Article of the Week

Theravada fundamentalism is making headlines in Myanmar, Thailand and Sri Lanka. A Far-Right Buddhist monk has already made it to the cover of the Time magazine as the "Face of Buddhist Terror". Is it for real or are we reading too much into it?



MyInd Debate

Aadit Kapadia, Sunanda Vashisht and Pramod Kumar Buravalli are joined by Aseervatham Achary- a researcher, whistle blower and associated with the BJP to talk about Jallikattu and the current scenario in Tamil Nadu.

Travelogue

After capital city Jaipur, Jodhpur is second largest city in this state. It has lot to offer in terms of culture, heritage, and monuments to tourists of different tastes.  This city is also the gateway to the Thar Desert. The travel plan of every tourist has some provisions for shopping.

Dispatch

India and Tajikistan on the recently concluded five day visit of President Emomalih Rahmon (from December 14th to 18th) have agreed to strengthen trade links through Chabahar Port. The agreement comes at a time when Pakistan is wooing nations to be part of the CPEC (China Pakistan Economic Corridor) project.

MyInd Interview

Madhu Pandit Dasa is chairman of Akshaya Patra. A B.Tech in Civil Engineering from IIT Mumbai, he initiated the Akshaya Patra program in the year 2000 by feeding 1500 children in 5 govt schools. Presently, this program reaches out to over 1.5 million school children in 26 locations in ten states in the country. We asked Madhu Pandit Dasa about Akshaya Patra, its vision and its success

How did the journey begin for Akshaya Patra? What was the motivation to start the foundation? 

#MyIndSurvey

Do the courts in India take Indian Religions for granted ?