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Book review: A Brief History of Ayurveda

Arpan K. Banerjee Solihull, United Kingdom   Cover of A Brief History of Ayurveda by M.R. Raghava Varier. Ayurveda translates from the Sanskrit as “the science of life and longevity.” It originated over 4,000 years ago as a system of healing in the Indian subcontinent, where it flourished until the nineteenth century. The Harappan civilization […]

Immortal death: before and after

Karen De Looze Belgium   The slow revenge of unforgiving Law And the deep need of universal pain And hard sacrifice and tragic consequence Out of a Timeless barrier she must break, Penetrate with her thinking depths the Void’s monstrous hush, Look into the lonely eyes of immortal Death. — From Shri Aurobindo’s “Savitri”   […]