The phrase अहिंसा परमो धर्म, largely popularized by Mahatma Gandhi is repeated by many across the world to emphasize non-violence. The phrase was first used in the epic Mahabharata and means non-violence is the ultimate duty. But, this is the half-truth. The full phrase is: अहिंसा परमो धर्म: | धर्म हिंसा तथिव च | The second … Continue reading Non-Violence: The Half Truth
In my journey of service, I come along people who often talk about helping the unprivileged. They have an idea of the unprivileged as poor people. But, what is poor? I have a different idea on the meaning of the word. I don't think that unprivileged has only to do with money. There are so … Continue reading Who Is The Unprivileged?