Que Sera Sera – 20 yrs after graduation

While driving to office in the morning, I just realized that my entire batch completed 20 years of their graduation this year. So when I started thinking about all my batch-mates and where they are today and what we thought they will be when we were in college.

About 5-6 years back when I was living on planet Orkut, I made some friends and met a few but there was no real value add in being on social network at that time. All you could see around is pictures created with letters, birthday greetings, seasons greeting and so on. Most of those I was contacting / connecting on these networks were already on my cell phone contacts and lifting the phone to talk to them was easier.

As the years are passing, many of the old friends are drifting physically away from each other and suddenly two things happened to me or began happening. I was on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter. Suddenly this year I have started connecting to old friends again. I used to blog also but the readership was pretty limited. With these social networks I am reaching many more of my old pals. Continue reading “Que Sera Sera – 20 yrs after graduation”

Jamiat & Vande Mataram Controversy

Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind upholds its fatawa to oppose Vande mataram. What I understand from the news is that they are opposing the national song on the basis that they believe in one god and won’t bow in front of anyone else but the almighty Allah.

If I understand the principle of One GOD for the universe correctly then He is the supreme power, there is nothing beyond Him. He is beyond time, beyond matter, beyond world. Even Hinduism has the principle of One GOD. Adwait Siddhant. (I named my son Adwait)

My simple question is when you accept this principle, then you need to accept that there is no evil because then God does not remain One and Only. There is someone else who is BEYOND GOD. The EVIL. SO the Supreme Power has to be really neutral. Not Good not Bad. Continue reading “Jamiat & Vande Mataram Controversy”