The land of new beginnings

Hayastan. What a land! As it is believed, all people who inhabit this earth today are descended from Noah and his three sons, who along with their wives were the only survivors of the great flood which happened over five thousand years ago. The ark in which Noah and his family were kept safe landedContinue reading “The land of new beginnings”

Evolving controversy

Evolution theory. It has been a subject close to my heart for many years. Why is it controversial now? For starters, recently [first week of Jan 2018] in India Union minister Satya Pal Singh , who is the minister of state for human resource development had stoked a controversy saying that our ancestors have nowhere mentionedContinue reading “Evolving controversy”

A tribute to Jeremy Fernand

Max and Gillian went through a parent’s worst nightmare, the death of their son Jeremy Fernand. Jeremy was only 19 years when he fell off a running train on the 26th of November 2017. He succumbed to his injuries at Cooper hospital in Mumbai. It was a shock to his parents and to all ofContinue reading “A tribute to Jeremy Fernand”

A tribute to Jeremy and his family

Max and Gillian went through a parents worst nightmare, the death of their child Jeremy Fernand. Jeremy was only 19 years when he fell off a running train on the 26th of November 2017. He succumbed to his injuries at Cooper hospital in Mumbai. It was a shock to his parents and to all ofContinue reading “A tribute to Jeremy and his family”

Mughals, British and India

The Moghul vs British debate in social media reminded me of the words of Jesus: A tree is known by its fruits. What did the most ardent Mughal followers of Islam do in India? As Sadguru pointed out, “Building harems after making kafir women their slaves, destroying Indian traditions, destroying temples & building mosques overContinue reading “Mughals, British and India”

Explorers kids Dance @ Christmas 2016

In celebration of the wonderful birth of Jesus Christ, King of Kings who became a human being and entered our world 2000 years ago, these children performed a beautiful dance. Performed by children who are part of the Explorers club of Sunday school of Living Hope Church, all these lovely dance steps were conceptualized by theContinue reading “Explorers kids Dance @ Christmas 2016”

Do you have to die in the same religion that you were born into?

Yesterday I was invited to an award distribution program. Mother Teresa awards. This year the theme was combating Terrorism through Education. Many erudite, well-educated Muslims including the former President of Afghanistan Hamid Karzai, Dr Farooq Abdullah, Syed Ata Husain Lt General, and the mother of a teenager who was killed by terrorists in Dhaka forContinue reading “Do you have to die in the same religion that you were born into?”