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Kabir – The poet philosopher

Kabir’s life is filled with mysticism and poetry. He wrote couplets that weave together the core of Bhakti and Sufi ideas.…

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      Dear Reader, Advancements in science and technology over the last century, demonstrate our innate motivation to push the boundaries in the quest of the material unknown. However, we are perhaps yet to make equal strides in the meta-physical plane, to give expression to the true potential of Man, beyond the material realm. Ancient traditions have unraveled these secrets and left their unearthed treasures in the nuances of language, in their ceremonious interactions with nature, and the ancient sciences. There is a need, therefore, to dispel the obsessive desire for the new; for we may not need to invent anything new. Maybe our glory lies in re-illuminating ancient wisdom and discover their relevance and application to our own times. Because ultimately, Man has not fundamentally changed. And although fashions have evolved, language has transformed, and social media has enabled unprecedented real-time

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        Dear Reader, In ancient Rome, mosaics were made using small pieces of marble, tiles, glass, pottery even shells, to create a pattern. Once the small pieces were stuck on to a base there is a process called grouting which fills all the gaps and holds the tiny pieces together. There is no uniformity in the pieces that go into making the mosaics, but they come together in harmony to create breathtaking beauty. Almost like the Roman empire at its pinnacle of glory, with its many different cultures united under the rule and patronage of Rome. Can we use the symbols of the mosaic today to recreate this kind of harmony, where every piece makes an important contribution to the whole, but is not necessarily the same as the other. On a personal level harmony comes from finding balance. Harmony is