Monthly Archives: March 2010

Spirituality, a promising industry

When Karl Marx wrote, “Religion is the opium of the masses,” he definitely could not have envisaged the enticing skills of the later year cult of Godmen, who would usher in the sort of crapulence generally associated with spiritual passion … Continue reading

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Teaching a lesson with broomstick

It was at dusk when Malamma started sweeping the floor in my aunt’s place and suddenly threw the broomstick aside and said, ‘Azaan (Muslim prayer call) is going on we should not sweep the floor now. And then I noticed … Continue reading

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