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How the Western Mind Nearly Took an Eastern Turn

The striking similarities between Greek and Indian thought.

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Plato’s Most Beautiful Myth Retold and Interpreted

A psychiatrist and philosopher digests Plato’s myth of Er.

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The Real Meaning of Orpheus and Eurydice

A psychiatrist and philosopher interprets the myth of Orpheus and Eurydice.

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How Gandhi’s Non-Violence Is Rooted in Indian Philosophy

Gandhi’s satyagraha influenced both Martin Luther King and Nelson Mandela.

09.06.2024 30

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How the Upanishads Transformed the Human Mind

In many ways, the Upanishads anticipated Greek philosophy.

03.06.2024 50

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The Secret of the Self, According to the Upanishads

Understanding concepts of the soul, or self, in Indian philosophy.

31.05.2024 40

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How the Swastika Came to Be Appropriated by the Nazis

The swastika began as an Indian symbol of auspiciousness.

28.05.2024 50

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An Outline of the Kama Sutra

Explore the lesser-known parts of India’s key text on eroticism.

24.05.2024 40

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Why the Kama Sutra Is About a Lot More Than Sex

In Hinduism, pleasure is one of the aims of human life.

21.05.2024 30

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The History and Psychology of Chess

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Yoga in the Bhagavad Gita

How to achieve tranquillity.

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The Psychology and Philosophy of Yoga

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The First-Ever Mention and Definition of Yoga

The earliest exposition of yoga is by Yama, the Hindu god of death.

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Why Your Ego Is an Illusion

The Buddhist take on the self.

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The Buddha's Solution to Suffering

Learn the Middle Way, Four Noble Truths, and Eightfold Path.

03.05.2024 40

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The Life of the Buddha

Prince Siddharta had never seen old age, infirmity, or death.

02.05.2024 50

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The Psychology and Philosophy of Karma

Is karma a firm basis for morality?

28.04.2024 20

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What Can We Learn From the Indus Seals?

The Indus seals may shed light on the early history of Hinduism and yoga.

26.03.2024 20

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The Indus Valley Civilization: An Ancient Utopia?

In the Bronze Age, Harappans had nothing to kill or die for and no religion.

16.03.2024 10

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Was Plato a Hindu?

Let’s explain the uncanny parallels between Plato and the "Upanishads."

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