Durga Puja, Autumn and Many Emotions
As “Xarodi raani tumar henu naam…” (I heard…you are the queen of Autumn- a Song by Bhupen Hazarika) plays through my earphone, my mind slowly drifts back to the days of Durga Puja spent in Nagaon, my hometown in Assam. The ‘Xewali‘ (night Jasmine) must be swaying in the breeze by now, the mystic ‘dhak‘…
Human History is a Glass Maze
Have you ever wandered around in a glass maze? Lost and assembled in the desire to escape the same, with the sole aim to make an exit. Along the way, there are times when the exit seems right in front of you behind the glass pane, yet you turn, bump into a glass, lose your…
Is God an embodiment of Nature?
Many people in the early modern period were upholding what had become a tradition of using classical thought as a vehicle for evaluating religious phenomenon (theology). If it hadn’t been for certain scholars, then the idea of materialistic god would have lost its way. This ideology attributes a god to a being of ‘motion and rest’ which…