOORJEEThe world is a very conflicted place right now. The coronavirus pandemic has pushed us all into one of the scariest health and economic crises that most of us will see in our lifetimes. The war-like situation is adversely affecting the world economy and is expected to impact our social, psychological and physical status in the months and years to come.We...


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The US-born, Mexico-based, 68-year-old GURU PRASAD SWAMI was a nuclear physicist when he came in contact with the Hare Krishna movement. During his military service in Panama, his life changed dramatically. He received sanyasa initiation in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in 1982, from Iskcon founder Srila Prabupada. He interacts with NARAYANI GANESHWhat made you move from nuclear physics to spirituality?■ I asked my physics professor some questions about the particles we were studying — whether...