The Buddha at Home

Bhavya Dore

John Guy brings together more than 125 objects about the origins of Buddhism in his new book and a recent exhibition

The Asiatic Triangle

Buddhism binds India, China and Japan but not with a common thread

Born Again

The idea of reincarnation has not lost its appeal despite science and modern societies based on reason

On the Ashoka Trail

Nayanjot Lahiri travels through Asia to explore the different images of the Mauryan emperor. The author in conversation with Open

Consciousness: The Elusive Entity

Science, metaphysics and the problem of defining consciousness

The Clasp of Civilisations

Traces of India from China to Spain show culture is never static

The Pedagogy of Kindness

The rewards of a sentimental education

Wisdom of the East

Jairam Ramesh chronicles the life of Edwin Arnold who took Buddha’s ideas to the West via a narrative poem

Redeeming Babasaheb

The demand for our times is a nation-positive Ambedkarism and a Dharma-positive Dalitism

Anyone for the Chinese Ganesha?

The struggle is less against those who threaten a rock here and a waterfall there than with those who threaten the idea of India


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