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Who lives if India dies?

Sunday, 15 Apr 2018 | Pramod Pathak | in Spirituality

Some of the recent incidents portend the ominous at worst and are certainly undesirable at best. The Bharat Bandh in protest against the Supreme Court judgement related to the SC/ST act that resulted in large scale violence is a case in point. The ire against the judgement was based on...

Creativity quotient

Sunday, 08 Apr 2018 | Pramod Pathak | in Spirituality

Apple founder Steve Woznaik recently commented that Indians, though studious, lack in creativity. A generalization at best, this comment invited a debate on the creativity quotient of the Indian people. But there is need for a serious introspection. What prompted Woznaik to give this blanket condemnation of the Indian brain...

Rama as a leader

Sunday, 25 Mar 2018 | Pramod Pathak | in Spirituality

Today is Rama Navami, celebrated as the birthday of Lord Rama. The occasion is celebrated with traditional gaiety and fanfare in most parts of the country. The name of Lord Rama has significance not just for religious purpose. His life and times have been recorded in many versions of Ramayana...

For the big leap

Sunday, 18 Mar 2018 | Pramod Pathak | in Spirituality

History of mankind is the history of quantum leaps amidst plateaus of status quo. Till 1954 it was believed that human beings cannot run a mile in less than Four minutes. And this belief was nursed since ages. But on May 6, 1954 a British Medical Student Roger Bannister broke...

The guns of prosperity

Sunday, 11 Mar 2018 | Pramod Pathak | in Spirituality

A news item reporting a recent shootout at a Florida school in the US that killed 17 people proved once again that all is not well with the fancied American society. If children go to schools with the fear of being murdered by gunmen on the lunatic fringe, there is...

The alchemy of leadership

Sunday, 04 Mar 2018 | Pramod Pathak | in Spirituality

What makes a good leader has been a question researched for ages. Yet, the right formula has not been convincingly found. This is one reason why most management schools seem to be obsessed with the leadership conundrum. Of the many basics skills that they aim to instil in management students,...

The real price of happiness

Sunday, 25 Feb 2018 | Pramod Pathak | in Spirituality

Mankind’s life remains an unending quest for happiness. It is the purpose of life and all human actions are guided towards goals that are supposed to give happiness when achieved. Naturally, human being’s obsession with happiness is understandable. It is this obsession that makes humans find out the ways and...

Ads: Lying creatively?

Sunday, 18 Feb 2018 | Pramod Pathak | in Spirituality

There was a very interesting commercial shown on the television sometime back. The advertisement was about the promotion of a ceiling fan. The commercial started with a simple looking person going to a shop that was selling electrical goods. He wants to buy a fan and asks the shopkeeper to...

Trend of the times

Sunday, 11 Feb 2018 | Pramod Pathak | in Spirituality

A man shall do all the rational things but only after exploring all other possibilities” — famous words from Keynes spoken long back. But it seems people are now doing the rational things. Of course, they are doing it after exploring all other possibilities. So the most popular course in...

An Indian Renaissance

Sunday, 04 Feb 2018 | Pramod Pathak | in Spirituality

Development of nations as a result of human efforts and history has established beyond doubt that sincere attempts at human resource development plays a crucial role in this. This is where the role of education becomes critical. But what’s unfortunate is that the education policy of our country has seen...


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