Category: Relationship

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The RIP Culture!

Kishore, a reader, asked me this question: “What’s your opinion about lot of Hindus saying RIP?” “Why should I have opinion for each and everything? And even if I have one, why should I...

Is Horoscope Match Necessary for Marriages? 9

Is Horoscope Match Necessary for Marriages?

Few years ago a young boy and girl contacted me: “Sir – is horoscope matching is MUST for the marriage?” “Why?” I asked. “We are in love. We want to marry and live together…”...

HINDUS DON’T RESPECT WOMEN! 11

HINDUS DON’T RESPECT WOMEN!

My college mate Zackaria Johne is an atheist. Few years ago we had an opportunity to meet when he told me, “All religions are anti-women. All religious scriptures picturise women in a very derogatory...

Marriage Compatibility, Premarital counseling, Match-making, Married Life and Divorce 5

Marriage Compatibility, Premarital counseling, Match-making, Married Life and Divorce

Nandini Raj from Palakkad asked me a question: “How come there is no story in any Puranas about ideal husband? No wonder, many men don’t know how to be a husband, let alone an...

DO ELDERS DESERVE RESPECT? ARE THEY MATURE ENOUGH? 2

DO ELDERS DESERVE RESPECT? ARE THEY MATURE ENOUGH?

We have to respect our elders and seek their blessings. That’s our tradition. And we follow this great custom without even questioning. Few days ago, a reader wrote to me: “Sir, my biggest worry...

“Kiss of Love”: Face Off Liberals and Conservatives 3

“Kiss of Love”: Face Off Liberals and Conservatives

Recently, there was a protest against moral policing in the name of “Kiss of Love” in Marine Drive walkway at Kochi in Kerala. A few couples and dozens of youth activists kissed and hugged...

WHAT DOES GOD THINK OF DIVORCE AND REMARRIAGE? 1

WHAT DOES GOD THINK OF DIVORCE AND REMARRIAGE?

When a young lady, my reader, contacted me to seek advice on her divorce and re-marriage, my instant reply was “no”. I don’t want to be a party in any break-up in this world…...

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Story of a Mother’s Curse !

Recently, I have visited a friend’s father in a old age home. There I met a lady, around 74 years old, who reminded me of my mother. So I introduced myself. We talked for...

WE ARE LIVING IN THE EARTH AS IF WE HAD ANOTHER ONE TO GO TO! 1

WE ARE LIVING IN THE EARTH AS IF WE HAD ANOTHER ONE TO GO TO!

I have met Hamsakkoya in Dubai. He bought an apartment for 99 years lease and settled there. He had faced hardships in childhood back in India long ago. “My parents and great parents were...